Radar: To Do In JAX // 8.11-8.14

Photo by Brian Miguel

We’re committed to a weekend that is filled with knock-off in a good way! Choose between the BEST food in the city or a battle of air guitars. Perhaps you’re ready for some football or are ready for some wrestling. Body slams all day! Whatever your tastes are, feel certain that Jacksonville is your place for active living. Note: Most descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Spanish Guitar Magic with Jonathan Dotson at Bin 39
Join us for a beautiful afternoon of Spanish guitar music with Dr. Jonathan Dotson, in the courtyard outside Bin 39 in downtown St. Augustine! Free; 1pm to 4pm; 4 St.George St., #102 St. Augustine, FL; stgeorge-inn.com // @st.georgeinn

Best Food in The City at Royale Cafe, Jacksonville
Come sample the best Jamaican food in Jacksonville! Free; 11am to 8pm; 1166 State St. West, Jacksonville, FL, royalecafe.business.site // @royale_cafe


Jaguars vs Browns at TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville
Are you (emotionally) ready for some football??? Tix start at $9; 7pm; 1 TIAA Bank Field Dr, Jacksonville, FL; jaguars.com // @jaguars 

PBR Air Guitar Battle at 1904 Music Hall
Put down the guitars and pick up those arms, it’s time for an Air Guitar Battle! Here’s what you need to know. There is one time slot per contestant (Only 12 slots Total). Sign up thru Eventbrite event ticketing. There is a $5 Sign Up Fee. Performance time no longer than 5 minutes (you will get cut off). Songs must be on Spotify for streaming. All Performances scored on a 1-10 scale by 3 guest judges. Highest total score wins. In the event of a tie audience applause will determine the winner. Must arrive no later than 6pm to check in. Contact [email protected] with any specific questions. Good luck! Free to watch; 6pm; 19 North Ocean St., Jacksonville, FL; 1904musichall.com // @1904musichall


Florida Professional Wrestling Alliance Present’s Burning Metal Festival at Riverside Park, Jacksonville
Hard hitting wrestling and shredding chords! Also, this is a fundraiser for K-9s for veterans. $20 Pre-sale/$25 Door; 3:00pm; 753 Park St., Jacksonville, FL

Queer Country Disco II at Intuition Ale Works, Jacksonville
Wear your most fashionable country western get-up and prepare to hang out and boot scoot. This event is for queer folks and allies with a vision to create a safe, supportive and loving atmosphere for EVERYONE to enjoy live country/Americana music. $15 – $20; 7pm to 11pm; 929 East Bay St., Jacksonville, FL; intuitionaleworks.com // @intuition_ale_works


Amelia Island Dance Series: Dancing through the Decades at Sadler Ranch, Fernandina Beach
Crescendo Amelia is proud to announce eight spectacular and memorable evenings across Northeast Florida featuring live music & dancing at venues in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville, and steps away from the beaches of Fernandina Beach, FL. August’s special theme is Dancing through the Decades, so come dressed to impress in your favorite decades attire! Whether it’s 1940’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s or even the 90’s, we know you’ll want to do your best in our annual costume contest! The evening will feature a musical journey of over 100 years! $20 – $125; 4pm to 7pm; 869 Sadler Rd., Ste. # 2, Fernandina Beach, FL; sadlerranchlive.com // @sadler.ranch

Hardwired (Metallica Tribute) & Maiden Mania (Iron Maiden Tribute) at 1904 Music Hall, Jacksonville These are the greatest bands in the world, tribute. $12 – $15; 7pm to midnight; 19 North Ocean St., Jacksonville, FL; 1904musichall.com // @1904musichall

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