Tag Archives: St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Its all in the planning – St. Augustine’s 450 Gets Organized

By ANNE C. HEYMEN Its party time as St. Augustine prepares to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the city’s founding by . The city’s actual birthday is Sept. 8, but many special events are planned prior to and after that special day. In addition, a number of organizations have completed or are conducting lasting projects to mark this special date in the city’s history. An invitation is extended for a big bash Sept. 5 at the Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Park, where a 450th Landing Day Thanksgiving feast and celebration are planned. On that day, re-enactors, after recreating …

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Modest Mouse at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, by Ashley Chozas

Modest Mouse – St. Augustine Amphitheatre Review

has always seemed to have a love-hate relationship with Florida, yet he and the rest of continuously return to the beautiful state to captivate audiences from Jacksonville to Miami. This past Friday, July 17th, the band did just that, returning to the with an array of old and new tunes, keeping their audience at full attention. Fighting through the rain, an excited and wet crowd shuffled into the St. Augustine Amphitheatre to grab a few drinks and dry off before the first band began to play. Jacksonville’s own ! opened the show with an always upbeat, psychedelic love storm that …

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Who’s Counting? Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz Celebrates Birthday In St. Augustine

is in good spirits. His band, the , is enjoying the successful release of “Somewhere Under Wonderland,” the first album of new material in six years. He is celebrating his birthday with good friends in St. Augustine after the band’s Aug. 2 concert with and at the (www.staugamphitheatre.com). Duritz loves St. Augustine and always manages to squeeze in a day at the Oldest City between tour stops but this time around, it’s all fallen into place. “I have really good friends that live in Jacksonville and St. Augustine so I spend a lot of time there,” he says. “We’ve had …

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BRYAN ADAMS – STILL RECKLESS AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

In the 30 years since the release of “”, tracks like “Run to You,” “Heaven”, “Somebody” and ‘Summer of ’69” still inspire us to sing like no one’s watching. (Trust me, even if the windows are up while you are belting any one of these at a red light, someone is watching). was not the prototypical rock star, even by ’80s standards. The slight, unassuming Canadian didn’t fit the mold of guitar hero but he had the chops and knew how to craft a riff so catchy that three decades later, we are still guilty of playing a mean air …

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Community First Night Owl Cinema Series Returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Community First Credit Union (Community First) and the St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly announce the return of the free, family-friendly “Community First Night Owl Cinema” Series. This year, the series will feature seven movie nights throughout the summer months, beginning with fan favorite on Sunday, June 14 and ending with the beloved on Friday, August 7. The series is free and open to all ages, with free parking and concessions available for purchase. Now in its third year, the Community First Night Owl Cinema Series draws thousands of moviegoers who come to enjoy free, family-friendly films projected on a giant 18 …

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Fogerty’s “1969” Tour Rocks St. Augustine Amphitheatre

By: Stephanie Olchak The is really a great venue and I hope to make the short trip down there from Jacksonville more often. Looks like a great summertime lineup of shows is on the way with performing on May 24 followed by top name talent like , , and . A balmy breeze accompanied our evening of Rock for this concert. and his band brought us “1969”, his current world tour, which began in Canada in late 2014 . The show starts with video footage of , where became a household name. Fogerty walked on stage already playing the opening …

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The 20th Annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival Schedule

 will take place at the  throughout the weekend of May 1 through May 3! The festival will feature a celebration of sound with internationally-known recording stars kicking off the 3-day event on Friday, May 1. On Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, six stages located throughout the St. Augustine Amphitheatre grounds will feature dozens of celebrated artists including headliner and Florida performing great .  Other headliners include ,  and the  and .  The festival will also feature a kids’ activity area with music and guided fun events, a food truck dining area, numerous art and craft vendors and the …

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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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A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    It’s beginning t look a lot like Christmas at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre!  presents “” featuring several free, family friendly holiday festivities. Families are invited to explore a completely transformed, holiday themed Amphitheatre illuminated with thousands of lights in the trees and walkways, which are decorated with elf houses, holiday characters and a beautiful, towering Holiday Tree. Families can also enjoy free train rides, face painting, a bounce house, nightly snowfall and visits with Santa. The month-long series of community-based holiday festivities continues through December 20. This year’s series is packed with exciting holiday events such as free …

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