Downtown Bradenton tradition returned to Main Street

BRADENTON, FL, November 7, 2022 – Downtown Bradenton tradition kicked off the first Main Street Live (MSL) on Saturday, October 29th, 2022, with Stormbringer, Tampa’s rock party cover band! The outdoor concert series started on Halloween weekend, drawing a crowd of approximately 4,000 as an event for all ages while raising the bar for the live music scene with entertainment, food, and artisan vendors. 

View photos from the October Main Street Live | 

Thank you to our partners and sponsors | 

City of Bradenton CRA

Image360 Bradenton

Angell Media House

Heintz Law


Independent Jones, Chief Executive Officer & President, Morgan Bettes Angell, stated, “What an incredible first event to kick off the series. Bradenton and the surrounding areas definitely came out and showed their community spirit. We had so many families that had never been, it was a true community affair. We featured over 30 local small businesses, the downtown businesses, and the band was killer. Huge thank you to our sponsors. Shoutout to the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Bradenton for making this all happen with us.”

City of Bradenton CRA Executive Director, Katerina Gerakios-Siren, shared “We are so excited to see the return of Main Street Live in the heart of downtown Bradenton. The support of the local businesses and community that attended our first event of the series was a sight to see and we look forward to next month’s theme and band!”

Date & Theme | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. *Except New Year’s Eve, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. 

Main Street Live Event Highlights |

  • Family-friendly activities
  • Monthly themes and for the holidays/New Years’ Eve
  • Local food trucks
  • Regional vendors
  • Local businesses 
  • Photo opportunities 
  • & more surprises 

Attend Main Street Live | 

Old Main Street 

12th Street West 

Located between Manatee and Third Avenue

CALL TO VENDORS: Become a Vendor at Main Street Live | 

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at Main Street Live, please contact Kirsten at

LOCAL BUSINESSES: Advertise Your Business at Main Street Live | 

If you are interested in advertising or gaining exposure for your business at Main Street Live, please contact Morgan at or 941.685.8196.

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About Independent Jones | 

Independent Jones is a privately-owned, premier events and entertainment company pushing the envelope and the standard of community events along the Gulf Coast of Florida.

About Main Street Live | 

Main Street Live (MSL) is a public street event that features live regional and local bands on the main stage located on Old Main Street from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. In addition, to live music, MSL offers something for all ages including family-friendly activities, local food trucks, regional vendors, local businesses, photo opportunities, and more! From October 2022 through April 2023, each monthly event series will have a unique theme, including during the holidays and New Years’ Eve.