Seven days out is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
Monday Night Blues
7 pm Monday, Sept. 12. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Seville Quarter and the Blues Society of Northwest Florida are bringing the “blues” back to the Seville Quarter Entertainment District. The event features live blues music and “BBQ and Bud” food and drink specials. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Bands on the Beach
7 to 9 pm Tuesday, Sept. 13. Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series with performers for every musical taste. Featuring a lineup of regional artists, Bands on the Beach delivers an eclectic musical experience throughout the entire summer. This week features Mr. Big & the Rhythm Sisters. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. free. More info: 850-932-2257 or visitpensacolabeach.com.
7 pm, doors; 8 pm, show; Tuesday, Sept. 13. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. Toronto punk band PUP brings the Thank
God Tour to Vinyl Music Hall with support from Palehound and The OBGMs. $20. For all ages. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com. Things to do in Pensacola under $10:
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Tuesday Night Jazz
7:30 pm Tuesday, Sept. 13. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Enjoy jazz with Melodious Allen and The Funk Heads in Lili Marlene’s. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
The Pensacola Little Theater will hold its fundraising event, depARTure: A Cut Above the Rest, on Sept. 15 to raise funds for an educational program to make theater accessible to a diverse student body.
5:30 pm Thursday, Sept. 15. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Indulge with a complimentary champagne bar and gourmet appetizers, live performances, and a chance to take home your own rare stone at depARTure, the Pensacola Little Theater’s annual benefit to support arts education. Funds help the theater’s scholarship program, keeps tuition affordable and sponsors the traveling theater outreach troupe. Single tickets: $60. Multiple tickets: $50. More info: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
Built To Spill
7 pm, doors; 8 pm, show; Thursday, Sept. 15. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. Built to Spill were one of the most popular indie rock acts of the ’90s, finding the middle ground between post-modern, Pavement-style pop and the loose, spacious jamming of Neil Young. From the outset, the band was a vehicle for singer, songwriter and guitarist Doug Martsch, whose rough-edged soloing heroics earned the band’s reputation as an exciting and unpredictable live act. The show features special guests The French Tips and ORUÃ. $25. For all ages. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
September’s Gallery Night will celebrate the US Navy Blue Angels.
5 pm Friday, Sept. 16. Downtown Pensacola. Gallery Night Pensacola is a nonprofit organization with a dedicated goal of inspiring culture, engagement and the practice of arts of all types in an entertaining event for all ages and walks of life. These monthly events focus on specific themes, highlight featured artists and recruit the best creators the area has to offer. This month’s theme celebrates the US Navy Blue Angels. More info: gallerynightpensacola.org.
Bands on the Blackwater Fall Concert Series
7 pm Friday, Sept. 16. 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 on the Blackwater concerts. The series offers a variety of music from local favorites to national touring bands. This week features Jordan Chase. free. More info: 850-983-5400 or facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater.
Magic City Hippies
8 pm, doors; 9 pm, show; Friday, Sept. 16. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. Embracing everything from AM radio rock and poolside pop to nimble raps and salsa, Magic City Hippies generate the kind of heat that could’ve powered a high seas yacht party in ’70s or shake a Coachella stage next summer. If the trio — Robby Hunter, Pat Howard and John Coughlin — stepped off the screen from some long-lost Quentin Tarantino flick in slow-motion (instruments in hand), nobody would question it. $20. For all ages. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
People check out the corvettes on display in the Casino Beach parking lot during a past Vettes at the Beach.
All-day Saturday, Sept. 17. Pensacola Beach. The Miracle Strip Corvette Club presents Vettes at the Beach, a day of friendship, great food and beautiful cars. The event has grown from 60 Corvettes in 2003 to over 300 today and includes enthusiasts from all over the country. Attendees will also enjoy restaurants featuring fresh local seafood and a variety of other fare. More than 35 trophies will be awarded, and the National Corvette Museum will be on site with many Corvette treasures to purchase. More info: miraclestripcorvette.com/vettes-at-the-beach.
Fall Fling Arts and Crafts Fair
9 am Saturday, Sept. 17. First Church of the Nazarene, 3475 Pine Forest Road, Cantonment. The eighth annual Fall Fling Arts and Crafts Fair features a day of shopping, food and fellowship. Enjoy holiday vendors, merchandise, and a variety of food for sale that will please the entire family. free. More info: 850-937-3737.Previously:
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Pensacola Humane Society Doggie Bathe-In
9 am Saturday, Sept. 17. Pensacola Humane Society, 5 North Q St. The Pensacola Humane Society’s bathe-ins offer low-cost dog bathing and flea dips during the warm weather season. In addition to providing a service to pet owners, the bathe-ins are an important fundraising activity for the Humane Society, providing a substantial portion of the shelter’s revenue. More info: 850-466-3945 or pensacolahumane.org.
Murder in Sin City — A Murder Mystery Event
7 pm Saturday, Sept. 17. Broussard’s Bayou Grill, 8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre. As the largest and most extravagant casino on the Las Vegas strip, The Paramount Casino is throwing a party of epic proportions. With the highest rollers and the gutsiest gamblers, the stakes are going to be high and there is no limit to what could happen. Like everything else in Vegas, the party will be a gamble and there is no certainty to the events of the evening. Whose secrets will be exposed? $75 per person; $150 per couple. More info: 22challenge.org.
This week’s Saenger Summer Movie Series will showcase Resident Evil.
7 pm Saturday, Sept. 17. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox St. The Grand Dame of Palafox will once again open her doors to the community with a selection of seven films this summer. And as a special treat, The Great Saenger Pipe Organ will be played by the Pensacola Children’s Chorus’s executive director, Alex Gartner, beginning at 6 pm for each movie for a full hour. This week features Resident Evil. Tickets: $5. More info: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
Dye-ing for a Beer Tie Dye Party
2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. Coastal County Brewing, 3041 E. Olive Road. Coastal County Brewing is teaming up with Dye Time to present an afternoon of fun, fashion and all the fizzy drinks you could ask for. The event will take place in the brewery section of the tap room and is open to ages 5 and older, but all participants under the age of 16 must always be accompanied by an adult. One free pint is available to those of age. A complimentary fountain drink will be provided for those younger than 21. $35. More info: coastalcountybrewing.com.
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