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Yankee Slickers Album Release Party at Mojos

by Rick Grant The brothers Paul and Jason Ivey have struggled for years to find the right players and sound for which they were searching. In 2005, after the usual band member changes, the two lead guitarists launched their cross-over 70s sound- a distinctly southern rock based concept, with two lead guitars feeding off each other, both in unison and dueling leads. The Ivey brothers blueprint was dynamic rhythm with solid grooves built around well written songs, reminiscent of the great 70’s rock’n’roll. After a year of session work, the brothers finally released their self titled debut album and booked …

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SEISMIC RECOGNITION

FOLIO COMMUNITY by GREG PARLIER From Kings Bay to the Matanzas Inlet, the fight for a clean Atlantic Ocean in Northeast Florida — one untarnished by oilrigs and air gun blasts — has been led by a young activist and a resort town mayor. Last week, Fernandina Beach Mayor Johnny Miller and St. Augustine activist Hunter Miller (no relation) were awarded national recognition by the world’s largest ocean conservation and advocacy organization, Oceana, for their work fighting against oil drilling and seismic airgun testing in the Atlantic Ocean. Actors and Oceana board members Ted Danson, Sam Waterston, and Kate Walsh …

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ONE-MAN JAM

FOLIO MUSIC by JOHN E. CITRONE There are all types of one-man bands. There’s the street performer, with his homemade contraption full of wires and pulleys going every which way. There’s the YouTuber, who sits amid three, four (or more) instruments and jumps from one to another (or more), cobbling together a tune. Then there is the looper, a person who uses electronic looping pedals to create real-time backing tracks for his or her performance. tUnE-yArDs’ Merrill Garbus is a master at this, as is guitarist Keller Williams. (Check his version of “Rapper’s Delight.”) It is in this vein that …

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DEEP ROOTS

8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4The Florida TheatreDowntownTIX: $37.50-$42.50floridatheatre.com Florida Theatre128 E Forsyth StreetJacksonville, FL 32205Phone: (904) 355-5661 View larger map Songwriters-in-the-round Southern Soul Assembly features four musicians known for being in the vanguard of Southern-born music that blends rock, gospel, funk, and blues. Local native son JJ Grey (Mofro), blues artist Anders Osborne, “Bayou Soul” man Marc Broussard, and Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi All-Stars) have united to present laid-back, acoustic-heavy music and storytelling offering insight into their songs and influences.   

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october, 2021

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