Category Archives: Music News

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Welcome To Rockville 2018 Just Did the Unthinkable

Florida’s Loudest Music Festival Just Kicked It Up A Notch

Over the past decade, hard rock fans in the Southeast have watched the steady growth and transformation of Jacksonville’s premiere rock event, Welcome To Rockville.  This year, producer Danny Wimmer takes the festival to new heights, adding a third furious day of rock, and for the first time ever, adding an onsite camping option.

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Okeechobeefest 2018

Impressive Lineup Announced for Okeechobeefest 2018

Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival, aka Okeechobeefest, aka OMF has just released their 2018 line-up and it looks great.  Our own Brian Furman offered: “Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival is diverse in every sense of the word from the lush outdoors setting, to the headlining acts, to the food; all spectrums of music, art, culture, and people were represented.”

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The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett Head to Orlando

Huge Show Announcement – Tix on Sale Dec. 2

Florida rock fans are in for a rare treat when The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band take over Camping World Stadium on April 14, 2018.  These rock legends are teaming together for an unforgettable event which is likely to be the city’s musical highlight of the year. After the recent death of Glenn Frey, the band has added his son Deacon Frey to their iconic lineup.

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RIP Malcolm Young

AC/DC Guitarist Dies After Leaving Band for Health Reasons

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young has passed away according to the band’s official website.  Young last toured with his band mates in 2014 when he left for health reasons.  He was reportedly dealing with issues from dementia and according to his family, dies peacefully with the family at his side.

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Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame Interview The Cars

2018 Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame Nominee The Cars

No, sadly, we did not get to interview The Cars, but we love this brief interview that they did with the fine folks at the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.  Check it out, and then vote for your 2018 choices.

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Revamped Big Ticket Comes to Jax

Great Lineup and New Venue Highlight the Return of The Big Ticket

We missed The Big Ticket last year, and are so happy it is back in 2017.  This year’s event headlined by The Lumineers promises to be the premier Alt-Rock event of the year in the Sunshine State, and local fans only have a few weeks to wait.

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