Seven Days Out is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in Escambia and Santa Rosa County.
Monday night blues
7 p.m. Monday, June 6. Seville Neighborhood, 130 E. Government St. The Seville Neighborhood and Blues Society of Northwest Florida bring the “blues” back to the Seville neighborhood entertainment district. The event features live blues music and “BBQ and Bud” food and drink specials. More information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Jazz concerts with Joe Occhipinti and his friends
1 p.m. on the first and fourth Tuesday through July 26. West Florida Public Library, 239 N. Spring St. The West Florida Public Library sponsors a series of jazz concerts hosted by Joe Occhipinti, one of the founding members of Jazz Pensacola. Occhipinti and his friends will perform jazz standards as part of an educational action to highlight the jazz room on the second floor of the library. Free. More info: www.jazzpensacola.com.
Groups on the beach
7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series featuring artists for every musical taste. With a lineup of regional artists, Bands on the Beach offers an eclectic musical experience all summer long. This week features 12Eleven. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. More information: 850-932-2257 or visit pensacolabeach.com.
Tuesday night jazz
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Seville neighborhood, 130 E. Government St. Enjoy jazz with Melodious Allen and The Funk Heads at Lili Marlene’s. More information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
World Oceans Day Open House
10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8. Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 15500 Perdido Key Drive. The Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a day of environmentally focused games, activities and art projects. Organizers will present information on protecting local beaches and marine habitat as part of World Oceans Day. The day will also include a “touch tank” with sea creatures of all kinds on display, activities and educational materials on environmental protection, and the unveiling of the new native planting garden project as the next phase of Preservation’s development. Park. More info: VisitPerdido.com.
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6:00 p.m. Thursday, June 9. St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 3200 N. 12th Ave. Christopher’s Concerts, free live music shows featuring some of the area’s best local bands. Participants are encouraged to bring their own food and drink. This week features Not Quite Fabulous. Free. More information: 850-433-0074.
Fiesta All Krewe Ball
7 p.m. Thursday, June 9. Hadji Shrine, 800 W. Nine Mile Road. Join Fiesta, DeLuna LXXII, Her Queen and Court of DeLuna 2022 at Hadji Shrine for this annual celebration. $40. More info: www.fiestapensacola.org.
Ninth Annual Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo
Friday to Sunday, June 10 to 12. Flora-Bama Lounge, Package & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Drive. The Fishing Rodeo is a multi-species, recreational and competitive fishing tournament comprising 40 categories with first, second and third place packages for each category. Categories will range from catfish to beaked fish, including a spearfishing category and everything in between. The tournament will take place downstairs at the Ole River Grill. The rodeo opens at noon on Friday and closes at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday at 11 a.m. More info: florabama.com/fishing-rodeo.
Under the sea
6 p.m. on Friday, June 10. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox St. Join everyone “Under the Sea” for LaBelle Performing Arts’ 2022 showcase performance. The show features the younger preschool and elementary classes of LPA, the LaBelle Performing Arts Company, the Pensacola Youth Ballet, and special performances by senior graduates. Tickets start at $27. More information: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
Bands on the Blackwater
7 p.m. on Friday, June 10. Jernigan’s Landing on the Blackwater River in downtown Milton. Bands on the Blackwater is a series of free outdoor concerts held on Friday evenings. The series features a variety of music ranging from local favorites to national touring bands. Bluegrass, country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll will be there. This week features Horseshoe Kitty. More info: 850-564-1647 or facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater.
A chorus line
7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday from June 10 to 26. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Enjoy a superb musical concept that captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. Exploring the inner lives and bittersweet ambitions of professional Broadway performers, the show features one powerful number after another. Memorable musical numbers include “What I Did for Love”, “One”, “I Can Do That”, “At the Ballet”, “The Music and the Mirror”, and “I Hope I Get It”. More information and ticket details: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
Emo Prom: You’re So Last Summer Edition
8 p.m., early entry photos; 9 p.m., general admission; Friday, June 10. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. Dance, mosh and howl with all the best emo/punk rock/underground music and music videos from the past decade. Dress in moody “emo summer” attire to go with the theme. The event features special themed cocktail parties, a “Best Dressed Emo” contest, and the crowning of the prestigious Emo Prom King and Queen. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com or EmoProm.com.
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Stunt Mania Auto, Truck and Bike Show
10 a.m. Saturday, June 11. At 3408 Godwin Lane. Stunt Mania features wall stunts (cash prizes), wettest paint jobs and wraps, interior customizations and crazy lifts. Hosted by Kerry Terrell Curry and Tamario Burnett. $10 general admission; free for children 12 and under. More information: 850-485-6245 or pensacolafair.com/off-season-schedule.
The Summer Beer Olympics
Noon Saturday June 11. Coastal County Brewing Company, 3041 E. Olive Road. Join the organizers in the Beer Garden for an afternoon of competition where finishing the race is optional, but not finishing your beer. The event features a range of beer-related sporting events including flip cup, cornhole, beer frisbee, beer pong and beer relay race. Registration is $20 per team. More information: coastcountybrewing.com.
6 p.m. Saturday, June 11. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox St. Hans Christian Andersen’s classic “tail” comes to life with LaBelle’s special touch. This production complete with dance, theater and signature features dancers from elementary, middle and high school. Join the Little Mermaid and her underwater friends as they battle the Wicked Sea Witch and find true love. Tickets start at $27. More information: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
Nirvanna – Tribute to Nirvana
7 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., show; Saturday June 11. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. For the past seven years, Nirvanna – Tribute to Nirvana, have toured the United States and around the world with their theatrical replica of a real 1991 Nirvana show. show features fan-favorite hits and B-sides that will have attendees screaming to Nirvana songs. Hop into the time machine and return to Seattle in 1991. $12. For all ages. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
Scott Slay and the rail
7 p.m. on Saturday, June 11. The Imogene Theatre, 6866 Caroline St., Milton. With a not-too-southern voice, original songs, and fresh takes on traditional arrangements, Colorado singer-songwriter Scott Slay pushes the boundaries to create some of the most cutting-edge bluegrass music on the scene. With easy-going instrumental riffs, rootsy vocal collaborations, and gripping improvisation, Slay draws in audiences, slowly and with total control. $15. More info: facebook.com/TheImogeneTheatre.
Marina Medvetskaya’s International Classical Ballet Theater
2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Sunday and 8 p.m. on Monday, June 12 and 13. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox St. The International Classic Ballet Theater brings together 15 world-class professional dancers from around the world. They perform dances from six favorite ballets, including Swan Lake, Don Quichotte and La Bayadère. Additionally, they perform modern dance, kopak, kan-kan, gypsy dance, and sparkling, elegant dance to the music of George Gershwin. Tickets start at $40. More information: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
Blues on the Bay
6 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. Community Maritime Park Hunter Amphitheatre, 301 W. Main St. This free concert series is one of the most popular events for locals and visitors alike to spend the last hours of their weekend listening to great music with their family and friends in a great atmosphere. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring coolers and lawn chairs. Guests of all ages are encouraged to enjoy the cool bay breezes while listening and dancing to some of the area’s top musical talent. This week features Not Quite Fabulous. More information: 850-436-5670.
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