‘Music is for everyone’: Sensory-friendly concert lets students with intellectual differences enjoy classical tunes
The North Florida School of Special Education banded together with the Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville to host the inaugural Sensory Sensitivity concert, a free outdoor sensory-friendly event.
The Black Keys prove that midwest rock will never fade on new tour
“Let’s give it up for that midwest rock ‘n’ roll,” said The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach halfway through their headlining show at Michigan’s Pine Knob Music Theater, a venue that is known for hosting legendary Detroit rockers for over 50 years.
The Beach Boys are coming to St. Augustine
On Sunday, April 15, the St. Augustine Amphitheatre will proudly present pop music legends The Beach Boys live in concert. ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Good vibrations are coming to the Saint Augustine Amphitheatre! The Beach Boys will return to the The Amp for their ’2021 Feel Flows Tour’ on Friday, May 14 for a limited-capacity concert with distanced seating. The Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide and have received more than 33 RIAA Platinum and Gold record awards. With more than five decades of touring under their belts, The Beach Boys have performed more concerts than any major rock band in history.
Chaos at Regency Court after shots fired outside concert
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Sunday night concert to see rap artist Toosii perform ended in chaos before it began. We worked with the Sheriff’s Office to shut it down safely,” a spokesperson with Excelsior Security Agency told News4Jax. It’s time to go.”She and others took refuge in the Longhorn Steakhouse across the parking lot. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office incident report said officers were dispatched at 8:04 p.m. and officers heard shots fired and saw people running and screaming. “It can create chaos and it’s exactly what it did.”Not only were there concerns from the gunfire and chaos, but video of so many people in that parking lot -- a lot of them not wearing face masks -- also caused health concerns.
Garth Brooks concert to be played at 300 drive-in theaters
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Country superstar Garth Brooks is holding a concert that will be played at 300 drive-in theaters in June across the country. Brooks announced the June 27th concert event on Thursday. The concert will be created in Nashville, Tennessee, and tickets at each showing will be limited. The concert event will follow guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as all state and local health mandates. There will be rules on spacing between vehicles, protective equipment for staff, contactless payment and limited capacity in restrooms.
Prince and the Revolution concert from 1985 to stream on YouTube all weekend
Well, in this case, party like it’s 1985, but regardless, you’ll be dancing to some classic Prince hits, thanks to his official YouTube channel. A live concert of Prince and his legendary band, The Revolution -- in Syracuse, New York in 1985 toward the end of their “Purple Rain” tour -- will be available to stream on YouTube all weekend beginning Friday, May 14 and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. Viewers can donate money while watching the stream, and Google will match it. The concert was originally released as a VHS back in the day, so Prince fans who have been there from the very beginning might have seen this show. It should be a treat for newer Prince fans who never got to see the man himself in action, especially at the height of his career, when “Purple Rain” was first released.
John Legend to live-stream free concert from home
John Legend announced he will be live-streaming a free concert from his home on Instagram Live this afternoon. He teased that his wife, Chrissy Teigen, will also be there and said “Who knows what awesomeness and hilarity will come from her presence! (Florida is Eastern Daylight Time)All you have to do is head to his Instagram and listen in! It'll be on Instagram Live at @johnlegend. And let me know which other artists I should pass the torch to — John Legend (@johnlegend) March 16, 2020
Mötley Crüe to reunite for stadium tour with Def Leppard, Poison
LOS ANGELES – What farewell tour? After nearly five years off the road, hard rocking Mötley Crüe announced they will reunite for a stadium tour with Def Leppard and Poison. A "cessation of touring agreement" the band signed prior to their previous final tour was "blown up," according to a statement. Along with the stadium tour that will kick off in 2020, the band will also get back into the studio to record new material. Dates and venues for the tour have yet to be announced.