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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...

Vic Fuentes of Living the Dream Foundation

Vic Fuentes and Living the Dream Foundation make dreams come true

Jason Turner, Staff Writer October 3, 2019

The Living the Dream Foundation (LTDF) recently announced Pierce the Veil’s Vic Fuentes as their CEO and co-chairman. The organization was established in 2007 by Scottie Somers to create #DreamDay experiences...

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....

The Interrupters at The Orpheum

Yes, punk rock has rules

Jason Turner, Staff March 22, 2019

As Kevin Bivona, guitarist of The Interrupters (, told people at the Orpheum on March 9, the first rule of punk is to pick people up when they fall down. The Interrupters played...

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...

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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