The Best Concerts in Jacksonville This Week | April 3-9

Jax River Jams, Sleeping Giant Fest and more.

Cold War Kids press photo
Long Beach, CA all-stars of mid-aughts rock radio, Cold War Kids headline the first of the four-date Jax River Jams (every Thursday in April) | Press photo courtesy of the artist.

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Jimmie Vaughan – Tuesday, April 4

PV Concert Hall | Ponte Vedra 

Texas blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughan returns to Northeast Florida, performing at the PV Concert Hall with his Tilt-a-Whirl Band on Tuesday. 

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Jax River Jams | Cold War Kids –  Thursday, April 6

Riverfront Plaza | Downtown Jacksonville

LBC (Long Beach, California) all-stars of the mid-aughts rock scene, Cold War Kids headline the first night of the Jax River Jams (every Thurs. In April) with support from local indie rock acts Bad Madonna and Visitation.

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Steeln’ Peaches: an Allman Brothers Revue – Friday, April 7

Underbelly | Downtown Jacksonville 

Tribute act Steeln’ Peaches takes on the catalog and renowned improvisational techniques of the legendary Jax-founded Allman Brothers Band at Underbelly on Friday. 

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Left on High – Saturday, April 8 

Kona Clubhouse | Arlington 

Made of wily vets of the local punk scene, Left on High plays an all-ages album release show at the Clubhouse inside Kona Skatepark on Saturday night.  

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Lightning Bolt – Sunday, April 9 

Sun-Ray Cinema | Five Points

Notable Rhode Island noise duo Lightning Bolt performs as part of Sun-Ray Cinema’s annual Sleeping Giant Festival on Sunday. 

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