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Fundraisers dominate this week in Orlando music

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Kat Coffin

This coming week in Orlando local music has some great live shows for music fans to check out as well as several fundraisers going on giving fans a chance to help out bands.

Orlando music news and live shows August 18-24
Kat Coffin

There’s still time to donate on Give Forward to get a new leg for Orlando area singer/songwriter Sean “Legacy” Maloney. They are a little over the halfway point on their $10,000 goal with 18 days to go.

Orlando band The Getbye has a fundraiser on Kickstarter. The band is hoping to raise $8,500 to get a tour bus so they can take their show on the road. They have until October 9 to hit their goal and are offering some very cool perks such as getting their name engraved on the dashboard of the new tour bus or a custom song written by the band.

Meka Nism also has a Kickstarter campaign running. The Orlando based band is hoping to raise $11,111 to fund their second EP, “The Shift.” They have until September 7 and have some great rewards offered including a horror movie night with band member Bobby Keller, guitar, bass, drum or vocal lesson from a band member, dinner with the band or a featured slot in an upcoming video.

The Jonnie Morgan Band hit their Kickstarter goal already, but there are still terrific perks available as the band works to exceed their goal and get a tour bus. It’s a seven piece band – they’ll need a big bus to be comfortable on the road. There’s still time for fans that pledge to get different merch bundles, have their name written somewhere on the new bus or get a song written for them by Jonnie Morgan and have a video of it posted on You Tube.

Monday, August 18

Sea Dog Brewing Co. - 8496 Palm Parkway - Live music by Michael Brandon Powell at 4 p.m.

BB Kings Blues Club - 9101 International Dr. - Live music by Trae Pierce and T-Stone from 7:30-11:30 p.m.

West End Trading Company - 202 S. Sanford Ave. (Sanford) - RPR presents open mic hosted by Pearce Coffield at 8 p.m. This FREE event is 18+.

Tuesday, August 19

The Red Lion Pub - 3784 Howell Branch Road - Twisted Tuesday with The Eighth Note for this 18+ show. This FREE event includes live music and other entertainment as well as a home-cooked meal, with a $2 donation to the Red Lion Community Emergency Fund. The live music starts at 7:30 p.m.

Smiling Bison - 745 Bennett Road - Live music by the Chris Charles Jazz Trio at 7:30 p.m.

BB Kings Blues Club - 9101 International Dr. - Live music by Trae Pierce and T-Stone from 7:30-11:30 p.m.

The Haven - 6700 Aloma Ave. - The Orlandobands.com open mic night every Tuesday at 8 p.m. featuring bands, solo performers, comedy and variety acts.

Sleeping Moon Cafe - 495 N. Semoran Blvd., Suite 1 - Talent Night Tuesdays open mic from 6:30 - 10 p.m. hosted by Orlando's Purple Kloud. Call or text 352-283-222 or email Pyrofuzzpro@gmail.com for slots.

WPRK 91.5 - On line everywhere - The Jessica Pawli radio show airs from 9-10 a.m. featuring some local music on the playlist.

Wednesday, August 20

Tanqueray’s - 100 S. Orange Ave. - Live music by Fat Night, Leisure Chief and Cold Turkey for this FREE 21+ show at 10 p.m.

Uncle Lou’s - 1016 N. Mills Ave. - Live performances by Oneborn and JUDA for this show.

Kiwi's Pub - 3030 N. Goldenrod Road (Winter Park) - Live music by Justin McLeod at 9:30 p.m.

BB Kings Blues Club - 9101 International Dr. - Live music by the B.B. King’s All Star Band from 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Smiling Bison - 745 Bennett Road - Jazz Garage, an evening of improvisational jazz music featuring special guests at 9 p.m.

Wing Shack Orlando - 4650 East Michigan St. - Open mic/jam night with The Paul Stott Group at 8:30 p.m.

WPRK 91.5 - On line everywhere - WPRK’s Local Heroes radio show from 5-7 p.m. features local talent from actors, directors, photographers, entrepreneurs, and musicians with DJ Daniel Pacchioni and co-hosts Ilene Leiber and George Wallace playing music from local Orlando bands. This week’s in studio guest is Control This!.

Thursday, August 21

Will’s Pub - 1042 N. Mills Ave. - Live music by Crocodiles, JAILL, Infinite Radio & Shadow People for this 18+ show. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 day of show. The doors open at 9 p.m.

Tier Nightclub - 20 East Central Blvd. - RAW: natural born artists presents "ALLURE" featuring live music by Britt Montgomery, The American Love Story, Dixon Munro, MoZaic Soul and McKinney Griffin as well as fashion, performance art, an art gallery, photography, hair and make-up artists, live painting, raffles and much more. This event is 21+ and cocktail attire is expected. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 day of event. The doors open at 7 p.m.

Tanqueray’s - 100 S. Orange Ave. - Live music by Leisure Chief at 10:30 p.m. for this FREE 21+ show.

Dandelion Communitea Cafe - 618 N. Thornton Ave. - Live music by Paper Lights from 8-10 p.m.

Smiling Bison - 745 Bennett Road - Live music by The Groove Orient at 9 p.m.

BB Kings Blues Club - 9101 International Dr. - Live music by the B.B. King’s All Star Band from 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Dexter’s Winter Park - 558 W. New England Ave. - Live music by Soul Funktion at 8 p.m.

WPRK 91.5 - On line everywhere - The Whitney Costner Radio Show airs from 12-2 p.m. every Thursday featuring some local music on the playlist and special in-studio appearances from Orlando bands.

WOGR - On line everywhere - Join Orlando singer/songwriter Mark Dawson every Thursday for his weekly radio show, “Making Noise with Mark Dawson,” from 9-11 p.m.

