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List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

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List of Jacksonville bands, listed by their level of fame. This Jacksonville musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Jacksonville bands are included, as well as many Jacksonville musicians of underground status. This list of Jacksonville musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Jacksonville bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List bands range from Lynyrd Skynyrd to Limp Bizkit.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Jacksonville?" or "What is a list of Jacksonville bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (51 items)
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Lynyrd Skynyrd is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd), Second Helping, Gold, Christmas Time Again, Nuthin' Fancy, + more

Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the southern hard-rock genre during the 1970s. Originally formed in 1966 as The Pretty Ones in Jacksonville, Florida, they ...more

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The Best Lynyrd Skynyrd Albums of All Time #370 of 2,044 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #18 of 333 The Greatest Classic Rock Bands

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Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Significant Other, Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water, Three Dollar Bill, Yall$, Gold Cobra, + more

Limp Bizkit is an American rap rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst (lead vocals), Sam Rivers (bass, backing vocals), John Otto (drums, percussion), DJ ...more

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The Best Limp Bizkit Songs of All Time #374 of 466 The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers #761 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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Molly Hatchet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Flirtin' With Disaster, Beatin' the Odds, Molly Hatchet, Take No Prisoners, Revisited, + more

Molly Hatchet is an American Southern hard rock band formed by guitarist Dave Hlubek in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1971. The band is best known for their 1979 hit song "Flirtin' with

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The Best Molly Hatchet Albums of All Time #196 of 419 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame #883 of 2,044 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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Ryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Rock music, Heavy metal & Alternative rock; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Heartbreaker, Gold, Love Is Hell, Jacksonville City Nights, Cold Roses, + more

David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and poet. He is best known for his solo career, during which he has released 16 ...more

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The Best Ryan Adams Albums of All Time #165 of 265 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters #692 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time

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Yellowcard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Ocean Avenue, Paper Walls, Lights and Sounds, One for the Kids, Where We Stand, + more

Yellowcard was an American rock band that formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 and were based in Los Angeles beginning in 2000. The band is well known for its singles "Ocean ...more

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Shinedown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Leave a Whisper, The Sound of Madness, Us and Them, Stripped - Raw and Real, Amaryllis, + more

Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed by singer Brent Smith in 2001 after the dissolution of his previous band. Smith, still under contract with record label ...more

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#693 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time #161 of 454 The Greatest Heavy Metal Bands Of All Time #868 of 1,062 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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Gary Rossington is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Blues-rock, Boogie rock & Southern rock; Nationality: United States of America
Gary Robert Rossington (born December 4, 1951) is an American musician, best known as a founder of southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, in which he is the sole constant member. He plays lead and ...more

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#96 of 639 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time #48 of 633 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time #32 of 84 The Greatest Rock Guitarists of the 1970s

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Blackfoot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Tomcattin', Strikes, 1980-03-16: Chicago, IL, USA, + more

Blackfoot is an American Southern rock musical ensemble from Jacksonville, Florida organized during 1970. Though they are primarily a Southern rock band, they are also known as a hard rock act. ...more

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#1,554 of 2,044 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #352 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time #72 of 180 The Best Country Rock Bands and Artists

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The Red Jumpsuit Apparat... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Don't You Fake It, Lonely Road, The Hell or High Water EP, AOL Sessions Undercover, + more

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is an American rock band that was formed in Middleburg, Florida, in 2003. The band is best known for their 2006 single "Face Down" from their major-label ...more

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The Best Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Songs #1,487 of 2,211 The Best Rock Bands of All Time #17 of 153 The Best Emo Bands

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38 Special is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: A Wild-Eyed Christmas Night, Flashback: The Best of 38 Special, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of .38 Special, Bone Against Steel, Tour de Force, + more

38 Special (sometimes stylized as .38 Special) is an American rock band that was formed by neighborhood friends Don Barnes and Donnie Van Zant in 1974 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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The Best 38 Special Albums of All Time #67 of 419 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame #189 of 333 The Greatest Classic Rock Bands

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Black Kids is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Partie Traumatic, Wizard of Ahhhs, Cemetery Lips, I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You, Hurricane Jane, + more

Black Kids is an American indie rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. The band's debut EP, Wizard of Ahhhs, received favorable critical response in 2007, and was followed by the Partie Traumatic ...more

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#312 of 604 The Most Hipster Bands #433 of 576 The Best Indie Bands & Artists #78 of 115 The Best Bands with Colors in Their Names

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Allen Collins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Allen Collins Genre: Southern rock; Nationality: United States of America
Larkin Allen Collins Jr. (July 19, 1952 – January 23, 1990) was one of the founding members and guitarists of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, and co-wrote many of the band's songs with late ...more

