May 22-28 Live Music Calendar
Here's what coming up at Northeast Florida clubs, bars and concert venues
CONCERTS THIS WEEK
MUSIC BY THE SEA
The free concert series continues with Navy Pride, 7-9 p.m. May 22 at the Pier & Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. Each week, an area restaurant offers its fare; this week it’s Coquina Beach, 347-8007.
FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL KICKOFF: Del Suggs, Kort McCumber, James Moors
Folk and Americana, 7:30 p.m. May 23, European Street Café, 1704 San Marco Blvd., San Marco, $12, 399-1740.
SPACE CAPONE, JASON LAMAR & THE RIG
Funk and jazz, 9 p.m. May 23, 1904 Music Hall, 19 N. Ocean St., Downtown, $12.
KIP MOORE, STEPHEN CAREY, NAVY BAND SOUTHEAST WIND ENSEMBLE
MCA country recording artist, 7:30 p.m. May 23, The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Drive, Downtown, free, 353-1188.
DYLAN FEST: Robert Lester Folsom, Mama Blue, Arvid Smith, The Dewars, Jesse Montoya, New Strangers, Pretty to Think So, Laura Minor, Real Job, The Shylights, The Idiots, The Michelles, Kate Grace Helow
Local indie music, 8 p.m. May 23, Underbelly, 113 E. Bay St., Downtown, 353-6067.
STILL I RISE, XHONORX
Metal and hardcore, 6 p.m. May 23, Brewster’s Pit, 845 University Blvd., Arlington, $10, 223-9850.
JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL: Poncho Sanchez, Yellowjackets, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, BWB (Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown), Euge Groove, Gerald Albright, Gregory Porter
Pre-festival piano competition, 7 p.m. May 23 at The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St., Downtown, $10; festival May 24-26 at three main stages (Hemming Plaza, Jacksonville Landing and Main and Monroe streets), general admission is free; VIP passes: $70-$80 for one day, $175-$240 for four-day festival; 630-3690.
FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL: The Bellamy Brothers, Ben Prestage, Frank Thomas, Ed Cotton, Bing Futch, Jubal’s Kin, Passerine, Moors & McCumber, Doug Gauss, The Currys, Rachel Carrick, Mindy Simmons & the Hot Pockets, Billy Dean
Folk and Americana, 8 a.m. May 24-26, Stephen Foster State Park, 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, $25-$60, (877) 635-3655.
FUSEBOX FUNK, JOHN PARKER URBAN, SKELTON BROS.
Local bands, 8 p.m. May 24, 1904 Music Hall, 19 N. Ocean St., Downtown, free.
FIRST HIT, PRIME TREES
Rock bands, 7 p.m. May 24, Freebird Live, 200 N. First St., Jax Beach, 246-2473.
SEVENDUST, POP EVIL, ALLELE, DOWN THEORY, MANNA ZEN, NEW DAY & NCEPTION
Atlanta metal band, 6 p.m. May 24, Brewster’s Roc Bar, 845 University Blvd., Arlington, $18, 223-9850.
St. Simons Island blues, 9:30 p.m. May 24, Dog Star Tavern, 10 N. Second St., Fernandina Beach, $5, 277-8010.
BLACK CAT BONES
Deep blues, 10 p.m. May 24, Mojo No. 4, 3572 St. Johns Ave., Avondale, 381-6670.
JJF OFF JAZZ: BRIAN McKNIGHT, AVANT
R&B and soul, 7 p.m. May 24, The Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St., Downtown, $42, 355-2787.
MUDTOWN, COON DOGGIN OUTLAWS, IN REAL LIFE, JD COOK
Local favorites, 8 p.m. May 24, Shantytown Pub, 22 W. Sixth St., Downtown, 798-8222.
LAUREN LAPOINTE, LAUREN FINCHAM
Savannah singer-songwriter's CD release show, 8 p.m. May 25, Three Layers Café, 1602 Walnut St., Springfield, 355-9791.
Funky rock band, 9:30 p.m. May 25 and 4 p.m. May 26, Dog Star Tavern, 10 N. Second St., Fernandina Beach, $5, 277-8010.
RIVERSIDE ARTS MARKET: Dixie Rodeo, Red Afternoon, SideTrack
Local artists, May 25, River Stage, 715 Riverside Ave., free, 554-6865.
JACK & JERRY CRONIN, MickeEel, THE LOOLAH JAMES BAND
Jacksonville favorites, 8 p.m. May 25, Jack Rabbits, 1528 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, $8, 398-7496.
Atlanta indie rock, 8 p.m. May 25, 1904 Music Hall, 19 N. Ocean St., Downtown, free.
Miami-based music producers, 8 p.m. May 25, Fionn MacCool’s, 2 Independent Drive, The Jacksonville Landing, 374-1547.
Fifteen bands rock to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, 5 p.m. May 25, Brewster’s Roc Bar, 845 University Blvd., Arlington, $10-$25, 223-9850.
SHOT DOWN IN FLAMES
AC/DC tribute band, 9 p.m. May 25, The Standard, 200 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, $10, 342-