If you enjoy live music performances in Jacksonville, chances are you’ve attended an event at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, the Florida Theatre or perhaps the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Jacksonville is blessed to be home to a number of prestigious venues with the capacity to hold vast audiences and globally recognized artists. However, if you’re in the mood the catch a more intimate, localized show, here’s a list of smaller, no-frills, live music venues you might want to check out.
1. Brewster’s Megaplex
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Brewster’s Megaplex claims to be the only live entertainment complex in north east Florida, featuring 4 venues: The Pit, Lava, The Roc Bar and The Edge Concert Hall. The different capacities of each individual room allow Brewster’s to feature local and national acts of all sizes. From high school garage bands to globally recognized rappers, their mission is to fill the void of quality entertainment in Jacksonville while simultaneously providing a safe and memorable experience for music lovers of all kinds. While currently located on University Boulevard, Brewster’s promises to announce their new awesome location soon.
845 University Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32211
2. Burro Bar
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The corner gem of downtown Jacksonville’s “The Elbow,” the Burro Bar is rapidly becoming Jacksonville’s premiere venue for underground and independent music. From the rotating selection of craft beer to the live music, the Burro Bar strives to spotlight all things local to Jacksonville. Their reasonable prices for tasty brews and the overall local bar experience makes it a great spot to go without costing you an arm and a leg. It’s a popular go-to spot for those in the downtown area, so expect a crowd on the weekends.
100 E Adams St
Jacksonville, FL 32202