About Hideaway Cafe

The Hideaway Cafe & Recording Studio is St Petersburg's Original Listening Room! The Hideaway Cafe is an original music venue offering craft beer & wine and a simple, yet mouthwatering menu. Come catch an original (often live-recorded) showcase from some of the most talented local & nationally touring musicians.

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Emerson Hart


It’s a good album title, Beauty in Disrepair. A telling one, too.

There’s a yin and a yang there. It’s a thread that Emerson Hart, frontman for the multi-platinum band Tonic, comes back to time and again on his new record, his first solo release in over six years.

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May 26, 2016 - "Living Room Live" Open Mic

Every Thursday night, we invite all singer/songwriters to join us for our weekly open mic night, a.k.a. Living Room Live.  Creative Loafing's Best of the Bay 2014 for "Best Open Mic Night", the Hideaway Cafe has opened up its doors and its stage for the past 7 years to countless rising talents as well as seasoned veterans who have made a career in music.

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This week at the Hideaway Cafe - Week of 5/24/16

This week in live music at the Hideaway Cafe.....

Tuesday - Steve Everett & Forrest Hoffar

Wednesday - Betty Fox Band

Thursday - Living Room Live Open Mic

Friday - Nate Currin

Saturday - Soul Saturday w/ Danielle DeCosmo & Blackbird Morning

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John Kelly

John Kelly is a singer songwriter from Teaneck, New Jersey (by way of Nashville) living in St. Petersburg, FL. John started out playing on Bleaker Street in NYC when he was 18 years old.

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May 25, 2016 - Blues Night w/ the Betty Fox Band

Our weekly Blues Jam is hosted by 2 Bay Area gems - every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, you can find TC Carr sharing the stage with his Bolts of Blue Band and every 2nd and 4th, the Betty Fox Band, just named the 2014 Best of the Bay's "Best Local Blues Band" brings the blues and invites other well revered local players up to join in on the jam. If a 5th Wednesday is on the calendar, then you get something really special - a blend of TC Carr's Bolts of Blue Band & Betty Fox's Band.

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May 24, 2016 - Steve Everett & Forrest Hoffar

Steve Everett and Forrest Hoffar take the stage for a special Tuesday night concert!

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Forrest Hoffar

florida native, forrest hoffar, slates the release of his tastefully crafted, americana-flavored full length album, karma's kids, for the beginning of 2016.  a collection of 10 songs produced by acclaimed songwriter/producer, niko moon (zac brown, kid rock, colt ford).  hoffar and moon produced the record at the uber vibey southern ground studios in nashville, tn.  you're likely to quickly pick up on hoffar's influences like tom petty, garth brooks, bruce springsteen, dave matthews, and dawes.   

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Steve Everett

Born in Albany, GA, raised in Greensboro, NC, Steve blends acoustic guitar with catchy, melodic hooks and hip, clever lyrics to form his upbeat and fun musical style. Steve studied music performance at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and has played stages ranging from The House of Blues to acoustic home shows.

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May 21, 2016 - Ed Woltil & the Loaded Question w/ Mercy McCoy

EW and the LQ featuring Jeremy Douglass on keys, Dan DeGregory on percussion, and Mike Hoag on bass, with a special guest appearance for this event by guitar wizard Steve Connelly.

Mercy McCoy - with their tasty blend of Americana / folky / bluesy pop.

Doors open at 6. Show starts at 8.

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May 20, 2016 - Sterling Magee's 80th Birthday Celebration

Join us for Sterling Magee's 80th Birthday Celebration!

The famous duo "Satan and Adam" will be back together for a reunion performance along with TC Carr & Bolts of Blue and some very Special Guests.

Sterling Magee (AKA Mr. Satan) with Adam Gussow became famous in the streets of New York's Harlem. They toured the world and were featured on the cover of Living Blues Magazine and in a video with Irish rock band "U2".