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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.

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Outlaw country, Blues-rock
    Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the southern hard-rock...  more

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    Limp Bizkit

    Nu metal, Rap rock
    Limp Bizkit is an American rap rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. Their lineup consists of...  more

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    Molly Hatchet

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock
    Molly Hatchet is an American Southern hard rock band formed by guitarist Dave Hlubek in...  more

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    Ryan Adams

    Rock music, Heavy metal
    David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter,...  more

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    The Best Ryan Adams Albums of All Time#664 of 739 The Best Singers Of All Time

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    Pop punk, Emo
    Yellowcard was an American rock band that formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 and were...  more

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    #274 of 389 The Best Punk Bands Of All Time#5 of 30 The Best Bands Like Blink-182

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    Nu metal, Rock music
    Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed by singer Brent Smith in...  more

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    #116 of 392 The Greatest Heavy Metal Bands Of All Time#855 of 1,019 The Worst Bands & Musicians of All Time

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    Gary Rossington

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock
    Gary Robert Rossington (born December 4, 1951) is an American musician, best known as a...  more

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    #96 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#57 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

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    Rock music, Heavy metal
    Blackfoot is an American Southern rock musical ensemble from Jacksonville, Florida organized...  more

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    #70 of 180 The Best Country Rock Bands and Artists#9 of 80 The Best Southern Rock Bands of All Time

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    The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is an American rock band that was formed in Middleburg, Florida, in...  more

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    The Best Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Songs#1424 of 1,728 The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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    38 Special

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock
    38 Special (sometimes stylized as .38 Special) is an American rock band that was formed by...  more

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    The Best 38 Special Albums of All Time#69 of 359 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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    Black Kids

    Indie pop, Synthpop
    Black Kids is an American indie rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. The band's debut EP,...  more

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    #425 of 559 The Most Hipster Bands#440 of 543 The Best Indie Bands & Artists

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    Allen Collins

    Southern rock
    Larkin Allen Collins Jr. (July 19, 1952 – January 23, 1990) was one of the founding members...  more


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    Lee Ann Womack

    Country pop, Country
    Lee Ann Womack (born August 19, 1966) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Her...  more

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    #56 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time#23 of 160 The Top Female Country Singers

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    Ryan Key

    Pop punk, Emo
    William Ryan Key (born December 17, 1979) is an American rock musician. He is best known as...  more
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    Danielle Marie Peck (born September 14, 1978) is an American country music artist. Signed to...  more
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    Blind Blake

    Chicago blues, Ragtime
    Arthur "Blind" Blake (1896 – December 1, 1934) was an American blues and ragtime singer and...  more

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    Nu metal, Post-grunge
    Cold is an American grunge/alternative/hard rock band, formed in 1996 in Jacksonville,...  more
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    Neal McCoy

    Hubert Neal McGaughey Jr. (born July 30, 1958), known professionally as Neal McCoy, is an...  more
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    Rock music, Rhythm and blues
    JJ Grey & Mofro is a Southern rock/soul/funk/blues jam band from Jacksonville, Florida...  more
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    Evergreen Terrace

    Metalcore, Melodic hardcore
    Evergreen Terrace is a five-piece American metalcore band from Jacksonville, Florida. Formed...  more
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    The Summer Obsession

    Hip hop music, Pop punk
    The Summer Obsession is a pop rock band from Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States. The...  more
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    The Rossington Collins Band

    Blues-rock, Rock music
    The Rossington Collins Band was a southern rock band founded in 1979 by guitarists Allen...  more
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    Clint Crisher

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music
     Clint Crisher and his catalog of over 100 songs, provides popular material for the likes of...  more
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    Brad Mehldau

    Post-bop, Jazz
    Bradford Alexander Mehldau (; born August 23, 1970) is an American jazz pianist, composer, and...  more
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    Emperor X

    Indie pop, Folk music
    Chad R. Matheny, known professionally as Emperor X, is an American singer and songwriter....  more