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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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  • 1

    Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Outlaw country, Blues-rock

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

    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 then...  more

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    Limp Bizkit

    Nu metal, Rap rock

    AlbumsSignificant Other, Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water, Three Dollar Bill, Yall$, Gold Cobra

    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 Lethal...  more

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  • 3

    Molly Hatchet

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock

    AlbumsFlirtin' With Disaster, Beatin' the Odds, Molly Hatchet, Take No Prisoners, Revisited

    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 Disaster."...  more

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  • 4

    Ryan Adams

    Rock music, Heavy metal

    AlbumsHeartbreaker, Gold, Love Is Hell, Jacksonville City Nights, Cold Roses

    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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  • 5


    Pop punk, Emo

    AlbumsOcean Avenue, Paper Walls, Lights and Sounds, One for the Kids, Where We Stand

    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 Avenue", "Only One",...  more

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  • 6


    Nu metal, Rock music

    AlbumsLeave a Whisper, The Sound of Madness, Us and Them, Stripped - Raw and Real, Amaryllis

    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 Atlantic...  more

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  • 7

    Gary Rossington

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock
    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 rhythm...  more

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  • 8


    Rock music, Heavy metal

    AlbumsTomcattin', Strikes, 1980-03-16: Chicago, IL, USA

    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. The...  more

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  • 9

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

    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 release Don't You...  more

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  • 10

    38 Special

    Blues-rock, Boogie rock

    AlbumsA 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

    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....  more

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  • 11

    Black Kids

    Indie pop, Synthpop

    AlbumsPartie Traumatic, Wizard of Ahhhs, Cemetery Lips, I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You, Hurricane Jane

    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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    Allen Collins

    Southern rock
    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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  • 13

    Lee Ann Womack

    Country pop, Country

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

    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 Billboard Country...  more

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    #56 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time#20 of 161 The Top Female Country Singers

  • 14

    Ryan Key

    Pop punk, Emo
    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
  • 15

    AlbumsDanielle 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
  • 16

    Blind Blake

    Chicago blues, Ragtime

    AlbumsRagtime 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

    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 and 1932....  more

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  • 17


    Nu metal, Post-grunge

    AlbumsA Different Kind of Pain, Year of the Spider, 13 Ways to Bleed on Stage, Go Away, Cold

    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, 2006, it...  more
  • 18

    Neal McCoy


    AlbumsNo Doubt About It, You Gotta Love That, Where Forever Begins, Neal McCoy, Be Good at It

    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
  • 19


    Rock music, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsLochloosa, Country Ghetto, Blackwater, This River, Brighter Days

    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 Smallie....  more
  • 20

    Evergreen Terrace

    Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

    AlbumsWriter’s Block, Sincerity Is an Easy Disguise in This Business, Losing All Hope Is Freedom, Burned Alive by Time, At Our Worst

    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 studio...  more
  • 21

    The Summer Obsession

    Hip hop music, Pop punk

    AlbumsThis 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, Mya, Story...  more
  • 22

    The Rossington Collins Band

    Blues-rock, Rock music

    AlbumsThis 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, of...  more
  • 23

    Clint Crisher

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsPerfect World, "Run Baby Run "The Remixes", The Hot Boys World Volume 3, The Hot Boys World Volume 2, The Hot Boys World Volume 4

     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 recording...  more
  • 24

    Brad Mehldau

    Post-bop, Jazz

    AlbumsDay Is Done, The Art of the Trio, Volume 1, Largo, Metheny/Mehldau

    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. He was...  more
  • 25

    Emperor X

    Indie pop, Folk music

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

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