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Key West Events – Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS 9:00 pm
Key West Events – Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS @ La te da
May 1 @ 9:00 pm – May 29 @ 12:00 pm
Key West Events - Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS @ La te da | Key West | Florida | United States
One of the Key West Events that you must-see is the master of impersonations, both visually and vocally, with impeccable comic timing. The show is all LIVE, no lip-sync. Thrill to his parodies of Marilyn Monroe, Carol Channing, Madonna, Joan Rivers, Reba McEntire, Bette Midler, Tina Turner, Julie Andrews, Barbra…
Red Barn Theater presents: Cry It Out
Red Barn Theater presents: Cry It Out @ Red Barn Theater
Apr 17 – May 5 all-day
Red Barn Theater presents: Cry It Out @ Red Barn Theater | Key West | Florida | United States
Cooped up on maternity leave and starved for conversation, Jessie invites her funny and forthright neighbor, Lina, also a new mom, for coffee. Despite their vastly different finances, they become fast friends during nap times…while someone watches from the mansion on the cliff overlooking Jessie’s yard. This comedy with dark…
Four ‘What a Dish’ Delights: Stone Crab, Pink Shrimp, Lionfish and Key Lime Pie 2:29 pm
Four ‘What a Dish’ Delights: Stone Crab, Pink Shrimp, Lionfish and Key Lime Pie
May 1 @ 2:29 pm – 3:29 pm
The indigenous cuisine of the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain is a rich melting pot of fresh boat-to-table seafood enhanced with the fresh tropical flavors of lime, coconut, mango and papaya.N
Four Cultural Celebrations to Experience Only in the Keys 2:30 pm
Four Cultural Celebrations to Experience Only in the Keys
May 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
While the Florida Keys & Key West are widely known for their vibrant natural beauty, easygoing atmosphere and year-round warmth, they also entice scores of visitors to enjoy cultural events that can be experienced only in the Keys.NN
Six Underwater Adventures Found Only in the Keys 2:32 pm
Six Underwater Adventures Found Only in the Keys
May 1 @ 2:32 pm – 3:32 pm
Visitors to the Florida Keys can snorkel or dive on the continental United States’ only contiguous living coral barrier reef — which makes the destination a paradise for underwater enthusiasts. The Keys tract is home to stunning coral formations and brilliantly hued tropical fish.N
Seven Experiences to Savor Only in the Keys 2:33 pm
Seven Experiences to Savor Only in the Keys
May 1 @ 2:33 pm – 3:33 pm
Florida Keys locals and in-the-know visitors often greet the news of some particularly offbeat happening by grinning, nodding and sagely murmuring, “Only in the Keys.”N
Eight ‘Only in the Keys’ Bucket List Events 2:35 pm
Eight ‘Only in the Keys’ Bucket List Events
May 1 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm
Every day is an adventure in the Florida Keys, where the subtropical climate and scenic natural setting create an ideal backdrop for high-energy activities no matter what the time of year.N
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Cherry on Top 10:00 pm
Cherry on Top
May 2 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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The Studios of Key West presents: May Exhibition in Sanger Gallery
The Studios of Key West presents: May Exhibition in Sanger Gallery @ The Studios of Key West
May 3 – May 31 all-day
The Studios of Key West presents: May Exhibition in Sanger Gallery @ The Studios of Key West | Key West | Florida | United States
Sights Unseen: New Paintings by Rick Worth is on display at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street. The perennial winner of “Best Artist” awards, Rick Worth is among the defining Key West artists of his generation, and likely the most productive.
