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Avondale Second Thursday Art Walk may be best new thing to happen in Riverside
Save the date and make plans to explore the Avondale Art Walk produced by 904 Happy Hour in historic Riverside. The monthly event takes place every second Thursday from 5pm - 9pm in the The Shoppes of Avondale shopping district. The art walk is family friendly and free for all to attend. The next event is coming up on Thursday, November 9th and will be feature a pet costume contest as well as local Pet vendors and organizations.
Visitors and art lovers will be able to browse over 70+ local artists & makers every month plus locally owned shops, boutiques & retail establishments in the shopping district will have extended hours. Besides the art and entertainment, indulge at some of North Florida's most popular & top rated dining destinations, cafe's and dessert shops located within Jacksonville's oldest historic districts.
For event info and updates, visit AvondaleArtWalk.com For artist, vendor and sponsorship inquiries, please email Events@904HappyHour.com... [Read More]
SEC Nation coming to Jacksonville this Saturday, October 28 for Florida vs Georgia 2017
The SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, SEC Nation Presented by AT&T, will head to Jacksonville this Saturday, October 28 for the annual showdown between the Florida Gators and the undefeated Georgia Bulldogs. Airing live from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET on the banks of the St. Johns River in Met Park 2, the show will delve into the storylines of Southeastern Conference football before the Gators and the Dawgs face off at EverBank Field at 3:30 p.m. ET.
The show includes live reports, analysis and features surrounding the world of SEC football, as well as special appearances from hometown favorites throughout the season. Laura Rutledge hosts the traveling pregame show, navigating the Saturday morning conversations with analysts Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears and Paul Finebaum, along with reporter Lauren Sisler. This is SEC Nation’s second stint in Jacksonville for the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, and marks the Gators’ 12th and the Dawgs’ ninth appearance on the show, respectively. In addition to the live show Saturday, the Met Park 2 set at Fan Fest will play host Friday to The Paul Finebaum Show, which airs from 2-3 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and 3-7 p.m. ET on SEC Network. Fans are invited to catch all five hours of #Finebau... [Read More]
2017 Jacksonville Landing Fl vs Ga Events
The Jacksonville Landing welcomes University of Florida and University of Georgia fans for a weekend celebration surrounding one of the most infamous rivalry football games packed with football, good food, drink specials, entertainment and more!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27
Sleiman Riverfront Stage Noon – 5 p.m. Southern Rukus 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. DJ Kevin 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. Austin Park Hogan Street Stage 7 p.m. - 1 a.m. DJ Wes Entertainment in Courtyard Lounge 7 p.m. - 1 a.m. DJ Davin Fionn MacCool's 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Firewater Tent Revival 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Boogie Freaks
SATURDAY, OCT. 28
Sleiman Riverfront Stage 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. WildFire Rising 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. Lonely Highway 7 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. DJ Wes Hogan Street Stage 7 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. DJ James Entertainment in Courtyard Lounge 7 p.m. - 1 a.m. DJ Shawn Fionn MacCool's 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Austin Park Mavericks Live Noon Game Watch Party... [Read More]
Impractical Jokers Tour Coming To The St. Augustine Amphitheatre On Sunday, March 11, 2018
St. Augustine, Fla. (October 25, 2017) – New York-based comedy troupe, The Tenderloins, will star in truTV’s Impractical Jokers “Santiago Sent Us Tour” live at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Tickets for truTV’s Impractical Jokers “Santiago Sent Us Tour” starring The Tenderloins will go on sale to the general public this Friday, October 27 at 10 a.m.
Due to overwhelming demand, the cast of truTV’s Impractical Jokers a.k.a. acclaimed comedy troupe The Tenderloins have announced a new batch of tour dates for their runaway smash “Santiago Sent Us Tour.” The highly anticipated multi-city trek will hit major markets throughout the U.S. including Cleveland OH, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, NV and St. Augustine, FL on March 11, 2018.
