Free Jax River Jams concerts to feature Chase Rice, Sugar Ray, New Found Glory
Jax River Jams, a four-week Thursday night concert series to be held on the St. Johns Riverfront in Downtown Jacksonville in April. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Downtown Vision, Downtown Jacksonville’s non-profit Business Improvement District (BID), announced the lineup Tuesday for Jax River Jams, a four-week Thursday night concert series to be held on the St. Johns Riverfront in Downtown Jacksonville in April. The multi-genre lineup includes:April 8: Country Singer-Songwriter Chase Rice, with local opener Firewater Tent RevivalApril 15: Punk Pop band New Found Glory, with local opener Universal GreenApril 22: Hip Hop artists and Jacksonville natives Quad City DJ’s, with local opener LPTApril 29: Rock band Sugar Ray, with local opener Honey HoundsThe concert series will feature a small business and atist market, food trucks and bars with local craft beer and spirits. Ad“Whether you love county, Hip Hop, rock, punk pop, Latin or folk, there’s some great music for everyone at Jax River Jams. Downtown is open and ready to welcome everyone back safely,” said Jake Gordon, CEO of Downtown Vision, in a press release.
‘Dashing Through Downtown’ scavenger hunt launches Monday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Starting Monday, you can take part in a QR code scavenger hunt and enter for chances to win prizes. Downtown Vision’s “Dashing Through Downtown” weeklong event aims to bring people to downtown Jacksonville. It’s subtly getting better, a little bit more traffic every day.”That is why Baumann is excited about “Dashing Through Downtown”. “We’re working hard to make the holidays a little brighter here in Downtown,” said Jake Gordon, Downtown Vision CEO. “Dashing Through Downtown” goes through Friday, December 18th, and participating is free.
State of Downtown report optimistic about Jacksonville’s growth
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Downtown Jacksonville is growing thanks in large part to commercial and residential investments made prior to the coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to the 2019-2020 State of Downtown Report, the latest in a series of studies released by Downtown Vision, Inc., a nonprofit agency focused on economic development in downtown Jacksonville. The number of residents living downtown has also increased to more than 6,100. “Pre-pandemic, Downtown Jacksonville was growing rapidly,” Downtown Vision CEO Jake Gordon said. The public and private sector are pulling together to keep Downtown growing.