Waterfront Playhouse presents: The Legend of Georgia McBride
Waterfront Playhouse presents: The Legend of Georgia McBride
May 3 – May 26 all-day
Casey is an unemployed Elvis impersonator in need of a quick buck. In desperation, he takes up a job offer from drag queen Miss Tracy, to fill in for her drunk partner at a night’s cabaret performance. Turns out he’s a natural, and soon he’s decked out in sequins and…
Diversity Takes Center Stage at Key West Pride June 6-10 7:26 pm
Diversity Takes Center Stage at Key West Pride June 6-10
May 3 @ 7:26 pm – 8:26 pm
The subtropical island of Key West is to welcome visitors to its annual Pride celebrations Wednesday through Sunday, June 6-10. Festivities showcase the diversity and equality that help make the southernmost city a top vacation destination for LGBT visitors from around the world.N
Cherry on Top 10:00 pm
Cherry on Top
May 3 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Marathon Offshore Bull and Cow Dolphin Tournament
Marathon Offshore Bull and Cow Dolphin Tournament
May 4 – May 6 all-day
A guaranteed grand prize of $10,000 cash is to go to the team that catches the largest bull and cow dolphin fish combined. However, according to organizers, the top prize payout increases as more boats register. With a field of 60-69 boats, the first-place cash award is to be $13,000,…
Third Annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade
Third Annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade
May 4 – May 6 all-day
Third Annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade
If one man’s junk is another man’s treasure, then the late Key Largo folk artist Stanley Papio was a treasure hunter extraordinaire. Fans of “outsider art” can celebrate the renegade metal sculptor’s legacy with a people-powered parade of mobile sculptures crafted in the spirit of his extraordinary creations. The Papio…
Third Annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade
Third Annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade @ Duval Street
May 4 – May 6 all-day
Third Annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade @ Duval Street
If one man’s junk is another man’s treasure, then the late Key Largo folk artist Stanley Papio was a treasure hunter extraordinaire. Fans of “outsider art” can celebrate the renegade metal sculptor’s legacy with a people-powered parade of mobile sculptures crafted in the spirit of his extraordinary creations. The Papio…
Cherry on Top 10:00 pm
Cherry on Top
May 4 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Cherry on Top 10:00 pm
Cherry on Top
May 5 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Cherry on Top 10:00 pm
Cherry on Top
May 6 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Islamorada’s ‘Cool Runnings’ Team Wins Bull and Cow Tournament 9:07 pm
Islamorada’s ‘Cool Runnings’ Team Wins Bull and Cow Tournament
May 7 @ 9:07 pm – 10:07 pm
Team Cool Runnings secured the overall win and a $25,000 first-place cash prize at Marathon’s 12th annual Bull and Cow Dolphin Tournament that ended May 6 in the middle Florida Keys.N
Quirky Kinetic Sculpture Parade Salutes Renegade Florida Keys Artist 9:32 pm
Quirky Kinetic Sculpture Parade Salutes Renegade Florida Keys Artist
May 7 @ 9:32 pm – 10:32 pm
About 20 colorful mobile sculptures, including one spoofing President Donald Trump, entertained onlookers in Key West during a weekend people-powered parade of kinetic creativity.N
Cherry on Top 10:00 pm
Cherry on Top
May 7 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Florida Keys Guitar Festival Presents Three Master Musicians June 15-17 2:26 pm
Florida Keys Guitar Festival Presents Three Master Musicians June 15-17
May 8 @ 2:26 pm – 3:26 pm
The third annual Florida Keys Guitar Festival is to present classical, contemporary and Latin guitar masters Friday through Sunday, June 15-17, in a series of summer performances for music lovers around the island chain.N
Plant a Coral, Restore a Reef During Annual ‘Coralpalooza’ Honoring World Oceans Day 7:13 pm
Plant a Coral, Restore a Reef During Annual ‘Coralpalooza’ Honoring World Oceans Day
May 8 @ 7:13 pm – 8:13 pm
In recognition of World Oceans Day June 8, the Key Largo-based Coral Restoration Foundation is inviting outdoor enthusiasts and recreational divers to Coralpalooza, an annual voluntourism and ocean preservation event set for Friday and Saturday, June 8-9.N
Cherry on Top 10:00 pm
Cherry on Top
May 8 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Key West Songwriters’ Festival
Key West Songwriters’ Festival
May 9 – May 13 all-day
Key West Songwriters’ Festival
The annual showcase of musical magic features America’s foremost performing songwriters, with concerts staged in intimate, audience-friendly island settings. The largest festival of its kind in the world celebrates its 23 years as both a tourist attraction and favorite of island locals. The festival revolves around five days and nights…
