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Have The Time Of Your Life New Year’s Eve With Heavy Pets At Jack Rabbits

Heavy Pets

Playing to a full room on New Year’s Eve is an awesome responsibility that doesn’t take lightly. He’s committed to giving his all to those choosing to ring in 2017 with his band, , during a special show at Jack Rabbits that was moved from . “When people decide to spend their with you, it’s always a special night. Emotions are running high and people want to have the time of their life,” he says. “People really want 2016 to be over with and get on with the New Year so we take it seriously. We want to give people …

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The Elbow Jam

The Elbow Jam, Downtown, Jacksonville, Florida

  The Elbow Jam is back and it’s better than ever! Presented Nov 17 by Downtown Vision, Inc., “The Elbow Jam” offers six bands on two outdoor stages in the city’s Entertainment District. The bash formerly known as also includes live mural artists, dance performances and more. The outdoor “activation areas” will feature live music performances on the Bay Street and Adams Street stages. Wise River kicks things off at 7 pm on the Bay Street Stage followed by at 8 pm and at 9 pm. On the Adams Street Stage, Bigfoot Barefoot starts things off a 7 pm. Dr. …

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ART REPUBLIC: The Creative Intervention invading Jacksonville’s Urban Core

Art Republic, Jacksonville, Florida, Downtown Art District, Jessica Santiago, Art (Re)Public, Downtown Jacksonville

THE WALLS Guest artists will begin to invade Jacksonville November 1 and 2, and begin to execute their mural designs in real-time. Walls featuring the Downtown Art District murals will include: FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Concierges will ensure a welcoming experience for all participating artists, including a Private Artist Lounge, city excursions to introduce each of them to Jacksonville, and a slew of events: DOWNTOWN ART DISTRICT From Jacksonville’s genesis as an early 20th century cultural destination for film and music, there is a move afoot to enhance and designate the as a nationally recognized Art District by visionary , founder of the non-profit …

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It’s Rock and Roll…and I love it!: An Interview with Jim Suhler

Event: George Thorogood with Jim Suhler and Monkey Beat Venue: Florida Theatre Date/Time: Thursday Oct 6, 8pm Tickets: Available on Ticketmaster $39-$49 Get ready Jacksonville! are bringing their love for rock and roll back to us October 6th as they take the stage at the alongside . Promoting their live album Live at the Kessler is not their only goal as they hope to create a musical atmosphere of warmth and love, great tunes, and a good time! I was given the incredible opportunity to talk shop with Jim about the new album, the vibes and energy of a live show, …

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Blues, Brews, and BBQ at the Florida Theatre

It doesn’t have to rhyme to have a good time! The will host its annual Blues, Brews, and BBQ event on August 25th to benefit the historic theatre. The event is held from 5:30-8:30pm and features the best local BBQ, ice cold craft beer, and red-hot blues from and . Sponsored by Charities, Inc., Blues, Brews, and BBQ tickets range in price from $50-$75. Ticket holders can sample BBQ and enjoy unlimited craft beer while enjoying continuous live blues music. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Florida Theatre Box Office at 355.2787 or at floridatheatre.com. Blues musician and Jacksonville …

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The Elbow and EU Jacksonville present Amplified – Volume #2

Amplified Vol. 2, The Elbow, EU Jacksonville, Downtown Jacksonville, Local Musicians, TOMBOi, Dovetonsil, Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, Katie Grace Helow, Mere Woodard, Blaza Duval, JacksonVegas, The Little Books, Wunderlogik, Tambor, Insel, Canary in the Coalmine, Palm Trees and Power Lines, Inspection 12, Lady Daisy, Strangerwolf, Tom Bennett Band, Carl Swaygan, The Hereafter, Monarch Mtn, Whethermen, Billy & Bella, Brady Clampitt, Split Tone, ND 20/20, Mason, Land of la Bora, Rachel Warfield, Kudos the Kid, Crashmir, Le Orchid, Trap J ‘The 108 Great’, Some Dude, DrazaH Backwards, Lowrcase g, In Whispers, JAHMEN, GFM, Royal Francis, Grammar Tree, Grant Nielsen, #eujaxmusic, #eujax, 1904 Music Hall

“The mixed tape is a list of quotations, a poetic form in fact; the cento is a poem made up of lines pulled from other poems. The new poet collects and remixes.” – Matias Viegener in Thurston Moore’s “Mix Tape: The Art of Cassette Culture” Before embarking on the assembly of an anthology, the curator must consider the form and function of such a venture. What is it trying to say, and who is the audience? Will the music tell new stories to different people? The art of a good compilation isn’t revealed through genre, alphabetical or chronological arrangement. A …

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EU talks to Pure Prairie League Coming to Florida Theatre Sat with Poco & Firefall

  The prairie landscape has grown up a bit since the 70’s but around the campfire, the sound is still as pure as it was way back when country rock first ruled the radio. The Pure Prairie League rose to fame with the classic hits like “Amie” and “Falling In and Out of Love.” Founding member and bassist Mike Reilly has been along for the ride since the start and he still loves getting out there and doing what he was meant to do. Reilly and the Pure Prairie League with founder and original steel guitar player John David Call, …

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Grant Nielsen Continuing to Pave Ways for Jacksonville Music Scene

Growing up, it was no surprise that was destined for a career in music. The tow-headed toddler would slip on his shades and into character as Ray Charles, playing along at the piano to the soundtrack of The Big Chill. “I would wear my sunglasses, and no one knew why I was Ray Charles singing along to the Big Chill soundtrack, but I was. I think I always just loved music. I asked my parents when I was in my 20s and had been playing professionally for a number of years, you know, ‘Did you guys know I was going …

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The Spirit of Modern Dance

Saturday, June 25th, the Jacksonville Dance Theatre performed its fourth annual concert at the Florida Theatre. As the audience arrived, the lobby was buzzing with admiring students and supporters of the company’s Artistic Director and co-founder Rebecca Levy. A group of preteen girls still in their dance studio jackets from their afternoon classes were giddy at the thought of one day dancing under Levy at FSCJ’s danceWorks program or even with Jacksonville Dance Theater. At the other end of the lobby, two of Levy’s past danceWorks students reverently nostalgic about studying under the dancer extraordinaire. Levy was careful to note …

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Forgotten Jacksonville Memories Found During Cowford Chophouse Restaurant Restoration

  You can’t help but cheer over the progress that restaurant restoration has made in the past year. Now, The Cowford Chophouse and Museum of Science of History have partnered up to preserve and share many of the items they uncovered in the old Bostwick Building. , of the , said they went into the restoration project with the intention that, “Whatever we did find, we wanted people to have access to.” While a great deal of archival materials like loans and mutual trusts have been discovered, and will surely contribute to the history here in Jacksonville, it’s the personal …

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