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Welcome to Rockville Moves to Daytona with No Plans to Return to Jacksonville

It’s the end of an era for Welcome to Rockville. Festivals producers Danny Wimmer Presents have announced plans to relocate the Welcome to Rockville from to the Daytona International Speedway. The news rocked hometown fans who were shocked to learn that after nine years, the popular hard rock festival would not return to Jacksonville in 2020. Rockville has hosted such hard rock artists as Tool, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson, the Foo Fighters, Slayer, Ministry, Suicidal Tendencies, Judas priest, A Perfect Circle, Def Leppard, The Offspring, Slipknot, Korn, Godsmack, Slash and countless more. “Welcome To Rockville might be leaving Jacksonville, but I’m …

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Jon Batiste, City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Photo by Brandi Hill

The 2017 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Swings Thru Downtown May 25-27

When tradition is used as a guidebook, it leaves space for change and limitless growth potential. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is a Memorial Day tradition that continues to evolve with the changing face of the Downtown area. As one of the largest jazz festivals in the country, the 2017 brings the city streets to life May 25-27 with a vibrant street festival atmosphere. Experience the thrill of live music on three stages, local food, art, the Jazz Marketplace, and more, throughout 15 blocks of . This year, the Jazz Festival lineup include such legendary artists as , Chick Corea Trio, …

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Jon Batiste, City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Photo by Brandi Hill

The 2017 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Swings Thru Downtown May 25-27

When tradition is used as a guidebook, it leaves space for change and limitless growth potential. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival is a Memorial Day tradition that continues to evolve with the changing face of the Downtown area. As one of the largest jazz festivals in the country, the 2017 brings the city streets to life May 25-27 with a vibrant street festival atmosphere. Experience the thrill of live music on three stages, local food, art, the Jazz Marketplace, and more, throughout 15 blocks of . This year, the Jazz Festival lineup include such legendary artists as , Chick Corea Trio, …

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Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless on Rocking at Rockville and Rocking On in General

Anyone who ever said rock ‘n roll is a man’s world has obviously never heard of . The former Gossip Girl turned rock vixen looks the part with heavily lined raccoon eyes, a goddess mane and the requisite amount of latex and fishnets. As the frontwoman for , Momsen could pull it off without ever playing a note. But the doe-eyed darling is a 21st century Renaissance woman, and she’s rewriting the rules of the game. The Pretty Reckless hits the Festival stage Saturday, April 29, at (www.welcometorockvillefestival.com). The 2017 lineup features Soundgarden, A Perfect Circle, Eagles of Death Metal, …

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​The Big Ticket: Peanut Butter Vibes

Photos by Ashley Chozas In case you didn’t know, “peanut butter vibes” is from a song. That’s exactly how it felt this past Sunday at X102.9’s festival in . A lazy Sunday for most, as many had to navigate the blanket maze of sleeping patrons to find the two stages that hosted the daylong festival of music. The sold out event definitely provided the full festival experience with plenty of food, booze, hippie apparel, and of course, music. Bands like , , , and , were among the first to set the festival in motion as the venue slowly filled …

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Jacksonville Jazz Fest 2015

A lot has changed in the 34 years since a modest crowd gathered in the historic fishing village for the first ever . Growing pains paved the way to venue changes, an expanded festival schedule and booming attendance throughout the years. One constant that has remained relentlessly intact is the caliber of artistry at the festival and the unwavering commitment to jazz in all of its forms. Formerly billed as the Mayport and All That Jazz Festival, the Jacksonville Jazz Fest evolved from a small, single day event to a nationally recognized destination at  produced by and partners. The  took …

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Starry Nights: The Beach Boys perform with Symphony at Metro Park

Event: The Beach Boys perform with Symphony at Metro Park Venue: Metropolitan Park Date: May 16, Gates open at 6pm, Concert begins at 8:15pm Tickets: Prices start at $29 advance for lawn seating ($9 for children, lawn seating) Contact: www.jaxsymphony.org or (904) 354-5547 The  is aiming for the stars with new leadership, an exciting spring program, and a long term goal to widen their audience appeal outside the concert hall. The  program featuring the  with the symphony orchestra May 16th at  is sure to expose the symphony to a diverse crowd. Just three months into his new appointment, Symphony president …

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World of Nations 2015

World of Nations 2015, May 2nd & 3rd at Metro Park

World of Nations 2015 Guide Book Metropolitan Park 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32202 $5 Buy Tickets As you travel through the World of Nations Celebration, experience the cuisine, artistry and customs from lands near and far. Admission is $5 (One Day Ticket) or $8 (Two Day Ticket). Children ages 3 and under are free. Grab your passport and join us for a great trip! April 30 – May 3, 2015 at Metropolitan Park Have you ever wanted to visit a foreign country? We have your passport ready! The  and local multicultural friends will bring the world to you with this fascinating cultural destination that …

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MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE

MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY AT METROPOLITAN PARK IN JACKSONVILLE, FL APRIL 25 & 26 WITH POWERFUL ROCK LINEUP INCLUDING SLIPKNOT, KORN AND GODSMACK, ALONG WITH MARILYN MANSON, SLAYER, MINISTRY, SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS, BREAKING BENJAMIN, AND MANY MORE   DISCOUNTED TICKET PRE-SALE AVAILABLE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9 THROUGH FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12  WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE TEQUILA WORLD NEW FOR 2015  will celebrate its fifth anniversary at Jacksonville, Florida‘s scenic  along the St. Johns River April 25 & 26 with a powerful rock lineup including ,  and , along with , , , , the triumphant …

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TEDxJacksonville 2014

What: Lecture series WHEN: Saturday, Oct 25 (10am-8pm) Location: WJCT Studios, 1 Festival Dr. Contact: www.tedxjacksonville.com This year’s ’s theme explores (un)knowing and the “vastness of potential through conscious questioning of what we think we know.” If you’re interested in learning from your past and moving on, this year’s TEDx is for you. The 2014 TEDxJacksonville TED Talks include a wide array of local and international speakers who will fall into one of four quadrants of the event: (un)restricted, (un)charted, (un)bound and (un)rest.   This year’s topics are:  (Jacksonville, environmental lawyer) – “Belonging to the Universe”  (LA, documentary filmmaker and …

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