Go | The Best Concerts in Jax This Week

American Aquarium, Nathanial Rateliff, Afrobeta, Tedeschi Trucks Band and more

Tedeschi Trucks band press photo
The Tedeschi Trucks band performs on Friday at Daily's Place | Credit: Press photo courtesy of the artist

Each week, the JME team looks long and hard at the concert calendar to identify the best shows in Jacksonville. Our weekly Go recommendations are updated every Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org.

Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week.

Alt-Country 

American Aquarium – Monday, June 20

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall | Ponte Vedra

Raleigh, NC-brad alt-country faves American Aquarium continues their summer tour promoting their anthemic new offering — the 10-song Chicamacomico (out now on Thirty Tigers records) — with a stop at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Monday. 

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Americana/R&B

Nathanial Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Tuesday, June 21

St. Augustine Amphitheatre | St. Augustine 

Throwback rhythm-and-blues act Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats stops at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The band’s third-studio album, The Future, launched the Denver band from the upper-tier of the college-radio charts into full-blown mainstream stardom.

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Dance/Electronic 

Afrobeta – Thursday, June 23

The Walrus | Murray Hill

Synthy and dance-inducing Miami duo Afrobeta plays the Walrus in Murray Hill on Thursday,  with support from local indie band Teal Peel.

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Metal 

Jax Metal Fest – Friday, June 24; Saturday, June 25

Underbelly | Downtown Jax

Downtown Jax’s Underbelly hosts a heavy dose of metal (not all of it heavy metal), with the two night Jax Metal Fest, featuring Doomsday Reject, Dead Centre, Haunted, The Noctambulant, Malformity, Necromorphic, Carrion Curse, Saturnine and more. 

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Blues

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Friday, June 24

Daily’s Place | Downtown Jax

Hometown heroes, the inimitable Susan and Derek Trucks bring their top-flight band to Daily’s Place on Friday. 

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