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Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with Sirens, one of many bands set to perform at Welcome to Rockville 2020.

Rockville moves to Daytona

Jason Turner, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

This year marks significant changes for Welcome to Rockville. The tenth year of the festival brings a change that has surprised many, as Danny Wimmer Presents announced that the festival is moving from...

Memphis May Fire speaks

July 3, 2019

Johnny Torres Jr., a contributor to the Hawkeye, interviews Matty Mullins of Memphis May Fire.

Disrupt your life next week

Disrupt your life next week

Jason Turner, Staff June 20, 2019

June 26 is the day. Come to MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre for the inaugural Disrupt Festival. Get there early so you can see Hyro the Hero. Set times can be found here. I will be there, so come...

Hyro the Hero and his band

Hyro the Hero disrupts mainstream rap

Jason Turner, Staff May 11, 2019

Hyro the Hero says you should rock with him and his band because they have an “extreme, dope message about waking up the people.” At Welcome to Rockville, he and his band spoke with the Hawkeye about...

Welcome to Rockville 2019

Welcome to Rockville 2019

Jason Turner, Staff May 10, 2019

Thousands of music fans got together at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville on May 3-5 for Welcome to Rockville. Even the rain on Friday and Sunday could not stop the bands and fans from having a great time....

Andy Black is one of the acts to perform at DISRUPT.

There’s a new festival in town

Jason Turner, Staff March 26, 2019

Get ready to be disrupted by a new traveling festival. This summer marks the beginning of The Rockstar Energy Drink DISRUPT Festival. There are 25 dates for the festival, which comes to the MidFlorida...

Find out what’s new and upcoming part 2

Jason Turner, Staff February 27, 2019

It is time again to let you know about some upcoming music events. I am going to focus this update on live music. The Strawberry Festival runs from Feb. 28 to Mar. 10 this year. Perennial favorites...

Aimee Interrupter onstage at Warped 2018

Say goodbye to your childhood

Jason Turner, Staff September 26, 2018

The final touring version of Warped Tour ended in West Palm Beach on Aug. 5. On Aug. 4, it made its stop in the Tampa Bay area at Mid-Florida Amphitheatre. For those who don’t know, Warped Tour has...

You may find your new best friend

Jason Turner, Staff July 4, 2018

When writing some recent stories, I got to thinking about live music. Festival season is about to begin with Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville. This is the last year for the Warped Tour as we know...

The Charm The Fury played Welcome to Rockville in 2017

Welcome to Rockville to return

Jason Turner, Staff November 21, 2017

It may be hard to believe, but the 2018 summer festival season is already being planned. On Nov. 6, the lineup for Welcome to Rockville was announced. Welcome to Rockville is considered by many to be...

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