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25 Years and Counting Tour Brought the 90’s Back: Counting Crows and Live Sizzled at Daily’s Place

Adam Duritz of Counting Crows in Jacksonville, Florida at Daily's Place, Photo by Richard Chappell for EU Jacksonville Newspaper

Twenty five years doesn’t sound like a long time until the opening band tells the crowd how excited his 10-year-old self is to be touring with the headliners. The 25 Years and Counting Tour brought the 90’s back in a big way Saturday at Daily’s Place with and the . Both bands are celebrating significant milestones to still be playing music to arenas full of adoring and appreciative fans after all these years. John Paul Roney of supporting act was in good company, though the majority of the audience was decidedly older than 10 when Live and Counting Crows both …

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Drizzle Cooled: Avett Brothers Delight Amphitheatre Crowd in St. Augustine, Florida

Avett Brothers, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Florida, Photo by Cristina Danielle OConnor

The pre-show applause was instantly met with energetic music by the as they took the stage. The Avett Brothers are musicians that sound even better live than their fine-tuned songs on the radio. Ask anyone who went, and they will probably say their experience was also better than they could have imagined. The rain fell before the start of the show, prompting everyone to their seats to take cover. It stopped just in time for the band to make their entrance, and the light wind and drizzle cooled everyone off as they danced in place. The lighting was on point, …

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Finish Ticket & Run River North rock at Jack Rabbits

Fridays Are For Freedom, Fun, & Fantastic Music! We’ve all heard the saying “Time flies when you’re having fun!” This has never rung more true than it did this past Friday night at Jack Rabbits. After a long week and an even longer Friday, Finish Ticket, Run River North, and Iron Tom kicked off the weekend with an energy so exhilarating and refreshing that even the darkest of days would be full of light! Walking into Jack Rabbits, the atmosphere was contagiously uplifting. The room was packed with fans in their Finish Ticket gear, buzzing with enthusiasm about what the …

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a triumphant unity of two fantastic groups

Chicago and Earth, Wind, & Fire – Heart and Soul Tour 2.0 Review Imagine turning on the radio and hearing your favorite song by your choice artist. The lyrics immediately swing your mind back to the days of yesteryear. To that sweet summer or that neon night where the electrons and protons of love were all in sync and everything was perfect. Imagine that feeling getting pressed down, refined and purified by the caring hands of professionals performers. That was the evening. A night set a ablaze in a triumphant unity of two fantastic groups. It was an absolute cohesion …

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​The Big Ticket: Peanut Butter Vibes

Photos by Ashley Chozas In case you didn’t know, “peanut butter vibes” is from a song. That’s exactly how it felt this past Sunday at X102.9’s festival in . A lazy Sunday for most, as many had to navigate the blanket maze of sleeping patrons to find the two stages that hosted the daylong festival of music. The sold out event definitely provided the full festival experience with plenty of food, booze, hippie apparel, and of course, music. Bands like , , , and , were among the first to set the festival in motion as the venue slowly filled …

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Sweet Crude Comes to Jacksonville, 1904 Music Hall

Sweet Crude, Jacksonville, FL, 1904 Music Hall

Bilingual New Orleans Rockers at 1904 Music Hall on July 2 , a young, bilingual New Orleans 7-piece, has created a sound that sets Louisiana’s native French dialect to decidedly non-Cajun music. On Thursday, July 2nd, Sweet Crude will perform at with .  This will be Sweet Crude’s first time playing in Jacksonville. Sweet Crude premiered in Spring 2013. The band, boasting surnames like Marceaux, Arceneaux, and Chachere, seeks to reconnect with their lineage in the context of 4-part harmonies, tribal rhythms, and pop hooks. “We’re making the pop music that we’d otherwise come up with given our influences.  We’re …

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Fogerty’s “1969” Tour Rocks St. Augustine Amphitheatre

By: Stephanie Olchak The is really a great venue and I hope to make the short trip down there from Jacksonville more often. Looks like a great summertime lineup of shows is on the way with performing on May 24 followed by top name talent like , , and . A balmy breeze accompanied our evening of Rock for this concert. and his band brought us “1969”, his current world tour, which began in Canada in late 2014 . The show starts with video footage of , where became a household name. Fogerty walked on stage already playing the opening …

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Moyamoya Releases Self-Titled Album

WHAT: moyamoya w/Willie Evans Jr. WHERE: Rain Dogs WHEN: October 4th at 9pm Tickets: $5 The climax to ‘Sorry i called you he-man,’ the opening track of moyamoya’s new self-titled album, is like a conflagrant skyscraper scorching the atmosphere. The song sets a powerful opening to the swirling, sonic ruckus that follows. That’s not to say that the album is scattered, but rather explorative, deliberate at times and sprawling at others. Each of the six songs, while having obvious congruous elements, stand apart from each other, which is not always an easy feat for instrumental bands. The diversified sound takes …

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DIABLO SEZ on music – April 2014

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There is simply TOO MUCH going on in Jacksonville this month! It only happens a couple times a year, but this is one of those times when the stars align, the weather is perfect, and everything happens. Don’t get caught looking back on April with regret. Try any combination of the following events, or seek out any of the many equally as entertaining options not listed below. Whatever you do, do something! The Elements of [/p2p] LAUNCH PARTY Do you f*%$ing love science?! Of course you do, or at least according to your Facebook, you do. But do you really love …

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The Elbow Presents: Amplified Volume

A Showcase of Jacksonville Hottest Musicians – The Elbow Presents: Amplified Volume In a breaking One Spark development, The Elbow media manager Grant Neilson revealed to EU the first public announcement of “The Elbow Presents: Amplified Volume 1,” Jacksonville’s first local music compilation in over ten years. The submission process just recently came to an end. Over 50 groups submitted songs that showcase some of the best up-and-comers in Duval’s burgeoning music scene. Congratulations to Antique Animals, Dr. Sirbrother, On Guard, Sidereal, Universal Green, Joshua Worden, Mortal Mirror, Whetherman, JacksonVegas, ND 20/20, Navigateur, The Embraced, Scott T, Herd Of Watts, Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, Canary in the Coalmine, Pilotwave, Inspection 12 (official), Marion Crane and DarkHorse Saloon for …

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