21 free concerts in Orlando this week (2/25-3/3)

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P.S.A.: The incomparable Betty Wright is playing a free concert this week at Blues B-Q downtown with local soulful dazzlers, the Gerry Williams Band. It's a pretty cool week in free shows, with lots of intimate shows booked at Lil Indies, including Orlando's Oak Hill Drifters' Tom Cooper playing a solo set, folk artist Alice Wallace delivering her pure country grace from California and John Galm (Snowing, Street Smart Cyclist) performing his quietly brilliant new album, Sky of No Stars

Wednesday, Feb. 25
Eugene Snowden’s Ten Pints of Truth 10 p.m; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.
The Imperial’s Acoustic Soundcheck with Bradley Daryl 9 p.m. The Imperial, 1800 N. Orange Ave.
Reggae Night with Hor!zen and DJ Red 10 p.m.; The Caboose, 1827 N. Orange Ave.



Thursday, Feb. 26
Bebop Blues Jam and Voo Doo Party 8 p.m. Muldoon’s Saloon, 7439 Aloma Ave., Winter Park
Tom Cooper of Oak Hill Drifters 10 p.m.; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.

Friday, Feb. 27
Leisure Chief 9:30 p.m.; The Smiling Bison, 745 Bennett Road
Rick Navarro and the Beautiful Bastards 8 p.m. Muldoon’s Saloon, 7439 Aloma Ave., Winter Park



Saturday, Feb. 28
Alex Kostka 8-10 p.m.; Dandelion Communitea Café, 618 N. Thornton Ave.
Alice Wallace, Ed Lamoso 10 p.m.; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.
Blues B-Q with Betty Wright and the Gerry Williams Band 4-10 p.m.; City Commons Plaza, 400 S. Orange Ave.
Con Leche 9:30 p.m.; The Smiling Bison, 745 Bennett Road
Play It Loud: Benjamin Briggs, Raffington, Melt Channel, Under Polaris, Indoors, Dollfin 9 p.m.; The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd.

Sunday, March 1
Ancient Sun 10:30 p.m.; Tanqueray’s, 100 S. Orange Ave.
Blues and Buffet Jam hosted by Doc Williamson 5 p.m.; The Alley, 114 S. Park Ave., Sanford
The Claudia Quintet +1 7:30 p.m.; Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin Ave.
The Old Noyse Chamber Music Group 12-3 p.m.; Casa Feliz, 656 N. Park Ave., Winter Park

Monday, March 2
Jazz Meets Motown 7-10 p.m., Bohemian Hotel Celebration, 700 Bloom St., Celebration

Tuesday, March 3
Jazz Tuesdays 6 p.m.; The Smiling Bison, 745 Bennett Road
John Galm (Snowing, Street Smart Cyclist), Alex Clements, Manuel Urdaneta 9:30 p.m.; Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.
Twisted Tuesday with Jonnie Morgan Band 8 p.m.; Red Lion Pub, 3784 Howell Branch Road, Winter Park

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