The troupe also recently announced their participation in this year’s widely acclaimed New York Comedy Festival, where they will bring the “Santiago Sent Us Tour” to Madison Square Garden on Thursday, November 9th starting at 8pm. The performance marks a major milestone for the Tenderloins who will perform their signature brand of comedy and hi-jinx, and show never-before-seen videos for the first time on the historic MSG s... [Read More]
Party In The Pines Country Music Festival Kicks Off Oct. 20 in White Springs
WHITE SPRINGS, Fla. — The countdown begins for the largest country music festival to come to North Florida. Party In The Pines kicks off in White Springs Oct. 20-21 bringing the biggest names in country music to Bienville Plantation for one weekend only. Inclusive of all parking fees, single day, two-day, VIP and hurricane relief discount tickets are still on sale starting at $60 at partyinthepines.com.
Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen, Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne, Easton Corbin, Ryan Hurd and more will headline the inaugural festival.
“I’m so excited to be part of the very first year for Party In The Pines Festival,” said Easton Corbin. “It’s an extra bonus for me because not only do I get to go back to my home state of Florida but getting to play my show at the beautiful Bienville Plantation, a top-notch hunting & fishing resort, is going to be pretty incredible.”
Gates open at noon ET on both days. The official performance schedule in order of appearance is as follows:
Sleiman Enterprises Stage: In order of appearanceFriday Oct.20 Saturday Oct. 21
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Jaguars Predictions - Will They Beat Oakland
28-2. Let that score sink in for a bit. Has it resonated with you yet? Good. Now it's time to move on. Last weekend's Chiefs-Jaguars game left a really sour taste in the mouths of most Jaguars fans. But, week one in the NFL has always been considered "Overreaction Week", and thus we should try and push that game out of our collective memories. The Jacksonville Jaguars head to the West Coast to face the Oakland Raiders (0-1) Sunday afternoon. A disappointing 1st loss as head coach Gus Bradley looks for a much better performance than what was put out last week at home. The Jaguars will have a new quarterback at the helm in Chad Henne, as Blaine Gabbert suffered a laceration during the game with the Chiefs and needed stitches on his throwing hand. Also ruled out is guard Will Rackley, as his knee issue is still causing issues, and rookie cornerback Dwayne Gratz as he suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's game. The Oakland Raiders are starting Terrelle Pryor again at quarterback, after his performance last week (19-29, 219 yards passing, 1 TD; 13 carries, 112 yards) kept the Raiders in the game against the Indianapolis Colts. The Raiders lack a lot of talent on both sides of the ball, but Pryor does provide a spark that the team desperately needs. So what do the J... [Read More]
Sports Update - Jaguars Game Tomorrow
Jacksonville Fl - The Jacksonville Jaguars open up the 2013 regular season at home against the Kansas City Chiefs. It's been a long and interesting off-season for the Jaguars. Out with old GM Gene Smith and Head Coach Mike Mularkey, and in with a new regime with GM Dave Caldwell and first-time head coach Gus Bradley. This team has overhauled its roster, change its philosophy, and has made it through training camp. Now the real games begin. The Jaguars' opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs, have undergone some major changes as well. New Head Coach Andy Reid is at the helm and he mad e the move to trade for San Francisco 49'ers QB Alex Smith, who is their immediate future. With a team that appears to be loaded with talent on the defensive side of the ball and a dangerous running back in Jamal Charles, it appears the Jaguars have an uphill battle. As a fan, it's tough to think that your team is really as bad as it is. And the Jaguars have a lot to do to see long-term success, but I feel that if the Jags can do these three things on Sunday afternoon, the team and the fans will walk out with a win. Offense- Jaguars need a minimum of 325 yards of offense. Blaine Gabbert appears to be the starter coming into thi... [Read More]
Jaguars Planning On Honoring JT Townsend At This Weekends Game
Jacksonville Fl - Jacksonville is honoring JT Townsend in a big way this week and it's all to keep his legacy alive. The celebration of his life will be a part of the season opener for the Jaguars this weekend. Three months ago, JT passed away at age 26. JT started the JT Townsend Foundation, which aims to improve the lives of people with disabilities. This year, he graduated from the University of North Florida which was one of the happiest days for mom, Carmen Townsend.Jaguars game tickets purchased through the Give and Go program will give a portion of the proceeds to the foundation to continue the work JT started. The foundation is also selling the special edition game day shirts on its website for $15.... [Read More]
Jaguars Vs Falcons - Top 5 Guys To Watch
Atlanta Ga - The Jacksonville Jaguars will face-off against the Atlanta Falcons tonight in the fourth and final preseason game. Both teams will have limited action from their starters, so the biggest question is "Why watch the game? It doesn't mean anything". And you would be correct, but I'm going to give you five players to keep an eye out on tonight.
