Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 2015 Winter/Spring schedule

1050 A1A, Ponte Vedra Beach, 471-1965, www.pvconcerthall.com

Glen HansfordFeb 5 GLEN HANSARD Glen Hansard is renowned for his work as the songwriter behind Once, the musical and the movie, which has garnered its fair share of awards. Hansard is also known for his work as principal songwriter and vocalist/guitarist for the Irish group, The Frames. Recently, Hansard released his first ever solo album, Rhythm & Repose.


Travis TrittFeb 6 AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH TRAVIS TRITT Enjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist, Travis Tritt. An up-close and personal event punctuated by personal stories and anecdotes about his life and musical influences.



Florida Chamber MusicFeb 8 FLORIDA CHAMBER MUSIC PROJECT PRESENTS: MOZART & VERDI Features Mozart – String Quartet K. 465 in C, “Dissonance” and Giuseppe Verdi – String Quartet in e minor.




Ingrid MichaelsonFeb 10 INGRID MICHAELSON The piano-fueled songwriting, witty wordplay and slight vocal vibratro of  Michaelson is displayed on her fifth studio album entitled Lights Out. Her previous compositions: beautiful, idiosyncratic songs that have been prominently featured in popular films, television and on regular rotation in commercials.


WailersFeb 11 THE WAILERS  Formed in 1969, The Wailers continue its worldwide campaign of promoting peace, love and equality through the message of reggae and Rastafari. The Wailers truly are living legends who embody the nobility, conviction and progressiveness of Bob Marley and his music.

Feb 12 ANA POPOVIC The award-winning, hard-touring, guitar slinger blends smoking electric funk and slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and a tight blues groove with soulful, feminine vocals.

Cherry PoppinFeb 13 CHERRY POPPIN’ DADDIES SALUTE MUSIC OF THE RAT PACK  The Cherry Poppin’ Daddies Salute the Music of the Rat Pack offers up a superb set of standards that have come to epitomize the Rat Pack’s repertoire – songs that look upward with the singular optimism that energized America at the dawn of the ‘60s, a time that would prove to be the twilight of the swing era. Performing favorites such as “The Best Is Yet To Come,” “Come Fly With Me,” “Luck Be A Lady,” “Fly Me To the Moon,” and many more.


SOJAFeb 17 SOJA WITH THE GREEN AND LEILANI WOLFGRAMM The D.C. area band blends reggae, go-go, D.C. hardcore, Latin, rock and hip-hop and has sold more than 200,000 albums, headlined shows in over 20 countries around the world, generated over three million Facebook fans, and 65 million YouTube views.

Feb 19 NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS WITH ANDERS OSBORNE A live collaborative set fusing the Dickinson Brothers’ blues-infused rock and roll with Osborne’s unique brand of New Orleans soul. Each night of music is a trip throughout both of their catalogs, intertwining the two roots rock mainstays during one set, electric and acoustic.

Feb 20 JOHN HAMMOND The multi-award winning bluesman remains one of the world’s premier acoustic blues artists. Hammond is a  Blues Hall Of Fame inductee with more than 33 albums to date and has been recording for 50 plus years.

Feb 21 AL DI MEOLA Di A bona fide guitar hero, perennial poll-winner and musical prodigy, Di Meola has also been recognized over the past 30 years as a prolific composer and respected artist with over 20 recordings.

Feb 22 MAGIC! Magic! distills Caribbean flavor, arena-size bombast, and glistening melodies into an undeniably intoxicating musical potion. Their first single “Rude” coasts from a Jamaican guitar twang and danceable beat into a downright irresistible refrain. At the same time, the singer’s cheeky storytelling pops out vividly.

Feb 26 AN EVENING WITH LEO KOTTKE Kottke is an acoustic guitarist known for his fingerpicking with influences from blues, jazz, folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies. Since his major label debut in 1971 Kottke’s 1971. Leo has released over 40 albums throughout his musical career and earned two Grammy nominations.

March 8 FLORIDA CHAMBER MUSIC PROJECT PRESENTS: HAYDN AND RAVEL Joseph Haydn – String Quartet Opus 76, No. 2 and Maurice Ravel – String Quartet in F Major.

March 15 MASON JENNINGS His latest album “Always Been” is Jennings’s most radiant and refined effort of his career. “Always Been” builds on the rugged, acoustic-guitar-driven indie-folk of Jennings’s earlier work with sunnier melodies and more hi-fi sonics.

March 26 TOM PAPA With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa has found success in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage.

April 1 WELCOME TO THE NIGHT WITH MUSICAL GUEST DESSA Welcome to Night Vale is the wildly popular bi-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the strange, small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers and cultural events.

April 8 PALE ALE AND SEVENBAR AVIATION PRESENT:THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS The Steep Canyon Rangers started as a group of friends playing music together for fun, but after more than a dozen years together, they are instantly recognized as one of the most successful bluegrass bands touring today.

April 9 JANIS IAN AND TOM PAXTON  Ian penned “Jesse”, a song recorded by so many others that few remember Ian wrote it; “Stars,” possibly the best song ever written about the life of a performer; and the seminal “At Seventeen”.” Paxton has become a voice of his generation, addressing issues of injustice and inhumanity, laying bare the absurdities of modern culture, and celebrating the tenderest bonds of family, friends, and community. Paxton’s place in folk music is secured not just by hit records and awards, but by the admiration of three generations of fellow musicians.

April 24 HOME FREE The cappella band Home Free was crowned Season 4 Champions of NBC’s The Sing-Off this past December with their high-energy show peppered with quick-witted humor that meshes Nashville standards with pop hits dipped in country flavor.

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