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Studio 54 JAX, A Nightclub and Benefit Concert For The Nonprofit Florida Theatre
For ONE NIGHT ONLY, experience Studio 54 JAX, A Nightclub and Benefit Concert for the nonprofit Florida Theatre.
Join us for an exclusive night celebrating the glamour of the infamous private parties at the Studio 54 nightclub in New York City. In a transformed Florida Theatre, enjoy a table for four with enjoy endless cocktails and a plated dinner. Or, enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and endless cocktails in the mezzanine, with swanky balcony seating for a benefit concert featuring guest artists performing the music of Elton John, Donna Summer and Barry Manilow. To complete the evening, dance on the historic Florida Theatre stage, which with live dance music by the Boogie Freaks, becomes the iconic discotheque, Studio 54.
Table seating Begins at six o’clock in the evening for cocktails, followed by dinner.
Individual tickets Enter at seven o’clock for heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a private disco.
A benefit concert featuring surprise guests performing the music of Elton John, Donna Summer and Barry Manilow begins at eight o’clock.
Dance floor opens at nine o’clock.
When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Where: At the Historic Fl... [Read More]
2018 Best New Country Artist Luke Combs Plays Military Appreciation Day Tuesday
Continuing a PGA TOUR tradition of honoring men and women in uniform, THE PLAYERS Championship today unveiled a full slate of military appreciation activities and programs for the 2018 event, including a special performance by 2017 breakout artist Luke Combs on Tuesday, May 8, during Military Appreciation Day. New this year, the Military Appreciation Day Ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the Concert will kick-off at 6 p.m. on the 17th hole when the tournament returns to THE PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass, May 8-13.
Combs joins an impressive list of country music stars who have performed on Military Appreciation Day including Tim McGraw (2010), Darius Rucker (2011), Luke Bryan (2012), Dierks Bentley (2013), Jake Owen (2014), Big & Rich (2015), Toby Keith (2016) and Sam Hunt (2017).
The Military Appreciation Day Ceremony and Concert is free to any Tuesday ticket holder; a Tuesday Stadium Pass starts at just $25. Parking is also free on Tuesday and Wednesday of tournament week.
“Performing at THE PLAYERS, on the 17th hole, is one of those ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences,” said Combs. “The fact that my performance is part of a ceremony that honors our men and women in the armed f... [Read More]
THE PLAYERS Championship Returns May 8-13
The PLAYERS Championship returns May 8th and annually combines the best field in golf playing The PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. The week schedule of events is listed below.
Monday, May 7
· Practice Day for professionals
· Course closed to the public
Tuesday, May 8: Military Appreciation Day
· Entrances open at 7:30 a.m.
· Practice Day for professionals
· Charity of the Day: Jim & Tabitha Furyk Foundation
· Military Appreciation Ceremony and Luke Combs Concert on Hole 17 at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9
· Entrances open at 7:30 a.m.
· Practice Day for professionals
· Charity of the Day: Junior Achievement of North Florida
Thursday, May 10
· Entrances open at 6:30 a.m.
· First round of competition begins at approximately 7:30 a.m. (threesomes off of No. 1 and No.10)
· Charity of the Day: Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Friday, May 11
· Entrances open at 6:30 a.m.
· Second round of competition begins... [Read More]
LITTLE BIG TOWN AND THEIR “THE BREAKERS TOUR” IS MAY 4TH
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly presents Grammy award-winning County music vocal group Little Big Town and their “The Breakers Tour” featuring Kacey Musgraves and Midland live in concert on Friday, May 4, 2018. Tickets for Little Big Town with special guests Kacey Musgraves and Midland will go on sale to the general public this Friday, October 6 at 10 a.m.
After launching a historic sold-out year-long residency at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium, Grammy Awardwinning vocal group Little Big Town announced they will bring their critically-acclaimed harmonies to arenas and amphitheaters nationwide starting Spring 2018 with “The Breakers Tour.” The highly-anticipated multi-city run begins February 8 in Oklahoma City and will visit 26 markets, including St. Augustine, Florida’s St. Augustine Amphitheatre on May 4.