1. DE Andre Branch The second-year player was supposed to be the ideal guy to fit head coach Gus Bradley's Leo position in his defensive scheme. He hasn't done much of anything during training camp and even less in the games. Although it is unlikely to see a second-round pick cut after one year, if he doesn't do something to show the staff that he's worth keeping, tonight may be the last time you see Branch in a Jaguars uniform.
2. TE Allen Reisner Starting TE Marcedes Lewis has been limited in the past two games, which has given Allen Reisner an oppor... [Read More]
Jaguars Vs Eagles Recap
Jacksonville Fl - The Jacksonville Jaguars lost against the Philadelphia Eagles 31-24. The third preseason game is usually the most important game to see how a team looks and how everything operates and even though the Jaguars lost, there's a lot of positives to take from the game. Chad Henne played ok, but the offense looks good. Henne's first drive went 90 yards and hit WR Justin Blackmon for a 17-yard touchdown. Then on a later drive, Henne hit TE Allen Reisner for an 8-yard touchdown. Photo Courtesy: JaguarsThe running game looks STRONG. Jordan Todman rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown, that included a 63-yard explosive touchdown run. Denard Robinson had 7 carries and 33 yards, but he looked decisive and can be very dangerous. Pass rush flashed, but still not where it needs to be. The defense had two sacks, but also a few QB hurries as well. Eagles QB Michael Vick did not look comfortable and was flushed out of the pocket a few times throughout the night. Photo Courtesy: JaguarsThe Jacksonville defense also cause 3 turnovers; One interception and two forced fumbles. The Jaguars have to capitalize on turnovers and turn them into point. The Jaguars final preseason game is on Thursday night against the Atlanta Falcons and by Monday morning,... [Read More]
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Dech The Chairs In Jacksonville Beach Info
The public is invited to celebrate Deck The Chairs - Light the Beach on Sunday, November 30, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. as we "throw the switch" to light decorated lifeguard chairs and a 23-foot tall holiday tree on display in Latham Plaza and the Seawalk Pavilion.
The official lighting ceremony will feature live music provided by BRASS and special recognitions including "Deck The Chairs Spirit of the Corps Award" that honors a Corps member, past or present, for exemplifying the traditions, attitudes, and purpose of the Volunteer Lifesaving Corp.
Deck The Chairs is an annual lighted sculptural exhibit using the iconic red chairs of the Volunteer Lifesaving Corp. Free and open to the public, the light display aims to build community pride, foster private and public relationships, and provide a wholesome and festive downtown during the holidays.
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Slide into Spring Music and Craft Beer Festival Coming Back To Fernandina On 28th & 29th, 2015
Goin’ Coastal Music Series is proud to announce the return of the Slide into Spring Music and Craft Beer presented by Sweetwater Brewing Company. Its coming back to Main Beach in Fernandina on March 28th and 29th of 2015 with headliner Matisyahu! After a successful inaugural event, one that featured folk legend Keller Williams and a handful of other national acts, over a dozen craft breweries and countless entertainment opportunities, Slide into Spring returns to help raise money for 8 Flags Playscapes, Inc. and the Nassau Humane Society. Last year the event raised over $15,000 for the 8 Flags Playscapes project, Pirate Playground. This year we hope to help both groups move closer to some other big projects they have on their plate.
This year we have taken the event to a whole other level. The event has been pushed to a 2-day event, has an over-the-top music lineup, increased entertainment zone, early morning yoga seminars, a beach clean-up, off-site primitive camping and much, much more.
Saturday, we stick to the roots of the first year with a funky music line-up, craft beer tasting in the early part of the day, interactive kids zone and area food trucks. Pensacola up and comers Post Pluto will kick things off. After that, Jackso... [Read More]
The Wailers coming to Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on February 11, 2015
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 19, 2014) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes legendary reggae group The Wailers on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, November 21 at 10 a.m.
