Mark your music calendar: Willie Nelson coming to SWFL

Country music star Willie Nelson is coming to Southwest Florida in January.

Photo by Glenn Pinkerton/Associated Press

Country music star Willie Nelson is coming to Southwest Florida in January.

A quick look at some of the big names in music coming to Southwest Florida and the surrounding areas.

PITBULL

When: 9 p.m. Dec. 31

Miami rapper Pitbull after accepting the award for the Song of the Year by a male performer during the Latin Billboard Awards in April in Coral Gables.

Miami rapper Pitbull after accepting the award for the Song of the Year by a male performer during the Latin Billboard Awards in April in Coral Gables.

Where: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Cost: $92-$172

Tickets: Ticketmaster.com

GLORIA GAYNOR AND VILLAGE PEOPLE

When: 8 p.m. Jan. 9

Where: Philharmonic Center for the Arts, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples

Cost: $69 and $79

Tickets: 239-597-1900 or www.thephil.org

SUNSHINE BLUES FESTIVAL

Who: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Walter Trout, Sonny Landreth, Joe Louis Walker

When: Noon Jan 18

Where: Centennial Park, 2000 W. First St., Fort Myers

Cost: $49.50

Tickets: www.sunshinebluesfestival.com

Gloria Gaynor | Jan. 9

Gloria Gaynor | Jan. 9

WILLIE NELSON

Featuring: Jamey Johnson and Lukas Nelson

When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31

Where: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero

Tickets on sale: 10 a.m. today

Cost: $37.50-$63

Tickets: www.germainarena.com or Germain Arena box office

COUNTRY JAM

Who: Justin Cole Moore, Parmalee, Casey James

When: 3 p.m. Feb. 2

Where: Collier County Fairgrounds, 751 39th Ave. N.E. NaplesCost: $25 advance, $35 at the gate

Tickets: www.countryjamflorida.com

KID ROCK

When: Feb. 18, 2013

Kid Rock performs during halftime of an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. The musician will be at Germain Arena on Feb. 18, 2013 as part of his 'Rebel Soul' tour.

Photo by Associated Press

Kid Rock performs during halftime of an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. The musician will be at Germain Arena on Feb. 18, 2013 as part of his "Rebel Soul" tour.

Where: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero

TIckets on sale: 10 a.m. Dec. 13

Cost: Prices not yet announced

Tickets: Ticketmaster.com or Germain Arena box office

BON JOVI'S BECAUSE WE CAN - THE TOUR

When: 7:30 p.m. March 1

Where: Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa

Cost: $16.75-$136.75

Tickets: Ticketmaster.com

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