JME Archives

Jan / 2022

Local Spotlight | 4 great tracks by Jax artists out now

New tunes from Awkward Groove, Cory Driscoll, Strangerwolf and Severed + Said

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Jan / 2022

Watch Anderson .Paak, Elmo, Cookie Monster’s New Supergroup

The multi-hyphenate visits Sesame Street to sing "What is a Holiday"

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Jan / 2022

Ronnie Spector of The Ronettes has died at age 78

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Jan / 2022

Who’s playing in Jacksonville in 2022?

Highlights from the 2022 concert calendar

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Jan / 2022

What’s All the Fuss About the Jax Symphony’s New Piano?

Those in the know are giddy about this state-of-the-art Steinway.

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Jan / 2022

Go | Fort Mose Jazz & Blues Series

Tank and the Bangas, Trombone Shorty and more headline three weeks of music to benefit Ft. Mose Historic site

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Jan / 2022

Olivia Rodrigo | Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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Jan / 2022

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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Jan / 2022

An album made entirely of endangered bird sounds beat Taylor Swift on a top 50 chart

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Jan / 2022

Just Announced | Bluegrass phenom Billy Strings at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Three nights of roots-music virtuosity at The Amp

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Jan / 2022

Go | Innings Festival brings Green Day, The Lumineers, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and more to Tampa

This Tampa-based music and baseball festival is worth a swing

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Jan / 2022

Go | These are the best concerts in Jax this week

Sarbez birthday bash, visionary singer-songwriters Chuck Prophet and Todd Snider, plus raucous local garage rockers

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Jan / 2022

Just Announced | Winterland IV lineup revealed

Jacksonville music fest releases stacked lineup of local, regional and national talent

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Jan / 2022

Playlist | Chill out and discover new music in the Electro Lounge

Start the New Year off right with a chill new playlist

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Jan / 2022

The Grammys are postponed and Sundance is moved online because of omicron surge

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Jan / 2022

David Bowie’s Catalog Sold for a Reported $250 Million

"The Man Who Sold The World" has been sold

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Jan / 2022

A lawsuit over Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ baby album cover has been dismissed

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Jan / 2022

Fresh Rotation | Three new songs we really dig

Dig into fresh music from SPUD, Ben Marc and Ryan Pollie

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Jan / 2022

Local Spotlight | Three new tracks from Jax artists out now

Fresh tunes from three standout local artists

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Jan / 2022

Go | The Best Jax Concerts to Start the New Year

Dive into 2022 with folk, rock and jazz

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Dec / 2021

‘Jagged’ is a Long-Overdue Look at Alanis Morissette’s Groundbreaking Opus

You oughta know more about ‘Jagged Little Pill’

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Dec / 2021

Listen | New year, Fresh Squeeze

The best new music handpicked by the JME team

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Dec / 2021

Crate Diggin’ | Birth-year records

What classic album dropped the year you were born?

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Dec / 2021

Lil Nas X is the boundary-smashing pop revolutionary of 2021

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Dec / 2021

Fresh Rotation | 3 new tunes for your playlist

New music from Girlpool, Big Thief and Tonstartssbandht

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Dec / 2021

Go | Concerts to see the week of NYE

Indie rock at Jack Rabbits, r&b legends ring in the New Year and emo heroes at 1904

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Dec / 2021

When ‘The Boss’ is worth $500 million, it’s time for stars to sell their back catalogs

"It's scorching hot... Hot, hot, hot!"

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Dec / 2021

JME’s Most-Read Music Stories of 2021

Viral Limp Bizkit, Beatle-mania, Jazz Jams and new local music

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Dec / 2021

Jax Guitar Heroes Discuss Their Fave Effects Pedals

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Dec / 2021

Go | Gift yourself a concert in Jax this week

Chris Thile and Aoife O’Donovan hit PV Concert Hall, and Trella has a homecoming show at Blue Jay.

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Dec / 2021

Fleeing the Gilded Cage

The COVID shutdown stalled careers. For some opera singers, it also opened doors

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Dec / 2021

10 Jacksonville Artists to Watch in 2022

These Northeast Florida artists are poised for a breakthrough

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Dec / 2021

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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Dec / 2021

How Black women reclaimed country and Americana music in 2021

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Dec / 2021

Local Spotlight | ‘Homeless Theatre’ by DigDog

Jax trio DigDog walk the punk-prog walk on their latest

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Dec / 2021

Jax Artists rickoLus and Ángel García Team Up for a One-of-a-Kind Performance

Backed by The Ángel García Quartet and Good Pluck Trio, rickoLus will perform jazz standards, classic covers and new arrangements from his original song book at Intuition

