Best Live Music in Jacksonville this Week | April 10-16

Mattson 2, River Jams, Local Showcase, Hovvdy, Bobby Kid

Hovvdy press photo
Indie-pop duo Hovvdy plays Jack Rabbits on Friday | Pooneh Ghana, courtesy of the artist

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For the comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page.


The Mattson 2 – Wednesday, April 12

Hotel Palms | Atlantic Beach

San Diego twin-brother duo the Mattson 2 bring their surf-meets-jazz-meets-dreampop swing to the Hotel Palms in Atlantic Beach on Wednesday. 

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Reggae/Hip Hop/R&B

Shaggy, L.O.V.E. Culture, Jeremy Ryan Experience – Thursday, April 13

Riverfront Plaza | Downtown Jacksonville

Week two of the free Jax River Jams series features ‘90s reggae-pop standout Shaggy with support from local hip-hop collective L.O.V.E. Culture and R&B/hip-hop group the Jeremy Ryan Experience. 

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Hovvdy – Friday, April 14

Jack Rabbits | San Marco 

Austin, TX indie-pop duo Hovvdy comes to Jack Rabbits in San Marco on Friday. 

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Various Artists 

Ebonique, Corey Kilgannon, Luci Lind, Daddy – Saturday, April 15

Blue Jay Listening Room | Jacksonville Beach 

A quartet of Jax artists, including R&B singer Ebonique, neo-soul artist Luci Lind, singer-songwriter Corey Kilgannon and electropop artist Daddy, perform at the Blue Jay Listening Room for the latest installment of the JME Showcase Series on Saturday. 

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Bobby Kid – Saturday, April 15

The Walrus | Murray Hill

Popular local indie-folk quintet Bobby Kid celebrates the release of their new full-length album, Babyface, at the Walrus on Saturday. 

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