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Ulysses Owens to perform at free jazz event

The third concert in the Jazz on the River series will feature Ulysses Owens Jr. and Friends from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at Riverfront Park, 100 Memorial Pkwy., Palatka. Admission is free and a VIP wine tasting experience is optional for $10 in advance per event or $15 day-of. There will also be food trucks and vendors on-site.

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Owens is a performer, producer and educator who has released eight successful albums of his own as well as having performed on several Grammy Award-winning albums.

Blues artist to perform at Café Eleven Club

Grammy and two-time Blues Music Award winning saxophonist/singer/songwriter Jimmy Carpenter and his band are coming to St. Augustine Beach to play Café Eleven Club on Dec. 2. Carpenter, who has also been nominated for a Blues Blast Magazine award for best horn player recently released his new CD, “The Louisiana Record” on Gulf Coast Records.
While Carpenter did live in New Orleans for many years, he currently hangs his hat in Las Vegas where he also serves as president of the Las Vegas Blues Society and is the music director/talent buyer for the Big Blues Bender festival.

The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Café Eleven Club is located at 501 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of the show.

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Christ Church Nutcracker Ballet is Dec. 10

Miss Felicia’s Dance will present the 27th annual Christ Church Nutcracker Ballet at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 at UNF’s Lazzara Performance Hall, 1 University of North Florida Drive, Jacksonville. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are available now. Go to

— Compiled by Shaun Ryan


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