Who’s Playing Jacksonville in April?

The best concerts in Jax this month

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The 2022 concert calendar is filling up fast. And April looks to be a great introduction to about the quantity and quality of live music on tap for Northeast Florida this spring and summer. Down in St. Augustine, The Amp recently kicked off their 2022 season in early March and they’ll look to build off that strong start in April with …

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Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Country star Charley Crockett, an album release show, electronic trio Joywave, a Patsy Cline cover band and Widespread Panic X 3

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Every 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 each Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org. This week, vintage-country aesthete Charley Crockett, indie-electronic-dance trio Joywave and beloved jam band Widespread Panic all visit the First Coast. Also this week, local singer-songwriter …

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Go | The best concerts in Jax (March 14-20)

Soccer Mommy, Liz Cooper, Afroman, Dashboard Confessional and more

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This week starts with local synth-lords opening for fellow Sunshine State electronic acts at Root Down. Later, Afroman and Liz Cooper are sure to keep Jack Rabbits full on two separate nights. And early-2000s indie and alt-rock darlings Jimmy Eat World and Dashboard Confessional play The Amp. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in …

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Just Announced | Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at St. Augustine Amphitheatre

The wildly popular throwback rhythm-and-blues act will play The Amp with Zach Bryan

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Throwback rhythm-and-blues act Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats is hitting the road this spring, touring the globe before an early summer stop 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, with appearances on syndicated programs, like The Late Show with …

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Just Announced | Phoebe Bridgers at St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Acclaimed, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter continues her red-hot run with a stop at The Amp

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One of the most respected and commercially successful contemporary singer-songwriters, Phoebe Bridgers, has announced the addition of several dates to her upcoming Reunion Tour, with a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in May. The 27-year-old California native’s 2017 debut solo effort, Stranger in the Alps, established Bridgers as one of the most compelling new voices in indie-rock. Her 2020 …

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Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Graham Nash, of Montreal and JJ Grey's Blackwater Sol Revue

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This week hometown hero JJ Grey brings an all-star cast to The Amp, Athens indie-pop band of Montreal celebrates the release of its very own beer at Intuition Ale Works, local singer-songwriter Andy Zipf previews his new record at Blue Jay Listening Room and the legendary Graham Nash plays PV Concert Hall. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want …

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Just Announced | The War on Drugs to play St. Augustine Amphitheatre in October

Rock torchbearers The War on Drugs will make a stop in Northeast Florida this fall

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Throwback American rock band The War on Drugs have announced new dates in support of their latest full-length, 2021’s critically acclaimed I Don’t Live Here Anymore, including a stop in Northeast Florida at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in October. Led by singer-guitarist Adam Grunduciel, The War on Drugs emerged from the late-aughts red-hot Philadelphia indie-rock scene, performing synth- and guitar-forward …

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Just Announced | Country singer-songwriter Koe Wetzel at The Amp

The Texas native brings his irreverent brand of country to The Amp

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Wildly popular country singer-songwriter Koe Wetzel will embark on a 32-date spring tour, with a pitstop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on May 6. After inking a deal with Columbia, the Texas-bred crooner had a message for those who thought major-label syndication might cramp his irreverent style. The then 27 year old, who was a rising a star in country …

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Just Announced | Bon Iver @ the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Grammy Award-winning musical polymath Bon Iver to play the Sunshine State

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Grammy Award-Winning act Bon Iver recently announced a 23-date U.S. tour with a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in April. The critically acclaimed project of singer-songwriter and producer Justin Vernon, Bon Iver emerged as one of the most successful indie-folk acts to emerge of the early 2000s. The sparse yet dynamic For Emma, Forever Ago––Vernon’s debut as Bon Iver––was …

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Go | The best concerts in Northeast Florida this week

Funk jams, Pitbull, Thievery Corporation and LPT

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If you haven’t yet heard Jax-based afro-cuban salsa orchestra LPT, this week represents perhaps one of the best opportunities, as the ten-piece owns a headline spot at Viva La Fiesta in James Weldon Johnson Park Downtown. Not only will the band closeout the two day celebration of the contemporary vibrancy of the city’s Hispanic culture. The event doubles as a …

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Just Announced | These concerts have our ears perked

Chris Thile, Polo G., Futurebirds, Circle Jerks, Henry Rollins and more.

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After the delta variant forced a fits-and-starts-style return to live music, Northeast Florida’s concert calendar is starting to fill up. Venues large and small in and around Jacksonville have made big announcements in the last few weeks and days, signaling a growing confidence in a post-new-normal normal. To be clear, St. Johns County venues the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and …

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Go | Here’s who’s playing in Northeast Florida this week

Folk, pop, indie rock and more are on tap

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September’s eclectically booked Sing Out Loud Festival rolled nicely into the Jacksonville Jazz Festival on the first weekend in October. And live music isn’t letting up just yet. There’s plenty more to see and hear this week in Northeast Florida.  Here’s what the JME team is masking up for.  NOTE: The CDC recommends wearing a mask indoors in public if you …

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JME Recommends | Sing Out Loud Staff Picks

What to see and hear at September’s Sing Out Loud Festival in St. Augustine

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Remember livestream festivals? Right. Not the same.  The return of live music got going in earnest early this summer, when Lollapalooza welcomed 300K-plus (vaccinated) fans to Chicago. Popular online music publication Pitchfork brings its indie-heavy fest back to Chicago during the second week in September.  Here in Northeast Florida, music fans have been chomping at the bit, reveling in the …

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Go | Live Music Recommendations

Hail, hail rock n' roll

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While rock music may not be the cultural-needle-mover it once was, the genre remains a relative unit shifter in an increasingly genre-agnostic music ecosystem. This week JME contributors have their eyes and ears on five shows featuring bands performing on trad-rock setups––guitar, bass and drums. But that’s about all these five shows have in common. Here’s what we’re masking up …

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Yola postpones Sing Out Loud Festival performance

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A performance by Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Yola at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre has been postponed, according to the venue’s website. The English musician was scheduled to perform with special guest Patty Griffin on September 12 as part of the month-long Sing Out Loud Festival in St. Johns County. A statement on The Amp’s website reads: Due to circumstances beyond anyone’s …

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Just Announced | Disco Biscuits added to Sing Out Loud lineup

'90s trance-fusion pioneers are the latest addition to the popular festival.

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The start of the popular month-long St. Johns County-based music festival, Sing Out Loud, is less than a month away. And the festival runners over at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre continue to add unique (and free!) performances and big-name headliners to the mix. And now they’ve appended the schedule once again, announcing that trance-fusion pioneers Disco Biscuits will play the …

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