The Venturas to perform during FridayFest on Aug. 10

The Venturas will play the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall’s free summer festival series, FridayFest, on Friday, Aug. 10,, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The popular group will be doing some of its best jazz, Latin and blues renditions, right on the Sarasota bayfront, a Van Wezel news release notes.

Another spectacular Sarasota sunset also is expected to be part of the show

People planning to attend should bring blankets or lawn chairs. Food and beverages will be available from local vendors.

FridayFest takes place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, the festival will move indoors to the main hall of the Van Wezel. Check the website for updates.

Bringing in food and drink from outside FridayFest is prohibited; coolers and weapons of any kind also are prohibited.

The concert series is paid for in part by Sarasota County tourist development tax revenues.

The Van Wezel is located at 777 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. For more information, call 941-953-3368 or visit the website.