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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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Clowning Around! Cirque du Soleil Corteo Comes to Jacksonville

Cirque du Soleil Corteo

Cirque du Soleil is synonymous with bending the laws of possibility, as aerialists, acrobats, and performers occupy the space between reality and fantasy. Corteo takes audiences on a fantastical journey that celebrates the life of Mauro the circus clown. Each act represents stages of his life through childhood, his experiences in a small theatre troupe to the big top and beyond. Artistic Director Mark Shaub spoke with EU Jacksonville about playing with scale, the value of a second act, and the beauty that exists between the spaces. Corteo is staged August 1-5 at the Veterans Memorial Arena. “Corteo is a …

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Jaguars 2018 Training Camp Opens, Coach Doug Marone Gives Breakdown

Jaguars 2018 Training Camp

Coach Doug Marone explains, “We open up today, so we are excited. I think that one thing we are looking for as a team is to make sure that over the course of these practices — starting today — is obviously that we have an expectation of how we want to look on the grass, how we want to hold each other accountable, how we want to be running from drill [to drill], how we want to compete and obviously win the day. That is really what we are trying to do, like I said before. We are not trying …

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WHERE TO DRINK: 24 Bars to Grab a Beverage in Downtown Jacksonville

Downtown Jacksonville, Bars, Drinking, Cowford Chophouse, Happy Hour, View

We’ve rounded up some of the notable bars, nightclubs, and cocktail lounges on the Northbank of Downtown Jacksonville, Florida to grab a drink! Whether it’s a happy hour cocktail after work, a beer before the game, or a damn good view of Jacksonville’s skyline to cheers to, we’ve got you covered for drinking in the Urban Core. 1904 Music Hall  19 N. Ocean St., 434-3475, 1904musichall.com Resurrected from one of Downtown Jax’s oldest structures, this live music venue’s name comes from the year it was built: 1904. With 17 foot tall ceilings, brick walls, rustic wooden columns, and local art on display, the …

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What’s The Latest? A Bird’s-Eye View of Downtown Jacksonville in 2018

Change is a vital currency that helps a city like Jacksonville maintain a vibrant cultural presence. Much ado has been made about the continued evolution of the city’s downtown area. Among the stewards of the area is Downtown Vision, Inc., who offered an update on a few of the high-profile developments and the impact the plans will have on the city. VP of Marketing for DVI, , has a bird’s-eye view of the work as it happens in real time. It’s an exciting time in , and Hardwick can see the evolution of the city’s skyline from her office window. …

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Labor Day Weekend: Lynyrd Skynyrd to Play Hometown Farewell Show with Friends Jason Aldean and Kid Rock

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jason Aldean and Kid Rock will co-headline a day of music and fun on Sunday, Sept. 2 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The concert will be a special homecoming for the band as they return to perform where their legacy began over 40 years ago. The Labor Day weekend appearance will also include more special guests to be announced soon. In addition to performances, the all-day, all-night event will also feature food trucks, games and more. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers’ final tour, Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour, presented by SiriusXM and produced by Live Nation, begins May 4 in West Palm Beach, Fla. …

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DUAL CRITICS REVIEW: Phase Eight Theatre Company Keeps You Laughing with Noises Off

The Phase Eight Theater opened “Noises Off,” Michael Frayn’s 1982 play, on April 6th, 2018. The comedy, which runs through April 15th, is being staged at WJCT’s broadcasting facility in . “Noises Off” is about a second-rate company of American actors who are staging “Nothing On,” a touring British sex farce. Mercifully, they don’t even attempt British accents. It is the funniest show we have seen this year and we bet it will be the most hilarious show you will see this year. The play is structured as a play within a play. Act One begins late at night, during …

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A big backyard party with 25,000 close friends -GODSMACK at Rockville

It’s been two decades since Godsmack crashed through the gates of the hard rock scene and the band is marking the occasion with new music. When Legends Rise drops April 27, the same day hits the stage at Welcome to Rockville. Drummer , who has lived in Florida for the last several years, says celebrating the release at an outdoor festival in his home state is like having a big backyard party with 25,000 of his closest friends. “It’s our record release party,” says Larkin. “We like to go big.” Godsmack performs on the same bill as Ozzy Osborne with …

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Creative Spaces: E.J. McIntyre, Gingerbread Builder

BY HURLEY WINKLER ******************* WHAT: Gingerbread Extravaganza WHEN: now through December 23 WHERE: Old St. Andrews Church (317 A Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32202) TICKETS: suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children at the door MORE INFORMATION: jaxhistory.org/gingerbread-extravaganza ******************* Although she’s an award-winning gingerbread builder, E.J. McIntyre is not exceptionally competitive. The retired computer programmer enjoys admiring her fellow Gingerbread Extravaganza competitors’ edible creations much more than the competition itself. “I love seeing everyone’s creativity,” she says. “There are a lot of really talented people there.” McIntyre set the bar incredibly high for herself when she …

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Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Band Lineup Announced

 Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience Expands To Three Days, April 27-29 Foo Fighters, Ozzy Osbourne, Avenged Sevenfold, Queens of the Stone Age, Billy Idol, Godsmack, Stone Sour, and Five Finger Death Punch lead the bill for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, as Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience grows to three days – Friday, April 27, Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29 – at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL. Corey Taylor says, “Stone Sour is stoked to return to Jacksonville for the first time since Welcome To Rockville in 2013. See you fxckers soon!” Sully Erna of Godsmack says, …

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