The Hideaway Cafe - St Petersburg's Original Listening Room! 1756 Central Ave, St Petersburg, FL 727.644.7895

Sarah Mac Band Fri 6/29 - Bryan Elijah Smith 6/30

Big big weekend here at The Hideaway Cafe. Join us in welcoming back two extreme talents... first, this Friday, The Sarah Mac Band then Saturday, Bryan Elijah Smith.

This is The Sarah Mac Bands eighth visit, I believe, and I know you won't want to miss them. They've headlined each year for our annual Sarah Mac Christmas party with a few stops in between, selling out the show on several occasions - once you see them you'll be sure you never miss a visit from this Tallahassee trio.

Sarah Mac's voice at times has the full power and grit of Janis Joplin, the sweet, soothing breathy tone of Feist or Edie Brickell, and at times the soul-shaking raw tones of an old soul or gospel singer. Paired with Charlie’s intricate guitar work and Claire’s solid, intriguing bass lines, this trio will leave you wanting to hear more.

An engaging combination of blues, jazz, folk and acoustic rock that has been classified as both Americana and Alternative. Doors at 6PM show time at 8 PM. $10 plus tax

Saturday, we welcome back the Hideaway Cafe's first traveling musician from back in 2009. I'm still not sure how he found us but from the moment he hit the stage at sound check, I was a fan. I love his voice and gritty tunes. A bit of Ryan Adams mixed with some old country mentality, this young singer songwriter is paving the way for himself. He records, produces and plays most of the instruments on his records and usually has a new one out every time he visits. Please join us in welcoming him back... you might even get called up to assist him in a little magic. Doors at 6PM show time at 8PM. $10 plus tax.

As many of you know, we're trying to qualify to be in the running for a grant awarded to just 12 small businesses by Chase and Living Social. The program is called "mission small business". Help us reach our goal of 250 votes by Friday and give us the opportunity to continue to provide St. Petersburg with one-of-a-kind musical experiences! Just go to and type in "hideaway" in the business name and hit search (no city or state necessary). Then find us in the list and hit the blue "vote" button. That's it. And thanks for your support - think we're about 35 away from making the mark!

All for now... Cheers! John

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