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The Elbow and EU Jacksonville present Amplified – Volume #2

“The mixed tape is a list of quotations, a poetic form in fact; the cento is a poem made up of lines pulled from other poems. The new poet collects and remixes.” – Matias Viegener in Thurston Moore’s “Mix Tape: The Art of Cassette Culture” Before embarking on the assembly of an anthology, the curator must consider the form and function of such a venture. What is it trying to say, and who is the audience? Will the music tell new stories to different people? The art of a good compilation isn’t revealed through genre, alphabetical or chronological arrangement. A …

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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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The Elbow, Jacksonville, FL, Downtown Vision, DVI

The Anatomy of a District: The Elbow and Downtown Vision, Inc.

The inaugural year of featured a Creator called “,” helmed by a marketing team intent on designating and branding an entertainment district Downtown. The idea may be foreign to Jacksonville, but it’s not a unique concept. The French Quarter in New Orleans, the Gaslamp District in San Diego, and the closer-to-home Ybor City in Tampa have all branded themselves as a downtown destination for happy hours and late nights out. However, our own Jacksonville’s urban center only had what may have been vaguely described as “around Bay Street.” The Elbow saw moderate success at One Spark in 2013, and subsequently …

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Downtown Vision, Inc. and The Elbow Partner for the Elbow Bender

Kicks off with The Elbow Bender Party on July 9 Jacksonville, FL (June 16, 2015) – Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI) and the bars, restaurants, entertainment venues and promoters collectively known as The Elbow have come together to promote authentic entertainment destination, beginning with the launch of the new TheElbowJax.com website to provide Jacksonville and visitors with a snapshot of the scene. In addition to the site, the partnership will launch a number of initiatives this summer to create new entertainment experiences. An Ocean Street Alleyway Clean Up Volunteer Day will give the community an opportunity to help clean up this …

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summertime and the livin’s busy for Herd of Watts

It’s summertime and the livin’s busy for . The bluesy Jacksonville-based quartet has a full plate this month with a supporting performance in under their belt and shows June 20 at the and June 26 at . Brothers Matthew and talked with EU Jacksonville about playing music together, new directions, the buzz downtown and how the progress will continue. Ben knew what it was to be a member of a band, playing for the better part of a decade before brother Matthew joined on keyboard. Herd of Watts originally formed in February, 2013 as a five-piece but later transitioned to …

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Darryl Green's "Lush" photography series

Darryl Green: An Epic Night of Music & Photography

On March 20th at 7pm at the in Springfield (1827 North Pearl St.), promises “an Epic Night” for the opening of his photography series Lush. To celebrate in style, the attire is semi-formal, food and champagne will be provided and of  will perform. In addition Green’s own band will take the stage. For Lush, Green says he was inspired by the “sensuality of a woman’s being” using “different lighting techniques to show off a woman’s body without showing it.” He draws inspiration from other photographers such as Helmut Newton and Jacksonville native and Green’s close friend Tyler Shields. Green feels …

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