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    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 appearance

    Friday Oct.20 Saturday Oct. 21

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    Gin Blossoms Return To The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall




    The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall presents Nineties Modern Rock Group Gin Blossoms and their “25th Anniversary of New Miserable Experience Tour” on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Tickets for Gin Blossoms go on sale this Friday, October 6 at 10 a.m.

    The Gin Blossoms have undoubtedly left their mark on the Rock music map. The Grammy nominated band’s fusion of melodic Rock, Pop, Folk and Country elements has helped pave the way for the modern rock of today. Fans around the world are very familiar with Gin Blossom’s five-time Platinum breakthrough album New Miserable Experience, containing gems like “Until I Fall Away,” “Found Out about You,” “Hey Jealousy” and “Allison Road.” Those hit tracks were followed up by Empire Records Platinum Soundtrack hit, “Til I Hear It From You,” and in 1996, by the singles “Follow You Down” and “As Long As It Matters,” which hit the radio in a big way, making their Congratulations, I’m Sorry record another platinum success. Gin Blossoms hits have crossed over in five different formats, taking the airwaves by siege, and holding MTV hostage for a good portion of the 90s. Boasting record sales of over 10 million, the band cont...   [Read More]



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    Drive-By Truckers to perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall




    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL--(Tuesday, February 25, 2014) —  Southern Rock group Drive-By Truckers will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Friday, June 6 at 8:00PM.

    Photo Credit: Stacie Huckeba

    English Oceans, the 12th release by Athens, Georgia’s Drive-By Truckers, is an elegantly balanced and deeply engaged new effort that finds the group refreshed and firing on all cylinders. All but one of the collection’s 13 new songs, written by singer-guitarists and co-founding members Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley, were recorded during 13 days of sessions in August 2013 with longtime producer David Barbe. Six of the songs were the result of a burst of writing activity by Cooley. “I had time to write,” Cooley says. “After we came off the road last time, we decided we were going to let it rest for a while. So I had time to really focus. I kind of had to re-learn how to write, because I didn’t write as many songs as I’d wanted on the last couple of records. I was happy with these songs, and thrilled to go in and record so many that I felt real strongly about.” Hood notes, “I don’t think we’ve ever had a record where Cooley was as deeply involved in every aspect of the making of it as he was th...   [Read More]




    Panic! At The Disco to perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 16, 2014.




    St. Augustine, FL (February 24, 2014) – Panic! At The Disco has announced their biggest outing yet: The Gospel Tour. Hot on the heels of sold-out headline dates on their Too Weird Tour, the band will take their incendiary live show across the U.S. this summer starting July 18 in Magna, UT at The Great Saltair. Special guests, Walk The Moon, will perform on all dates during The Gospel Tour while Youngblood Hawke will join Panic! on select dates. Panic! At The Disco with Walk The Moon and Youngblood Hawke will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 16, 2014. Tickets are on sale starting Friday, February 28 through the Live Nation mobile app, at www.livenation.com and through the local venue ticketing websites.

    Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets to select dates through Citi’s Private Pass Program beginning on Wednesday, February 26 at 8:00 a.m. local time.  For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.  And beginning today, fans can visit http://bit.ly/PanicRSVP to RSVP for early access to presale tickets available starting at 10:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, February 26.

    Reviews of the Too Weird Tour have been effusive: “Urie danced his way across ...   [Read More]




    Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss coming to St. Augustine Amphitheatre.




    St. Augustine, FL (February 21, 2014) – Music legends and Grammy Award winning artists Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas will be touring together throughout the spring and summer. The 35 city U.S. tour will make a stop at the Saint Augustine Amphitheatre in Saint Augustine, Florida on May 6, 2014. The Devil Makes Three will also be appearing.

    The tour will mark the first time that Willie Nelson and Family & Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas have shared the stage together. The two groups’ unique personalities combined with impeccable musicianship and decades of award-winning songs are sure to create a show full of unforgettable moments.

