Concerts

Bold Love Fest

Words by Emily Cannon A festival for bold love in the Bold City, the Bold Love Fest is a concert and festival celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride for all. The inaugural event, producedy by Bold Events, will take place at Daily’s Place on June 15. The festival will feature artists such as Ava Max (with hits “Sweet But Psycho” and “Kings & Queens”) Aly & AJ, G Flip and VINCINT with host Monet X Change and Trinity the Tuck, winners of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars” season 4.   The inaugural event hopes to bring support from the Jacksonville community to bring everyone …

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June Concert Listing

June 1 The Music of Billy Joel & More Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts jaxsymphony.org   Parker McCollum Daily’s Place dailysplace.com   The Debt Kona Clubhouse konaskatepark.com June 2 Yxngexnt and special guest Thornskin Kona Clubhouse konaskatepark.com   June 5 Raspberry Pie Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   June 6 Happy Together ft. The Turtles, The Association, Badfinger and more June 7-8 “Symphonie Fantastique” Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts jaxsymphony.org   June 8 Billy Currington St. Augustine Amphitheatre theamp.com   Soul Tracks Ritz Theatre & Museum ritzjacksonville.com   Widow7 Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Jeremy’s Ten: A Pearl Jam Tribute Underbelly …

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The Jacksonville Jazz Festival Returns May 23-26: Don’t Miss a Single Beat

By Kerry Speckman Without question, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. And the 2024 version, held May 23-26, will be no exception boasting performances from Brian Culbertson, the Brian McKnight 4, the Stanley Clarke Band, Joss Stone and Robin Thicke (yes, he of the 2013 earworm “Blurred Lines” but more on that in a minute). For four decades, the event has brought some of the most renowned names in jazz — and other genres — to the River City for one main reason, according to Alex Alston, chief of sports and entertainment …

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May Concert Listing

May 1 Sawyer Brown Thrasher-Horne Center, Orange Park thcenter.org   Calahoney Blue Jay Listening Room bluejayjax.com   Mike Pinto Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Kabaka Pyramid Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine originalcafe11.com   May 2 Eddie 9V Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine originalcafe11.com   May 3 Me First and The Gimme Gimmes St. Augustine Amphitheatre–Backyard Stage  theamp.com   Sweeping Promises Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Big Something Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Selwyn Birchwood Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine originalcafe11.com   May 3-4 Luke Combs EverBank Stadium jaxevents.com   May 4 Kenny G Florida Theatre floridatheatre.com   Daniel Rodriguez Blue Jay Listening Room bluejayjax.com   Skyview Jack …

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Harmonizing Jacksonville: RTEAM’s Artistic Alchemy in Event Production

Words by Carmen Macri    Have you ever wondered about the inner workings behind the scenes of Jacksonville’s beloved festivals? Who might be the mastermind behind the curtains? When it comes to events like Florida Fin Fest, we simply stroll in and soak up the music, the food, the art and the learning experiences. But let’s not be fooled — while it may appear seamless, these festivals don’t materialize overnight. Behind the scenes, a dedicated team pours their hearts and souls into ensuring Jacksonville’s entertainment scene thrives for everyone’s delight.   One man, in particular, is Niko Costas, founder and …

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March Concerts

March 1 Steve Hacket: Genesis Revisited Florida Theatre floridatheatre.com   Alice Wallace Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine originalcafe11.com   March 2 The Beach Boys St. Augustine Amphitheatre theamp.com   Grupo Niche Florida Theatre floridatheatre.com   Kill Tactik Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   March 3 The Sweet Lillies Underbelly underbellyjax.com    March 4 Billy Doom Is Dead Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   The Pentagram String Band Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Marbin Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine originalcafe11.com   March 5 Bryan Adams Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena jaxevents.com   ZZ Top Florida Theatre floridatheatre.com   Stick Men Underbelly underbellyjax.com   March 6 Pink Martini Florida Theatre floridatheatre.com …

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February Concerts

Feb. 1 Grace Potter Florida Theatre floridatheatre.com   Matisyahu Ponte Vedra Concert Hall pvconcerthall.com   Big Sky Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Cassie and Maggie Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine originalcafe11.com   Feb. 2 Terri Clark Florida Theatre floridatheatre.com   John Moreland with special guest Chris Staples Ponte Vedra Concert Hall pvconcerthall.com   JJ Grey & Mofro  Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Selwyn Birthwoood Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine originalcafe11.com   Feb. 2   Lorrie Morgan Thrasher-Horne Center, Orange Park thcenter.org   Feb. 2-3 The King, Queen & Prince Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts jaxsymphony.org   Feb. 3 Wednesday Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Feb. …

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December Concert Listing

Dec. 1 Three Dog Night  Thrasher-Horne Center, Orange Park thcenter.org   “A Choral Christmas” with the UNF Choirs Ponte Vedra Concert Hall pvconcerthall.com   Antonio Vergara Quartet Friday Musicale  fridaymusicale.com   Dec. 2 Bret Michaels with guest Night Ranger St. Augustine Amphitheatre theamp.com The Wood Brothers with special guest The Watson Twins Ponte Vedra Concert Hall pvconcerthall.com   Tchaikovsky & Barber Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts jaxsymphony.org   Patterson Hood with Parker Gispert The Bier Hall at Intuition Ale Works intuitionaleworks.com   Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country and Eggy Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Mike Teezy Murray Hill Theatre murrayhilltheatre.com   Gabe …

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Thomas Rhett: Home Team Tour ‘23 Review 

Words and photos by Carson Rich Multi-Platinum country music artist Thomas Rhett hit the stage on his “Home Team Tour 23,” lighting up the Veterans Memorial Arena with special guests Cole Swindell and Nate Smith. Rhett has drawn up quite an amount of buzz over the past decade, making himself a prominent face in the genre, and the way he controlled the crowd on his Jacksonville stop showed why.     Nate Smith electrified the arena by proving why he deserves all of the praise he gets. His resounding voice took everyone by surprise, as his debut hit “World On Fire” …

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October Concerts!

Oct. 1 Danny Attack Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Oct. 3 Dustin Lynch: 2023 Furyk Foundation Concert Daily’s Place dailysplace.org   Oct. 4 Alice Cooper St. Augustine Amphitheatre theamp.com   Blue October Ponte Vedra Concert Hall pvconcerthall.com   The Limit Breakers: Halloween VGM Show  Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Oct. 5 An Epic Night of Hits! Ja Rule & Ashanti Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts jaxevents.com   Toad the Wet Sprocket with special guest The Verve Pipe Ponte Vedra Concert Hall pvconcerthall.com   Faze Wave Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Oct. 5-6 Lynyrd Skynyrd with special guest The Curt Towne Band St. Augustine …

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