Seven Days Abroad is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in the Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
Jazz Pensacola Jazz Jam
6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 19. Seville neighborhood 130 E. Government Avenue Join Joanna Robbins, longtime member of the Mr. Big and the Rhythm Sisters of Pensacola, showcasing the music of American songwriter/composer Bert Bacharach. Enjoy Hayes, singing and keys; Joe Lyons, drums; John Link, Sachs; Steve Douglas, Bass; Rob Hayes, guitar; And Billy Armstrong, vocals. $10 for Jazz Pensacola members and guests; $12 for non-members; Free for students with ID and the military in uniform. Become an event member and get it free. More information: 850-433-8382.
Monday Night Blues
7 p.m. on Monday, September 19. Seville neighborhood, 130 AH. Government Avenue, the Seville neighborhood and the Blues Society of Northwest Florida, are bringing blues music back to Seville’s entertainment district. The event features live blues music and “BBQ and Bud” food and drink shows. More information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Gangster on the beach
7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 20. Golfside Suite at Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach. The popular outdoor summer concert series in Pensacola Beach with artists for every musical taste. Featuring an array of regional artists, Bands on the Beach offers an eclectic musical experience throughout the entire summer. This week features Stormfolk. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. free. More information: 850-932-2257 or visitpensacolabeach.com.
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Tuesday night jazz
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 20. Seville District 130 E. Government Street Enjoy jazz with Meludius Allen and The Funk Heads at Lily Marlins. More information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Nuclear Circus “Garden Bros”
4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, September 22 through 25. Cordova Mall, 5100 N. Ninth Ave. The world’s largest traveling circus under the big top is coming to Pensacola filled with special effects, party style seating, party style sound and lighting. Top performers from over 22 countries make up this action-packed, fast-paced, 100-minute performance in a European three-episode theatrical setting. More information: gardenbrosnuclearcircus.com.
Jazz in Jackson: Remembering Ella and Frank
5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22. Jackson Steak House, 400 S. Balafox Street Back in popular demand, the evening’s featured performers are singer Elaine Vinson accompanied by renowned pianist Bobby Van Deusen. The duo will be joined by three-time Grammy Award winner Steve Gilmore. Together, they will present a program highlighting the famous works of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. More information: 850-469-9898.
Pensacola Seafood Festival
11 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday, September 23 to 25. Seville Historic Square, 311 e. Government Street Savor delicious seafood, enjoy various musical performances and immerse yourself in historic downtown Pensacola during the annual Pensacola Seafood Festival, produced by Fiesta Pensacola. This festival is one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in Northwest Florida with over 150 artisans and artisans traveling from all over the country to participate. The children’s area at Bartram Park will feature face painting, arts and crafts, games, activities and more for children. free. More information: pensacolaseafoodfestival.com.
Bands in the Blackwater Fall Concert Series
7 p.m. Friday, September 23. Jernigan’s Landing, 5154 Willing St., Milton. Come by boat or bring a lawn chair and join friends and neighbors for the best live music on the Gulf Coast at the award-winning family-friendly Bands of Blackwater Concerts. The series offers a variety of music from local favorites to national touring bands. This week features Adam Calvert. free. More information: 850-983-5400 or facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater.
Devil Hunter – Twenty Years a Tour in Exile
7 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., the show; Friday, September 23. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox Street With its powerful blend of metalcore fury, nuclear metal aggression and melodic space rock, Demon Hunter is reshaping the boundaries of Christian metal music since the early 2000s. Demon Hunter will be joined by special guests, the opponent. $30. For all ages. More information and ticket purchases: vinylmusichall.com.
7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, September 23 through October 2. Jazz Age characters who cross for an infamous weekend getaway aboard William Randolph Hearst’s yacht in 1924. Guests of the weekend include Charlie Chaplin, who continued with movie star Marion Davis, who is married to Hearst; and cinema magnate Thomas Ince, who hopes to revive his declining fortunes by forming a partnership with Hearst. Tickets start at $15 ($8 for students). More information: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
Gourd Patch & Labyrinth Dutch Farms
8 a.m. Sunday, September 24 through Saturday, November 5. Holland Farms, 2055 Homer Holland Rd, Milton. Enjoy farm hair around the farm and into the pumpkin patch to pick the pumpkin of your choice. New activities for this year include a 3/4-mile train ride around the farm and a new indoor hill slide. Other activities include corn box, horse, regular swings, spider web, pirate ship, zip lines, sandbox, and the 8-acre corn maze with kids maze. More information: hollandfarmsonline.com.
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11 a.m. Saturday, September 24. Ye Old Brothers Brewery, 4458 US Highway 87, Navarra. The first event of the year at Ye Olde Brother’s Brewery features handcrafted and original beer as well as traditional German food and great music. More information: yoldebrothersbrewery.com or call 850-684-1495.
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Saturday afternoon, September 24. Coastal County Brewing Company, 3041 H. Olive Road. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and tricks as the organizers celebrate this unique breed of dog with lots of games, vendors, sweepstakes, beer trays and specialty drinks. Attendees will also enjoy the annual Winners Run, which begins at 1 p.m. as a full pack of Winner’s dogs race their way to the finish line. Adoptions will be available on-site through the assistance of the event’s co-hosts, The Rescued Rescuers. More information: Coastcountybrewing.com/events.
Curse of the mysterious dinner show to kill Pharaoh
6 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. Seville neighborhood 130 AH. Government Street in 1924. Famous tomb defender Calliope Jones and her team of intrepid explorers have just returned from Tut’s tomb with an ancient artifact, but is Tut’s curse followed? When a team member dies mysteriously, it’s up to you and Detective Gunn to get rid of the killer. $65. More information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Cut Away Art Show and Silent Auction
6 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. Studder Community Institute, 220 W Garden Street, Suite 100. The annual Adrift Art Pieces Auction and Fair will feature live music, heavy appetizers, and presentations from residents throughout Escambia County. The art – donated by artists of all ages and backgrounds from students, hobbyists, hobbyists and professionals – will be auctioned off to attendees looking for unique and beautiful pieces to add to their collections. The program takes an interactive approach to raising awareness about preventing litter in local waterways while making use of Keep Pensacola Beautiful. More information: keeppensacolabeautiful.org.
7 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., the show; Saturday, 24 September. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox Street, Founded in 2004, The Flow Tribe was strengthened in the wake of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction with a mission to bring rhythm and passion to the next generation in the New Orleans world. The next 15 years you will find the Flow Tribe presenting more than 120 shows annually that cross the country multiple times from the biggest festival stages to exotic shows. These are six seasoned blue collar musicians who grind the good times. $15. For all ages. More information and ticket purchases: vinylmusichall.com.
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