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Atlantic Beach Brewing Company Opening This Saturday
The Atlantic Beach Brewing Company is opening this Saturday at their new location in Atlantic Beach at 725 Atlantic Blvd. They will have a variety of craft beers to please every palate and are family and pet friendly.
Their grand opening will be at noon on Saturday, May 6 beginning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Atlantic Beach Mayor, Mitch Reeves. They will be open until midnight for their grand opening. There will be growler giveaways and live music by Ciaran Sonta along with door prizes and tours.
Jaguars Select Seven Players In The 2017 NFL Draft
The Jacksonville Jaguars selected seven players in the 2017 NFL Draft, which was held in Philadelphia from April 27-29.
ROUND, OVERALL PICK NAME POS. HT. WT. SCHOOL
Round 1, 4th Leonard Fournette RB 6-0 228 Louisiana State
Round 2, 34th  ... [Read More]
Donald Fagen, And The Nightflyers Live At The St Augustine Amphitheatre
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly presents musician, composer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of Steely Dan, Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Tickets for Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers will go on sale this Friday, April 28 at 10 a.m.
Donald Fagen – musician, composer, vocalist, producer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of Steely Dan and The Dukes of September – has a new special project taking to the road this summer: Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers. Set to begin on August 3 and 4 at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, the U.S. tour leg will hit more than 20 cities including St. Augustine on August 12 before wrapping at The Masonic in San Francisco on September 16. Following the U.S. dates, the band will travel to Japan for select performances. On tour, Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers will play songs from Fagen’s celebrated solo albums, Steely Dan hits, plus as promised by Fagen himself, “some swell surprises.”
Joining Fagen (keyboard, vocals) is an all-new band – The Nightflyers – a quartet of young musicians that Donald has been working with over the past few years near his home in Woodstock, New York. The Nightflyers are Connor Kennedy (... [Read More]
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New Mural Project at The Jacksonville Landing
In a project organized by local artist Nicole Holderbaum, seven Jacksonville artists will come together to paint new murals in a hall of The Jacksonville Landing to be known as “The Landing Walls”.
“We are so excited to work with seven local artists to beautify The Landing’s inside walls. This is a great opportunity for the artists and for The Landing. I cannot wait to see the artists creativity come to life on our Landing Walls,” said Janice Lowe, General Manager of The Landing.
The artists were selected through an application process, which Holderbaum organized and directed. The artists were selected based on creativity of concept and uniqueness of style by Holderbaum and Landing Management on Monday, April 10th. The artists selected for the 2017 Landing Walls project are: Leo Hearn, Ingrid Yuzly Mathurin, Martin Torres Halsi, Rachelle Terry, Brook Ramsey and Tatiana Kitchen.
Holderbaum had this to say about the project, “I wanted to give artists here in Jacksonville an opportunity to showcase their creativity and paint a mural. I wanted to make sure that the artists selected have complete creative freedom in their concept and design. I think that the group of artists we selected wil... [Read More]
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Rodney Atkins at Mavericks Recap
Jacksonville FL - On January 25, 2014, Mavericks hosted Rodney Atkins who performed in front of lots of his fans. Braving the cold weather, many people came out to see this performer. Before the country singer went on to perform, two opening acts took the stage to get the crowd warmed up: Rose Falcon and Frankie Ballad.
Each of them was great in their performances. Frankie Ballad got the crowd going with his hits, “Bunch of Girls” and his newest song “Helluva Ride”. Frankie also played a cover of John Mellencamp’s song “Ain’t That America”. Personally, I liked his music; he had some great songs and was no stranger to Mavericks as he performed there last year. He also has a new album that will be released next month. As for Rose Falcon, she is new to country music and is also Rodney Atkins’ wife. An interesting fact is that if you were an Inspector Gadget movie fan back in 2003, she played a song for the second Inspector Gadget movie. That was the first time she was introduced as a pop singer. Now that she’s a country singer and starting over, it seems she’s ready for a country music career.
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Jack Johnson is coming to St. Augustine
St. Augustine, FL (January 27, 2014) – Jack Johnson announced a summer headline tour in support of his sixth studio album, From Here To Now To You, which debuted #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, Johnson's fourth chart topping album to date. The tour will make its only Florida appearance at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 with special guest ALO.
The public on-sale will be this Friday, January 31 at 10 AM. There are a maximum of 4 tickets per household on this event. No Ticket Transfers are available on this show. This show will be paperless entry for all Standing Pit, 100 and 200 sections and will require the credit card used to purchase the tickets for entry. This show will have a seated general admission 300 section.
