Best Concerts of the Week in Jacksonville | May 8-14

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Tenacious D, Melissa Etheridge, Tidal Daze and more

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss press photo
Two of the most recognizable voices of 20th-Century music, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss bring their Americana collaboration to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre this week | Courtesy of the artist

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


Melissa Etheridge – Tuesday, May 9

Thrasher Horne Center | Orange Park 

Nearly four decades after her debut album became an underground sensation, singer-songwriter and guitarist Melissa Etheridge continues to chase her muse, experimenting with her distinctive songcraft while continuing to deploy powerful hooks. Etheridge plays Orange Park’s Thrasher Horne Center on Tuesday. 

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Tom Jones – Tuesday, May 9 

Florida Theatre | Downtown Jacksonville

It’s not unusual to have fun with anyone. This is especially true when listening to Tom Jones lend his silky baritone to pop, soul and R&B hits from the American songbook. Jones performs at the Florida Theatre on Tuesday. 

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Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Friday, May 12 

The Amp | St. Augustine 

Two of the most recognizable voices of 20th-Century music, Alison Krauss and Robert Plant are reunited at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday. 

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Indie Rock 

Tidal Daze – Friday, May 12 

Jack Rabbits | San Marco 

Jax indie rock band Tidal Daze headlines an all-local lineup that includes Jenni Reid and Sunriver at Jack Rabbits on Friday. Read a review of Tidal Daze’s latest single. 

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Tenacious D – Sunday, May 14

The Amp | St. Augustine 

Funny dudes and very-talented musicians Jack Black and Kyle Gass bring Tenacious D to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Sunday. 

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