Islamorada to Host Historic Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament June 11-14 3:22 pm
Islamorada to Host Historic Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament June 11-14
May 9 @ 3:22 pm – 4:22 pm
Women who love the sport of saltwater fly-fishing in the shallow waters of Islamorada and Florida Bay are naturally attracted to the rich history of the Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament. Its 41st annual edition is set for Monday through Thursday, June 11-14.N
Sailors to Get ‘That Sinking Feeling’ in Key West’s Madcap Minimal Regatta 6:08 pm
Sailors to Get ‘That Sinking Feeling’ in Key West’s Madcap Minimal Regatta
May 9 @ 6:08 pm – 7:08 pm
Some get “that sinking feeling” before leaving the dock, while others capsize somewhere along the course. A hardy few actually manage to stay afloat — but whatever the fate of their favorites, spectators can anticipate silliness and seafaring spirit Sunday, May 27, during the 27th annual Schooner Wharf Minimal Regatta.N
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Mel Fisher Days
Mel Fisher Days
May 11 all-day
Mel Fisher Days
Come commemorate the anniversary of Mel Fisher’s famous 16-year search for the Spanish galleon Atocha and the discovery of the Atocha Mother Load . Annual Dock Party at Schooner Wharf Bar, with tours of salvaging vessels, raffle, silent and live auctions and live entertainment. Proceeds from these events are to…
‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water With New Screamin’ Reels Tournament June 22-23 3:27 pm
‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water With New Screamin’ Reels Tournament June 22-23
May 11 @ 3:27 pm – 4:27 pm
A popular girls’ getaway for over 20 years, “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” provides female anglers a learn-on-the-water weekend of education combined with a one-day, fun Screamin’ Reels tournament. Events are to be held Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, in the Florida Keys’ sport fishing capital of Islamorada.N
Volunteers with Tourism Cares Help Environment, People in the Keys 9:34 pm
Volunteers with Tourism Cares Help Environment, People in the Keys
May 11 @ 9:34 pm – 10:34 pm
Some 160 travel industry volunteers from around the country helped Florida Keys organizations Friday to launch “Uniting for Resilient Destinations” for Tourism Cares, an organization that focuses on industry volunteering and charitable giving to travel destinations.N
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Key West Theater presents: Steve Earle & The Dukes
Key West Theater presents: Steve Earle & The Dukes
May 14 all-day
Key West Theater presents: Steve Earle &  The Dukes
Over the past three decades, Steve Earle has established himself as a kind of rootsy Renaissance man: The Texas-bred songwriter is also a political activist, radio host, rocker, actor, and playwright. Early on he was a bandleader equally smitten with bouncy twang and brawny thud (no wonder he has shared…
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released Off Florida Keys 4:31 pm
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released Off Florida Keys
May 14 @ 4:31 pm – 5:31 pm
Hundreds of spectators, including moms with their families, applauded staff of the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital Saturday as they released a 150-pound sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle that has been convalescing at the rescue facility in Marathon.N
Key West Songwriters Fest Presents Top Music Makers 4:45 pm
Key West Songwriters Fest Presents Top Music Makers
May 14 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm
The Key West Songwriters Festival wraps up Sunday night after treating music lovers to 50-plus shows featuring some 200 chart-topping hit-makers, talented newcomers and other performing songwriters.N
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Mystery Fest Key West to Celebrate Crime Writers June 22-24 3:29 pm
Mystery Fest Key West to Celebrate Crime Writers June 22-24
May 15 @ 3:29 pm – 4:29 pm
No sleuthing skills are needed to understand why missing Mystery Fest Key West, set for Friday through Sunday, June 22-24, would be downright criminal. Readers and writers seeking clues about crafting and enjoying mystery fiction can meet, interact with and learn from some of America’s most notable authors during the…
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Key West Festival Shines ‘Limelight’ on Key Lime Pie June 30 Through July 4 3:44 pm
Key West Festival Shines ‘Limelight’ on Key Lime Pie June 30 Through July 4
May 16 @ 3:44 pm – 4:44 pm
Almost every traveler to the Florida Keys samples Key lime pie, the island chain’s signature dessert. Visitors can immerse themselves in all things Key lime, including a wacky pie-eating contest and gravity-defying “pie drop,” June 30 through July 4 in the town where the pie was born in the late…
