Upcoming Concerts & Events in the Jacksonville Area for Winter 2023

Now that cooler temps are rolling in, it’s time to heat things up at the Thrasher-Horne Center. We’ve got an incredible line-up with something for everyone. From Three Dog Night and the Ultimate Elvis Christmas to The Greatest Piano Man and the Nutcracker, we’ve got show-stopping concerts and events to keep you on the edge of your seat all winter long. 

Piolo Pasqual Live Concert: The Ultimate Heartthrob Philippines: Nov. 18, 2023

Concert Start Time: 7 PM

2023 Winter Concerts & Events

Filipino actor, model, film producer and musician, Piolo Pasqual, is adored around the world for his striking good looks and swoon-worthy ballads. To date, Piolo has received more than 25 nominations or awards for his music, including 6 FAMAS awards.

This November, Piolo’s much-anticipated new album drops (what a PERFECT time to watch him perform LIVE at the Thrasher-Horne Center.). On Saturday, November 18th, you’ll get to hear some of Piolo’s most popular songs, like Kailangan Kita and Walang Kapalit. Plus, if you’re really lucky, he might even perform something off his new album.

But wait, there’s more. Not only will you be serenaded by Filipino heartthrob, Piolo Pasqual, you’ll also get to see Filipino “Comedy Princess”, Rufa Mae Quinto, perform on stage.

Three Dog Night: Dec. 1, 2023

Concert Start Time: 7:30 PM

Formed in 1967, the award-winning American rock band, Three Dog Night, has been captivating audiences around the world for over 50 years. Performing hits like “Mama Told Me (Not to Come)”, “One” and “Black and White”, it’s no wonder the band has been a dominant force on the stage and on the charts for decades.

Come out to enjoy an unforgettable experience with the iconic musical stylings of Three Dog Night, featuring an opening act by the incredibly gifted American singer/songwriter, Chris Trapper.

The Ultimate Elvis Christmas: Dec. 3, 2023

Concert Start Time: 3 PM

2023 Winter Concerts & Events

Miss The Ultimate Elvis Christmas at the Thrasher-Horne Center and you’ll be “ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog cryin’ all the time.” So, put on your “Blue Suede Shoes” and come enjoy classic Elvis hits, plus Elvis Christmas tunes like “Blue Christmas.” 

This Elvis tribute concert is sure to be the hip highlight of your Christmas season. So come watch The Ultimate Elvis Champion, Cote Deonath, and the world-renowned Infinit-E Tribute Band perform all your favorite Elvis songs this holiday season.

The Florida Ballet – The Nutcracker in a Nutshell: Dec. 9, 2023

Event Start Time: 12 PM

The Nutcracker in a Nutshell is an abbreviated, 50-minute performance designed for younger children who may not be able to sit through the full-length Nutcracker ballet. The Nutcracker in a Nutshell is the perfect holiday performance to introduce little ones to the story of the iconic Nutcracker, as well as the beauty of ballet.

This Christmas season bring the kiddos to enjoy this stunning, family-friendly performance by the Florida Ballet, and see why so many are simply “nuts” about this show.

The Florida Ballet – The Nutcracker: Dec. 9, 2023 and Dec. 10, 2023

Event Start Time: Dec. 9 – 4:30 PM

Event Start Time: Dec. 10 – 2 PM

The Nutcracker ballet is a time-honored Christmas tradition for so many families. The visually-stunning costumes, the iconic soundtrack and the elegance of the ballet performances, all make for a most memorable and beloved Christmas show.

This December, come enjoy the Florida Ballet’s classic performance of The Nutcracker, and you’ll have magical dreams of sugar plum fairies dancing in your head for many nights to come.

Wehner’s Christmas Spectacular: Dec. 16, 2023

Event Start Time: 7:30 PM

Wehner’s Christmas Spectacular is a celebration of Christmas cheer through live music and dance. Taking inspiration from the Radio City Rockettes, this event marks the 6th Annual Christmas Spectacular and promises an unforgettable evening for the whole family.

Featuring over 80 talented dancers from the Dance Companies of Wehner’s School of the Arts, the performance is set to the enchanting melodies played by the professional musicians of Wehner Weddings.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this family-friendly festive event, where the sights and sounds of Christmas come to life in a spectacular showcase of talent and holiday spirit on Saturday, December 16th.

The Greatest Piano Men: Jan. 12, 2024

Concert Start Time: 7:30 PM

2023 Winter Concerts & Events

The Greatest Piano Men features exciting and high-energy musical performances by supremely talented artists, including Donnie Kehr, Pete Peterkin, Bill Connors and David K. Maiocco. 

The Greatest Piano Men immerses you in an authentic tribute to some of the most famous piano players in the world, such as Elton John, Ray Charles, even Beethoven.

Experience the most stunning combination of piano music, costumes and showmanship here at the Thrasher-Horne Center on Friday, January 12th.

Shen Yun: Jan. 16, 2024 

Event Start Time: 7:30 PM

2023 Winter Concerts & Events

Shen Yun is a vibrant explosion of breathtaking colors, sounds, costumes and theatrical scenery. This beautiful production tells the profound cultural story of China before Communism – a divinely-inspired culture that spanned 5,000 years.

