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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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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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