Jason Dumm Band 10:00 pm
Jason Dumm Band
May 16 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
More about Jason Dumm Band.  On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Styx and Blue Oyster Cult at Key West Amphitheater
Styx and Blue Oyster Cult at Key West Amphitheater @ KEY WEST AMPHITHEATER
May 17 all-day
Styx and Blue Oyster Cult at Key West Amphitheater @ KEY WEST AMPHITHEATER
Styx draws from over four decades of barnburning chart hits, joyous singalongs, and hard-driving deep cuts. “Blue Collar Man,” “Lady,” “Miss America,” “Man in the Wilderness,” “Crystal Ball,” “Come Sail Away” to the grainy all-in gallop of that rugged “Renegade,” immerse yourself in their signature sound. Blue öyster Cult has…
Jason Dumm Band 10:00 pm
Jason Dumm Band
May 17 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
More about Jason Dumm Band.  On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival
Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival
May 18 all-day
Battle in the Bay Dragon Boat Festival
The waters off Sombrero Beach are to be transformed into a swift racecourse for a day of dragon boat racing that involves 20 paddlers moving in unison a combination of strength and teamwork. Sombrero Beach provides a pristine setting and unique, direct-from-the-beach launch for the sleek, 40-foot-long race boats. The…
Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium
Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium @ Little White House
May 18 – May 19 all-day
Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium @ Little White House | Key West | Florida | United States
Key West’s political history is highlighted in panel discussions, a reception and tours of the Little White House where Truman spent many working vacations during his presidency. The 2018 theme is Harry S. Truman’s Legacy on how the nation’s 33rd president dealt with Russia and the Cold War. Located at…
Marathon Community Theater presents: Making God Laugh
Marathon Community Theater presents: Making God Laugh
May 18 all-day
Marathon Community Theater presents: Making God Laugh
Making God Laugh is a family comedy that takes place in four scenes, each ten years apart and set at various holidays. Beginning in 1980, the newly “launched” kids – a priest, an aspiring actress, and a former star football player – all return home where we learn of their…
Jason Dumm Band 10:00 pm
Jason Dumm Band
May 18 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
More about Jason Dumm Band.  On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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20 years of AfroRoots with Papaloko & Morikeba Kouyate
20 years of AfroRoots with Papaloko & Morikeba Kouyate @ The Studios of Key West
May 19 all-day
20 years of AfroRoots with Papaloko & Morikeba Kouyate @ The Studios of Key West | Key West | Florida | United States
Grammy-nominated Jose Elias (Cortadito, Spam All-Stars) celebrates 20 years of his incredible, eclectic AfroRoots Music Festival with a regional tour making its Southernmost stop at The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street, with Papaloko and Morikeba Kouyate. Show starts 8 p.m.
Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center’s Discovery Saturday: Sea Turtles
Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center’s Discovery Saturday: Sea Turtles
May 19 all-day
Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center’s Discovery Saturday: Sea Turtles
Discovery Saturday from 10-11 a.m. features learning about sea turtles with special guests from Marathon’s Turtle Hospital. Through engaging crafts and activities, children will learn how to reduce the threats to these fascinating sea creatures. . Space is limited. The Florida Keys Eco-Discover Center, operated by Florida Keys National Marine…
Key West Theater presents: Carbon Leaf
Key West Theater presents: Carbon Leaf
May 19 all-day
Key West Theater presents: Carbon Leaf
Through 24 years, 16 albums and 2300 live shows, Carbon Leaf’s independent spirit and vibrant music continues to resonate with their fans. Blending folk, Celtic, bluegrass, Americana and rock traditions into what the group calls Ether-Electrified Porch Music, the Virginia quintet’s songs of life, love, heartbreak, and landscape are independently…
Native Plant Sale & Speaker Series at the Key West Tropical Forest
Native Plant Sale & Speaker Series at the Key West Tropical Forest @ The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden
May 19 all-day
Native Plant Sale & Speaker Series at the Key West Tropical Forest @ The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden | Key West | Florida | United States
