Ray Lewis Presents... - Listening Room Concerts

7:30 PM - $10
Mike Shackelford - Walter Parks
Billy Bowers - Steve Shanholtzer
Mike has always been an advocate and champion of artists performing their own material. At the same time, always enjoyed covering other artist's material. "Mike's Mic" will offer the audience a chance to experience both sides of him and his  quests, their own material and the artists who inspired them to become musicians. Please join Mike and his guests as they share songs and stories, and invite the audience to enjoy a candid and intimate look inside their careers, influences and plans for the future.

7:30 PM - $12

Veteran blues and jazz guitarist Walter Parks has built an international career as the lead guitarist for Woodstock legend Richie Havens, as half of the folk-duo The Nudes, and as leader of the neo-southern rock group Swamp Cabbage. Just as Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp has served as the headwaters of Florida’s Suwanee River, so has it served as the inspirational headwaters for Walter’s unique guitar concept – a banjo-esque fingerpicking style that toggles between expressing the swamp’s foggy, ambient underbelly and it’s eminent danger via the use of a modicum of pleasant distortion. Inspired by the sultry black gospel that wails from storefront churches and roadhouses in the American southeast, Parks’s raspy vocal lows and soaring operatic falsetto explore the frontier of the modern human spirit in search of a place where it can flourish.

August 1 & 2 -
Allen Shadd - Jack Lawrence
T Michael Coleman

August 7 -
Annie Sellick Quartet

August 13 -

August 16 - 
Larry Mangum - Elaine Mahon
Shane Myers

August 21 -
Sarah Mac Band

September 10 -
Florida State Bluegrass Band

September 19 -
Terry Whitehead 
CD Release

September 25 -
Nikki Talley & Jason Sharp

October 9 -
Claude Bourbon

October 14 - 
Mark Stuart

October 17 -
Underhill Rose

October 30 - 
Paul & Kay Garfinkel
Mark Mandeville & 
Raianne Richards

November 13 - 
Rod Picott & Tracy Grammer

November 14 - 
Gypsy Star
featuring Rebecca Zapen

December 11 -
Pierce Pettis

December 18 -
Grant Peeples

January 16, 2015
Monroe Crossing

Feb. 12 - 
Jon Shain & Rupert Wates
Mudville Grille Complex
3105 Beach Blvd & 3104 Atlantic Blvd. 
(where Atlantic & Beach Blvds. merge)
                                          in Jacksonville, Florida
Reservations (904)352-7008 
or email FlaMusic@bellsouth.net
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