January Music Picks

Jan. 12 The Zombies: Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary Ponte Vedra Concert Hall PVConcertHall.com The second U.K. band following the Beatles to score a #1 hit in America, The Zombies infiltrated the airwaves with the sophisticated melodies, breathy vocals, choral back-up harmonies and jazzy keyboard riffs of their 1960’s hit singles “She’s Not There” and…

N.W. Izzard

N. W. Izzard has come to represent the resurgence of the blues. Turning heads and ears, and melting hearts, their music pierces into your soul and their groove flows through your veins. Nicholas William Izzard is a guitarist/singer-songwriter from Northern Florida with a voice that is simply captivating. With fellow song writer/drummer Tyler Watts and bassist…

Other Body Returns to Jacksonville with Severed+Said, LA-A, and I’m Your Knife

Miami-based noise rock trio Other Body will bring their brooding, droning punk ferocity to Rain Dogs on December 15, 2017. Other Body will perform songs off their latest EP and debut new material from their forthcoming LP. Local projects LA-A, Severed+Said, F*ck Salad, and Miami-based multimedia project I’m Your Knife will support. “Jacksonville is always…

A Champion for the Arts: Jacksonville’s Superintendent Search

Written by President & CEO Kimberly Hyatt Policies at the district, state and federal levels all speak to the critical importance of quality arts education if we have any hope of preparing students to succeed in school and in life. What the children who attend Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) need now is a superintendent…

DAILY’S PLACE TO WELCOME ODESZA ON MAY 16

On the heels of two GRAMMY nominations last week, electronic music duo ODESZA will make a stop at Daily’s Place next spring, Live Nation and Bold Events confirmed today.  The “A Moment Apart Tour” will visit downtown Jacksonville on Wednesday, May 16 at 7 p.m. The show is presented by X106.5 and tickets will go…

A Must Read, Even If You’re Not a Musican-Hit So Hard, A Memoir by Patty Schemel

Hit So Hard, A Memoir by Patty Schemel In 1994 a chasm was filled with the release of Hole’s Live Through This. Sadly, it has never been given its proper credit and the record’s genius was overshadowed by the celebrity of the band’s arresting and talented leader Courtney Love. In Hit So Hard, the memoir…

Jacksonville’s very own Mama Blue and John Austill Hit the Road to Memphis

The blues is a unique American art form that has often been associated with the delta or its “mountain cousin” southern Appalachia. Jacksonville, Florida has a long-standing blues tradition. It is weaved in many different versions such as the early twentieth century tent shows and countless artists that have roots in North East Florida. Jacksonville’s own…