Tag Archives: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

The hosted Graham Nash, the legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of Crosby, Stills and Nash and the Hollies, will kick off his “This Path Tonight” U.S. tour with a performance at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Legendary singer-songwriter is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with Crosby, Stills and Nash and with the Hollies. He was also inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame twice, as a solo artist and with CSN, is a GRAMMY Award winner, a New York Times best-selling author, and Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) …

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LIVE! is Large in Jacksonville

Freebird Live Final Show January 20th It’s the end of an era at the corner of First Street and First Avenue North in Jacksonville Beach. is closing its doors Wednesday, January 20th. The Freebird Live space will become ” and be managed by the same group that operated , which has two locations on the First Coast. Since opening its doors 16 years ago, Freebird Live established itself as an anchor for live music at the beach. Big names in every virtually genre graced the stage including Blues Traveler, Buddy Miles, Ryan Bingham, Richie Havens, Mofro, George Clinton & the …

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The Never-Fading Spark of Candlebox

Event: Candlebox Acoustic Location: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Date/Time: November 15th, 8pm Tickets: $29.50-$39.50 Contact: www.pvconcerthall.com   It’s impossible to revisit the generation of 90s rock without acknowledging and their contributions to the landscape. Singles like ‘Far Behind’, ‘You’, and ‘Cover Me’ left an indelible impression with the right amount of angst and radio-friendly rebellion to carry on some 20 years later. Front man still feels a connection to the music that put Candlebox on the map, although the personalities of the songs have changed throughout the years. “‘Far Behind’ is still the same to me. It’s written about from …

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When Every Drop Counts: Musicians Gather for Clean Water Music Fest IV

Clean water changes everything. Every day, 4,100 children die because of waterborne illness in regions like Ethiopia, Rwanda, Mali, and Niger. Women and children walk hours upon hours every day to collect water that inevitably makes them sick. Families must decide how much of their precious water supply they want to use daily for bathing, cooking, cleaning, and drinking. Another issue critical to conditions in developing nations is sanitation, which is also addressed by charity: water projects. When basic health information and sanitation is provided in these communities, young women are finally able to go to school after they hit …

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Fiesta 450! The St. Augustine Amphitheatre Celebrates the 450th Anniversary of St. Augustine

BY RENEE UNSWORTH EVENT: EMMA presents Fiesta 450! VENUE: St. Augustine Amphitheatre DATE: Sunday, September 6, 2015 TIME: Doors 3pm / Free Performances 4– 7:30pm / Ticketed Performance 7:30pm TICKET PRICES: $19.00-$100.00 INFO: www.emmaconcerts.com; www.staugamphitheatre.com The nation’s oldest city is celebrating its 450th birthday in September. Visits by the king and queen of Spain, a music and street festival, and the annual Menendez landing will take place, along with a day-long celebration of Spanish culture at the . will feature six hours of live music, dance, cultural groups, reenactors and more. This event is hosted by the , a nonprofit, …

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Keiko Matsui at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

  When arrives onstage, it may not even be noticed until she takes command of her instrument and becomes a force to be reckoned with. Small in stature, and with a voice that barely surpasses a whisper, it’s no wonder she prefers expression via thundering grand piano. The pianist and composer performed at the two days before her 54th birthday, with the energy and stamina of someone 30 years her junior. Originally from Tokyo, Matsui has been recording and touring actively since the age of 19. She is the definition of prolific, having released over 20 albums in a career …

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A blend of pop, rock, folk, blues and jazz – Joan Armatrading at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

This past Thursday evening, for an attentive and relatively quiet crowd at the ,  performed show #156 of an extensive world tour. There was no yelling, no moshing, no pushing; just a few hundred enraptured fans collectively, courteously enjoying the performance of a legend. Armatrading, the aforementioned legend, belted, crooned and whispered a sublime 90-minute set with a stamina that most 64-year-olds have long forgotten. Born on  in the Caribbean, Armatrading was raised in the UK and started recording music in 1972 before playing shows that boasted renowned headliners like  and . She’s released a staggering 18 albums and been …

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Harpeth Rising, Folk trio at 20th Annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival

Folk trio Harpeth Rising will bring a combined bluegrass and folk sound to St. Augustine this weekend during the 20thAnnual . The trio from Louisville, Kentucky will perform from 7:25 to 8:05 p.m. Saturday, May 2 on the main stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine. The music festival will feature six stages May 2-3, bring dozens of celebrated artists to the Ancient City during this celebration of the late , a recording artist and storyteller who died in 1991 trying to save a man from drowning in Flagler County. Two-day tickets for May 2-3 are $35; …

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Diablo Sez: Shows to See in January 2015

EU’s Jack Diablo stays on top of the Jacksonville music scene, so you don’t have to! Jan 10 –  ‘Lobos’ Video Premiere w/ Datadiamond at  Jacksonville’s best (only?) all-girl, all-queer, electronic indie trio are celebrating the release of their new single and music video ‘Lobos’ this month. It’s likely to be the music event of the month and sure to set a high standard for the rest of the year. It’s what you come to expect from what amounts to a supergroup of local musicians and girls who do, in fact, rock. The band features Alex E (Wild Life Society, …

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Devon Allman

WHAT: Tab Benoit with the Devon Allman Band WHERE: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall WHEN: Nov 12 at 8pm Tickets: $24.50-$34.50 INFO: pvconcerthall.com or 209-0399 It’s hard to deny the power of DNA, especially with an enviable rock ‘n roll pedigree, but  is his own man. Growing up in Texas, Allman lived the typical suburban life, playing soccer, working at , and hocking guitars at a music store. He has long since made peace with the man that once was just a framed 5×7 on his childhood dresser and what it means to chart a course all on his own. “I …

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