FLORIDA THEATRE IN THE PRESS

2020

August 2020 WJCT News
Florida Theatre Installing All-New Seating During Pandemic Closure

August 2020 The Florida Times-Union
Florida Theatre to start replacing seats next week

December 2020 WJCT News
Refurbished 'Ghost Seat' Returned To Florida Theatre

2021

February 2021 Jax Daily Record
Florida Theatre: Learning about the venue's past, present and future

September 2021 The Florida Times-Union
Photos: Elvis Presley performs at Jacksonville's Florida Theatre in 1956

December 2021 WJCT News
Florida Theatre among the busiest in the world

December 2021 News4Jax
Florida Theatre ranked 21st most attended theatre worldwide for 2021

2022

December 2021 News4Jax
Florida Theatre ranked 21st most attended theatre worldwide for 2021

January 2022 First Coast News 
The Buzz: Florida Theatre ranks among top-attended theatres worldwide

April 2022 Music Fest News
Little Feat at Florida Theatre in Jacksonville with Amy Helm

May 2022 The Florida Times-Union
Guest column: Pumping life back into Jacksonville's vital arts and culture sector

May 2022 River City Live
Untold Stories shared at Florida Theatre

May 2022 News4Jax
Did you know Jacksonville's Florida Theatre is behind one of Elvis' most iconic looks?

June 2022 The Resident
Hollywood Opening Night event transforms Florida Theatre, raises supporting funds

July 2022 News4Jax
Jacksonville's best live music: Florida Theatre

July 2022 First Coast News
How will the mayor's capital improvement plan impact your night on the town?

August 2022 First Coast News
Florida Theatre hosts annual 'Blues, Brews and BBQ' benefit

August 2022 The Florida Times-Union
The Fun Tour: Comedian Jim Gaffigan adds fourth Jacksonville show at Florida Theatre

FLORIDA THEATRE PRESS RELEASES

December 2022 Shows

DECEMBER 2022 SHOWS:

 

Dave Koz & Friends 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Press Release & Photos – https://www.dropbox.com/home/Dave%20Koz%20and%20Friends%2025th%20Anniversary%20Christmas%20Tour%20-%20December%201%2C%202022

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/dave-koz

 

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas (For Schools)

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Friday, December 2, 2022 at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Press Release – https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/px6zko57nm2fcxzatr1wz/Twas-The-Night-Before-Christmas-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=35ijsmq2n7uh8jebr6jigoso1

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/twas-the-night-before-christmas-fsdb

 

Saul Vulcano

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7 p.m.

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/mmgtw904e34goaxvqbevv/Sal-Vulcano-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=juk0cfrs9us981dtv3wbc9nmd

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/sal-vulcano

 

Paula Poundstone

WJCT Soundstage

Date – Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7 p.m.

Press Release – https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/pzqowcgwm1bi3pqimw65q/Paula-Poundstone-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=8oylq5v6oc9lg7dq96x68ky19

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/paula-poundstone

 

Tab Benoit & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Press Release – https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/hrkzin8bjuse11j7zwc9j/Tab-Benoit-and-The-Dirty-Dozen-Brass-Band-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=bxhyhll3saif103jd72l9gjvl

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/tab-benoit-and-the-dirty-dozen-brass-band

 

Black Violin

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 7 p.m.

Press Release & Photos – https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/46h87i960tuug178m5amt/h?dl=0&rlkey=zdedxigcx9i2uayz5kddsuqkr

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/black-violin

 

The 31st Annual Community Nutcracker

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Friday, December 9, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. & Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Press Release – https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/kmft0wgez5guzpnk8gbcs/31st-Annual-Community-Nutcracker-Final-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=oli562e41duopw6ezlbesxgl5

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/31st-community-nutcracker

 

Eric Gales

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/gwmyivbip8e783xvuswg6/Eric-Gales-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=yqvgkn2sim2enphbnla8rb0hh

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/eric-gales

 

The Hip Hop Nutcracker with special guest Emcee Kurtis Blow

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Monday, December 12, 2022 at 7 p.m.

