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2020 has been a year for the record books.  The list of epic events globally is staggering.  But we've got good news!  Not only has Gracie Maple and the White Crowe Band been forging ahead with a full schedule every month, we are pleased to announce that Gracie and her boys can be seen the second Friday of every month at JR's Old Packinghouse Cafe, home of celebrity chef Jesus Garraus.  And to add to the excitement, Gracie and her boys can be see the third Friday of each month at the Naughty Monk Brewery, home of the best Belgium beer around. And you can catch them once a month at Craft Growlers To Go on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch or Sarasota Grill & Pizzeria as well as several restaurants and bars in SWFL. Check their schedule each month on the homepage of their website. (  In addition to these regular appearances, the band plays numerous private parties and events.


Gracie Maple and the White Crowe Band, also known as the White Crowe Band, have been a constant in the live music scene in West Central Florida.  Even when the live music scene seemed bleak, these talented musicians never dropped a beat bringing their dynamic harmonies and exceptional guitar work to venues and private gatherings while observing social distancing protocols.  


The core of the band brings
together the vocal and guitar 
stylings of Ron White and BKCrowe,
both seasoned musicians.  Ron, a
native of Bradenton, has been
seen throughout West Central
Florida playing with some of the
top musicians at numerous venue
in SWFL as well as hosting many
special events and 'acoustic jams'
that bring together the live music community
. BKCrowe rolled into Florida in 2016 bringing a wealth of live and recorded music experience playing with signed artists across the United States and recording 2 solo CD's and appearing on numerous recordings on several labels and touring throughout the US.  

The band is a dynamic and fluid mix, incorporating the skills of additional exceptionally talented musicians to fill out a full-band experience when events warrant.  Musicians who occasionally perform with the band include Stephanie Price, vocalist of sToneFish, Morgan Lawson, keyboard and vocalist of Beach Vibes, Ira Elliot, drummer of the touring group Nada Surf, Scotty B, drummer of sToneFish, Weston Reid, drummer of Hester Prynn and Remedy, Randy Lindsay, bassist of The Verge, James Cotton, bassist of Texas Surf Rats, and John Nopper, guitarist of Texas Surf Rats.


As we close out the year and move into 2021 we are excited Gracie Maple and the White Crowe Band will be offering West Central Florida the very best in live music.  It has been an eventful year and having Gracie and her boys consistently provide live music at some of the very best venues willing to support our local music scene has been a wonderful treasure.  Be sure and check in with them on their Facebook page @The White Crowe Band or their website @ for a schedule of appearances and contact information for booking your special event!  More live music in West Central Florida!

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