Radar: Things To Do in JAX 3.30-4.2

First Coast Comedy The Main Event. Photo courtesy of event.

Comedy shows, live music and more — OH MY! There’s something for everyone this weekend in the local Jacksonville area. Have a night of live music at The Markets at Town Center on Thursday and catch The Main Event comedy show on Friday. You won’t want to miss the San Marco Beer Festival on Saturday or the Delicious Dip Off at Brew hound on Sunday. Leave the searching to us, check out any of these great events and have a great weekend. Note: Most descriptions are courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Music at The Markets at Town Center
Music at The Markets is back this Spring! Join us every Thursday, and on March 30th see NW Izzard & Friends. An evening full of live music, shopping, and fun for the whole family. 6 p.m. Free. 4865 Town Center Pkwy. Jacksonville, AZ; marketsattowncenter.com // @marketsattowncenter

HITS The Musical at Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts
A high-energy production featuring America’s best young superstars. The cast of approximately 22 members will consist of the country’s most talented singers and dancers. The show will take audiences on a musical journey through the decades, highlighting the biggest hits of all time in Pop, Country, Rock and Broadway. 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $18. 300 Water St. Jacksonville, FL; Jacksonvillecenterforperformingarts.com // @jaxperformingartscenter


Springing the Blues at Seawalk Pavilion
One of the most highly anticipated music events in the State, the three-day festival features performances by blues legends and emerging artists who fuse blues with other influences, including rock, funk, soul, swing, boogie, roots, hip-hop and gospel. Free. 5 p.m. 75 1st St. N. Jacksonville Beach, FL; springingtheblues.com // @springingtheblues

The Main Event at First Coast Comedy
It’s the high-energy, fast-paced, absolutely amazing improv comedy show you’ve been waiting to see. In “The Main Event” your First Coast Comedy professionals have no plan and willingly dive headfirst into almost any challenge the audience will throw at them, resulting in unforgettably hilarious moments. And it gets better! This show is for everyone! You can bring the whole family because these improvisers play smart to ensure the show is always clean and never mean! $8.50. 7:30 p.m. 2292 Mayport Rd. Jacksonville, FL; firstcoastcomedy.com // @firstcoastcomedy


San Marco Beer Fest at San Marco Square
We will feature craft beer from 25+ local breweries. A ticket to the event allows you to sample any brews you choose. Live music featuring String Theory (classic rock) and the John Lumpkin Institute (Jazz). Chancho KingTepeyolot Cerveceria, and Twisting Roots will be available for purchase, and you can visit any of San Marco’s amazing restaurants! 1 p.m. Tickets start at $60. 1999 San Marco Blvd. Jacksonville, FL; sanmarcobeerfest.com // @sanmarcobeerfest

Evening with Friends at Lavilla School of The Arts
This collaborative event brings the audience into the creative process behind Ballet Arts Centre’s Elite Company and that of the Featured Artists of Three Hearts Dance. Dance films and live performances will showcase some of the most passionate dancers of Jacksonville. Audience members will be able to connect with local businesses in our community connect vendors lobby. 6 p.m. $12.64. 501 N Davis St. Jacksonville, FL; visitjacksonville.com // @visit_jax


Doggone Delicious DIP-OFF at Brewhound
The Doggone Delicious dip-off is to benefit Fur Sisters 7-year Anniversary! Get your chef’s hats ready & share your favorite dip with us, we are having a show down. 12 p.m. $8. 1848 Kings Cir. S., Neptune Beach, FL; brew-hound.com // @brewhounddogparkbar

Gaelic Storm & The High Kings at Florida Theatre
Gaelic Storm is a chart-topping Celtic band: 7 times billboard #1 world music, on tour 200+ days a year for 20+ years! It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly, it is a true force to be reckoned with. The High Kings after 15 years at the top of their game, are still selling out venues around the world to an ever- growing army of loyal fans. Having already surpassed a million listeners on Spotify as well as 2 platinum albums in their time. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $20. 128 East Forsyth St. Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL; floridatheatre.com // @floridatheatre

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