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Jonny Barber Band at O'Meara Ford

Jonny Barber Band at O’Meara Ford


The Jonny Barber band at O’Meara Ford’s 100th Anniversary Party.

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Austin Young Band - Greeley Blues Jam Pre Party

Austin Young Band – Greeley Blues Jam Pre Party


Austin Young’s Band rocked the Moxi in Greeley for the Greeley Blues Jam Pre-Party.

American Hustle - Movie

American Hustle – Movie Trailer


A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that’s as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. Like David O. Russell’s previous films, American Hustle defies genre, hinging on raw emotion, and life and death stakes.


Concerts in the Plaza 2012 drawing to a close


Series concludes with Labor Day afternoon concert

When the last musical notes drift out of the Plaza on Labor Day afternoon, the 2012 Concerts in the Plaza will conclude and will do so counting a very successful 22nd season. The weekly music series, offered free to the community and visitors, runs each year from Memorial Day to Labor Day offering a wide variety of musical entertainment to the community. The series has been called “the best way to spend a Thursday night in St. Augustine,” and it’s easy to understand why when sitting under the majestic oaks of the Plaza de la Constitución enjoying quality musical entertainment surrounded by friends and family.

The two-hour concerts are on Thursdays starting at 7:00pm except for the concluding concert on Labor Day which is set for the afternoon from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. A cancellation necessitated a scheduling change for the Labor Day concert with Jazz Piersonified & Friends stepping in to fill the vacancy . The remaining 2012 schedule features:

August 16         Rob Ellis Peck & Friends – acoustic R&B / classic rock,

August 23         The Mike Hart Band – blues, jazz & rock,

August 30         Lonesome Bert & The Skinny Lizards – original Americana folk,

September 3      Jazz Piersonified & Friends – jazz standards.


On street parking, free after 5:00pm, is available near the Plaza, and parking is available, $10 per entry, at the Historic Downtown Parking Facility at The VIC, a short walk to the Plaza.

Rain? What rain?

Every attempt is made to go on with the show, so even with this season’s rainy summer only one concert was cancelled, although some have started a few minutes late.  As is often said: The only way you’ll know if a concert is cancelled is to be there.

Need to know more?

Concerts are free and attendees should bring lounge chairs for seating. Picnic dinners are popular, but alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the Plaza. Complete schedule and maps to the Plaza and The VIC are available at

Concerts in the Plaza is produced by the City of St. Augustine with support from the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council. For visitor information visit

Source:  City of St. Augustine


Summer evenings combine music and history / Local events


Summertime and music always seem to go together, and so it is here on Florida’s Historic Coast. In addition to big name events like the Aaron Neville concert coming to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, small-stage free concerts have become some of the most enjoyable activities for both locals and visitors during the summer months.

Every Wednesday evening brings a wonderful Concert By the Sea in St. Augustine Beach, and Thursday nights feature the great Concert in the Plaza series in downtown St. Augustine. Nearly every genre is included – rock, pop, country, bluegrass; jazz, reggae, big band – there’s even Hawaiian pop.

They say this part of Florida has something for everyone, and that’s definitely the case when it comes to summer music.

Click here for a long list of local events.

Source: Florida’s Historic Coast

The Turtles - Happy Together, Animation

The Turtles – Happy Together, Animation


An animated video of The Turtles – Happy Together

Bay City Rollers - Shang A Lang

Bay City Rollers – Shang A Lang


A music video of Bay City Rollers – Shang A Lang

Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Sam Cooke – You Send Me


A music video of Sam Cooke – You Send Me

Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops

Jackie Wilson – Lonely Teardrops


A music video of Jackie Wilson – Lonely Teardrops

The Cadillacs - Speedoo

The Cadillacs – Speedoo


A music video of The Cadillacs – Speedoo

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