7 Concerts to See this Week in Jacksonville

Hiss Golden Messenger, Steve Hackett, Ekkstacy and more

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Our weekly Go concert recommendations are updated every Monday morning. For a comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page. Indie-Folk/Alt-Country Hiss Golden Messenger – Wednesday, February 28 Intuition Ale Works | Downtown Jacksonville Prolific, Grammy-nominated indie-folk singer-songwriter Hiss Golden Messenger plays the Bier Hall inside Intuition Ale Works on Wednesday. Listen to JME’s Hurley Winkler talk to …

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Vampire Weekend Return With 2 New Tracks, North American Tour Feat. St. Augustine Stop

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Indie-rock institution Vampire Weekend will soon return with their first new album in five years, Only God Was Above Us (April 5, Columbia Records), and to hold us over until then, Ezra Koenig, Chris Baio and Chris Tomson have shared two stellar new singles, “Capricorn” and “Gen-X Cops,” and announced a sprawling North American tour that features an October stop …

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Grammy-Winning Guitar Phenom Billy Strings Returns to St. Augustine for Three Concerts in April

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Locals can enjoy a triple dose of Billy Strings this spring. The much-loved Grammy winner is confirmed to perform at the Amp on Friday, April 19; Saturday, April 20, and Sunday April 21. Pre-sale for tickets starts tomorrow (Wednesday, January 10) at 10 a.m. at the official Billy Strings site. Tickets at the Amp box office go on sale this …

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Widespread Panic return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for a Three-Night Run

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Jam-band kings Widespread Panic return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on March 22, 23 and 24.  Formed more than 30 years ago in Athens, Georgia, the band were spearheads of the now-legendary 1992 H.O.R.D.E. tour—a patchouli-scented and red-eyed sibling to Lollapalooza. Along with tourmates Blues Traveler, Phish and the Aquarium Rescue Unit, that tour was a success and helped create …

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Best Concerts in Jacksonville | Jul. 24-30

John Fogerty, Goo Goo Dolls, Ulysses Owens Jr.'s Jazz Jam and more

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Our weekly Go concert recommendations are updated every Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org. For the comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page. Metal/Parody Steel Panther – Wednesday, July 26 Underbelly | Downtown Jacksonville  Comedic glam band Steel Panther brings its hair-metal schtick to Underbelly on Wednesday. More Pop/Rock  Goo Goo Dolls & O.A.R. – Thursday, …

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Interview | Young The Giant’s Sameer Gadhia Talks About His Efforts to Make Alt More Inclusive

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Popular and enduring indie/alt-rock quintet Young The Giant plays the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, July 20. The group’s latest release, 2023’s Both Sides EP, features live and acoustic recordings. A few months back, former First Coast Connect host Melissa Ross spoke with the band’s lead singer, Sameer Gadhia, about the show, the group’s new music and his efforts to …

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Lincolnville Porch Fest, Record Fair and Night Market Added to Sing Out Loud Programming

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Sing Out Loud, St. Augustine’s month-long music festival, has added three more free events to its 2023 programming: Lincolnville Porch Fest (September 16), the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Night Market (September 19) and the St. Augustine Record Fair (September 24). True to form, the folks behind SOL have packed the month of September with tons of music. Programming for SOL 2023 …

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Yo La Tengo Added to Sing Out Loud Lineup

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Update: This show has been postponed. Yo La Tengo provided the following message to Sing Out Loud. “Hi everybody – it pains us to write this message (in Georgia’s case, literally), but we have no choice except to postpone our September dates until early 2024.  A knee that’s been bothering Georgia for years has gotten bad enough that she’s going …

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The Best Concerts in Jacksonville | June 26-July 2

The Smile, Peter Frampton, Rain Dogs Celebrates 10 years, Heat Fest and more

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Our weekly Go concert recommendations are updated every Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org. For the comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page. Jazz Blue Jay Jazz Jam – Tuesday, June 27  Blue Jay Listening Room | Jacksonville Beach Every Tuesday, fun-sized Jax Beach venue Blue Jay Listening Room hosts a rotating cast of standout players …

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Best Concerts in Jacksonville | May 29 – June 4

Sierra Ferrell, Kane Brown, Jazz at the Symphony and more

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Our weekly Go concert recommendations are updated every Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org. For the comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page. Singer-Songwriter Sierra Ferrell – Friday, June 2  PV Concert Hall | Ponte Vedra West Virginia-native, the eclectic singer-songwriter Sierra Ferrell plays the PV Concert Hall on Friday.  Watch | Tickets | Map  Pop-Country  …

