Featuring 3 Grammy®-nominated musicians, this 8-piece band plays a high-energy set of originals and covers of funk & soul music including Earth, Wind & Fire, Commodores, Kool & the Gang and Prince. Sit back and relax or dance the night away as Reverend Barry & The Funk returns to the Friday Fest stage! 

Sarasota's favorite free outdoor concert series, FRIDAY FEST, returns this summer! The events run from 5-9pm and are located on the Bayside Lawn of the Van Wezel (weather permitting). Each of the four events will feature food trucks, beverage vendors, great live music and summer sunsets over Sarasota Bay!

While blankets and lawn chairs are welcome at all Friday Fest events, please note that outside food or drink, including coolers, are prohibited.

Mattison's Bayside at the Van Wezel

Park. Dine. Delight.

Van Wezel dining in the Grand Foyer before the show!

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