Jack Johnson's From Here To Now To You tour continues to pave the way in green touring practices and community engagement initiatives. Greening actions include fueling tour vehicles with sustainable biodiesel, offering eco-friendly tour merchandise, sourcing local food from local farms, and promoting ride share programs and mass transit in addition to engaging venues and fans to eliminate single-use plastics, recycle, use water refill stations and... [Read More]
Darius Rucker with Eli Young Band and Corey Smith Coming To St. Augustine
St. Augustine, FL (January 20, 2014) –Darius Rucker returns to perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre with Eli Young Band and Corey Smith on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Darius Rucker previously performed at the Amphitheatre on October 29, 2010.
Rucker, who first attained multi-platinum status as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of Hootie & the Blowfish, wrote ten of the twelve tracks on True Believers - ranging from his current single, the feel-good, sing-along, "Radio" to the sophisticated narrative of "Shine." He expresses special pride in the raw and realistic sentiments of songs like "Miss You" and "I Will Love You Still," a duet with young powerhouse vocalist Mallary Hope.
The two songs Rucker didn't have a hand in writing are both major events of their own. "Love Without You" features Sheryl Crow, with whom Rucker had wanted to record ever since they sang together at a VH1 function almost twenty years ago. For his version of the popular Old Crow Medicine Show song "Wagon Wheel," initially based on a sketch by Bob Dylan, Rucker, never expecting them to say yes, invited his tour partners and Capitol Records labelmates Lady Antebellum into the studio. When they came... [Read More]
New Lounge - The Volstead Opens Downtown
The Volstead joins Downtown Jacksonville right in time for 2014. Indulge in decadent bourbon, whiskey, and scotch on the top shelf, and try their classic cocktails made with a unique twist. Great drinks start with great ingredients, and aren’t we glad that we aren’t faced with the challenges that Prohibition brought to this nation.
“The Volstead” gets its name from The Volstead Act, which enacted Prohibition in the United States in late 1919. The act was later repealed in 1933, but the era would forever leave its mark on history. Some of histories most colorful personalities were players in bootlegging operations, and to this day bars still carry on the tradition.
Jacksonville Florida pre-prohibition was a beautiful, bustling city where people came to achieve their dreams; designed to be the original site of Hollywood where the stars and starlets of the era came to spend their time.
As the decade progressed the nation fell on hard times, Congressman Andrew Volstead chalked up the bill to eradicate the production and sale of liquor throughout the United States. As liquor became more scarece, people became craftier in finding ways to get hooch into the country. Due to the prime waterfront ... [Read More]
Dave Matthews Band Coming To Jacksonville
Jacksonville Fl - The Dave Matthews Band will be preforming in Jacksonville on July 15th 2014. Presales go on sale February 7th.
In 2013, Rolling Stone put Dave Matthews Band on its list of the “50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now,” observing, “Two decades in, DMB still know how to surprise their fans.” The group’s 2014 North American summer tour may be its most surprising yet.
“A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band” will feature the group delivering two sets per evening, performing songs from throughout its career. Dave Matthews Band will wind through numerous configurations – from electric to acoustic, from full-throttle numbers featuring the entire band to more intimate moments featuring small groups of band members – including a stripped-down pairing of Matthews with guitarist Tim Reynolds, performing as an acoustic duo, as they occasionally do when the band is off the road. A variety of guests will join the band throughout the summer.
"I was talking to Carter about how much I still like just sitting around playing music together. It's how we started – in the basements of Carter's and my mom'... [Read More]
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Record Setting Gator Killed In Mississippi
Vicksburg Ms - Dustin Brockman of Vicksburg, Miss., ventured with his brother and friend into the Mississippi River by motorboat early Saturday night and emerged with a 727-pound record breaker that was 13 feet, 4.5 inches long.Previous record setting weight was 697.5 pounds. The massive gator took over 2 hours to catch - "We chased him for about two hours", Brockman said. "Then we got a shot on him." They plan on eating the meat and using the skin for a new gun strap. They also plan on getting the massive head mounted. ... [Read More]
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Man Bitten By Alligator
Lake City Fl - Yesterday while repairing his dock, James Tennant, 44, was bitten by a alligator. The Attack happened just after 3pm in about 4 ft of water. James was bitten on his calf and was taken to UF Shands where he under went surgery. Since the attack, FWC issued a permit to a trapper who has since trapped the gator. The alligator turned out to be a little over 8 ft long and weighed in at 150 lbs. It was caught Thursday night and euthanized.We wish James the best with his recovery. Just a reminder, please do not feed alligators or tantalize them. These un-natural human behaviors can turn normal alligators into nuisance alligators which are relocated and sometimes put down. ... [Read More]
10 Fun Beach Activities to Keep You Fit and Active This Summer!
Jacksonville Fl - Summer is almost over and our fitness partner LA Fitness shared this awesome article with us about ways to have fun while still getting fit at the beach. It is time to make your beach outings more fun-and fit-this summer! Adding some activities to your beach days will have you soaking up rays from that beautiful summertime orb in the sky, all while burning some extra calories.
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