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Sharing the Blues: Belk Presents Springing the Blues, April 1-3

This year celebrates the 26-year tradition of sun, fun, and music. Exciting changes are underway for , the free outdoor blues music festival at the , April 1-3. It’s now known as and will spotlight the youngest array of talent ever. As the new title sponsor, Belk will help contribute to a greater talent reach and an increased production value. “They are very, very big into southern music and of course, that’s what Springing the Blues is all about,” says festival founder .   Veal shared some of their excitement about the partnership: “Belk is honored to be the title …

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Tuesday Night Blues Club

Event: Tuesday Night Blues Club Location: Dirty Reds’, 1451 Atlantic Blvd. Date/time: Tuesdays at 7pm Contact: www.facebook.com/dirtyredsfla // (904) 374-9438 In the early 20th century, traditional blues traveled by word-of-mouth from one performer to another through the Mississippi Delta. Artists would infuse old songs with new lyrics, with simple hymns sung in the fields growing into what are now considered the foundation of modern blues music. Many of Jacksonville’s most talented blues musicians today also rely on word-of-mouth via social media to generate what is quickly becoming a sought after weekly gathering of local players. The  was born of the …

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George’s Music Springing The Blues

Ready for a weekend of sun, sun and great music? All for free! The  is April 4-6 at the . In 1990,  and a handful of friends held the first Springing the Blues Festival in a small pergola near the old Jacksonville Beach Flag Pavilion. The event featured six acts and lasted one day. Twenty-four years later, Springing the Blues Festival is one of the most highly anticipated music events in Florida. Held at the beautiful Seawalk Pavilion, today Springing the Blues features three days of performances by national, regional and local blues artists and attracts more than 150,000 fans …

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Northeast Florida Festivals: Spring 2014

February 27-March 9  There will be a Strawberry Queen, a midway, and diverse live entertainment (rockers from and violinist  show the range of that diversity). Plant City, flstrawberryfestival.com February 28-March 2   Includes a midway of rides, food, entertainment and more for the whole family. Adults are $5; children 11-17 and adults 65+ are $3; children under 10 and active duty military are free. In St. Augustine, on the Beautiful Prince of Peace Grounds, off San Marco Avenue, near the Giant Cross. 101 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, thecathedralfestival.com March 1  Celebrate 140 years of light at the St. Augustine Lighthouse. …

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