Tag Archives: Tab Benoit

Springing the Blues – 25th Anniversary

For many blues performers and their audiences, the relationship between the musical performance and storytelling is definitive of the genre and central to the blues tradition. These stories are rich in history, building a legacy of perseverance and success from the early days of field hollers and slave spirituals to the stories born on dimly lit stages and preserved in dusty tomes. The started small, as stories do. Founder had an idea to create a local music festival celebrating blues music. Plans were simple – one day and six bands on a tiny, open-air stage in the heart of Jacksonville …

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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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