Upcoming Concerts and Events in the Jacksonville Area for Summer and Fall 2024

As 2024 unfolds, the Thrasher-Horne Center presents an exhilarating lineup of live performances and events that promise to elevate Jacksonville’s cultural vibrancy to new heights. This year’s offerings have a diverse range from captivating dance showcases and heartwarming tributes to iconic legends and the finest in country music. Immerse yourself in the infectious energy and excitement as we embark on a journey through the most anticipated concerts and events coming to the stages of the Thrasher-Horne Center.

Upcoming Summer Events 


2024 Summer & Fall Concert & Events

The highly anticipated 34th Annual Wehner’s School of the Arts Dance Recital  “Dancing in the Streets” kicks off the summer on June 8th. This showcase promises to dazzle audiences with the talents of over 200 dedicated students from Wehners’ renowned dance program and companies. With two performances scheduled at 1:30 PM and 5:30 PM, attendees have ample opportunity to experience the magic unfold on stage.

From the graceful movements of classical ballet to the energetic rhythms of contemporary, jazz, and hip-hop routines, the program promises to captivate audiences with its versatility. Whether you’re a proud parent, a dance enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of movement, this recital is a must-attend event. Prepare to be transported into a world of artistic excellence as these 200+ talented dancers take center stage, showcasing the culmination of their hard work, dedication, and the transformative power of dance.

THE ULTIMATE ELVIS CELEBRATION: August 17, 20224, at 7:00 PM

2024 Summer & Fall Concert & Events

Step back in time and experience the magic of “The Ultimate Elvis Celebration”  on August 17th! This extraordinary tribute event pays homage to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley. Witness the incredible talent of the Ultimate Elvis Champion, Cote Deonath, as he embodies Elvis’ spirit and charisma on stage. Backed by the electrifying Infinit-E Tribute Band, get ready to be transported to the golden era of music, showcasing Elvis’s Vegas career from 1970 to The Aloha From Hawaii Special. 

From the iconic dance moves to the unforgettable vocals, this show promises a night filled with excitement and pure entertainment. With multi-media displays of the King himself, quick costume changes, and all the iconic jumpsuits you could ever want, the performance is a feast for the senses.

Upcoming Fall Events

JOHN ANDERSON – ACOUSTIC: October 6, 2024, at 7:00 PM

2024 Summer & Fall Concert & Events

Prepare for an unforgettable evening of authentic country music as legendary singer-songwriter John Anderson takes the stage on October 6, 2024. With a career spanning over four decades and a string of memorable hits, Anderson promises to deliver a performance to transport audiences back to the golden era of country music.

From chart-topping hits like “Swingin'” and “Straight Tequila Night” to beloved classics such as “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday),” “Wild and Blue,” and “1959,” Anderson’s voice and heartfelt lyrics have resonated with audiences for generations, earning him accolades like the Academy of Country Music’s Career Achievement award in 1993.

1964 THE TRIBUTE: October 11, 2024, at 7:30 PM

2024 Summer & Fall Concert & Events

It’s time to be transported back to the electrifying era of Beatlemania as “1964 The Tribute” takes the stage on October 11, 2024. This show recreates the quintessential historical moment when The Beatles played before live audiences, capturing the magic and mania that brought them world acclaim.

For those who never had the chance to witness The Beatles live, “1964 The Tribute” offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience the next best thing. For over 30 years, “1964 The Tribute” has thrilled audiences worldwide with what is considered the most authentic and endearing tribute to the Fab Four.

JOE NICHOLS: October 13, 2024, at 7:00 PM

2024 Summer & Fall Concert & Events

Get ready to experience the sounds of country music’s most celebrated traditionalists as multi-platinum recording artist Joe Nichols takes the stage on October 13, 2024. A true 21st-century traditionalist, Nichols is an artist who seamlessly blurs the boundaries between country music’s past and present.

With nearly 2 billion music streams, a half-dozen Number 1 singles, and ten Top 10 hits under his belt, Nichols has carved out a remarkable career, earning him three GRAMMY nominations, a CMA award, an ACM trophy, and multiple gold and platinum-certified records. His accolades extend beyond music, with honors from Billboard, Radio & Records, Music Row Magazine, and even a New York Times “Best Albums-of-the-Year” nod. Nichols’ live performances are a testament to his enduring talent and versatility.  


2024 Summer & Fall Concert & Events

Get ready for a hilarious evening of non-stop laughter as comedian Steve Solomon takes the stage with his hit one-person show, “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, & I’m in Therapy,”  on October 25, 2024. This side-splitting performance promises to have you doubled over in your seat as Solomon brings to life more than twenty wacky characters through his incredible talent for accents, dialects, and hilarious storytelling.

From the outrageous Italian/Jewish family members to exasperated therapists, misbehaving kids and grandkids, and even a hapless TSA agent, you’ll feel like you’re right there in the midst of the chaos. Solomon’s uncanny ability to capture every personality’s nuances will have you recognize and relate to these all-too-familiar characters.

Unforgettable Experiences Await

Thrasher-Horne Center offers a remarkable lineup this vibrant season, promising unforgettable entertainment for fans and newcomers alike. Mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and prepare to embark on a journey of music, laughter, and shared experiences to create lasting memories. 
2024 is shaping up to be a remarkable year, and the Thrasher-Horne Center and its surrounding venues are your gateways to an extraordinary world of live performances. Get ready to be captivated, inspired, and thoroughly entertained. Secure your tickets now and prepare to be swept away by the power of live music and entertainment in Orange Park. Don’t forget to check out our calendar to see all upcoming events!



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