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Comedy-Rock Gods Tenacious D Bring Spicy Meatball Tour to St. Augustine

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Jack Black and Kyle Gass, the comedy-rock duo dubbed Tenacious D, will take the St. Augustine Amphitheatre stage this weekend, bringing the opening leg of their Spicy Meatball Tour to an end. Though Black has been especially busy lately — he voices the villainous Bowser in box-office smash “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” contributed the viral hit “Peaches” to its …

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

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

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Our weekly Go concert recommendations are updated every Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org. For the comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page. Singer-Songwriter 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 …

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Best Live Music In Jacksonville This Week | April 17-23

Wilco, Moonchild, Laura Jane Grace, three nights of Billy Strings and more

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Our weekly Go concert recommendations are updated every Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org. For the comprehensive list of this week’s concerts, go to our live music calendar page. Jazz/R&B Moonchild – Tuesday, April 18  Underbelly | Downtown Jacksonville Eclecting L.A. fusion trio Moonchild performs at Jack Rabbits on Tuesday night. To learn more about the band, check out our concert announcement …

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Wilco Return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for 2023 Spring Tour

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Wilco are readying to kick off their 2023 spring tour in support of their current, critically lauded 12th album, Cruel Country, and will return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for a performance on Wednesday, April 19.  Recorded at the Loft, the six-piece band’s Chicago studio space, Cruel Country is a double-album release that has been lauded as one of the best albums …

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The Killers to Play St. Augustine Amphitheatre in May

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Indie rock staples The Killers are embarking on a second tour in support of their 2021 album, Pressure Machine, this spring, with a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Monday, May 8.  The seventh studio album leans more into folk-rock than the band’s previous work. It tells the story of small-town America, loosely based on frontman Brandon Flowers’ upbringing …

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The Smile to Play St. Augustine Amphitheatre in June

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Riding the wave of their critically-acclaimed 2022 debut, A Light for Attracting Attention, The Smile, the trio comprised of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Johnny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner have announced 14 North American dates with a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in June. On A Light for Attracting Attention, the trio unspools an eclectic suite …

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Bluegrass Phenom Billy Strings Returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in April

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Grammy Award-winning bluegrass phenom and former “Guitar Player of the Year” award-winner Billy Strings will hit the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for an epic three-night run beginning Thursday, April 20. The Michigan-born, Nashville-based Strings is known widely as a roots-music prodigy, his virtuosity earning him accolades from every major music publication, including Rolling Stone magazine, which called Strings “one of string …

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Outlaw Country Legend Willie Nelson to Play St. Augustine Amphitheatre in February

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Can you name another musician who has been road dogs with both Neil Young and Frank Sinatra? Or who boasts a fifth-degree black belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul and owns a (wholly unsurprising) cannabis company? Maybe a “420”-lifestyle really is the key to longevity. Still going strong at age 89 and most assuredly smoking out his remaining peers both …

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Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

Keith Sweat, The Head And The Heart, Jim Lauderdale and more

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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’s a handful of legends (Jim Lauderdale, Keith Sweat) on this week’s calendar and more than a few artists you should know about. Here’s the rundown of …

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Go | Indie-folk band The Head and the Heart at St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Neo-folk revivalists bring their jangly hits to The Amp in October

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Indie folk band The Head and the Heart will visit the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, October 13, as part of the group’s first tour in more than two-and-a-half years. A seminal band of the neo-folk revival that was gaining steam in the mid to late aughts, the Seattle-founded group’s eponymous 2010 Sub Pop release remains one of the iconic …

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Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

$uicideboy$, Rod Stewart, Dispatch & O.A.R., Spaceface and more

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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. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week. Hip-Hop $uicideboy$ – Thursday, September 1 Daily’s Place | …

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Go | Best Concerts in Jax this Week

Who can it be now?

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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. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week. Reggae Slightly Stoopid – Thursday, August 4 The Amp …

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Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this week

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. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week. Reggae/Rap  Iration & Atmosphere – Thursday, July 21 St. …

Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Electric Kif, Brian McKnight, Whiskey Myers y El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico

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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. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week. Fusion  Electric Kif – Wednesday, July 13 1904 Music …

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Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

Blackberry Smoke, NKOTB, Dean Winter and The Heat, Annie Dukes and more

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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. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week. Jazz Blue Jay Jazz Jam – Tuesday, July 5 …

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Summer of Sharing | Who Wants Free Music?

