Van Wezel Friday Fest

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777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL


Admission: Free

The Van Wezel Friday Fest FREE Outdoor Summer Concert Series for 2016 brings the best local bands to the Sarasota Bayfront. With great music, food and fun, come spend an evening with us on our bayside lawn, soaking in the soothing sounds and setting sun!


Jah Movement
Hometown hero and vocalist extraordinaire, Shantel Norman fronts Jah Movement, a reggae band that is “The Movement”, bringing you the best Top 40Funk, Soul, R&B, Hip Hop, Pop, Reggae, Danchall, Soca and Calypso dance music by some of the best artists around the world.

Bringing a contemporary blend of Country, Sarasota’s Rebelheart members are talented musical performers with BMI affiliations and have been performing locally, generating a strong following by playing today’s hits.

Dr. Dave Band
A Bradenton favorite performing for more than a decade as the go-to house band at many Manatee county jaunts, the Dr. Dave Band is well known for getting the crowd to their feet cheering, dancing and singing along to their catalog of Classic Rock, Country and Blues favorites.