Tag Archives: Jack Rabbits

Stripped Down and Evolved, Pete Yorn Returns to Florida

YOU & ME SOLO ACOUSTIC TOUR Pete Yorn has built his career as a witness to the human experience. His music finds solace in ordinary experience and discovers the beauty in life’s mundane details. It’s raw and vulnerable and often times uncomfortable. Yet Yorn doesn’t spit shine the gritty truths. He finds a reflection in them. When Yorn embarked on his recent tour of solo acoustic dates, it was a vulnerable measure he knew would give him the gut check he needs to stay present and connected with his surroundings. There’s nowhere to hide when it’s just you and a …

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Hounding For More! The Dog Apollo Proves They Can Work and Play

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to being a working band. Even more if the members all work “regular” jobs. It’s tricky to reconcile all the pieces, but for the guys in , it’s all part of the grind. “Trying to play shows out of town and plan ahead, it’s hard,” says , lead vocalist, guitarist and the band’s primary songwriter. “I work nights, so knowing ahead of time when the other guys can practice, I can accommodate my schedule. Rudasill works in the service industry and is the only member who works nights. Bassist , …

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Tales of Home, Folklore, & “Fire Dreams” with J.D. Wilkes

Fire Dream Out Now! Interview with J.D Wilkes Everyone loves a good story. From “Once upon a time” to the ups and downs of a character’s journey to the either tragic ending or happily ever after, what makes a good story is the way the author or creator executes the tale. Whether it be a story of folklore or of the everyday person, each of us has as story to tell. Today, one of the most interesting storytellers of our time J.D. Wilkes is releasing a solo album titled “Fire Dream” and making a stop at Jacksonville’s next Saturday February …

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Twinki : Can Jacksonville’s Music Scene Save Itself?

After 15 years in Jacksonville, drag queen rapper Twinki, aka , has packed up and moved to New Orleans, LA, to explore greater opportunities. Twinki explains that both the reserved nature of Jacksonville and the lack of places to perform, attributed to the move to New Orleans. Time after time, this seems to be an all-too-common problem for local artists who eventually leave the city to pursue their craft. Cochrane explains, “I love the people, but the city is just too conservative for me as an artist. I felt very limited by the small amount of venues that I could …

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Finish Ticket & Run River North rock at Jack Rabbits

Fridays Are For Freedom, Fun, & Fantastic Music! We’ve all heard the saying “Time flies when you’re having fun!” This has never rung more true than it did this past Friday night at Jack Rabbits. After a long week and an even longer Friday, Finish Ticket, Run River North, and Iron Tom kicked off the weekend with an energy so exhilarating and refreshing that even the darkest of days would be full of light! Walking into Jack Rabbits, the atmosphere was contagiously uplifting. The room was packed with fans in their Finish Ticket gear, buzzing with enthusiasm about what the …

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Wheeler Walker Jr: You Can’t Censor This Outlaw

There will be no censoring true outlaw country as long as’s boots are digging into the dirt of this world. At the end of his rope, Wheeler took matters into his own hands by self-funding his album “Redneck Shit” with the goal of TRUE outlaw country reaching people who appreciate truth about topics others are unwilling to touch in today’s pop version of country music. In order to do this he aligned himself with Nashville’s best producer . So grab a beer with this uncensored bandit September 20th as he takes the stage at ! After speaking to Wheeler myself, …

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Hollis Brown with guests Great Peacock coming to Jack Rabbits

Growing up in New York, the members of learned to write from life whether it was sitting in a garage playing Zappa, Bowie and Reed records on a continuous, hazy loop or modeling the reverent lyrical tones of folk forefathers like Paul Simon and Bob Dylan who walked the same city streets. Named for the Bob Dylan song “The Ballad of Hollis Brown” from his 1964 album, “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” Hollis Brown pays homage to the heroes in songs structured from the ancestral bones, whispers of history swirling like a dust cloud and coming to rest on the strings that play on in …

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Joshua Davis brings “The Voice” to Jack Rabbits

If wasn’t yet on the national radar when he emerged an unlikely contestant on NBC’s , his finish in the top three turned the indie singer songwriter into a household name. Davis logged nearly two decades of playing music before taking that fateful step into reality TV. As the first artist in the show’s history to play original material in eight seasons, Davis broke through the iTunes top 10 several times during his run. It was refreshing to see an artist of his caliber break down the walls and play into the hearts of the public with truth, honesty and …

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Hot Nite at Jack Rabbits: Vinyl Theatre

It may be possible to estimate a band’s true popularity entirely on how many fans willingly cram into tight, un-air-conditioned spaces this time of year. Any local concert-goer is familiar with the perils of attending a standing-only show in July, especially at a venue as compact as . A few vents pumped a derisory amount of warm air into the hall as girls clutched their hair off their necks. Performers onstage literally rained sweat onto their instruments and the audience, who willingly thrust their phones into the deluge to capture every moment for the Internet. A young crowd assembled to …

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Jenni Reid – Cynical Romantics

  has packed a lot of living into her 24 years. She has two albums of original acoustic material and has toured the country in support of her music, picking up influences as she goes. When she moved on from a former boyfriend, Reid decided she needed to spend a little “me” time to live and  have some new experiences. She chronicles many of those experiences on her first full-length CD “.” Reid will play a CD release concert June 19 at . opens the show. The event marks the first time Reid will perform with a full band. Reid …

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