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Jacksonville | Illinois

Jacksonville | Illinois

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Jacksonville Main Street

June 2 - August 4, 2017

* 2016 Levitt AMP winner

The Levitt AMP Jacksonville Music Series returns for the second year to fuel the city’s efforts to revitalize the formerly neglected historic central business district, bringing the joy of free, live music back into Central Park—once the vibrant center of downtown community life.

Presented by Jacksonville Main Street, a nonprofit which enhances the social and economic health of Jacksonville by working to revitalize the city’s downtown district.

For concert schedule updates due to weather, please visit Jacksonville Main Street’s Facebook page.

Photo by Kyla Hurt

Upcoming AMP Concerts

  • Friday, June 02, 2017 at 7pm

    Vandoliers

    This six-piece alt-country band from Dallas-Fort Worth combine a punk DIY sensibility with country roots, creating their own unique brand of modern-day outlaw country.

    With opening act Smashtag.

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  • Friday, June 09, 2017 at 7pm

    Unifyah and Mathias & The Pirates

    Known for their joyous, high-energy live shows, reggae band Unifyah and hip-hip collaborative Mathias & The Pirates will have the audience up on their feet and dancing all night long.

    With opening band The Tangents.

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  • Friday, June 16, 2017 at 7pm

    Waterloo Revival

    This modern country duo will bring a foot-stomping good time with their irresistible hooks and catchy melodies.

    With opening act Poor Farm Road.

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  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 7pm

    Old Salt Union

    Combining traditional bluegrass with jazz improvisation, this Belleville, Ill. quintet has all-American music rooted in its DNA.

    With opening act St. Andrew's Society Celtic Dancers.

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  • Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7pm

    Curley Taylor

    Hailing from Louisiana’s Creole country and the son of zydeco legend Jude Taylor, Curley Taylor has infectious zydeco music running through his veins.

    With opening act Ten Foot World.

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  • Friday, July 07, 2017 at 7pm

    The South Austin Moonlighters

    This blues rock quartet blend the best of Southern rock and soul, amassing fans around the world with their exuberant style.

    With opening act The Longmeyer Band.

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  • Friday, July 14, 2017 at 7pm

    Ptah Williams

    This renowned jazz pianist who has shared the stage with several jazz greats is known for taking audiences on a rollercoaster ride with his thrilling and unpredictable style.

    With opening act Community Summer Band.

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  • Friday, July 21, 2017 at 7pm

    The Trip Daddy's

    St. Louis’ premier rockabilly band has played with the likes of Brian Setzer and Chuck Berry, and is known for giving audiences a rollicking good time.

    With opening act West End Boogie.

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  • Friday, July 28, 2017 at 7pm

    Dirty Revival

    This dynamic seven-piece soul outfit led by powerhouse vocalist Sarah Clarke are known for turning their live shows into raucous dance parties.

    With opening act Stone and Snow.

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  • Friday, August 04, 2017 at 7pm

    Marquise Knox ft. Renee Smith

    Soulful blues guitarist/vocalist prodigy Marquise Knox will heat up the stage with “Queen of St. Louis Soul,” Renee Smith.

    With opening act Pizzazz.

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Location

Central Park, Jacksonville, IL 62650
Central Park
Central Park, Jacksonville, IL 62650

Contact

Kristen Jenkins
217-491-0721
events@jacksonvillemainstreet.com

Location Info

Parking

  • Free parking is available on the downtown square, as well as municipal and private lots surrounding the business core, including handicap spaces.
  • Handicap entrances can be found on all entrances to the park.

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Park rules

  • No outside alcohol will be permitted.
  • No skateboarding/ bike riding is allowed in the park while concerts are taking place.
  • Pets must be on a leash.
  • Picnic tables will be available for dining, but attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. 

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