Tag Archives: Derek Trucks

Past and Present is Alive at Springing the Blues, Happening in Jacksonville Beach April 5-7

When you think of the rich landscape of blues history, palm trees and sandy beaches might not be the first place that springs to mind. is a distant cultural cousin of the birthplace of the blues, far removed by geography and tradition. Yet, there’s an inextricable current connecting the past and present that exists at the annual . It’s all part of the same story. The 29th Annual Springing the Blues Festival is held April 5-7 at the SeaWalk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach with Danny Delves & the Deadly Nightshades kicking things off on the SeaWalk Pavilion stage. Weekend performances …

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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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Daily's Place, Jacksonville, Florida, Everbank Field, Morgan Bates, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Greg Allman

Tedeschi Trucks Band Makes History at the New Daily’s Place in Jacksonville

Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guest Jon Cleary at the Opening of Daily’s Place, May 27, 2017 It was opening day at the New Daily’s Place at . Though the day somewhat somber after the loss of , Tedeschi Trucks Band hit the stage and made an everlasting mark as they filled the atmosphere with beautiful music, love, and showed us there is still so much to be thankful for. The experience was a unique one as I ventured all over the new venue from the photo pit, to the Daily’s store in the stadium, to the view of ‘ field …

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The Night Lights Up At Daily’s

There is a new addition to the that will complement the city’s skyline and boost the city’s profile as an entertainment destination. Daily’s Place Amphitheater is a 5,500-seat venue opening Memorial Day weekend at at the south end of the , creating a cohesive link between the two facilities. Grammy Award-winning artists – and Jacksonville residents – Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by and , perform the opening concert event May 27. The amphitheater is expected to be used year-round and will host an estimated 30-40 concerts per year. A concert will be staged the night before every Jaguars home game. …

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Hometown Couple to Set the Stage at Daily’s

The is the perfect fit to christen the stage of the new . Not only is guitar prodigy a Jacksonville native, the new 5,500-seat venue adjacent to fuses two of his favorite passions; live music and Jaguars football. “I’m pretty excited about it. I would never ask but when I heard about it being built, always in the back of my mind I was like ‘that would be fun to open up’,” says Trucks. “We’ve been season ticket holders from year one so it’s exciting to be there. It should be fun. Susan played the kick-off party for Tortugas in …

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Catching Up – Tedeschi Trucks Band: A Family Circus on the Road

Derek Trucks is all about making magic in the moment. Whether he’s making music with his wife of 14 years, blues siren , sharing a stage with generations of legendary artists or cheering on his beloved Jaguars, Trucks does what it takes to make it happen. He celebrated the Jaguars’ first win of the season over the Miami Dolphins despite waking up on the opposite coast. “We played in San Rafael right outside San Francisco and took the 6am flight home, so I could land in time for the game. We landed at 4:05, and I hopped in a cab …

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Tedeschi Trucks Band, photo: Mark Seliger

Tedeschi Trucks Band Kicks Off Tour at the Florida Theatre

From headlining festivals to multi-night residencies, Grammy Award-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band has spent the past 12 months delivering countless memorable performances across the globe.  With guitarist ’ departure from  now final, the 11-piece tour de force he leads with wife  enters the new year with full-time focus and dedication, allowing the ensemble more time to write new songs together as a unit and schedule a jam-packed itinerary of concert dates for 2015. This upcoming weekend, January 17 and 18, Tedeschi Trucks Band headlines its own Sunshine Music & Blues festival. (http://www.sunshinemusicandblues.com/)  Now in its third year, the two-city event created and …

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Devon Allman

WHAT: Tab Benoit with the Devon Allman Band WHERE: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall WHEN: Nov 12 at 8pm Tickets: $24.50-$34.50 INFO: pvconcerthall.com or 209-0399 It’s hard to deny the power of DNA, especially with an enviable rock ‘n roll pedigree, but  is his own man. Growing up in Texas, Allman lived the typical suburban life, playing soccer, working at , and hocking guitars at a music store. He has long since made peace with the man that once was just a framed 5×7 on his childhood dresser and what it means to chart a course all on his own. “I …

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Songs of the St. Johns River

What: Songwriting Contest When: Entries due online on Sept. 6th Where: Show at 8pm, Sept. 20th at Jack Rabbits Inspiration for new artistic material can come from anywhere. For the first time, the Annual  Songwriting Contest will offer a songwriting category specific to the . The  and  are partnering with  to honor the legacy of  and the St. Johns River through original songs that have been inspired by the ecology and environmental issues associated with the river. If you don’t know who Gram Parsons is, you probably should. Parsons is often credited with helping to found both country rock and …

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