Tag Archives: Concert

Interview with JJ Grey

Words by Emily Cheyne Watch the full interview with JJ Grey here.  JJ Grey is no stranger to Jacksonville. Growing up here, he’s gone from playing small punk venues to selling out the largest venues across the world with his band. Grey has a deep love for the South and expresses that through his music. After multiple albums and over a decade of touring, JJ Grey & Mofro has released another album, “Olustee.” The album features 11 new songs from the band, and they are currently touring it worldwide.  The band just finished their first leg of tour which consisted …

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Ice Nine Kills: A Scary Good Show

Words by Courtney Thomassen INT. DAILY’S PLACE, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA   VOICE (V.O.) And now, for our feature presentation…   A light rain falls over the venue where fans have gathered for what is likely to be a killer show. The large banner concealing the stage drops to reveal two television screens that flip through a handful of channels before landing on American Case File, where a profile on singer Spencer Charnas is airing. A voice over welcomes the audience as fog pools on the stage floor. The silhouettes of Ice Nine Kills appear.   At the crossroads where horror film …

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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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Unleashing Electrifying Harmonies: Exploring the Sonic Fusion of Mia x Ally

Words by Ambar Ramirez   Social media has proven time and time again that it can make the impossible, possible. It connects people from different corners of the globe, transforming strangers into friends with a simple click. Memes and videos have become our language of communication, while influencers can literally earn a living through their online presence. Yet, the notion of two young women, who admire each other on TikTok, uniting to create a supergroup, feels almost surreal.   Mia Asano and Ally Crowley-Duncan crossed paths informally three years ago via the social media platform TikTok. At that time, they …

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Sounds from the Jacksonville Fair

  Words by Carson Rich The 2023 Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair is right around the corner, taking place from Nov. 2-12. This year’s lineup for their annual concert series is stacked with great artists that will blow you away. Anticipation is high for all performers looking to take the stage, so to further your excitement, here are some thoughts shared by some of the performers taking the stage. Dalton Dover After blowing up in the way that you have throughout the past few years, how does it feel when you are able to go back to the community level, performing …

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Attila Metalcore Band Makes History… and Other Things

Words by Ambar Ramirez   I think we can all agree that music is a form of expression. It is an art form after all. Each genre of music is a manifestation of the emotions we all feel. And I don’t know about you but when I think about metal music, I think about rage. But the metalcore band, Attila is bringing a whole new meaning to metal and how we view the music genre.    It all began when Chris “Fronz” Fronzak (lead singer), Sean Heenan (drums), Sam Halcomb (former bass guitarist), Matt Booth (former guitarist) and Kris Wilson …

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The Church

Words by Jessica Walton   Popping my knuckles and taking a deep sigh, I throw my head back and contemplate the first mnemonic device of understanding the meaning of the words “The Church”.   ***Wavy dream sequence begins*** Point both hands toward the heart, interlocking fingers, now fold your knuckles down over the fingers to make a single conjoined fist. “Repeat after me”, mama said. “Here’s The Church. Here’s the steeple (lift pointer fingers up to touch). Open the doors (pull only your thumbs apart) and there’s all the people (with hands interlocked, flip your palms face up and wiggle …

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(Spanish) Guitar Hero

Roni Benise returns to Jacksonville Words by Shelton Hull When Roni Benise comes to town, you’re gonna hear about it well in advance, and his concert at the WJCT Soundstage on Oct. 10 is no exception. It’s the first of five shows in Florida, coming right after a run through his old stomping-grounds of Southern California. “This is my eight time in Jacksonville,” said Benise (pronounced Buh-nes-say) via email. “My first was 2007 and I enjoy coming back every year! I look forward to the sweet tea!” And the sweet tea, it turns out, is looking forward to him, as …

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September Concert Listing

Sept. 1 Slightly Stoopid Summertime 2023 Daily’s Place dailysplace.com   Sept. 2 The Almas  Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Rachel Hillman Blue Jay Listening Room bluejayjax.com   Ravenscoon Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Sept. 3 Morning in May Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Fiends, Nomadic & Grieve Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Sept. 4 Pimp Trizkit (Limp Bizkit Tribute) Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Sept. 5 Blue Jay Jazz Jam Blue Jay Listening Room bluejayjax.com   Reign of Blood (Slayer Tribute) Underbelly underbellyjax.com   Sept. 6 Godsmack Daily’s Place dailysplace.com   Johnnyswim Ponte Vedra Concert Hall pvconcerthall.com   Unveil the Strength  Jack Rabbits jaxlive.com   Sept. 7 Felicity …

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