Upcoming Concerts and Events in the Jacksonville Area for Spring 2023

The Thrasher-Horne Center’s calendar is officially full of exciting concerts and events coming up over the spring months! Join us for matinees and evenings of music, a lively educational show, or a magical spectacle, all within the walls of our local venue. Check out the upcoming shows and claim your tickets soon. Event parking is free.


2023 Spring Concert & Events

The Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus are the largest performing group of The U.S. Army Field Band. These two ensembles have been entertaining audiences for over 75 years. With a combined 89 members, they have performed in all 50 states and 30 foreign countries, showcasing their versatility with a diverse repertoire of orchestral masterworks, operatic arias, Sousa marches, jazz classics and Broadway musicals. 

They have graced the stages of world-famous concert halls and small community auditoriums alike. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to witness musical excellence in person. The U.S Army Field Band & Soldiers’ chorus is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for this event. Click “BUY TICKETS” on the event page to get your free tickets.


2023 Spring Concert & Events

Say ‘I do’ to the wedding of your dreams and help get prepared at the 5th Annual Clay Bridal Spectacular! This one-of-a-kind bridal expo showcases the best wedding professionals in town. From stunning gowns to unforgettable decor, there will be everything you need to plan the wedding of your dreams. This is your chance to chat with local wedding pros and get a feel for their style and offerings, so you can make sure you’re surrounded by the right people to help bring your big day come to life. Tickets start at just $5.


2023 Spring Concert & Events

Step into a world of wonder and excitement with Dragons and Mythical Beasts! Join us as we unveil the magic of mythical creatures and daring heroes in a show that’s perfect for the whole family.

Be amazed by the life-like puppets of legendary monsters like the Stone Troll, Indrik, Japanese Baku and even a mischievous Tooth Fairy. Marvel at the beauty of mythical creatures like the Unicorn and Griffin, and stay away from waking up the fearsome Dragon!
This Olivier Award nominated production comes straight from the West End and is brought to you by the creators of the international hit show “Dinosaur World Live.” With their expertise in bringing puppets to life, this show promises to be an on-stage spell-binding adventure like no other. Tickets start at $19.


2023 Spring Concert & Events

Relive the musical legacy of one of the world’s greatest pop/rock groups, CHICAGO, with Brass Transit! This award-winning group of eight talented musicians has been paying tribute to the group CHICAGO since 2008, delivering flawless performances that bring their classic hits to life.

From “Saturday in the Park” to “You’re the Inspiration,” Brass Transit embodies the music of CHICAGO, delivering toe-tapping renditions that will leave you wanting more. With a focus on every detail, they transport you back to the golden era of pop/rock music.

Their recently released CD brings a fresh take on classic hits from the 70s, recorded with horns in the CHICAGO style. And with full symphony arrangements, the Brass Transit show is a spellbinding experience. Tickets start at $29.

SHEN YUN — APRIL 8, 2023 @2:00 PM and 7:30 PM, And APRIL 9, 2023 @7:30 PM

2023 Spring Concert & Events

Embark on a journey of divine culture with Shen Yun, the renowned classical Chinese dance company! Experience the artistry and grace of classical Chinese dance, as audiences are transported from legends of the past, to stories of courage in modern China.

You’ll be amazed by the talented orchestra of master musicians, the soul-stirring vocal solos in Chinese, and the mesmerizing solo performance on the two-stringed erhu. And let’s not forget the stunning dancers dressed in handcrafted costumes from China’s dynasties, regions, and ethnic groups. To top it all off, the patented animated backdrops will extend the stage and take you on a journey to another world. Our two bilingual emcees will guide you through the show, adding a touch of humor and insight to make your experience even more memorable. Tickets start at $80.

1964 THE TRIBUTE — APRIL 13, 2023 @7:30 PM

2023 Spring Concert & Events

Relive the magic of the Beatles with 1964 The Tribute, the world’s premier Beatles tribute band. Transport yourself back to the 1960s and experience the excitement of a live Beatles performance. With over 30 years of experience, 1964 The Tribute meticulously recreates the sound, look, and feel of a classic Beatles concert. From period instruments, clothing, and hairstyles to the iconic on-stage banter, you’ll feel like you’re traveling through time. Tickets start at $29.


2023 Spring Concert & Events

Experience a world of wonder and amazement with Champions of Magic —the ultimate live entertainment experience. Dubbed as ‘The Avengers of Magic,’ this is your chance to bring you family and witness the only team of magicians in the world as they perform incredible illusions that will leave you spellbound.

From interactive magic, death-defying escapes, mind-blowing predictions, levitation, and a finale that defies explanation, Champions of Magic  is not just a show but an unforgettable experience. With sold-out shows worldwide, rave reviews and millions of online views, this is a magic show you won’t want to miss.

Take a break from screens (TV, phones, tablets, computers) and treat yourself to a night of phenomenal entertainment with the entire family. Get ready to be transported to a world of magic and wonder with the Champions of Magic. Tickets start at $22.

SARA EVANS— MAY 4, 2023 @7:30 PM

2023 Spring Concert & Events

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable night of musical entertainment with multi-platinum artist, Sara Evans! With over two decades of experience, she has established herself as one of the top female artists in country music, receiving accolades such as the Academy of Country Music’s Top Female Vocalist award and multiple Grammy Award nominations. Her five number one hits, including “Born to Fly” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” showcase her stunning voice, praised by Rolling Stone as “stunning, country voice.”

Sara has continued to captivate audiences with her recent album, “Copy That,” and her memoir, “Born to Fly.” She also teamed up with her children, Avery and Olivia Barker, for the Barker Family Band, showcasing her versatility and creativity in the industry. Experience the magic of Sara Evans live and discover why she remains one of the biggest names in country music today. Tickets start at $39.

RICK SPRINGFIELD — MAY 26, 2023 @7:30 PM

2023 Spring Concert & Events

Join us for an electrifying night of music and entertainment with Rick Springfield! With a career that spans over four decades, Rick Springfield is a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits. He’s also an accomplished actor, appearing in various hit TV shows and movies. 

Join Rick Springfield as he takes you on a musical journey with some of his greatest hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” and many more. This is your chance to experience his powerful connection with his fans, who appreciate his honesty, humor, and approach in his music. With his intimate “storyteller” setting, you’re in for a treat as Rick takes you on an unforgettable night of music and entertainment. Tickets start at $39. 



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