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A Year in Review: 2019 Jacksonville Shows & Concerts by Photographer Kim Reed, The Rolling Stones at TIAA Bank Field

Year in Review: 2019 Jacksonville Shows & Concerts by Photographer Kim Reed

When the curtains rose and the spotlights came on, my long-lens Nikon was fixed right in the middle of the stage to catch Cher as she stepped out in all of her splendor at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville. Only she was lowered down from the ceiling on a rope instead. Fortunately, I, Kim Reed, photographer at EU Jacksonville, managed to change tack and capture her glittery descent in all its glory.  The music scene in NE Florida includes such intimate spaces as and ranges through venues such as the , the and larger venues like , , …

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Beatlemania! Fab Four to Give Audience Magical Mystery Ride at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Beatlemania! Fab Four to Give Audience Magical Mystery Ride at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Interview with Ardy Sarraf performs as Paul McCartney in the Fab Four Beatlemania is coming to Jacksonville! Presented in partnership with Emporium Presents, the Fab Four takes audiences on a magical mystery ride through the years Nov. 22 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall (www.pvconcerthall.com). Billed as the ultimate Beatles tribute band, the Fab Four performs uncanny, note-for-note renditions of Beatles classics such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” “A Day in The Life,” “Twist and Shout” and “Here Comes the Sun.” The incredible stage performance includes three costume changes from the early, clean-cut years to the psychedelic period throughout …

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Tame Impala at The Amp in May 2019, The Amp St. Augustine, Florida, Live Music Venue, St. Augustine Amphitheatre

THE AMP: St. Augustine Amphitheatre Leads Nation as an Eco-Friendly Live Music Venue

An Epic Celebration of Live Entertainment The recent exit of as the driving force behind the has left big shoes to fill. But it also cemented Murphy’s legacy as a forward-thinking leader who implemented a series of green practices to make the Amp a fully sustainable venue and put St. Augustine on the map as a live music destination. Murphy stepped down April 20 after a decade-long tenure as the county’s Director of Cultural Events. He was responsible for programming at The Amp and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, both county-owned and operated venues which he developed into profitable, innovative and …

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Todd Rundgren is Still Making Friends: Sold-Out Show at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall was an Unpredictable Evening, Photos by Kim Reed

Todd Rundgren is Still Making Friends: Sold-Out Show at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall was An Unpredictable Evening

Photos by Kim Reed Visionary rock artist Todd Rundgren returned to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall for the first time since his two sold-out shows in 2015. On Thursday, August 16, the concert hall  hosted “An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren”. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Todd Rundgren began playing guitar as a teenager, going on to found and front The Nazz, the quintessential `60’s cult group. In 1969, he left the band to pursue a solo career, recording his debut offering, the legendary Runt. But it was 1972’s seminal Something/Anything?, on which he played all the instruments, sang all …

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Comedian Paul Reiser Is Having “More Fun Than I Remembered”

BY EMILY BLOCH Paul Reiser is scrolling through old photos of himself and his youngest son, Leon, upon his wife’s request. In a few hours, they’ll be watching the 18 year old cross the stage for his high school graduation ceremony. “Very literally my life is passing through my eyes,” Reiser tells EU Jacksonville. “The hair’s getting grayer and the waist is getting wider.” On July 28, Reiser will take the Stage as part of a 10-stop stand-up tour. It’s one of two scheduled Florida performances, the first being in Clearwater. “I’m looking forward to coming to Florida in July …

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Review in Photos: Wavves + Joyce Manor at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

California bands Wavves and Joyce Manor stopped by the first coast mid way through their North American tour, playing to an eager crowd at the on Friday, November 3rd. SoCal rock will forever and always be present in the music industry. There’s always been this intangible idea of a California paradise for musicians to relay to their listeners. Southern California music is a way of life for some people and a dream to be achieved for others. Wavves combines a mixture of punk, garage rock, and pop to create the soundtrack for life of SoCal guttersnipes. Boredom, drugs, babes, and …

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Colin Hay

Interview with Colin Hay: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Feb 22

A MAN AT WORK Colin Hay is a lucky man. As an 80’s staple, he helped introduce plucky, calypso rhythms and Vegemite sandwiches to the original MTV generation as the voice of Men at Work. But while many of his counterparts faded into obscurity or boarded the nostalgia train, Hay forged ahead unapologetically with his solo material. Much of it was well-received, some less so. Regardless of Billboard numbers, Hay kept it business as usual, partly because he enjoys it and does it well, but mostly to keep from doing anything else. “I suppose I reject all those ideas about …

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Rusted Root: A Joyful, Melodic Groove

has always marched to the beat of its own drum. Breaking down the African and Latin percussive rhythms in the band’s joyful, melodic grooves is like trying to decipher the origin of the spices in a complicated dish. It doesn’t matter where it comes from when it all sounds so good. Rusted Root spoke with founder, singer, and guitarist about harnessing creativity, his definition of success, and the shared experience of playing live. Rusted Root performs with Oct. 22 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall (www.pvch.org). “Our live shows can be very ritualistic and communal. I receive love from the …

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Raise The Flag! Henry Rollins talks politics & punk

  The notorious is a lot of things but don’t call him an artist. Since fronting the nonconformist punk band , he’s transformed a random collection of exploits into a distinguished assemblage of creative triumphs; actor, author, radio host, poet, historian, motivational speaker and punk rock legend. For Rollins, it’s just what he does, not who he is. “For me, it’s work, whatever I am up to at the time. I am not an artist on any level. I just do stuff,” he says. “Whatever I am doing at the moment is the preferred medium. I am about 50 shows into …

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“We’re Having A Blast” – Trout Steak Revival

There is a lot of good grass coming out of Colorado and is among the young bands doing its part to cultivate a new sound while staying true to the roots. The Denver-based five-piece is part of the generation of young bluegrass pickers carrying on the bluegrass tradition of the music.  They are on the road with , stopping Feb 9 at the to play some old stuff, test out some new stuff that hasn’t even been recorded yet and as always, sprinkle in a cover or too. “It’s pretty exciting. We’re just starting our third week,” upright bassist Casey …

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