    With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, Willie Nelson is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of “Crazy”, “Red Headed Stranger” and “Stardust.” He has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and activist.  Heroes, his 2012 release and first album for Legacy Recordings, spent five weeks at #1 on the Americana Radio Chart. His book, Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die, landed in the Top 10 on The New York T...   [Read More]




    Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas Is Coming To Jacksonville




    Jacksonville Fl - Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas will be coming to Jacksonville for a Guest Appearance and Special DJ set on Monday, March 24 at Suite at the St. Johns Town Center. Admission starts off at just $10 and doors open at 9pm. 

    About Taboo: He's a multi platinum American hip hop artist & member of the Black Eyed Peas; singer, rapper, dancer, actor, DJ, author, designer as well as a devoted husband & loving father to 3 sons.

    Tickets are on sale now at http://bit.ly/Oe206z

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    The Head and the Heart Coming to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall




    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL--(Tuesday, February 18, 2014) —  Indie Folk artist The Head and The Heart will perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on Thursday, May 8 at 8:00PM.

    Leaving a variety of day jobs and academic pursuits, The Head and the Heart came together in the summer of 2009, during frequent visits to the open mic night at Conor Byrne in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. California-transplant Josiah Johnson and Virginia-native Jonathan Russell formed the core songwriting partnership, quickly adding keyboardist Kenny Hensley to the mix. The luminous Charity Rose Thielen, violin and vocals, had just returned from a year of studying and playing music in Paris. Drummer Tyler Williams cold left a successful band in Virginia after Jon sent him the demo of “Down in the Valley,” relocating across states to be a part of this. Finally, Chris Zasche, was bartending at Conor Byrne and mentioned one day that he’d be happy to play bass for the nascent band. It all felt right: The Head and the Heart was born. The band entered Seattle’s Studio Litho in early 2010 to record these songs that had been kicking and twisting in the catalytic development of their live show. Recorded by Shawn Simmons at Studio Litho and Steven Agui...   [Read More]



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    THE PLAYERS Championship announces record $7.1 million generated for local charities from 2013 tournament




    Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (November 14, 2013) – At a celebration tonight honoring the volunteer leadership of THE PLAYERS Championship, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem announced that $7.1 million was generated for local charities from the 2013 tournament, eclipsing last year’s record-breaking total of $6.5 million. The money generated by THE PLAYERS each year benefits more than 300 charities throughout Northeast Florida, totaling nearly $60 million in charitable giving since the event moved to Ponte Vedra Beach in 1977. The substantial increases over the past few years is attributed to a growing, dedicated fan base, support from PwC – the event’s Proud Partner, the tireless and selfless efforts of the tournament’s volunteer force and the entire Northeast Florida community.

      The announcement was made during THE PLAYERS Volunteer Leadership Appreciation Party hosted by Commissioner Finchem on the Presentation Lawn of the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse.  The event is part of a series of activities during THE PLAYERS 2013 Giving Back Month designed to highlight the work of the many charitable organizations in Northeast Florida that benefit from the tournament. Guests at tonight’s Volunteer Leadership Appreciation Party cheered a...   [Read More]




    Jacksonville Celtic Festival This Saturday




    Jacksonville Beach, Fla - This Saturday, join us for upbeat music, lively dancing, rugged Highland games, and cuisine of the colorful Celtic culture. Vendors include a variety of traditional Celtic food, beer and memorabilia. Entertainment includes internationally known musical groups, local fife and drum corps, Irish and Scottish dancers and Kid's Zone.

