Tag Archives: The Beatles

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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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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The Mavericks Deal a Show of Country, Latin and Rockabilly

Never say never. Since reaching incredible success in the 90s, The Mavericks are picking up where they left off after a lengthy hiatus threatened to sideline the band for good. An Evening with The Mavericks pulls into Jacksonville April 10 at The Florida Theatre. The band debuts new material from the latest record Mono as part of the International Mono Mundo Tour. “We’re all pretty jazzed about it,” says pianist . And with good reason. Following the 2013 release of their previous record In Time, the Mavericks had not played together as a band for almost nine years. “We sort …

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A New Direction for Jax Rocker Peter Mosely

Peter Mosely is used to the rowdy crowds and smoky bars of the pop punk scene. As bassist in the alt-rock band from 2002 – 2008, and more recently as lead vocalist, guitarist, and piano player for the indie rock group (their latest album, “Redefine” dropped last December), he’s performed for fans all over the country. But when he takes the stage at  on March 29, the audience can expect to hear something…different. “I’ve been told my original music has a jazzy, show tunes flavor to it,” he explains. He’s titled his show “The New American Songbook” as a throwback …

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MUSICAL THEATRE PREVIEW: AN EVENING WITH GENE NORDAN & FRIENDS

Sometimes we wish we could enter a time machine and travel back to some of the super entertainment events in North Florida history. Think of being transported to the to see , or the to celebrate an appearance by . Well, we have a tip and a suggestion for a time travel trip that’s happening in the very near future, when North Florida residents will have the opportunity to experience the piano styling of , composer, playwright and performer! He will appear on-stage in “An Evening with Gene Nordan and Friends,” on January 30 and 31, at Players by the …

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Susan Boyle – From Anonymous to Awesome

Event: Susan Boyle Venue: Times Union Center’s Moran Theatre Date: Nov. 6 at 7:30pm Tickets: $42.50 – $129 Contact: www.artistseriesjax.org *************** It was the reality television performance seen literally around the world. The moment  walked onto the  stage, the shy, awkward Scottish songstress took her first wobbly steps into super stardom. Boyle’s performance of “I Dreamed a Dream” from  would be viewed some 650 million times, earning the distinction of the most watched clip in 2009. “I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it. I had done auditions before and I quite enjoyed doing them so I …

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Under The Streetlamp

The cornerstone of popular music is reclaiming its rightful spot at the intersection of past and present.  is a tip-of-the hat to the crooners of the American Radio songbook, featuring the music of such legendary artists as , , , the , and more. Backed by an outstanding seven-piece band, Under the Streetlamp bring these classic hits back to the fans who first fell in love with the music and introduces a new generation to the timeless classics of the 50s, 60s, and 70s with an impeccable balance of tender ballads and uptempo classics, performed with the same signature harmonies …

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On Stage – where actors play

We here at EU have the solemn (and often fun) duty of getting our readers out of the house and out into the world. This spring there are lots of great venues helping us in our duty. Because whether you like grooving to retro tunes, rocking out, taking in a musical or simply laughing at life, there’s a show on this list that will get you out of the house. Some venues, such as the community theatres, take advantage of our great pool of talented locals. Others bring in acts from around the country and the globe that we would …

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