Little Big Town’s landmark year to date includes the release of their chart-topping album The Breaker (released February 24, 2017) which debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and Top 5 on the Billboard 200 All Genre chart-as well as the group’s fifth ACM Award win as Vocal Group of the Year. Additionally, the Multi-Platinum selling Country group was recently inducted into th... [Read More]
WORLD FAMOUS BUDWEISER CLYDESDALES AT ANHEUSER-BUSCH BREWERY
The Budweiser Clydesdales made their first-ever appearance on April 7, 1933. A gift from August A. Busch, Jr. and Adolphus Busch to their father in celebration of the repeal of Prohibition, the presentation of the original two six-horse hitches of champion Clydesdales moved father, sons and drivers to tears. The phrase “crying in your beer” was officially coined shortly thereafter.
More than 300 years ago, this imposing breed was first developed for farm work in the region of Clydesdale, Scotland. They are most easily recognized for their substantial feather — the long hairs of the lower leg that cover the hooves. Despite a dressy appearance, they are capable of pulling a 1-ton load at 5 MPH.
No strangers to television broadcasts and parades, the Budweiser Clydesdales have figured prominently in two Presidential inaugurations. They appeared in Missouri native Harry Truman’s inaugural parade in 1949, and then again for Bill Clinton’s in 1993.
In 1950, the Budweiser Clydesdales received their very own mascot: the Dalmatian. Traditionally used to guide horse-drawn fire carts, this spotted dog serves as friend and companion to the team, sitting aside the driver.
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Rebelution is coming back to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, June 27.
St. Augustine, FL (March 27, 2014) – Rebelution returns to perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Friday, June 27 along with Iration, The Green, Stick Figure & DJ Mackle. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Thursday, April 3 at 3PM.
Originally formed in Santa Barbara, CA in 2004, Rebelution’s strong DIY mentality, relentless touring and deep connection to their fan base via social media, has led them to being one of the best-selling reggae artists on the planet. Since the 2007 release of Courage to Grow, the band’s first full-length album, Rebelution’s music has been praised for its crafty melodies, socially-conscious lyrics and savvy musicianship. Courage to Grow was selected as the iTunes Editors Choice for Best Reggae Album, went to #4 on Billboard’s Reggae charts, and the track “Safe and Sound” was in rotation at powerhouse radio stations such as San Francisco’s Live 105, San Diego’s 91X and KROQ in Los Angeles. Bright Side of Life, the band’s second album (2009), took the #1 spot on iTunes in the Reggae music genre, charted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Reggae Albums, and #54 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums charts.
With the band’s 2012 album havi... [Read More]
Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson are Coming to the St. Augustine Ampitheatre
St. Augustine, FL (March 24, 2014) – Multi-platinum, Grammy nominated recording artist Gavin DeGraw and acclaimed singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson have announced their co-headlining 2014 North American summer tour. They will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, July 31. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, March 28 at 10AM.
Fans can expect to hear DeGraw perform songs from his acclaimed fourth studio album, MAKE A MOVE, including the hit single “Best I Ever Had” and his latest smash “Make A Move.” The album has garnered rave reviews since its October 15th release with People Magazine describing the album’s first single “Best I Ever Had” as “the kind of switch-up that brings fresh energy…” while Entertainment Weekly raved about DeGraw’s “intricate piano hooks and seductive, gravelly voice.” DeGraw is also scheduled to open a number of dates this summer for legendary performer Billy Joel. Gavin DeGraw is not a stranger to the top of the charts. He first broke through with the 2003 release of his debut album, Chariot, which sold over a million copies, earned platinum certification, and yielded three hit singles: &ldq... [Read More]
Counting Crows Are Coming To The St. Augustine Ampitheatre On June 14th
St. Augustine, FL (March 17, 2014) – California native Rock group Counting Crows will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 14 with special guest Toad the Wet Sprocket. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 21 at 10AM.