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Dec / 2021

Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this week

rickoLous’ lounge act, folk Xmas with The Currys, stellar indie rock from Futurebirds and icons of reggae

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Dec / 2021

Get More ‘Get Back’ | What we learned from the new Beatles documentary

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Dec / 2021

Fresh Rotation | 3 ripe and juicy tunes handpicked by the JME team

Mitski hypnotizes, Animal Collective transcends and Courtney Barnett gets to the point

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Dec / 2021

Barry Harris, beloved jazz pianist devoted to bebop, dies at 91

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Dec / 2021

Local Spotlight | “HITEM” by LANNDS

Jacksonville psych-pop duo sprouts an auditory oasis

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Dec / 2021

Just Announced | Grammy nominated pop-rock trio HAIM to play Daily’s Place

One of the biggest bands in the world makes a pitstop in Jax

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Dec / 2021

Go | ‘Hip Hop Nutcracker’ @ the Florida Theatre

Kurtis "The Breaks" Blow takes on Petipa, Ivanov and Tchaikovsky's ballet

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Dec / 2021

Local Spotlight | ‘Lines of Flight’ by Georgio Valentino

Georgio Valentino’s new album is local music, recorded worldwide

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Dec / 2021

The Best Record Stores in Northeast Florida

Wondering where to shop for vinyl in and around Jacksonville? We got you covered.

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Dec / 2021

Local Spotlight | “Crying For Free” by Jahny Steel

A haunting and contemplative new tune from one of Duval’s most anomalous creatives

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Dec / 2021

Fresh Rotation | Three new songs the JME team really digs

Desert blues from Algeria, avant-garde pop from the UK and Crenshaw Soul from LA

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Dec / 2021

Go | The best shows in Northeast Florida this week

From psych funk to psyching on the holidays

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Dec / 2021

Fresh Squeeze | A juicy playlist of new tunes handpicked by the JME team

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Dec / 2021

Wet Leg: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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Dec / 2021

Listen | New Electro Lounge playlist is a potpourri of tasty treats

Something new, something uplifting and something modern for the first week of December

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Dec / 2021

After Get Back | What happened to The Beatles after that rooftop concert?

Dig deeper on the new Beatles documentary on WJCT 89.9FM

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Dec / 2021

Virtuoso pianist Alessio Bax and the Jacksonville Symphony present Mozart’s atmospheric masterpiece

The classical music maestro discusses his love for Mozart and the Jax Symphony's new Steinway

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Nov / 2021

‘From Staircase to Stage’: Raekwon on growing up in N.Y. and the Wu-Tang Clan

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Nov / 2021

Honored onscreen and in sound, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, a messenger whose time is now

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Nov / 2021

Go | These are the Jacksonville concerts you don’t want to miss this week

Classical, prog punk or salsa: Take your pick

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Nov / 2021

The Wood Brothers let the improv dictate the terms on their most recent release

The Wood Brothers play the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on December 1

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Nov / 2021

Fresh Rotation | Three juicy tunes handpicked by the JME team

New music from La Luz, Joy Orbison and Amyl & the Sniffers to add to your playlists

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Nov / 2021

Dave Grohl retraces his life-affirming path from Nirvana to Foo Fighters

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Nov / 2021

Adele asked Spotify to remove the default shuffle button for albums, and they obliged

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Nov / 2021

Go | Underbelly stirs up reggae night with Central FL’s King Tappa and genre stalwarts Link&Chain

Newly reopened Underbelly hosts its inaugural reggae night

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Nov / 2021

Go | Black Friday is also Record Store Day

Celebrate RSD at these 904 Shops

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Nov / 2021

Go | These are the best shows in Jacksonville this week

We’re thankful for a jazz jam, one of the city’s best hip-hop acts and some alt-country

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Nov / 2021

Local Spotlight | ‘1827 N Pearl’ by L.O.V.E. Culture

Duval hip-hop collective seeks emotional and spiritual enlightenment on new full-length

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Nov / 2021

Giveaway | Want a copy of the Grateful Dead Live in St. Louis, 1971?

