The Palladium welcomes The Claire Lynch Band Nov. 16.
ST. PETERSBURG Ė Boogie-woogie, blues, bluegrass and Celtic tunes are on the menu of musical offerings at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg this weekend.
Start a day early when the Bi-Coastal Boogie Woogie Piano Gals take the stage as part of the Side Door Jazz series Thursday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 the day of the show.
Tampa Bay's Liz Pennock and San Francisco Bay's Caroline Dahl tickle the ivories! They last shared the stage at the Brussels Boogie Woogie Piano Summit in Belgium in 2004. Dr. Blues joins on guitar.
Next up, Caberfeidh Productions presents The Claire Lynch Band Friday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $20 in advance and, $25 day of show.
Two-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year, bluegrass artist Claire Lynch and her band return to the Palladium. Formerly with the beloved Front Porch String Band, Lynch is a captivating performer and songwriter. She and her band record for Rounder Records.
Side Door Blues continues on Saturday, Nov. 17, 8:30 p.m. with the Backtrack Blues Band, 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day of show.
Backtrack Blues Band is a Florida act which performs original, high-energy blues with blistering guitar and great harmonica and vocals. Backtrack has been performing original blues music since 1980 and is one of the longest running blues bands in Florida.
The group has won multiple Tampa Bay music awards for 'Best Blues Band' and has appeared in concert with some of the greatest blues legends. The band has opened for B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Greg Allman, Robert Cray, Koko Taylor, Delbert McClinton, and others.
The band has released four CDs, including its most recent CD/DVD project, 'Captured Alive,' which was recorded at the Palladium. Back by popular demand after a sold-out summer show!
Something a little bit different is in store on Sunday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. when Patrick Ball shares his love of the Celtic harp. Ball is one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist. In playing the ancient, legendary brass-strung harp of Ireland with its crystalline, bell-like voice, and in performing marvelous tales of wit and enchantment, he not only brings new life to two cherished traditions, but blends them in concert to create "a richly theatrical and hauntingly beautiful performance".
The Palladium is located at 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg.