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EU Jacksonville Newspaper: Celebrating 40 Years of Music on the First Coast

It’s an interesting parallel to consider a musician with the understanding that you are somehow connected. Music carves out the identity of who we are alone; its strange and beautiful edges throw shadows that shape our places in the world. It’s a responsibility of the “music writer” to articulate a sharp portrait of artists told from darkened stretches of road, bathed in light before hungry mobs of communal souls, and to share with unflinching honesty why they love what they do. Every story, band profile, retrospective and review creates an enduring entwinement with an artist. For 40 years, EU Jacksonville …

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Right at home: Conrad Oberg’s Friday Night Rock Revival at Mojo’s

For most of his young life, words like child prodigy, guitar phenom, and musical genius have often been tossed around to describe . The musician, blind since birth, tears through a repertoire ranging from Beethoven to B.B. King with polished precision. Beginning this month, Oberg adds “artist-in-residence” to his impressive list of distinctions.Oberg, 22, will begin his Friday night residency April 8 at in Jacksonville Beach. Billed as , it’s an exclusive opportunity for local fans to experience Oberg in a free, local environment. The shows will begin at 9:30 and are open to the public. “It’s going to be an …

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Sharing the Blues: Belk Presents Springing the Blues, April 1-3

This year celebrates the 26-year tradition of sun, fun, and music. Exciting changes are underway for , the free outdoor blues music festival at the , April 1-3. It’s now known as and will spotlight the youngest array of talent ever. As the new title sponsor, Belk will help contribute to a greater talent reach and an increased production value. “They are very, very big into southern music and of course, that’s what Springing the Blues is all about,” says festival founder .   Veal shared some of their excitement about the partnership: “Belk is honored to be the title …

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Sittin’ Pretty: VIP season pass from Jax Beach Festivals

With the holiday season behind us, the 2016 festival season is right around the corner. This year, a new VIP season pass from offers premium seating and other amenities good for all four music festivals held at the in Jacksonville Beach. For just $99, festival patrons can get up close and personal with the artists with first rate seating and access to the backstage dining area. Perks also include exclusive restrooms and beverage attendants. The kicks off the season Saturday and Sunday, February 27th and 28th with an emphasis on regional music (www.communityfirstseawalkmusicfest.com). Festival founder says the original local footprint …

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CONRAD OBERG – #22183 One Spark Music Creator

CONRAD OBERG – #22183 PLAYING @ EU’s “”MUSIC CREATORS SHOWCASE at UNDERBELLY – Saturday April 11 – 11:00 p.m. Blind from birth, Jacksonville native taught himself to play piano at age two, and by the time he was four could play anything he heard and was performing live. At 10, Conrad recorded his first album at the legendary in Memphis, backed by ‘ band, was given his first guitar, and began headlining rock & blues festivals and clubs throughout the United States. Conrad was chosen as the most talented teen musician in the country in 2008 by 12 million viewers, and …

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