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Grandpa’s Cough Medicine: Guns, Booze, and Nothing to Lose: 180 Proof

Have you ever drank so much moonshine that you went blind? The music of Jacksonville’s bluegrass trio, , will do just that to your ears in the best way possible. Their new album titled, , waste no time in jumping straight into 15 beautifully polished songs fueled by love, alcohol, a love for alcohol, and of course, firearms. The title track and first song on the album depicts how a magical moonshine elixir can be your saving grace and your worst nightmare. 180 proof moonshine has the possibility to be a cure to your sore tooth or a bad night …

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Canary In The Coalmine – album release “WHO FEARS THE DEVIL?”

Vibrant, Pensive, and Moody – This Canary Sings Event: Canary in the Coalmine Album Release Venue: Underbelly Date: March 27 at 8pm Contact: www.underbellylive.com Tickets: $5 When you ask Jacksonville songwriter how the band  came together, she laughs, “it’s kind of a funny story”. In 2009, Pounds was in Asheville, North Carolina, when she crossed paths with singer and songwriter . “We were both busking – playing on street corners and in public parks – and kept passing each other. Eventually we stopped to talk, and realized we had a lot in common”, says Pounds. The two women shared mutual …

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Ryan Cabrera – March 22 at Underbelly

It’s been eight years since  released new material and for the singer/songwriter, it was well worth the wait.  Cabrera’s new EP “Wake Up Beautiful” drops this month as he embarks on the national Radio Revival Tour with his friends in Secondhand Serenade. The tour stops at  March 22 in downtown Jacksonville. “I am super ecstatic to be playing smaller venues where you never know what is going to happen next. I love the spontaneity and the energy of the crowd and as a performer, I hope to entertain the audience in the same way,” he says. “In a larger venue, …

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Tomboi, Jacksonville FL

TOMBOI

Tomboi, a local super group comprised of Alex.E (Wild Life Society, Ritual Union, Fruit Machine) on Vox, beat production, and sound sequencing. (Universal Green, RICE) on guitar and (Four Families) on drums premiered their video for the single “Lobos” on January 10th at . The self-proclaimed all-female, all-queer, electronic indie trio debuted “Lobos” a charmingly campy homage to the 1990’s, on the one year anniversary of the bands formation.  The video directed by Keagan Anfuso, and shot entirely in Jacksonville features the band as master thieves wearing moustaches and black suits with black ties, engaged in a mysterious heist in …

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Opiate Eyes playing at Underbelly

JAX HAS TALENT! EU Jacksonville to host One Spark Music Creators

With the new year comes a new opportunity for local musicians to come together, showcase their talents and compete for two $15,000 prizes. New and established musicians are encouraged to participate in the 3rd annual Festival April 7-12 in . Crowds in excess of 265,000 people are expected to attend the event, billed as “the World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival.” Creator registration is underway for musicians, artists and entrepreneurs to compete for bigger awards, exhibit in more venues and accept rewards-based crowdfunding contributions from anywhere in the world. Creators can register their projects at onespark.com. is serving as the official host …

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Video: Land Of The Trembling Earth DARYL HANCE POWER TRIO

WHEN: SATURDAY JANUARY 3, 2015  DOORS: 8:00 PM / SHOW 9:00 PM COST: $5 OTHER ACT: BRENT BYRD & THE SUITCASE GYPSIES WHERE: UNDERBELLY – 113 EAST BAY STREET INFO: 904-353-6067  will be bringing his Power Trio home to Jacksonville on January 3rd 2015 for a performance at . Hance continues touring in support his latest release . On Land Of Trembling Earth, the follow up to his 2011 debut recording , Jacksonville, Florida singer/guitarist Daryl Hance has upgraded his delivery to new and improved stout and shout, let it all hang out sing-alongs laid out to a backdrop of his ever hard-hitting funky, bluesy, rock and roll music. The …

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Diablo Sez: Jacksonville Music News October 2014

Diablo Sez: Music News for October 2014 – EU’s Jack Diablo stays on top of the Jacksonville music scene, so you don’t have to! Check in every month for album reviews, show recommendations, and local music news. SHOW RECOMMENDATIONS October 11 The Veldt, Cassius Claye & The Youngbloods at  Draw a line. On one end, put My Bloody Valentine and on the other, The Cure. In the middle you’ll find The Veldt, the ambient shoegaze project of twin brothers Daniel and Danny Chavis. That’s right, twin brothers named Daniel and Danny. They cut their teeth in the early nineties Chapel Hill …

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First Coast Music Fest Labor Day weekend

Event: First Coast Music Fest Location: Underbelly, 1904 Music Hall, Burro Bar Date: August 30-31 Contact: www.firstcoastmusicfest.com Two days. Three venues. Four stages. The numbers don’t lie.  is heating up downtown Jacksonville, and the 2nd annual  is fanning the flames with over 60 artists slated to perform over Labor Day weekend. Sponsored by , the First Coast Music Fest is blowing up August 30th-31st with two days of music at , , and . The all-ages event is an original festival designed to promote the staggering number of bands hailing from the First Coast. Festival founder and photographer  says he …

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Jacksonville Jazz Festival – Sweet Sounds & Smooth Moves

John Coltrane once said that you’ve got to look back at the old things and see them in a new light. The  has a long and storied past from its humble beginnings in the  fishing village to a sprawling, three-day celebration of the many genres of jazz that are important elements to our nation’s musical history. After more 30 years, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival is hitting all the right notes. From May 22nd-25th, the heart of downtown Jacksonville will be transformed into a vibrant festival setting as local, regional, and national jazz artists gather on multiple stages to showcase their …

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Millentrepreneurs of #Duval

Kicked into existence in 1979, I was born on the tail-end of what is commonly referred to as Generation X. My generation was the offspring of the often tarred-and-feathered Baby Boomers, and we’re usually thought of as the aimless kids who brought you plaid, grunge music, and web design. We were the meandering daydreamers who were too busy cranking The Pixies CDs, quoting Tarantino films, or saying “amen” to Janeane Garofalo to be caught up in material matters. If the clichés are to be believed, we were disenfranchised by broken Reaganomics and jaded from watching happiness elude our fiscally responsible …

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