Vinyl, concert tickets, swag and more!

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The Jacksonville Music Experience is all about sharing — It’s what we do all day long on The Independent 89.9 HD4 when we share the latest from new and inventive artists. And what we do on jaxmusic.org when we dive even deeper to share the latest music news, reviews, profiles, and live music events.  But this summer we’re sharing even …

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Just Announced | Jack White at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Multifarious artist, producer and ambassador of cool music brings his Supply Issues tour to The Amp

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Multi-instrumentalist, producer and White Stripes’ founder Jack White has announced additional dates to his ongoing Supply Chain Issues tour, with a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre in September. Since emerging from the Detroit music scene fronting one of the pre-eminent acts of the early-aughts garage-rock revival, The White Stripes, White has established himself not only as a distinctive voice …

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Rebelution Releases ‘Live In St. Augustine’ Album

Popular SoCal reggae outfit commits recent The Amp performance to tape

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Reggae band Rebelution has released Live In St. Augustine ahead of their two-night run at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre this week. The concert album was captured at The Amp in September of 2021. Since their 2007 debut, Courage to Grow, there’s been no bigger reggae act than SoCal-bred quartet. Indeed, after the breakout success of their first full-length, Rebelution topped …

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Go | Bikini Kill at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

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Update (May 31; 10:00 a.m.): The Bikini Kill Show at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre’s Backyard Stage has been cancelled. From Bikini Kill: “Due to a member of the band testing positive for COVID-19,  Bikini Kill will be canceling our show in St. Augustine which was scheduled for today – Tuesday, May 31. We are extremely sorry that we will be unable to …

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Just Announced | Steve Miller Band at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Classic-rock icon and one of the most-consistent hitmakers of all time visits St. Augustine in July

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The decorated and beloved Steve Miller is returning to Northeast Florida with a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, July 1. As the front-person for the Steve Miller Band, Miller’s laundry list of hits spanning several decades –– “Who Do You Love,” “Take the Money and Run,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” and the inescapable “Space Cowboy” and “The Joker” …

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Go | Bright Eyes at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Indie-rock darlings visit The Amp

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Icons of the early 2000’s indie-rock scene Bright Eyes continue their current tour, with a Northeast Florida at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 28 . A band of multifarious musicians, Bright Eyes was founded by singer and guitarist Conor Oberst in the mid-90s, and features multi-instrumentalists Mike Mogis and Nate Walcott, as well as a rotating cast of …

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Go | The Best Concerts in Jax this Week

The Lumineers, Leon Bridges, Beabadoobee and lots of locals

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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. Here’s the rundown of what JME contributors want to see and hear in and around Jacksonville this week. Indie-Folk The Lumineers – Tuesday, May 17 Daily’s Place …

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Go | Jason Isbell, Sheryl Crow and Waxahatchee at The Amp

Two nights of songwriting expertise at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

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Top-flight songwriters Jason Isbell and Sheryl Crow have teamed up for a co-headlining summer tour, bringing along Katie Crutchfield (AKA Waxahatchee), herself an expert crafter of song. The trio kicks of the first of two consecutive nights in Northeast Florida at St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, June 9. Crow, who was a much sought-after songwriter-for-hire before striking out on her …

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Go | John Fogerty at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Legendary singer-songwriter behind Creedance Clearwater Revival plays The Amp

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As the singer, guitarist and principle songwriter for the iconic Creedance Clearwater Revival, the Berkeley born purveyor of gritty, incredibly catchy, country-infused rock and roll, legendary American singer-songwriter John Fogerty will visit the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. A GRAMMY winner and inductee to both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Fogerty’s status as one of …

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Who’s Playing Jacksonville in April?

The best concerts in Jax this month

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The 2022 concert calendar is filling up fast. And April looks to be a great introduction to about the quantity and quality of live music on tap for Northeast Florida this spring and summer. Down in St. Augustine, The Amp recently kicked off their 2022 season in early March and they’ll look to build off that strong start in April with …

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Go | The best concerts in Jax this week

Country star Charley Crockett, an album release show, electronic trio Joywave, a Patsy Cline cover band and Widespread Panic X 3

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Every 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 each Monday morning and are always available on jaxmusic.org. This week, vintage-country aesthete Charley Crockett, indie-electronic-dance trio Joywave and beloved jam band Widespread Panic all visit the First Coast. Also this week, local singer-songwriter …

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