The weather in Naples is warming up, and so’s the performing arts scene. Whether you enjoy a night at the symphony or a concert on the lawn, you’ll find plenty to do in March and April 2014.
Concerts at the Cambier Park Bandshell
The beautiful bandshell with spacious lawn is in downtown Naples at 580 8th Street South. There’s a complete schedule of events through May at the Naplesgov.com site, with concerts including:
Jazz, Dixieland and Big Band concerts. Evening concerts 7-9 p.m.; Sunday concerts 2-4 p.m.
April 13 – Mamajowali (Joe Crazen, Mamadou Sidibe, and Walter Strauss)
Free concerts – Rockin’ on the Bay at Bayfront Plaza
Take a trip down memory lane with tribute bands in a festive setting, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at Bayfront Naples.
March 1 – Rod Stewart Tribute
April 5 – Tina Turner Tribute
Concerts at The Norris Center
The Norris Community Center at 755 8th Avenue South is the the heart of Naples. It includes an auditorium with a stage for theater and concerts. Check their 2014 Program Guide.
March 21 – Uptown Express R&B
March 22 – Singer Songwriter X3 with bluegrass musicians Larry Cordle, Alan Rhody, and Jerry Salley
April 25 – The Roys (Nashville duo)
Concerts at Artis—Naples
Naples premier arts facility is Artis—Naples, home of the symphony, the art museum, and much more. Here’s just a taste of their March and April concert schedule. There’s much more on the Artis—Naples website.
March 1 – The Indigo Girls with the Naples Philharmonic
March 2 – Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli, The Music of Nat King Cole
March 9 – 105 Years of Broadway
March 9 – The Grascals (bluegrass)
March 11–16 – Jersey Boys (musical)
March 19 – Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra with Pete Bernstein, Guitar
March 21–23 – The Bronx Wanderers
March 23 – A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
March 29 – Opera Naples, “The Barber of Seville”
March 30 – The Moody Blues
March 30 – Sunday Jazz — Dick Hyman doing Hoagy Carmichael’s Songs
April 1 – 6 – Evita (musical)
April 16 – Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra with Conrad Herwig, Trombone