Counting Crows are one of those bands you follow for the long haul. For those that first heard them opening for Bob Dylan long ago, or subbing for Van Morrison one memorable night at the rock and Roll Hall of Fame, much of the soundtrack of our times comes from the Crows – from their vivid musical landscapes as well as the feverish brilliance of singer/songwriter Adam Duritz. Counting Crows hails from the San Francisco Bay area and consist of Adam Duritz (vocals), David Bryson (guitar), Charles Gillingham (keyboards), Dan Vickrey (guitar), Jim Bogios (drums), and Millard Powers (bass). Counting Crows success dates back to their 1993 debut release August and Everything After and the hit single “Mr. Jones.” The band recently hit #1 with the song “Accidentally In Love,” which was featured on the Shrek 2 soundtrack, as well as nominations in 2005 for a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the track. Counting Crows has sold over 20 million records worldwide.... [Read More]
Goo Goo Dolls Coming To St. Augustine
St. Augustine, FL (March 11, 2014) – The Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for a summer amphitheatre and arena tour. The Plain White T's will be the special guests. The tour kicks off on June 12th and crisscrosses North America through the end of the summer. The tour will stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Thursday, June 19. Tickets go on sale next Saturday, March 22 at 10AM.
Many artists have performed at both the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall including Art Garfunkel, Robert Cray, JJ Grey and Steep Canyon Rangers. However, the Goo Goo Dolls will be the first to play at both venues in the same year. The group will perform The Otis Midnight Sessions, An evening of Acoustic Music to a sold out crowd on April 17 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.
"We are excited to finally be teaming up with Daughtry," says Goos vocalist-guitarist John Rzeznik. "Not only are we big fans of Chris, but we think this is going to be a huge party for the fans of both our bands. The combination of the two will make for an awesome summer night of great American rock music."
"We are huge fans of the Goo Goo Dolls and have wanted to tour with them for a long ... [Read More]
DIERKS BENTLEY COMING TO ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014
St. Augustine, FL (March 3, 2014) – Country artist Dierks Bentley to perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Seven albums into one of country music’s most-respected and most-unpredictable careers, award-winning singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley continues to grow. His latest evolution comes in the form of RISER, a project due early 2014 that stands as his most personal to date.
Written and recorded in the year following his father’s death, the album draws its title from “I’m A Riser,” a song about resilience and determination. “I’m A Riser” works as a commentary on spiritual, personal and societal recommitment, but it also applies to the competitive battlefield of the music industry. It’s particularly appropriate for an album about rejuvenation delivered by Bentley.
Accepting change – and growing from it – is a key theme in RISER, and it’s reflected by the tone of the album, which demonstrates a new artistic depth and an extralevel of intensity for Bentley. It evolves from track to track, exuding a range of emotions, all the while impressing upon the listener that Bentley’s instinct for a hit is stronger than ever. Bentl... [Read More]
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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
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]
Wine Event Sunday Nov 10th
Jacksonville Fl - Join us for the Grape Escape, the ultimate wine tasting experience presented by Premier Beverage Company. Proceeds benefit the CHILD Cancer Fund – a local non-profit organization that helps children and their families through the challenges of childhood cancer. The inaugural Honorary Chair is Susan B. Towler – Vice President, Florida Blue Foundation.
The Grand Tasting will be hosted by Ovinte at the St. Johns Town Center and feature wine selections curated by world renowned Master Sommelier Andrew McNamera. View him on a WJCT Segment explaining the process of choosing the best wine.
General Admission $60
3pm to 6pm
General Admission includes: Souvenir wine glass Access to wine courtyard for food and wine tastings
VIP Admission $120
2pm to 6pm
VIP Admission includes: One hour early admission Souvenir wine glass Access to Ovinte for Food and Exclusive Luxury Wine Tastings Access to wine courtyard for additional food and wine tastings
10/24 - 10/27 - Events This Weekend - The Best of the Best
There are lots of events happening around Jacksonville this weekend. Heres our top picks.
Cocktails for a Cause Happy Hour
Times: 6:30p – 8:30p
Location: Sheraton Jacksonville
Ladies Night @ Taste Food Studio
Times: 10:00p – 2:00a - Open Bar for ladies 10-12
Location: Taste Food Studio in Tinseltown
Times: 10:00p – 2:00a
Location: Whisky River
70s/80s Halloween Bash benefiting Girl Scouts of Gateway Council
Times: 7:00p – 11:00p
Location: University Club Downtown Jacksonville
2nd Annual Blue Ball
Times: 10:00p – 2:00a
Location Shim Sham Room
Walk of the Dead Bar Crawl
Times 9:00p – 2:00a - Registration: 8:00p – 11:00p
Trike – A – Thon benefitting St. Jude
Times: 2:00p – 5:00p
Location: T’s Learning Center – 11761 Beach Blvd
... [Read More]
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