So many people say that there’s nothing to do in Jacksonville, Florida. Well, we’re here to let you know that there are movies, musical groups, comedy stars, dancers, concerts, tribute shows and much more in a cool exciting environment for you and many for your children too. The Florida Theatre is the downtown spot that you would want to check out in the next few months. Look below, make notes in your calendar and get your tickets today.
July 2017 Schedule:
July 7 & 8 Katt Williams – Great America Tour
July 9 Classic Movie: Casino Royale 50th Anniversary
July 13 Ted Nugent
July 14 Pure Prairie League, Firefall and Orleans
July 16 Classic Movie: A League of Their Own – 25th Anniversary
July 21 Sinbad
July 23 Classic Movie: Scent of A Woman - 25th Anniversary
July 29 Elvis Anniversary Bash Starring Mike Albert, Scot Bruce and the Big E Band
July 30 Classic Movie: Cool Hand Luke 50th Anniversary
July 7 & 8 – 8 p.m. Katt Williams – Great America Tour — Stand- up comedian Katt Williams will be recording both of his Florida Theatre shows as part of his Great American Tour DVD. As an actor, Williams has appeared in the comedic box office hits; Money Mike, Friday After Next, Rebound and Epic Movie. Pre-party package at LIVE Bar available with a ticket purchase.
July 9- 2 p.m. Regions Summer Movie Classics: Casino Royale 50th Anniversary — Ridiculous circumstances get iconic spy James Bond (David Niven) involved with a colorful cast of characters, including the villainous Le Chiffre (Orson Welles), seasoned gambler Evelyn Tremble (Peter Sellers) and Bond’s bumbling nephew, Jimmy Bond (Woody Allen). Sponsored by Regions Bank. Media Sponsor The Florida Times Union. Digital Projector Sponsored by AVL.
July 13- 8 p.m. Ted Nugent — The ultimate guitar-shredding showman, Ted Nugent, is known for his groundbreaking Amboy Dukes’ hit: “Journey to the Center of the Mind,” and classic hits “Stranglehold,” “Cat Scratch Fever,” and “Fred Bear.”
July 14- 8 p.m. Pure Prairie League, Firefall and Orleans — It’s an evening of Southern 70’s rock hits with Pure Prairie League: (“Amie,” “That’ll Be The Day,” and “Let Me Love You Tonight) Firefall (You Are The Woman,” “Strange Way” and “Just Remember I Love You”) and Orleans (“Still the One” and “Dance With Me”).
July 16 -2 p.m. Region Summer Movie Classics A League of Their Own – 25th Anniversary Funded by publicity hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Gary Marshall), a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest. On their way to fame, sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty), wild girl Mae Mordibeto (Madonna), scout Ernie Capadino (Jon Lovitz) and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) find themselves surrounded by drama and troubles. Come early to meet the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Mascot Scampi. All children wearing their little league or team uniforms receive free movie entry. Sponsored by Regions Bank. Media Sponsor The Florida Times Union. Digital Projector Sponsored by AVL.
July 21- 8 p.m. Sinbad Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the 100 Greatest Standups of All Time, actor and comedian Sinbad has starred in two Comedy Central specials, four HBO comedy specials and appeared in: the Jingle All The Way and Good Burger, and on the FX super series, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
July 23- 2 p.m. Regions Summer Movie Classics Scent of A Woman -25th Anniversary — Charlie Simms (Chris O’Donnell) is a scholarship student at an exclusive prep school. To pay for a flight home at Christmas, Charlie accepts a temporary job over the Thanksgiving weekend looking after retired Army Ranger Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade (Al Pacino). Pacino won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance. Sponsored by Regions Bank. Media Sponsor The Florida Times Union. Digital Projector Sponsored by AVL.
July 29- 7 p.m. Elvis Anniversary Bash Starring Mike Albert, Scot Bruce and the Big E Band — This annual summer concert stars world-class Elvis impersonators Mike Albert and Scot Bruce along with the Big E Band to celebrate Elvis Presley’s historic 1956 Florida Theatre concert.
July 30- 2 p.m. Cool Hand Luke 50th Anniversary — When Luke Jackson (Paul Newman) is arrested for vandalizing parking meters, he is sentenced to serve time on a prison chain gang. Although the warden, guards and prisoners all try to break Luke’s spirit, he eventually earns their respect and the respect of his fellow inmates by refusing to back down in a fight and figuring out a way for them to get their hard labor done in half the time. Sponsored by Regions Bank. Media Sponsor The Florida Times Union. Digital Projector Sponsored by AVL. Enjoy gourmet ice pops from Hyppo.
“Florida Theatre July 2017 events”
LOCATION: Florida Theatre
128 E. Forsyth St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
TICKETS: Vary with each show and seat preference. Order online or call the box office (904) 355-2787, Monday — Friday from 9 a.m. –5 p.m.