Press Release – https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/ee8woxi106n8qzrw6hrhv/Hip-Hop-Nutcracker-Press-Release-Updated-2.docx?dl=0&rlkey=b09xtaub1z5l7n4u0mj1x9xyt

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/the-hip-hop-nutcracker-1

 

Chris Isaak

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Press Release & Photos – https://www.dropbox.com/home/Chris%20Isaak%20-%20December%2013%2C%202022

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/chris-isaak

 

Baby Shark Live!  The Christmas Show

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Press Release/Press Photos – https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/t9izk6pwtnfynup0ggo5d/h?dl=0&rlkey=j3lh8vp57m7uwah8pvoz8w95x

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/baby-shark-live-christmas-show

 

Mindi Abair’s Christmas Tour

At the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Date – Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/hzmd5jimcxlfyhodxcg8j/Mindi-Abair-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=nlprxdmh66ntq3ww44oe9qy0k

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/mindi-abair

 

Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Friday, December 16, 2022 at 7 p.m.

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/5dab3ehvo1ck3yatj8dhi/Cirque-Musica-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=xffigjcbyztzar4ttx868dx7j

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/cirque-musica-holiday-wonderland

 

Debbie Gibson’s Winterlicious

At the WJCT Soundstage

Date – Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/5qhujd9gy49q3h0rbao5s/Debbie-Gibson-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=st3umzimwmot9lu0raardfffr

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/debbie-gibson

 

Holiday Movie (The Polar Express) & Food Drive

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 2 p.m.

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/fe3iu6yrjqb0fi6bx6iux/121822-Holiday-Movie-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=l6dg2dmxj57ccbx88e84bzc36

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/the-polar-express-sponsored-by-csx

 

Nutcracker!  Magical Christmas Ballet

At the Florida Theatre

Date – Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/oy6jhj99ha3pre9qlnxs9/NUTCRACKER-Magical-Christmas-Ballet-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=a5ymnptt45r7k865c86k2bghc

Website Link – https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/nutcracker-1

New Show Announcements

DEEP PURPLE

WITH SPECIAL GUEST

THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND

Sunday, February 19, 2023, at 7:30 PM

Tickets start at $79.50

Website Link - https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/deep-purple

Press Release – coming soon…

 

KEVIN JAMES

Sunday, February 5, 2023, at 7:30 PM

Tickets start at $49.50

Website Link - https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/kevin-james

Press Release & Photo - https://www.dropbox.com/home/Kevin%20James

 

GILBERTO SANTA ROSA

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at 8:00 PM

Tickets start at $49

Website Link - https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/gilberto-santa-rosa

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/8s63v8xp61sgod8d1lmd5/Gilberto-Santa-Rosa-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=98tojjk2dnp2zppjm8yqqoyt3

 

RUSSELL DICKERSON

Friday, February 17, 2023, at 8:00 PM

Tickets start at $25

Website Link - https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/russell-dickerson

Press Release – coming soon…

 

MARTY STUART AND HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES

Thursday, February 23, 2023, at 8:00 PM

Tickets start at $50

Website Link - https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/marty-stuart-and-his-fabulous-superlatives

Press Release & Photos - https://www.dropbox.com/home/Marty%20Stuart

 

LEONID & FRIENDS: THE WORLD'S GREATEST CHICAGO TRIBUTE

Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 8:00 PM

Tickets start at $49.50

Website Link - https://www.floridatheatre.com/events/detail/leonid-and-friends

Press Release - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/s14fyh7jkxym4s4edp8z3/Leonid-Friends-Press-Release.docx?dl=0&rlkey=ku0w1fgbmop2o4jd74glpern8

PRESS CONTACT

Beth Carper, Press and Media Relations Manager 
beth@floridatheatre.com