Victor Wooten, The War On Drugs, Zac Brown Band, Melvins and more
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.
There are a ton of household-name acts visiting the First Coast this week. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville.
Victor Wooten & Steve Bailey – Wednesday, October 5
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall | Ponte Vedra
Ace of the bass guitar Victor Wooten teams with fellow six-string fretless phenom Steve Bailey and drummer Derico Watson for Bass Extremes, a master class of low-end exploration at the PV Concert Hall.
The War On Drugs – Thursday, October 6
The Amp | St. Augustine
Since releasing their breakout, critically lauded full-length, Lost in a Dream, in 2014, Philadelphia’s The War On Drugs is one of the most commercially successful indie rock acts of the last decade. The group plays the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday.
Zac Brown Band – Friday, October 7
Daily’s Place | Downtown Jacksonville
Wildly popular country and pop act Zac Brown Band performs tunes from their catalog of feel-good earworms at Daily’s Place on Friday.
Melvins – Sunday, October 9
Jack Rabbits | San Marco
Pioneers of sludge metal, the iconic Melvins continue to bring the noise, even as they round out their fourth decade as a band. The trio plays Jack Rabbits on Sunday.