There is no more legendary of a band in Jamaican music history than The Wailers. Formed in 1969, The Wailers continue its worldwide campaign of promoting peace, love and equality through the message of reggae and Rastafari.
Named by Time Magazine as the "Best Album of the 20th Century" and #46 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Exodus is also the best-selling reggae album of all-time, with over 30 million copies sold worldwide. Together with Bob Marley, The Wailers have sold over 250 million albums and have played to an estimated 24 million people across the globe. Outside of their groundbreaking work with Marley, The Wailers have also played or performed with international acts like Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, and Alpha Blondy, as well as reggae legends such as Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and Burning Spear.
Photo Credit: Tony Di Lorenzo
Their nucleus formed in 1969, when Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, and Pet... [Read More]
Gator Country Fall Concert Series Recap
Jacksonville, FL (November 19) From November 5 to November 16, the Jacksonville Fair arrived and provided fair-goers many shows during the two weeks. The Gator Country Concert Series also came onto the scene. It all started on Thursday November 6 with Thompson Square to kick off the concert. They opened their show with their hit song “I Got You” and performed with excellence and energy. They played their best songs such as “Let’s Fight”, ”I Can’t Outrun You”, “Glass”, “If I Didn’t Have You”, and “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”. I found their show great and a great start to the concert series.
The next day was not what was expected. With a cold front coming in, many people didn’t show up to see Lindsay Ell. She is a new upcoming country artist from Canada, and was an awesome guitar player. I do wish for more female guitar pickers, and this was something new for Jacksonville. Her performance was great, and she can rock out on a guitar. Her songs that got her on country radio are “Shut Me Up”, and “Trippin on Us”. I hope she comes back when the weather is better so everybody can see how awesome she is.
The second... [Read More]
Sarah McLachlan To Play At The St Augustine Ampitheatre March 25, 2015
St. Augustine, Fla. (November 10, 2014) – Multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan announced today that she will kick off the second leg of her North America “Shine On Tour” on February 27th in San Antonio, TX. The 24-city trek will visit major venues and cities across the country including a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 21 at 10a.m.
McLachlan's unparalleled ability to craft finely tuned lyrics has led to an enduring career as one of the most beloved artists of the past two decades. She is one of the most celebrated singer/songwriters in entertainment with over 40 million albums sold worldwide. She is an eight-time Juno Award winner and a three-time Grammy Award winner. McLachlan’s landmark fifth album, the 10x-platinum Surfacing, contained two Grammy Award-winning tracks: “Building a Mystery” and “Last Dance”. In addition to her personal artistic efforts, McLachlan founded the Lilith Fair tour showcasing female musicians which raised over $7 million for local and national charities over its three years and in 2002 founded her non-profit organization the S... [Read More]
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Summer Splash Bash At Landing
Summer Splash Bash DATE: July 26, 2014 TIME: 10am-2pm COST: Free
Splash into The Landing for free boat rides, water games, live entertainment, water slides, bounce houses, vendors, food, giveaways and more! Event is open for ALL ages.
