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.
Of note: Sing Out Loud, the month-long St. Augustine-based music festival continues this week. To dig in deeper on this year’s festival, consult our interactive guide to this year’s Sing Out Loud.
Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week.
Barns Courtney – Tuesday, September 27
Jack Rabbits | San Marco
British indie artist Barns Courtney has earned quite the global following. He’ll perform at Jack Rabbits in San Marco on Tuesday night.
Earth, Wind & Fire – Tuesday, September 27
The Amp | St. Augustine
Earth, Wind & Fire’s influence on contemporary music is profound and undeniably elemental to the progression and fusion of American musical styles. The legendary group visits the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Tuesday.
Lucius – Friday, September 30
Backyard Stage | St. Augustine
All good (and FREE) things must come to an end, and Sing Out Loud wraps up a month of music with indie-pop quartet Lucius on the Backyard Stage of The Amp on Friday.
Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 – Friday September 30 & Saturday, October 1
Jacoby Symphony Hall | Downtown Jacksonville
The Jacksonville Symphony is back for another season, performing works by Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky with pianist Tianxu An on Friday and Saturday.