Great Southern Tailgate Cook off - Amelia Island
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Great Southern Tailgate Classic Is Coming

Kick off football season beach-style with the Great Southern Tailgate Classic on August 21-22. Packed with live music and celebrating the best of football season in the South, the fun starts on Friday night and continues through Saturday, leading up to a performance by alternative rock favorite Sister Hazel. Host hotel Residence Inn Amelia Island …

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Amelia Island Jazz Festival in October

An annual tradition since 2001, the Amelia Island Jazz Festival is an incredible celebration of the all-American musical genre of jazz. Taking place October 16-19, the 2014 Amelia Island Jazz Festival will feature a dizzying line-up of world-class artists, including headliner Randy Brecker and the Brecker Brothers Tribute band. Highly …

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Blues at the Beach This Weekend

As you cross onto Amelia Island you will actually feel your pulse quicken, but in a good way. The radio goes up a notch as you roll into historic Fernandina Beach.  Like the smokey blues of the Old South. Out near the crossroads of Fletcher and Atlantic a new ritual is giving birth to the sound of a culture …

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Where the Brisket Meets the Beach

 You’ll want to kick off football season with this tailgate.  The Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off at Main Beach on Amelia Island starts at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 22 and 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 23. Admission is just $5 and the event features more than 50 professional and backyard (amateur) …

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