    The festival gates open on November 16th  at 11 a.m. with the opening ceremony at 12 noon. Performer Lineup(Main Pavilion Stage): 12 p.m. Spade McQuade 1:15 p.m.    Fear Buile 2:30 p.m.    The Gothard Sisters 3:45 p.m.    Colm Kirwan 5:00 p.m.    The Willis Clan 6:15 p.m.    Searson 7:30 p.m.    Rathkeltair 8:45 p.m.    Enter the Haggis The Pipers, Scottish and Irish Dancers will perform 15 minute sets between bands on the Pavilion Stage. The Highland Games and Rugby exhibition will take place on the beach between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

    The Scottish Highland Games are Sponsored by the Northeast Florida Highland Games! Sign up and Registration will be on the beach (1p-4p). Caber Tossing, Stone Throwing, Weight for Distance, Hammer Throw and Tug of War. You can also pre-register on our web site:&nbs...   [Read More]




    Photo Card Gets Make Over




    Jacksonville Fl - Just about a month ago, 904 Happy Hour launched a updated and rebranded website. Along with the new website, the creative team released a contest for local artist and graphic designers to have a chance to add their very own touches to the 904 photo card. There were many submissions and the decision was tough but the design chosen was by local graphic designer Meredith Hughes. 

    "We chose her design because it but was sleek, simple and straight to the point. We were very happy with how the card came out and applaud Meredith graciously for her time she took to create the design."  The 904 photo card is distributed every time a photo is taken. Each month, our photographers distribute between 25,000 and 35,000 cards. Besides Meredith's design being chosen and used as the new photo card, she also won a prize pack valued at over $500. 

    Meredith Hughes is an award winning creative professional and freelance graphic designer that specializes in branding and social media. She is available for graphic design and social media consulting, and enjoys working with small and boutique businesses. She can be reached at www.meredithfordham.com or followed on Twitter @mercreative....   [Read More]




    November Artwalk Info & Map




     

    Jacksonville Fl - This month, First Wednesday Art Walk celebrates a decade of art and culture! Join Downtown Vision, Inc. and the participating artists and venues as we all celebrate 10 years of Downtown’s signature event. HIGHLIGHTS: Headquarters @ Hemming Plaza: Celebrate with a cheers to 10 years toast at 6:15 p.m. on Laura Street, including an Art Walk retrospective, announcements, performances and more. Enjoy public art installations by Episcopal High School's National Art Honor Society and The Temporary Solution with live music by Mikey's Imaginary Friends and the Episcopal High School Jazz Band.  Grease Rags Clothing Co.: New location – Shop for unique clothing, shoes and accessories.  JAX Chamber - Features artwork by Chip Southworth and Keith Doles.  Mr. Mince Productions, Inc.: New location – Enjoy artwork by Overstreet Ducasse, Brian Bernard and Noel Scotsfield.  Southlight Gallery: Celebrate four years of Downtown’s largest fine art gallery in its new location.  Main Library: Features artwork by Episcopal High School students presented by Bergmann Associates.  Chamblin’s Uptown & Café: Enjoy “Knowvember” featuring spoken word show fr...   [Read More]




    No Shave November Events




     

    Jacksonville Fl - Fall not only brings us amazing holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving but, it gives us the funny holiday known as No Shave November. I'm not sure when this began but I have seen people participate in this for so many years now. It is crazy the different, out there things people are willing to do when it comes time to grow out/design their beards and mustaches! Heres a list of events we have compiled that will be a blast!! 

    Art Walk Downtown Mustache Meetup

    Description: Movember Jax will be at Artwalk Downtown with the Jacksonville Jaycees. We will be in the lobby of the Carling selling a fresh new batch of Intuition Ale Works Movembrew! Swing by and register for Movember, enjoy some fantastic beer, and visit with your Movember Jax team and the Jacksonville Jaycees!

    Start: November 6, 2013 5:00 pm

    End: November 6, 2013 9:00 pm

    Cost: Free

    Venue: The Carling

    Address: 31 West Adams St. 

     

    Movember Beaches Moonlight Benefit

    Description: Sport your stash or make one here! Come help Movember, Bella Vida Yoga & Rockaway Garden Center raise money for this great cause! Yoga for Love 6-7pm - Benefit 7-10pm[Read More]



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