Seven Days Out is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in Escambia and Santa Rosa County.
Marina Medvetskaya’s International Classical Ballet Theater
Monday, June 13 at 8 p.m. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Street. 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.
Monday night blues
7 p.m. Monday, June 13. 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.
Groups on the beach
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. 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 Touch of Grey. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. More information: 850-932-2257 or visit pensacolabeach.com.
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Tuesday night jazz
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14. 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.
KSJ Summer Concert Series: Joe Nichols
6 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., show; Wednesday, June 15. Flora-Bama Lounge, 17401 Perdido Key Drive. Joe Nichols is a 21st century traditionalist – an artist who is both timely and timeless, racking up half a dozen No. 1 singles and 10 Top 10 hits with a sound that honors his heroes. From his first radio hit, 2002’s “The Impossible” to 2021’s Home Run, Nichols has proudly done things his way, blurring the lines between country music’s past and present along the way. $15. For ages 18 and over. More information: florabama.com.
MotorTrend Electric HOT ROD Tour
Noon Thursday, June 16. Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, 6655 Mobile Highway. The HOT ROD Power Tour will feature 4,500 vehicles from 47 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces, HOT ROD editors/photographers and motorsport celebrities following alongside the tour, Dyno competitions and a show. There will be entertainment, games and dozens of giveaways on the eBay Motors Main Stage. Live music will be performed by Horseshoe Kitty. More information and ticket details: hotrodpowertour.us.
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”. : pensacolalittletheatre.com.
5 p.m. on Friday, June 17. Downtown Pensacola. Gallery Night Pensacola is a non-profit organization whose goal is to inspire culture, engagement, and the practice of arts of all types in an entertaining event for all ages and backgrounds. These monthly events focus on specific themes, showcase featured artists, and recruit the region’s top creators. This month’s theme is a celebration of June 19. More info: gallerynightpensacola.org.
Jamie Ray: The Magic City Cowboy Tour
8 p.m. Friday, June 17. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox St. Country and rap artist Jamie Ray was born James Ray Elkins in 1991. He was born and raised in Winter Haven and started rapping when he was 12 years old. In his early twenties, he began posting tracks online, moving away from the sometimes R&B-influenced leanings of his earlier work into increasingly aggressive country rap territory. Tickets start at $38. More information: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
Kayak fishing tournament off the goats
5 a.m. Saturday, June 18. 8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. GOAT is an international kayak fishing event to showcase Navarre as Florida’s premier fishing destination. $150 entry. More info: www.goatkft.com.
Juneteenth: Stop the Violence Celebration
Noon, gates; 1 p.m., show; Saturday June 18. Brent Athletic Park, 4711 North W St. The June 19 celebration brings the community together to educate, uplift and enjoy a day of family fun. There will be live music and entertainment, bouncy houses, face painting, entertainment and games. Food trucks and vendors will be present. Bring lawn chairs and tents. More information: 850-483-9348.
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Juneteeth: a family reunion for culture
Noon Saturday June 18. Museum Plaza, 120 Church Street. The Watson Family Foundation presents an unforgettable Juneteeth celebration. The event features live performances, a live DJ, food trucks, clothing, jewelry, a kids’ zone, face painting, and many more surprises. Enjoy a fun family event for its culture. More info: watsonfamilyfoundation.com.
Eighth Annual Fish House Craft Beer Festival
3 p.m. Saturday, June 18. The Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. The Craft Beer Fest features over 50 different beers and a portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida. The event is designed to allow the public to sample a wide variety of craft beers with the opportunity to sample a number of styles to determine their preferences. Beers from microbreweries, craft and specialty bottled beers will be available for tasting. Several local and regional breweries will also be on offer. For ages 21 and over. More info: fishhousepensacola.com.
7 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., show; Saturday June 18. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. After several years contributing to the lo-fi hip-hop scene on YouTube, songwriter and artist Powfu emerged from a small town outside of Vancouver and s has established itself as a key player in bringing the lo-fi genre into the mainstream. The 23-year-old artist grew up in a musical household and started recording and streaming music from his basement while still in high school. Snow and Ouse will open the show. $20. For all ages. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
Robby Krieger of The Doors
8 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Saenger Theater, 118 S. Palafox St. Robby Krieger is the guitarist for legendary rock band The Doors and the songwriter behind some of the band’s biggest hits, including “Love Me Two Times,” “Touch Me,” ” Love Her Madly” and their #1 hit, “Light My Fire”. The Doors have sold over 100 million albums worldwide, inspired a major feature film, received a Grammy for lifetime achievement and have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In the meantime, Krieger has also become a Grammy-nominated solo artist and has been named one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” by Rolling Stone. $49.75 More information: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
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