11 Concerts to See this Week in Jacksonville

Mountain Goats, Steve Miller Band, Allman Betts Family Revival, local punk and indie-rock and much more.

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the Mountain Goats have a new album planned for 2023 and have announced a return to Intuition before year's end | Courtesy of the artist

Our weekly Go concert recommendations are updated every Monday morning. For a comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page.

Southern Rock

The Allman Betts Family Revival – Wednesday, December 13

Florida Theatre | Downtown Jacksonville

Featuring scions of (Gregg) Allman and (Dickey) Betts – Devon Allman and Duane Betts – plus extended family and friends, including Anders Osborne, Jimmy Hall and more, the Allman Betts Family Revival brings some authentic Southern rock to the Florida Theatre on Wednesday. 



Toubab Krewe – Wednesday, December 13

Underbelly | Downtown Jacksonville

Asheville, NC instrumental group Toubab Krewe mixes rock, funk and global rhythms through extensive jams. The nationally-popular, relentlessly touring band plays Underbelly on Wednesday. 


Folk Rock

Mountain Goats – Friday, December 15

Intuition Ale Works | Downtown Jacksonville

On tour in support of their 21st studio album, Clean Slate, Mountain Goats – the Durham, NC folk-rock outfit led by expert songsmith John Darnielle – return to Intuition Ale Works on Friday night. 


Indie Rock/Punk

King Peach – Friday, December 15

Sarbez | St. Augustine 

Rockin’ youngsters – and authors of one of JME’s favorite local releases of 2023 – King Peach headline a lineup of punk and indie rock at St. Augustine’s Sarbez on on Friday night.


Post Rock 

Kairos Creature Club & rickoLus – Friday, December 15

Hotel Palms | Atlantic Beach 

Jacksonville kraut-rock/post-rock/trash-pop collective Kairos Creature Club plays “A Night of Music” at the Hotel Palms in Atlantic Beach on Friday. Singer-songwriter rickoLus opens the show. 



The Queen’s Six – Friday, December 15

St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church | Jacksonville Beach

UK-based vocal sextet the Queen’s Six brings their catalog of Gregorian chant, jazz and pop arrangements to St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church as part of the Beaches Fine Arts Series.



John Paul White – Saturday, December 16 

Waterworks | St. Augustine

One half of the popular early 2010’s folk-duo Civil Wars, John Paul White brings a powerhouse voice and expert song craftsmanship to his solo work. He plays the Waterworks in St. Augustine as part of the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival “Live from the Waterworks” series on Saturday. 



Handel’s Messiah – Saturday & Sunday, December 16 & 17

Jacoby Symphony Hall | Downtown Jacksonville

A holiday tradition, led by musical director Courtney Lewis, the Jacksonville Symphony and the company’s full chorus present two performances of George Frideric Handel’s 1741 oratorio. 

Saturday | Sunday

Dark Wave/Post Punk

Glass Chapel – Saturday, December 16

The Walrus | Murray Hill

Synthy post-punk trio Glass Chapel – authors of another one of our fave local tracks of 2023 – celebrate their tape release (that’s cassette tape, kids!) with a performance at the Walrus on Saturday. 

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Classic Rock 

Steve Miller Band – Saturday, December 16

Florida Theatre | Downtown Jacksonville

The decorated and beloved Steve Miller Band returns to Northeast FL with their laundry list of classic-rock hits – “Who Do You Love,” “Take the Money and Run,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” and the inescapable “Space Cowboy” and “The Joker” – on Saturday, performing at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.



ZytrohSlanga – Sunday, December 17

The Walrus | Murray Hill

Pianist Jeremy McKinnies (AKA) Jay Myztroh and drummer Kevin Jackson (@drumslanga on IG) lead a rotating cast of some the region’s funkiest improvisational players at the Walrus for the ZytrohSlanga funk jam. 

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