Get swept away in the experience as you watch over 100 classically-trained Chinese dancers, choreographers, instrumentalists and vocalists take you along this spectacular journey.

Plus, Shen Yun does so much more than just entertain; it also educates, enriches and enlightens the soul. 

You won’t want to miss this magical night at the Thrasher-Horne Center on Tuesday, January 16th.

The Magic School Bus – Lost in the Solar System: Jan. 22, 2024

Event Start Time: 10:30 AM

Get lost in the solar system this winter with Ms. Frizzle and her students in an always-exciting Magic School Bus adventure. 

This new musical adaptation helps teach kids important lessons on science and space, working together, forgiveness, and more. This is the perfect outing for school field trips and families. 

Come see how Ms. Frizzle and her students band together to defeat old and new rivalries by working together before they become forever lost in the solar system.

Lorrie Morgan: Feb. 2, 2024

Concert Start Time: 7:30 PM

A daughter to Country Hall of Fame member, George Morgan, Lorrie grew up in Nashville and even debuted at The Grand Ole Opry at the age of just 13.

Since then, Lorrie has earned 4 Platinum Record awards, 3 Gold Record awards, and 2 CMA awards. Lorrie has also been nominated for Country Music Association awards, American Music awards, and 2 Grammys.

A legend in her own right, Lorrie has also recorded with musical icons, like Dolly Parton, The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and more.

Whether you’ve been a long-time Lorrie Morgan fan, or you’re new to her music, Lorrie’s concerts never disappoint. So come on down to the Thrasher-Horne Center on Friday, February 2nd to enjoy this amazing winter concert.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder: Feb. 9, 2024

Concert Start Time: 7:30 PM

Boasting 15 Grammy awards, Ricky Skaggs is no stranger to creating country music magic. Now match Ricky Skaggs up with the Kentucky Thunder musicians – Russ Carson (banjo), Jake Workman (lead guitar), Dennis Parker (baritone, vocals, guitar), Gavin Kelso (bass), Mike Rogers (tenor vocals, rhythm guitar) and Billy Contreras (fiddle) – and you’ve got yourself country music GOLD.

So, throw on your cowboy boots and get ready to go hog-wild at the Thrasher-Horne Center on Friday, February 9th.

Grand Funk Railroad: Feb. 10, 2024

Concert Start Time: 7:30 PM

The iconic American rock band, Grand Funk Railroad, is famous for their wildly popular 70’s hits, like “We’re an American Band”, “Some Kind of Wonderful”, and “Walk Like a Man”. 

In fact, this band was so influential that David Fricke of Rolling Stone magazine actually said once that “You cannot talk about rock in the 1970’s without talking about Grand Funk Railroad.” If that’s not a resounding testament as to how iconic Grand Funk Railroad is, we’re not sure what is.

So come out to Thrasher-Horne Center on Saturday, February 10th, and get ready to rock and roll with the best of ‘em.

Clay Bridal Spectacular: Feb. 11, 2024

Event Start Time: 1 PM

The Clay Bridal Spectacular is a must-attend event for 2024 brides-to-be. With a superior line-up of vendors, you’ll get to check out local photographers and videographers, caterers and bartenders, jewelry, beauty products, and so much more.

So grab your mom or maid-of-honor, and head to the Thrasher-Horne Center for a fun and fabulous day checking out amazing vendors in a beautiful, intimate space.

Rumours – A Fleetwood Mac Tribute: Feb, 16, 2024

Concert Start Time: 7:30 PM

Rumours has rightfully earned the reputation of being the BEST Fleetwood Mac tribute band, selling out at some of the top venues in the U.S. and touring around the world.

This Fleetwood Mac tribute band is comprised of Mekenzie Zimmerman (Stevie Nicks vocals), Christine McVie and Lindsey Buckingham (vocals), Adrienne Cottrell (keyboard), John Spiegel (lead guitar), Denny Hanson (guitar), Jim Ramsdell (bass), and Daniel Morrison (drums).

If you’re a Fleetwood Mac fan, you won’t want to miss Rumours epic tribute performance this winter at the Thrasher-Horne Center.

Dancing with the Stars LIVE. – 2024 Tour: Feb. 22, 2024

Event Start Time: 7:30 PM

2023 Winter Concerts & Events

After last year’s fan-frenzy that resulted in sold-out shows, Dancing with the Stars is back on tour and coming to the Thrasher-Horne Center this winter. 

Come check out Dancing with the Stars LIVE – up close and personal. Experience beautiful, athletic, and electrifying performances by your favorite Dancing with the Stars icons, including Pasha Pashkov, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater, Britt Stewart, Julianne Hough and more.

Thrasher-Horne Center is Your Premier Venue for the ‘Coolest’ Line-Up This Winter

With a line-up this awesome, there are concerts and events this winter for everyone at the Thrasher-Horne Center. So, get your calendar and your crew ready for action-packed, unforgettable entertainment. See you soon.



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