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Nov / 2021

Just Announced | Winterland music festival to return in 2022 with La Luz, Caroline Rose, Slothrust, Reggie Watts and more

Jacksonville-based music festival announces headliners and new event site for February

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Nov / 2021

Local Spotlight | The best new music by Jax artists out right now

Jesabel's Infectious pop, top-notch hip-hop from IntricateTheAlmighty, Howdy says "aloha" to L.A., Lazuli Vane steeps a funk-laced brew and a Lynchian new video from Cory Driscoll

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Nov / 2021

Go | Tiger Records celebrates two years in biz with new merch and much vinyl

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Nov / 2021

Symphony in 60 | Courtney Lewis and the Jacksonville Symphony are bringing classical music to places its never been

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Nov / 2021

Just Announced | Savannah Stopover brings indie heavy hitters to Georgia

The Savannah Stopover music festival looks lit

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Nov / 2021

Just Announced | Intuition adds Soccer Mommy, Reverend Horton Heat and Luna Luna to its 2022 music calendar

The winter/spring live-music calendar is filling up at Intuition Ale Works

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Nov / 2021

Just Announced | Iron & Wine @ Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

The professorially dressed singer-songwriter brings his artful lyrics (and guitar) to Northeast Florida

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Nov / 2021

Go | This week’s best live music bets

Harvard educated viral video maker, Beethoven’s best and a Southern Hip-hop standout

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Nov / 2021

Local Spotlight | “Every Excuse” by Jesabel

Ambitious pop from talented Jacksonville-based singer-songwriter

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Nov / 2021

Local Spotlight | ‘The Elements’ by Madre Vaca

Members of Jacksonville’s jazz vanguard drop their 13th release as Madre Vaca.

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Nov / 2021

The Tables Have Turned on Vinyl

Jacksonville musicians, labels and manufacturers embrace vinyl’s renewed popularity; if only they could get their records on press

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Nov / 2021

Local Spotlight | “All Great Love” by Cory Driscoll

A colorful new song and Lynchian new video from the Jax-based singer-songwriter

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Nov / 2021

Sound & Vision | Visual artist Tony Rodrigues curates a playlist for his new exhibit ‘Flex Deficit’

The Black Angels, Can, Woody Guthrie, Gil Scott-Heron, Fela Kuti, Run the Jewels and more fuel Tony Rodrigues' work

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Nov / 2021

Instrumental Juggernaut Circles Around the Sun Bring their Singular Jam to Jacksonville

Eclectic L.A. jam quartet play the Bier Hall at Intuition

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Nov / 2021

Watch | Official trailer for Peter Jackson’s Beatles doc ‘Get Back’

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Nov / 2021

Fresh Rotation | Three new songs the JME team can’t stop listening to

Crucial Hip-hop from Tall Black Guy, Mylee Grace's melancholy love ballad, and confectionery indie pop from Le Pain

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Nov / 2021

Astro, a founding member of the reggae group UB40, has died at age 64

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Nov / 2021

Go | Orlando EDM fest Electric Daisy Carnival Festival returns this weekend

Massive EDM festival returns to the Sunshine State this weekend

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Nov / 2021

Go | What to see and hear in Jax this week

Jam band Circles Around the Sun, bluesman Robert Cray and hip-hop beat-maker Blockhead top a week that has a little something for everyone.

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Nov / 2021

Local Spotlight | “Chamomile (Smoke Rings)” by Lazuli Vane

Beaches-based multi-instrumentalist steeps a funk-laced psychedelic brew

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Nov / 2021

Surfer Blood drop back into Jacksonville with something old, something new

The West Palm Beach indie faves play the Bier Hall at Intuition Ale Works

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Nov / 2021

Watch | The War On Drugs play Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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Nov / 2021

Join NPR Music’s film screening of ‘Karen Dalton: In My Own Time’

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Nov / 2021

Go | The best concerts in Jacksonville this week

Porchfest, Surfer Blood and a hip-hop showcase

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Nov / 2021

Listen | November’s Fresh Squeeze playlist

A juicy playlist of tunes handpicked by the JME team

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Oct / 2021

Hot Off the (Re)Press | Joni Mitchell at Carnegie and R.E.M. at their peak

Two great re-pressings from iconic artists

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Oct / 2021

Jax Photographer Leighton Hoey’s Immersive View of the City’s Music Scene

Hoey's Jax Today photo essay offers a unique look at music in Northeast Florida

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Oct / 2021

Local Spotlight | “Love Burn” by 9E

Heavy Jax rock quartet expands its mastery of the dark arts

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Oct / 2021

Watch | Tiny Desk winner Neffy

Neffy performs her contest winning song "Wait Up"

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Oct / 2021

Fresh Rotation | Four new songs handpicked by the JME team

New tracks from Parquet Courts, Feels, IDLES and Duval’s own Wes Harris

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Oct / 2021

Go | Jacksonville PorchFest in Historic Springfield

Every neighborhood has its charms; only one has PorchFest

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Oct / 2021

Listen | Wilco covers The Beatles for ‘Let It Be’ reissue

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Oct / 2021

Lawmakers are considering awarding Prince a Congressional Gold Medal

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Oct / 2021

Just Announced | Bon Iver @ the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

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

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