Friday, August 22

The Haven - 6700 Aloma Ave. - Live music by Kelen Heller, Auditory Armory, Before The Fire, I Woke Up Early For My Funeral, Soul Rift and 3 Knights and a Rose for this show. The doors open at 7 p.m. and there is a $10 cover charge.

Will’s Pub - 1042 N. Mills Ave. - Live music by Control This!, UNRB, YugoSKAvia! and Jahnopa for this 18+ show. The doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $7.

BackBooth - 37 W. Pine St. - Live music by Libation, General Eyes and Alex Rodriguez for this show. The doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $5.

J-R’s Attic Door - 28 West Plant St. (Winter Garden) - Live music by Beemo from 8-11 p.m.

Sleeping Moon Cafe - 495 N. Semoran Blvd., Suite 1 - Acoustic showcase featuring live music by Uncle Tonto, We Choose and Eden Shireen. This FREE show starts at 8 p.m.

CFE Arena - 12777 Gemini Blvd N. - Urban Music Fest hostred by comedian Kevin Simpson and featuring live music from Anthony Hamilton, Lyfe Jennings, Jazmine Sullivan, and Mali Music.

Dandelion Communitea Cafe - 618 N. Thornton Ave. - Live music by Ben Tiptonford from 8-10 p.m.

Smiling Bison - 745 Bennett Road - Live music by TR 4.0 at 9:30 p.m.

BB Kings Blues Club - 9101 International Dr. - Live music by the Shaun Rounds Trio from 6-8:30 p.m. and the B.B. King’s All Star Band at 9 p.m.

Dexter’s of Windemere - 4757 The Grove, Suite 100 (Windermere) - Live music by Skin Deep at 9:30 p.m.

Dexter’s Lake Mary - 950 Market Promenade Ave., Suite 1201 - Live music by One Wild Nite at 9:30 p.m.

Dexter’s Winter Park - 558 W. New England Ave. - Live music by Micah and the Reason at 8:30 p.m.

Cafe Murano - 309 Cranes Roost Blvd. (Altamonte Springs) - Live music by Speed Limit 70

Saturday, August 23

BackBooth - 37 W. Pine St. - Live music by Rug, David Lareau & The Copperpots, Underhill and guests for this show. The doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10.

The Haven - 6700 Aloma Ave. - Live music by FlesHarvest, Almost Winter, Darkness By Design, More Than You Can Bear and Beyond Silence for this show. The cover charge is $5 before 9 p.m. and $7 after. The doors open at 7:30 p.m.

The Peacock Room - 1321 North Mills Ave. - Live music by Broadcaster, Hard Girls, The New Lows, Young Uncles and DoGs for this 21+ show. The doors open at 8 p.m. and the music starts at 9 p.m. There is a $7 cover charge.

West End Trading Company - 202 S. Sanford Ave. (Sanford) - Live music by Doc Ellis Orchestra, Thomas Wynn and The Believers and Neil Alday and Further South for this 18+ show. The doors open at 8 p.m. and the music starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance or $11 day of show, plus a $3 surcharge for 18-20.

Firestone Live - 578 N. Orange Ave. - Live music by Cisco Adler, General Eyes, The Crazy Carls, Scholars Word and Marleys Collie for this all ages show. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $1.07 in advance or $10 day of show.

The Social - 54 North Orange Ave. - Live music by Hor!zen for this 18+ show. The doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 day of show.

Will’s Pub - 1042 N. Mills Ave. - Live music by SALES, Flashlights and Out Go The Lights for this 18+ show. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 day of show.

Graffiti Junktion Longwood - 145 Wekiva Springs Road (Longwood) - Live music by The Legendary JC’s Trio at 8:30 p.m.

Dandelion Communitea Cafe - 618 N. Thornton Ave. - Live music by I Am Love from 8-10 p.m.

Smiling Bison - 745 Bennett Road - Live music by Little Mookie and the Half Pints at 10 p.m.

Tanqueray’s - 100 S. Orange Ave. - Live music by RJ Harman and Company at 10:30 p.m. for this FREE 21+ show.

Jack's Steakhouse - 4868 New Broad St. - Live music by Big Ron Betts

BB Kings Blues Club - 9101 International Dr. - Live music by the Josh Miller Band from 4:30-8:30 p.m. and the B.B. King’s All Star Band at 9 p.m.

Dexter’s of Windemere - 4757 The Grove, Suite 100 (Windermere) - Live music by Skin Deep at 9:30 p.m.

Dexter’s Lake Mary - 950 Market Promenade Ave., Suite 1201 - Live music by One Wild Nite at 9:30 p.m.

Dexter’s Winter Park - 558 W. New England Ave. - Live music by Running With Scissors at 8:30 p.m.

Cafe Murano - 309 Cranes Roost Blvd. (Altamonte Springs) - Live music by Speed Limit 70

Sunday, August 24

BackBooth - 37 W. Pine St. - Live music by Lil Debbie, Mr. 3, City Tucker, Shane Stokes, Doda Dat Trill and Balboa for this show. The doors open at 5 p.m. and tickets are $12

Tanqueray’s - 100 S. Orange Ave. - Live music by Ancient Sun 10:30 p.m. for this FREE 21+ show.

BB Kings Blues Club - 9101 International Dr. - Live music by the Shaun Rounds Blues Band from 7:30-11:30 p.m.

WPRK 91.5 - On line everywhere - Biscuits, Bacon and Blues from 10 a.m. to noon every Sunday with singer/songwriter Jerry Waller.

WJRR - On line everywhere - WJRR’s Native Noise Radio Show - Every Sunday night at 11 p.m. playing music from the best local Orlando and area bands.