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Adios! DIABLO SEZ – July 2016

For the past eight years I’ve observed, reported on, participated in, facilitated, and otherwise dedicated a considerably decent part of my life to supporting here in Jacksonville. It started , , , , and . I’ve been in at least six bands that I can recall, some you’ve never heard of, some I’m quite proud of, and most importantly, I started a venue downtown with some friends that I booked and promoted for the first few years. By the time you are reading this, will have held its final show, which may or may not be the last I ever …

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Shannon and the Clams bring psychedelic doo-wop to Jacksonville

Ladies and gentlemen, its time to wrap yourselves in those 1950’s baby blue prom tuxedos and poodle skirts: are descending upon downtown Jacksonville on January 22 at . This doo-wop, psych and surf rock trio will be making the trip from Oakland, CA to the River City after a long fall tour in the US and Europe. Conceived in 2009, the band consist of Shannon Shaw (vocals/bass), Cody Blanchard (guitars/vocals) and Nate Mahan (drums), all of whom are friends that met and started playing together while at California College of the Arts. The band then began performing around the Bay …

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#JaxOutings: Why the Cummer Museum is Taking its Art to the Streets

If you’ve been downtown at all over the past few weeks, you may have spotted them suddenly gazing down at you on Forsyth Street during your ride into work, sneaking up on you from the side of a building as you have lunch in , or maybe one caught you by surprise one night while you were grabbing a drink at . What I’m referring to, and what has all of Jacksonville buzzing lately, is the beautiful artwork of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens permanent collection, blown-up and adhered to weather-worn corners, alley walls, and abandoned buildings in …

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Underbelly Celebrates 3 Year On Top

Three years ago, the owners of rolled the dice and re-opened the venue in an area of downtown Jacksonville usually reserved for the legal sect. There wasn’t a lot going on in terms of live music but they hoped that the move would help inspire change. The gamble paid off. Underbelly celebrates its third anniversary Saturday with the release of new album Ground & Air with supporting openers and at 113 East Bay Street 353-6067, www.underbellylive.com. According to the club’s website, the excitement is palpable. “Can you believe it’s only been 3 years since we moved downtown?!? We can’t either!!” …

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Jazz Fest After Dark: The Urban Core Comes Alive at Sundown

The downtown scene comes alive in the late night, long after the acts of the have finished their sets. This year, for the third year in a row, returns during May 22-24, 2015, for free, late night fun and music in nine different venues, featuring over 60 different musical artists. Jazz Fest After Dark organizers aim to give Jazz Fest attendees a reason to stay and explore the Jacksonville nightlife with a wide range of different artists and venues, all for free. After years of having thousands of people and patrons flock Downtown for the Jazz Fest, Jazz Fest After …

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A Rookie Plans for One Spark: An All-Inclusive Guide for First Timers at One Spark

Taking place in Downtown Jacksonville from April 7th through the 12th, the third annual One Spark is the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival. The festival acts as a platform for Creators to showcase their projects and ideas in the categories of Art, Education, Health & Science, Music, Technology, and Social Good. Festival attendees are then given the opportunity to contribute directly to the Creator Projects, vote for the Project to receive a portion of $350k and learn and discover new ideas from all those participating in the festival. Now that everyone is well aware of what One Spark is exactly, let’s …

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Diablo Sez: Shows to See in January 2015

EU’s Jack Diablo stays on top of the Jacksonville music scene, so you don’t have to! Jan 10 –  ‘Lobos’ Video Premiere w/ Datadiamond at  Jacksonville’s best (only?) all-girl, all-queer, electronic indie trio are celebrating the release of their new single and music video ‘Lobos’ this month. It’s likely to be the music event of the month and sure to set a high standard for the rest of the year. It’s what you come to expect from what amounts to a supergroup of local musicians and girls who do, in fact, rock. The band features Alex E (Wild Life Society, …

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Diablo Sez: Jacksonville Music News October 2014

Diablo Sez: Music News for October 2014 – EU’s Jack Diablo stays on top of the Jacksonville music scene, so you don’t have to! Check in every month for album reviews, show recommendations, and local music news. SHOW RECOMMENDATIONS October 11 The Veldt, Cassius Claye & The Youngbloods at  Draw a line. On one end, put My Bloody Valentine and on the other, The Cure. In the middle you’ll find The Veldt, the ambient shoegaze project of twin brothers Daniel and Danny Chavis. That’s right, twin brothers named Daniel and Danny. They cut their teeth in the early nineties Chapel Hill …

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First Coast Music Fest Labor Day weekend

Event: First Coast Music Fest Location: Underbelly, 1904 Music Hall, Burro Bar Date: August 30-31 Contact: www.firstcoastmusicfest.com Two days. Three venues. Four stages. The numbers don’t lie.  is heating up downtown Jacksonville, and the 2nd annual  is fanning the flames with over 60 artists slated to perform over Labor Day weekend. Sponsored by , the First Coast Music Fest is blowing up August 30th-31st with two days of music at , , and . The all-ages event is an original festival designed to promote the staggering number of bands hailing from the First Coast. Festival founder and photographer  says he …

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Jacksonville Jazz Festival – Sweet Sounds & Smooth Moves

John Coltrane once said that you’ve got to look back at the old things and see them in a new light. The  has a long and storied past from its humble beginnings in the  fishing village to a sprawling, three-day celebration of the many genres of jazz that are important elements to our nation’s musical history. After more 30 years, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival is hitting all the right notes. From May 22nd-25th, the heart of downtown Jacksonville will be transformed into a vibrant festival setting as local, regional, and national jazz artists gather on multiple stages to showcase their …

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