The Nursery in the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden will be offering native trees, shrubs and vines for sale from 9 a.m. to noon. Choose from over 1,500 plants and 150 species of butterfly and bird-attracting plants propagated by volunteers in sizes from one-gallon to 30-gallon pots. All…
37th Annual Key West World Championship Races 2:05 pm
Third Annual Islamorada Half Marathon 2:10 pm
Third Annual Islamorada Half Marathon
May 19 @ 2:10 pm – 3:10 pm
 
Jason Dumm Band 10:00 pm
Jason Dumm Band
May 19 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
More about Jason Dumm Band.  On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Hemingway Rum Company Kickoff Savings Buy 1 one Pint Glass & Get 50% OFF 2nd
Hemingway Rum Company Kickoff Savings Buy 1 one Pint Glass & Get 50% OFF 2nd
May 20 all-day
Hemingway Rum Company Sunday, May 20: Kickoff Savings Purchase one Pint Glass and get the second 50% OFF http://www.papaspilar.com/#/papaspilar/landing
Jason Dumm Band 10:00 pm
Jason Dumm Band
May 20 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
More about Jason Dumm Band.  On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Hemingway Rum Co – Papa’s Adventures
Hemingway Rum Co – Papa’s Adventures
May 21 all-day
Monday, May 21: Papa’s Adventure Hemingway Rum Co – Papa’s Adventures. Purchase one Distillery Tour and get the second FREE
Jason Dumm Band 10:00 pm
Jason Dumm Band
May 21 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
More about Jason Dumm Band.  On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Jason Dumm Band 10:00 pm
Jason Dumm Band
May 22 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
More about Jason Dumm Band.  On stage 10:00 pm to 2:00 am.
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Meet the Papa’s Pilar Rum Makers and take home an autographed commemorative bottle
Meet the Papa’s Pilar Rum Makers and take home an autographed commemorative bottle
May 23 all-day
Wednesday, May 23: Meet & Greet & Rum Meet the Papa’s Pilar Rum Makers and take home an autographed commemorative bottle (Blonde $20, Dark $30)
Perkins Road 10:00 pm
Perkins Road
May 23 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perkins Road on stage 10:00 pm-2:00 am.  Click here for more band info.
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Hemingway Rum Co. Anniversary Celebration 6:00 pm
Hemingway Rum Co. Anniversary Celebration
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 24: Anniversary Celebration 5-6pm – VIP Invite Only with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music from Howard Livingston and Rodriguez cigars 6-8pm – Open to the public and join the Hemingway Rum Company team for an anniversary toast
Perkins Road 10:00 pm
Perkins Road
May 24 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perkins Road on stage 10:00 pm-2:00 am.  Click here for more band info.
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Hemingway Rum Co. Drink Rum and Eat Cake 12:30 pm
Hemingway Rum Co. Drink Rum and Eat Cake
May 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Hemingway Rum Co. Rum Adventures Friday, May 25: Drink Rum and Eat Cake Enjoy local made (Papa’s Pilar) rum cake as local residents receive 20% OFF
Perkins Road 10:00 pm
Perkins Road
May 25 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perkins Road on stage 10:00 pm-2:00 am.  Click here for more band info.
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Hemingway Rum Co. Rum Adventures
Hemingway Rum Co. Rum Adventures
May 26 all-day
Hemingway Rum Co. Rum Adventures $5 guided tours and special rum tasting
Key West Theater presents: Howie Mandell (2 Shows!)
Key West Theater presents: Howie Mandell (2 Shows!)
May 26 all-day
Key West Theater presents: Howie Mandell (2 Shows!)
Howie Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for over 30 years. Mandel is executive producer of many shows through his production company ALEVY PRODUCTIONS, which has produced the series Take It All and Howie Do It for NBC, Deal With It for TBS and Mobbed for FOX,…
Perkins Road 10:00 pm
Perkins Road
May 26 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perkins Road on stage 10:00 pm-2:00 am.  Click here for more band info.
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Perkins Road 10:00 pm
Perkins Road
May 27 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perkins Road on stage 10:00 pm-2:00 am.  Click here for more band info.
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Perkins Road 10:00 pm
Perkins Road
May 28 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perkins Road on stage 10:00 pm-2:00 am.  Click here for more band info.
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Perkins Road 10:00 pm
Perkins Road
May 29 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Perkins Road on stage 10:00 pm-2:00 am.  Click here for more band info.
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