WSLR Events

When you buy tickets in advance for a WSLR show at Fogartyville, your name will be at Will Call at the door and you will have a seat reserved. You will not receive tickets in the mail. Reserved seats will only be held for 10 minutes after the published start time of the show. If your party purchases tickets separately but would like to sit together – please give us a call or send us an email to let us know. This will help save confusion on the day of the show. Student tickets are available at ½ price for all WSLR shows and kids under 12 are free with an adult. If you are attending the show with students – purchase adult tickets online – then either call 894-6469 or email info@wslr.org to let us know the total number in your party so we make sure we have seats for you. Look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon!



Tannahill Weavers

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 8:00pm
(941) 894-6469
525 Kumquat Ct
Sarasota  Florida  34230
United States
The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can't get better...yet continue to do just that.
Performer Website: 
Tannahill Weavers

Finding A Path to Peace: Film Screening: Where Should the Birds Fly

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 6:30pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida  34236
United States
This is the first film about Gaza made by Palestinians living the reality of Israel’s siege and blockade of this tiny enclave. It is the story of two young women, survivors of Israel’s Operation Cast Lead. Mona Samouni, now 12 years old and the filmmaker, Fida Qishta, now 27, represent the spirit and future of Palestinians. It reveals the strength and hope, the humanity and humor that flourishes among the people of Gaza. Few films document so powerfully and personally the impact of modern warfare and sanctions on a civilian population.

No Nonsense Nutrition Health Class

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:30pm
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida
United States
LNC Eve Prang Plews will talk about Healing in a Toxic World-the Art of Detoxification.

Full Set

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 7:00pm
(941) 894-6469
525 Kumquat Ct
Sarasota  Florida  34230
United States
FullSet are quickly becoming one of the most well known bands in the Irish music scene today. The members are all strong players: Andrew Meaney (Guitar) Eamon Moloney (Bodghran) Janine Redmon (Button Accordion) Martino Vacca (Uileann Pipe, Whistles) Michael Harrison (Fiddle) Teresa Horgan (Vocals, Flute). Martino and Michael are especially dazzling on pipes and fiddle respectively, playing off of each other in some dizzying riffs. They offer an enjoyable range of instrumental and vocal tunes, both contemporary and traditiona
Performer Website: 
http://www.fullsetmusic.com

Bird Tribe + Invision

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida  34236
United States
Sarasota's Bird Tribe has a focused body of original material with long-time WSLR supporter/Ben & Jerry's franchise owner - Rick Almarode - on guitar, the keys of Matthew Frost, and Garrett Dawson on drums. They are supported by Tampa's new folk soul fusion band Invision.

[neu]Sonics Orchestra Interprets the Disney Songbook

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida  34236
United States
'When You Wish Upon a Star: Interpretations from the Disney Songbook'; has been described as a "full length masterpiece of epic Disney proportions", as Jamison Williams conducts veritable Floridian über-group, the [neu]Sonics Orchestra (16 participating professional musicians from all across Florida will be participating in this free-conducted, structurally improvising super group) to an entirely “reimagined” Disney soundtrack. This is sure to be a mesmerizing night of structured musical abstraction pleasantly acquainted with antique visual abstraction.

National PI Day Celebration

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 9:15pm
Sarasota  Florida
United States
After the [neu] Sonics Orchestra concert, John Sims’ Pi music CD release and dance Party will kick off at 9:26:53pm featuring recordings from Vi Hart and the late Kenny Drew Jr and live performances by Ken Butler and other special guests. Anything but broke will DJ the Pi Dance event with a math referenced playlist developed with John Sims. There will be pizza and pie for attendees.

Joe Bruno's Dixieland Hot Dogs

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 6:00pm
(941) 894-6469
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida
United States
These folks are serious, accomplished musicians that know how to have fun. The band's leader is Joe Bruno Sr., whose family has a long history in Dixieland music. Before he formed the Dixieland Hot Dogs, Bruno performed for several years in Las Vegas. After moving to Florida, he joined the Garden Avenue Seven. In the six-member Dixieland Hot Dogs, Bruno plays the trumpet, and his son, Joe Bruno Jr., plays the bass fiddle. The band's drummer is Eddie Graham, who performed with Earl "Fatha" Hines. Other band members include a piano player and a vocalist.

Diego Figueiredo

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida
United States
The Brazilian guitar wizard Diego Figueiredo is an extraordinary fast rising star among the world's greatest jazz guitarists.His superb technique, timing and imagination have made him one of the hottest international names right now.
Performer Website: 
Diego Figueiredo Website

Wordier Than Thou Storytellers Open Mic

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Wordier Than Thou returns to Sarasota! This unique open mic focuses on storytelling -- no poetry or music. So come share your finest prose, or if you're just in the mood for listening, catch some tales from our area's wordsmiths. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Readings will begin around 7 p.m. A featured reader will kick off the night, followed by open mic slots. Open mic readers get 10 minutes and will be timed. Suggested $5 donation at the door and refreshments available.

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