This year’s OZ Fest comes packed with pop singers, indie sensations, carnival rides and even an oxygen bar. I sat down with Osprey Productions Director, Junine Castin, to learn the ins and outs of OZ Fest, what it entails and how 2017’s concert came about. WB: So OZ Fest, […]
This past weekend, Spinnaker Radio packed our bags and camping gear to “enter the portal” at Okeechobee Fest. This was my first music festival, and my excitement was matched by my dread of sleeping outside. Nonetheless, we arrived at the campsite and received our media bands. It was time to […]
Osprey Productions is bringing five artists to the Coxwell Amphitheater stage in April. 18-year-old pop star Daya is known for her hit singles “Hide Away” and “Sit Still Look Pretty.” Born in Pittsburgh, she also won a Grammy for Best Dance Recording for her part in the Chainsmoker’s “Don’t Let […]
Get out the way, Ludacris is the headliner for Osprey Productions Fall concert Nov. 4. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. for students with an active Osprey1Card. Tickets cost $25 for non-UNF students, which you can purchase here. This marks a return for Ludacris […]
If you know anything about drill rapping, then you know the name Waka Flocka Flame. The underground Atlanta rapper, born Juaquin James Malphurs, headlines a benefit concert for The Sanctuary on 8th Street. The show takes place Oct. 13, at Pure Nightclub and plenty of tickets are still available. Doors […]
Over a thousand students turned up for the “Welcome to the Nest” festival last week eager to watch Rodney Atkins perform, until hazardous weather conditions stepped in. “Everything had indicated light rains during the day, which went exactly as predicted, and a 20 percent chance starting at 8 p.m and […]
Samuel Herb is an aspiring country music writer, with an affinity for bow ties, who also happens to be a senior studying journalism. His budding country music career will get a kickstart on Saturday, Aug. 27 in the Student Union Amphitheater, where Herb will be the opening act for Rodney […]
Local alternative station X102.9 hosted the Connection Fest on Saturday down by the river at Metropolitan Park. They even had Wu Tang. screams internally Some quite different sounds headlined this riverside festival, from Wu Tang Clan and Cage the Elephant, to Nevershoutnever and Taking Back Sunday. And festival goers made it very […]
The President, Cassandra, Silence and various other characters from the Doctor Who Universe gathered at the Herbert University Center on Saturday, July 9 for Jacksonville’s first Time Lord Fest.
Bottle rockets and sparklers are a great way to celebrate the Fourth of July for Ospreys who want to limit the party to a patio. Try celebrating Independence Day with your community this summer. There’s a fireworks show and celebration for every area of Northeast Florida. All you have to […]
Celebrate America’s independence (and your own) by going out and enjoying the freedom of summer. It’s hot, so get ready to get sweaty. Here’s Spinnaker’s definitive list of July concerts worth going to.
Jacksonville’s steady flow of summer concerts can quickly overwhelm even experienced concert goers. Spinnaker sorted through those Facebook events so you don’t have to! Check out these events in June to support the local music scene and explore Jacksonville while you’re at it.
UNF’s first ever Tech Ensemble Concert on April 19 gave Music Technology and Production students a chance to showcase their skills. The Music Technology and Production program is one of UNF’s newest degree tracks. With around 50 students in the program total, the curriculum is still developing and changing based […]
The semester is almost over, so take advantage of some on-campus events during the last week before finals!
The lights are dimmed and the air is electric in the Andrew Robinson Theatre. The percussion ensemble awaits the beginning of their final rehearsal of the year last Tuesday night, and their last with beloved conductor Charlotte Mabrey before she retires after over 30 years.
On April 1 and 2, the inaugural music festival Fool’s Paradise kicked off the funkiest weekend of 2016 in St. Augustine.