Performance Schedule: 10:00 a.m. Carla Wyatt, Haley Revak, Amy Kemp, Ava Billings 10:30 a.m. Ultimate Dance and Tumble 11:00 a.m. Alyssa Billings, Kayla Putzke, Mikkala Bransome 11:30 a.m. Kelby Corman, Alexas Bransome, Megan Walker 12:00 p.m. Jaylyn Jackson, Clay Boatright 12:30 p.m. Connor Blackley and Cortnie Frazier 1:00 p.m. Water Balloon Toss and Games 1:30 p.m. Cassidy Kinsman and Hunter Huges... [Read More]
10 Events This Weekend
10 Events Happening This Weekend:
1. Friday, July 18 - Mellow Mushroom Jacksonville Beaches 5th yr. anniversary. Split Tone comes on at 10:30pm 2. Friday, July 18 - Summer Black Out Affair ( All Black Party) @ Voodoo Ultra Lounge at the Landing. Doors open at 9pm 3. Friday, July 18 - Mavericks is having their July Birthdays Party! Doors open at 8pm 4. Saturday, July 19 & Sunday, July 20 - Mega Pet Adoption Event at the Jacksonville Fair Grounds. Daily from 10am - 6pm 5. Saturday, July 19 - Ancient City Classic @ Pedro Menendez High, Finals begin at 7pm 6. Saturday, July 19 - Riverside Arts Market under the Fuller Warren Bridge in Riverside - 10am - 4pm 7. Saturday, July 19 - Tour the Catty Shack Ranch with a Night Feeding Tour. Gates open at 6pm; feeding begins at 7:30pm 8. Sunday, July 20 - Sumer Time in the City Music Showcase at 1904 - All Afternoon 9. Sunday, July 20 - American Idol Live will be at the St. Augustine Ampitheatre. Show at 7pm 10. Sunday, July 20 - $1 Bowling Night at latitude 30 from 7pm-close... [Read More]
New Downtown Bike Rental Program
Now, you can rent a bike in Downtown Jacksonville from the Riverfront Hyatt. Cruise around Jacksonville with Hyatt’s new bike service, a fun way to view the city up close while feeling the warm Florida sun on your face. Pedaling up and down the riverfront is an experience you can only appreciate here in Jacksonville.
At the Hyatt, rentals are available 24-hours a day from the concierge desk so guests can cruise the Riverwalk to catch a sunrise, pedal Hyatt’s 2.25 and 3.75 mile detailed routes through downtown or check out the area’s shopping, dining and nightlife destinations. All that stands between you and your exciting excursion is a stop by their Concierge desk.Photo Credit: Michael D. Alligood
Bike rentals are not just limited to guest. Anyone in the area is able to rent them with proper ID and Credit Card. Age requirement is 18+ and the cost is $25.00 per 24 hours. Call and ask to speak to the concierge desk for more details: 904 588 1234... [Read More]
10 steps to throw an awesome 4th of July BBQ
10 steps to throw an awesome 4th of July BBQ: 1. Decor: Theme out your place in red white and blue 2. Food: Make sure to have a variety of food to please the diet cheaters and the healthy eaters. 3. Signature Cocktail: Every party needs one for the adults! Here is one of our favorites: The Star Spangled Spritzer or Watermelon Punch. Make sure you have a variety of American beer on hand, no one wants to leave the party to make a beer run. 4. Heat Control: Make sure to keep your guest cool this holiday with fans, shade, pool, or a slip and slide 5. Music: A must have at all parties. Put together that all American playlist and make sure it's family friendly. 6. Dessert: Everyone loves to indulge a little during the holidays so treat your guest to a little something sweet. Don't forget those Red, White & Blue Ice Pops! 7. Activities: Make sure to have activities for all ages, corn hole, volleys ball, lawn twister or Jenga are a couple ideas that come to mind. 8. Be Prepared: Anticipate your guest need with some basic items, extra bathing suits and towels, bug spray and band aids. 9. Paper Products: Think paper - they are easy to clean up, so ... [Read More]
New Leaf First Coast Music Fest announces two day local music festival!
The Second Annual First Coast Music Fest has been announced for Labor Day weekend; August 30th and 31st, 2014.
The New Leaf First Coast Music Fest is Jacksonville’s largest local music festival to be held at Underbelly, 1904 Music Hall, and Burro Bar; all in The Elbow district of downtown. This year the festival has expanded to two days and will feature some of Jacksonville’s most talented bands on four stages.
“After last year’s First Coast Music Fest, we decided there was not enough time for all the talented groups Jacksonville has to offer, so we took the extra step to make the festival two days this year.” says Shawn Jasmin, the promoter for the First Coast Music Fest. “We are very happy to be partnered with Jacksonville companies such as New Leaf Vapor Company, Jam Brothers Music, 904 Happy Hour, Crazy Dave’s Music, The Loop Pizza Grill,The Elbow, and Free Time Radio. We hope by partnering with local companies we can make a big impact on the local economy here in Jacksonville.”
This year’s festival lineup includes Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, World Gone, Palm Trees & Power Lines, Fusebox Funk, Lucky Costello, S.P.O.R.E., Sir Charles, Bryce Alastair Band, City Boi, EverSay, Askmeific... [Read More]
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