Air National Guard Band brings jazz; The PSO season is coming to an end
Seven days out is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in Escambia and Santa Rosa County.
Monday night blues
Monday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Seville District, 130 E. Government St. The Seville District and the Blues Society of Northwest Florida are bringing the blues back to the Seville district entertainment district. The event features live blues music and specialty “BBQ and Bud” food and drinks. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Revolution talent competition
8 a.m. Tuesday to Sunday, June 22 to 27. Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St. (Main Stage); Saenger Theater, 118 S. Palafox St. (Theater stage). The Revolution Talent Competition is a national talent competition with over 63 regional events across North America. All of their regional events culminate with two national championships where dancers win prizes, awards and scholarships. More info: 850-432-0800.
Visit of ghosts and cemeteries
5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday June 22 and 26. Go Retro, 610 N. Spring St. From fear to laughter and somewhere in between, Go Retro offers the ultimate Halloween experience for adults. This horse riding tour covers a large area with stops in the commercial business district, Seville, Sanders Beach, North and West Hill. There is a stop at a cemetery and sometimes the driver can show you around a haunted house. Designed for an adult audience; parental supervision is strongly recommended. More info: 850-466-5220.
Groups on the beach
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 22. Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series with performers for all musical tastes. Featuring a lineup of regional artists, Bands on the Beach offers an eclectic musical experience throughout the summer. This week presents Sandy Roots. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own garden chairs and blankets. Release. More information: 850-932-2257 or visitpensacolabeach.com.
Tuesday night jazz
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 22. Seville neighborhood, 130 E. Government St. Enjoy jazz with Melodious Allen and The Funk Heads at Lili Marlene’s. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23. Pensacola Little Theater, 400 S. Jefferson St. depARTure, PLT’s annual benefit to support arts education, offers the community a chance to win a trip to an exciting destination across the world – or $ 4,000 in cash – raise funds for their education programs. The party includes tastings of Italian wines, cocktails, beer and Italian specialties. No presence necessary to win. Single tickets: $ 60. Multiple tickets: $ 50. More info: 850-432-2042.
Dinner with strings attached
5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24. Jackson’s Steakhouse, 400 S Palafox St. String Tied Dinner is an occasion that will provide newcomers and symphony enthusiasts with a dinner show by Pensacola Symphony musicians Tina Buran, piano; Burcu Goker, violin; and Aleksandra Pereverzeva, cello. Music selections for the evening will include a variety of favorite classics and light pops. Customers will enjoy a range of musical styles. More information: 850-469-9898.
Heroes Among Us Lecture Series
6:00 p.m. Thursday June 24. Seville neighborhood, 130 E. Government St. The series “Heroes Among Us”, founded in 2013, presents individuals from all branches of military service. The goal is to allow these heroes to share their experiences with others, both civilians and military veterans as well as active duty members. The events are organized and sponsored by the Marine Corps League, JR Spears Detachment 066. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Tunes by the Dunes Summer Concert Series
7 p.m. Thursday, June 24. Sand crab pavilion, Navarre beach park, 8649, boulevard du Golfe, Navarre. Tunes by the Dunes is a free summer concert series organized by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy a relaxing evening at the Sand Crab Pavilion to listen to live local music and food vendors. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own beach blankets and lawn chairs. This week presents the Jay Williams Band. Release. More info: 850-939-3267 or navarrechamber.com/tunes-by-the-dunes.
7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday June 18 to 27. Pensacola Little Theater, 400 S. Jefferson St. In a large, tastefully appointed townhouse in Sneden’s Landing, New York’s deputy mayor has just committed suicide. Although it is only a bodily injury, four couples are on the verge of suffering a serious prank attack. Reunited for their 10th wedding anniversary, the host bleeds in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken, and his wife, Chris, must figure out “the story” before the other guests arrive. As confusions and misunderstandings accumulate, the evening turns to classic grotesque hilarity. More info: 850-432-2042.
From 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday June 25 and 26. DeLuna Lanes and Peter B’s Sport Grill, 590 E. Nine Mile Road. Cosmic Bowling is a glow-in-the-dark bowling alley with a dance club atmosphere. The event includes a light show, fog machine and music. Before the start of Cosmic on Saturday evening, attendees can enjoy karaoke in the sports grill. Admission: $ 12. More info: 850-478-9522.
“At the bottom of the bank of the stream”
6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, June 25 to 27. My Father’s Arrows, 4025 Highway 178, Jay. My Father’s Arrows is hosting a free game of “Down By the Creek Bank” by Dottie Rambo. A meal will be included with the presentation. Release. Offerings from lovers are welcome. More information: myfathersarrows.org.
Pensacola Symphony Orchestra presents Dvořák, Symphony No. 8
1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Saenger Theater, 118 S. Palafox Street. The OSP season ends with a bright and upbeat program featuring Dvořák’s idyllic Symphony No. 8. The orchestra will also be joined by composer James Lee III for his new work, Restored Images. Inspired by the challenges of the year 2020, it evokes the beautiful restored images of love and respect in humanity. Tickets start at $ 28. More info: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
Luau Birthday Party
3 p.m. Saturday June 26. 200 South, 200 S. Palafox St. Come celebrate the anniversary of the 200 South World of Beer, Graffiti Pizza, Taco Agave and Blend Lounge brands. The party will include roast pork and live music. More information: 200southpalafox.com.
Pensacola Beach Quietwater Artwalk
11 a.m. on Sunday, June 27. Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, 400 Quietwater Beach Road. Enjoy a variety of local artists, art vendors, musicians, restaurants and bars. More information: facebook.com/PensacolaBeachArtWalk.
Southern Air National Guard Music
6 p.m. Sunday, June 27. Hunter Amphitheater, Community Maritime Park, 301 W. Main St. The United States Air National Guard Band will perform in concert with concerts by the Concert Band and the Blue Groove Jazz Ensemble. The Southern Harmony Orchestra is the oldest and largest of the seven components of the Southern Orchestra. This elite 35-member instrumental ensemble, formed in 1973, has delighted audiences throughout the Southeastern United States as well as Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Maine and Alaska. Release. More information: 850-436-5670 or PlayPensacola.com.
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