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#86 of 639 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time #125 of 200 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely #64 of 633 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

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Lee Ann Womack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Country pop and Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: I Hope You Dance, Something Worth Leaving Behind, The Season for Romance, There's More Where That Came From, Some Things I Know, + more

Lee Ann Womack (born August 19, 1966) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Her 2000 single, "I Hope You Dance" was a major crossover music hit, reaching No. 1 on the ...more

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Ryan Key is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Pop punk, Emo & Acoustic music; Nationality: United States of America
William Ryan Key (born December 17, 1979) is an American rock musician. He is best known as the former lead singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitarist of the former pop punk band Yellowcard. He is ...more

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#96 of 119 The Best Musical Artists From Florida #2 of 4 Every Man Kelly Clarkson Has Dated #285 of 334 Famous Rhythm Guitarists

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Danielle Peck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Danielle Peck, Can't Behave

Danielle Marie Peck (born September 14, 1978) is an American country music artist. Signed to the independent Big Machine Records label in 2005, Peck released her self-titled debut album, which ...more
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Blind Blake is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Chicago blues, Ragtime & Piedmont blues; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Ragtime Guitar's Foremost Fingerpicker, The Master of Ragtime Guitar, All the Published Sides, He's in the Jailhouse Now / Southern Rag, The Best of Blind Blake, + more

Arthur "Blind" Blake (1896 – December 1, 1934) was an American blues and ragtime singer and guitarist. He is known for numerous recordings he made for Paramount Records between 1926

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Cold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: A Different Kind of Pain, Year of the Spider, 13 Ways to Bleed on Stage, Go Away, Cold, + more

Cold is an American grunge/alternative/hard rock band, formed in 1996 in Jacksonville, Florida. With two gold-albums, Cold has sold over one million records in the US alone. On November 17, ...more
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Neal McCoy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Country; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: No Doubt About It, You Gotta Love That, Where Forever Begins, Neal McCoy, Be Good at It, + more

Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr. (born July 30, 1958), known professionally as Neal McCoy, is an American country music singer. He has released 10 studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 ...more

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#201 of 332 The Top Country Artists of All Time #171 of 214 The Best Male Country Singers of All Time #53 of 144 The Best Country Singers From Texas

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Mofro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Lochloosa, Country Ghetto, Blackwater, This River, Brighter Days, + more

JJ Grey & Mofro is a Southern rock/soul/funk/blues jam band from Jacksonville, Florida composed of JJ Grey, Andrew Trube, Anthony Farrell, Anthony Cole, Dennis Marion, Jeff Dazey and Todd
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Evergreen Terrace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Writer’s Block, Sincerity Is an Easy Disguise in This Business, Losing All Hope Is Freedom, Burned Alive by Time, At Our Worst, + more

Evergreen Terrace is a five-piece American metalcore band from Jacksonville, Florida. Formed in 1999, they are named after the street inhabited by the Simpsons. The band's sixth and latest ...more

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The Summer Obsession is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: This Is Where You Belong, We Are All Telepathic, Believe Nothing, Explore Everything

The Summer Obsession is a pop rock band from Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States. The band originally started in 2004 by Fin Leavell & Luke Walker. The band has toured with Cartel, ...more
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The Rossington Collins B... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: This Is the Way, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Rossington Collins Band, Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere

The Rossington Collins Band was a southern rock band founded in 1979 by guitarists Allen Collins and Gary Rossington following the 1977 plane crash which killed three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, ...more

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#1,610 of 2,044 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #13 of 80 The Best Southern Rock Bands of All Time

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Clint Crisher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Adult contemporary music, Pop music & Electronic music; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Perfect World, "Run Baby Run "The Remixes", The Hot Boys World Volume 3, The Hot Boys World Volume 2, The Hot Boys World Volume 4, + more

 Clint Crisher and his catalog of over 100 songs, provides popular material for the likes of XM Satellite Radio, ABC Radio Networks and nightclubs across the country. Clint is a prolific ...more
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Brad Mehldau is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville
Genre: Post-bop and Jazz; Nationality: United States of America

Albums: Day Is Done, The Art of the Trio, Volume 1, Largo, Metheny/Mehldau, + more

Bradford Alexander Mehldau (; born August 23, 1970) is an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. Mehldau studied music at The New School, and toured and recorded while still a student. ...more
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Emperor X is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Jacksonville

Albums: Central Hug / Friendarmy / Fractaldunes, Tectonic Membrane / Thin Strip on an Edgeless Platform, The Joytakers' Rakes / Stars on the Ceiling, Pleasantly Kneeling, Dirt Dealership, + more

Chad R. Matheny, known professionally as Emperor X, is an American singer and songwriter.