Tag: "live music"

Siesta Sounds

Siesta Sounds

March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins “Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat.” ~ Robert Griffin III    When Sarasota’s infamous noise ordinance killed southwest Florida’s thriving music scene, it drove away some of our most talented performers. Those who stubbornly stayed […]

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November Siesta Sounds

November Siesta Sounds

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Charmaine Engelsman-Robins November means Thanksgiving and one of the things I’ve always been MOST thankful for is music. You’re reading this column, so that probably applies to you as well. Siesta Key is blessed with an embarrassment of riches in the various arts, making it easy to take for granted. Let’s not do that […]

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Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Hatley

Who’s Playing Tonight…an interview with Hatley

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

A few months ago, while setting up to play a party in one of the private rooms at the Polo Grill, I heard a band on the other side of the wall playing country music for a wedding in the banquet hall. The music sounded so good and the songs were so well chosen that […]

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Who's Playing Tonight?

Who’s Playing Tonight?

February 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Mike Sales      One evening, early in 2008, I was headed to a local bar to host karaoke for the last time, because the venue was discontinuing that promotion. As I drove, I pondered what could be done to create a little job security and came up with “branding”. With at least a […]

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