An Evening of Irish Music – Claire Egan and Eoin O’Neill
Apr26

An Evening of Irish Music – Claire Egan and Eoin O’Neill

May 24, 2016 – 7PM at The Jacksonville Center for the Arts Tickets: $15, $10 students Available for purchase at the door. Bios of musicians: London born, County Clare based fiddle player Claire Egan was born into a family of musicians and artists from the West of Ireland and has been immersed in the music from listening to the recordings of the Master musicians from the 1920’s as well as the wealth of great musicians from...

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Concert: Aeolus Quartet, April 2
Mar16

Concert: Aeolus Quartet, April 2

April 2 at 7:30 pm, Aeolus Quartet at The Jax Purchase tickets below: Aeolus Quartet Tickets Adult ticket $25.00 USDStudent ticket $15.00 USD About the Quartet Praised by the Baltimore Sun for combining “smoothly meshed technique with a sense of spontaneity and discovery,” the Aeolus Quartet is committed to presenting time-seasoned masterworks and new cutting-edge works to widely diverse audiences with equal freshness, dedication, and...

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20th Anniversary Gala!
Sep24

20th Anniversary Gala!

Celebrate with us!  Its our 20th Anniversary this year! We are holding a 1920’s themed gala on November 14! Experience the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties at our 20th Anniversary Gala! Tickets now available! Cocktails, wine, and beer along with heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by Cast Iron Catering.  Cash Bar. (One free drink with each ticket included) Music by: David Oakes, John Winnicki & Sally Walker, and...

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Mountain Blues Meets World Jazz, featuring David MacGregor, Aug. 28
Aug21

Mountain Blues Meets World Jazz, featuring David MacGregor, Aug. 28

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts will host a finger-style guitar concert Friday, August 28th. The show, billed as Mountain Blues Meets World Jazz, will feature David MacGregor. MacGregor a Scottish World Jazz guitarist and composer currently based in Mexico City. With his engaging and innovative approach to jazz standards and original compositions, he tours worldwide performing and collaborating with other internationally renowned...

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Jazz & Blues at Jax: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five, Aug. 21
Jul15

Jazz & Blues at Jax: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five, Aug. 21

Friday, August 21, 2015 @ 7:30 PM In Floyd for one performance: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five Shawn Spencer is the vocalist for Star City Swag, a group based in Roanoke, VA, that harkens to a bygone era of classic blues and jazz. Drawn to the elegance and sophistication of jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Nancy Wilson, Spencer pays homage to these Sovereign Sirens. The Jacksonville Five features Chris...

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Hoppie Who? In Floyd Nov. 8
Oct30

Hoppie Who? In Floyd Nov. 8

Those who know Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul are huge fans. From Harvest Moon to the Floyd Group on Facebook, descriptions of his live performances include such words and phrases as: energetic; wild; bluesy fun; and can’t miss it. The popular band will appear at Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts on November 8 starting at 7:30. Hoppie is quite well known in Roanoke, his home turf. He regularly plays at Blues 5 as well...

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Baroque Gems Concert
Sep16

Baroque Gems Concert

Regional musicians who are specialists in the Baroque Era (Bach, Handel, Corelli, and Vivaldi) will gather at Floyd’s Jax to present a retrospective of the period, including discussions of the period instruments they will be playing, starting at 3PM on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Tickets are $25 and the event includes a meet-the-artists reception following the afternoon performance. This concert is one among the series brought...

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Coming to Floyd – One Performance Only
Jul16

Coming to Floyd – One Performance Only

Stephanie Nakasian & The Hod O’Brien Trio will perform on The Jacksonville Center’s intimate “Bistro Stage” on August 16 beginning at 7:30 PM. Food and beverages will be available throughout the evening, and a dance floor will invite audience members to move to the jazzy, bluesy grooves of this world-renowned ensemble. Tickets are just $25 ($15 for students) and are available online and at Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts....

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Jazz n Blues @ Jax

Mark your calendars! August 16 at...

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Opera Roanoke in Floyd
Apr28

Opera Roanoke in Floyd

Last Friday evening, a near-sell-out crowd enjoyed the presentations of many apprentice artists enrolled in Opera Roanoke’s educational program. OR’s Apprentice Artist program mentors the next generation of vocalists, set- and costume-designers, choreographers, and musicians for the art of operatic performance. Ably co-led by Scott Williamson, Opera Roanoke’s artistic director and tenor, and Amy Cofield Williamson, soprano, the group...

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