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Country superstar Luke Bryan is coming back through Jacksonville, and he’s bringing his tour with him!

June 22nd, 2018 at the Veterans Memorial Arena, Luke will take the stage with his friends Jon Pardi, and Morgan Wallen for the “What Makes You Country Tour”.

Tickets go on-sale to the general public on March 16th at all Ticketmaster outlets, and the Tom Bush Box Office at the Arena.

Luke has a reputation for putting on a great show, and if this past performance from the CMAs are any indicator, we’re in for more of the same:

If you’re curious what Luke has recently been playing on the tour, here’s a setlist from a recent show:

  1. Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day 
  2. I Don't Want This Night to End 
  3. All My Friends Say 
  4. Light It Up 
  5. Someone Else Calling You Baby 
  6. Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 
  7. Most People Are Good 
  8. What Makes You Country 
  9. Kick the Dust Up 
  10. Strip It Down 
  11. Drunk on You 
  12. Do I / Home Alone Tonight / We Rode In Trucks 
  13. Crash My Party 
  14. Drink a Beer 
  15. Roller Coaster 
  16. Play It Again 
  17. Rain Is a Good Thing 
  18. Move 


  1. Country Girl (Shake It For Me) 
  2. That's My Kind of Night


Win Tickets To See Ed Sheeran All Week With The Big Ape Morning Mess

All this week on The Big Ape Morning Mess you could win tickets to see Ed Sheeran in TAMPA, November 7th, 2018 at the Raymond James Stadium.

How do you win! listen every morning around 9am for the cue to call and if you’re caller #9... YOU WIN! Download our App now to get reminders on when to listen. 

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Win Tickets To See Taylor Swift In Tampa! 

We’re looking ahead to next year, and one of the BIG concerts is the Taylor Swift Concert in Tampa! 

All This Week on the Big Ape Morning Mess You can win yourself a pair of tickets to the show! Just listen for the cue to call around 9am! 

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Win Tickets To See Thomas Rhett’s “Live Changes” Tour in 2018!

Its Official! Thomas Rhett is coming to Jacksonville, April 20th (hehe) 2018 with Brett Young and Carly Pearce! 

All This Week The Big Ape Morning Mess Will be giving away tickets to the show, which is going to be at Daily’s Place! Listen around 9am for the cue to call!

Florida Georgia Line’s “The Smooth” Tour is Coming to Jacksonville October 12th! 

Win Tickets to Florida Georgia Line’s “The Smooth” Tour All this week with the Big Ape Morning Mess!!!!

Their Tour is coming to Jacksonville, October 12th, at the Veterans Memorial Arena! 

No only will FL/GA line be there but so will Nelly and Chris Lane!!! 

Tickets don’t go on sale until June 23rd at 10 am at 

Side note... HAVE YOU TRIED THEIR NEW WHISKY!?!?!?!?!?! its so good!

Ed Sheeran Announces His North American Tour... AND He’s Coming To Florida!

Its Official!!! Ed Sheeran is Going on Tour!

Here are his Dates up at 

June 29 || Kansas City, MO || Sprint Center June 30 || Des Moines, IA || Wells Fargo ArenaJuly 1 || St. Paul, MN || Xcel Energy Center July 7 || Toronto, ON || Air Canada CentreJuly 9 || Buffalo, NY || KeyBank CenterJuly 11 || Philadelphia, PA || Wells Fargo Center July 14 || Uncasville, CT || Mohegan Sun Arena July 15 || Uncasville, CT || Mohegan Sun Arena July 18 || Quebec City, QC || Videotron CentreJuly 19 || Montreal, QC || Bell CentreJuly 22 || Winnipeg, MB || MTS CentreJuly 23 || Saskatoon, SK || SaskTel CentreJuly 25 || Edmonton, AB || Rogers PlaceJuly 28 || Vancouver, BC || Rogers ArenaJuly 29 || Tacoma, WA || Tacoma DomeJuly 30 || Portland, OR || Mode CenterAugust 1 || Sacramento, CA || Golden 1 Center August 2 || Oakland, CA || Oracle ArenaAugust 4 || Las Vegas, NV || T-Mobile Arena August 5 || Glendale, AZ || Gila River Arena August 6 || San Diego, CA || Valley View Casino CenterAugust 10 || Los Angeles, CA || Staples CenterAugust 15 || Denver, CO || Pepsi Center August 17 || Tulsa, OK || BOK Center August 18 || Dallas, TX || American Airlines Center August 19 || Houston, TX || Toyota Center August 22 || San Antonio, TX || AT&T Center August 25 || Duluth, GA || Infinite Energy Center August 29 || Tampa, FL || Amalie CenterAugust 30 || Miami, FL || American Airlines Arena August 31 || Orlando, FL || Amway Center September 2 || Raleigh, NC || PNC Arena September 3 || Charlotte, NC || Spectrum Center September 5 || Charleston, SC || North Charleston Center September 7 || Louisville, KY || KFC YUM! CenterSeptember 8 || Indianapolis, IN || Bankers Life Fieldhouse September 9 || Cleveland, OH || Quicken Loans Arena September 12 || Omaha, NE || CenturyLink Center September 15 || Chicago, IL || Allstate Arena September 17 || St. Louis, MO || Scottrade Center September 19 || Washington, DC || Verizon Center September 22 || Boston, MA || TD Garden September 26 || Pittsburgh, PA || PPG Paints Arena September 27 || Detroit, MI || Little Caesars Arena September 29 || Brooklyn, NY || Barclays Center September 30 || Brooklyn, NY || Barclays Center October 3 || Columbus, OH || Nationwide Arena October 6 || Nashville, TN || Bridgestone Arena 

See you there? - JustinCOnTheAir

Chris Brown’s “The Party Tour” is coming to JAX!

LISTEN ALL THIS WEEK TO THE BIG APE MORNING MESS TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE: Chris Browns “The Party Tour” with special guest’s, 50 Cent/Fabolous/ O.T Genasis and KAP G, at the Veterans Memorial Arena April 18th! 

Beyoncé helps organize surprise proposal, stops concert during 'Single Ladies'

One of Beyoncé's most well-known lyrics might be: "If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it."

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The 35-year-old singer stopped her concert in St. Louis on Saturday during the popular song "Single Ladies" to allow a concertgoer to do just that -- put a ring on it.

"I think (there's) somebody I need to bring on the stage," Beyoncé said during the song, prompting unsuspecting fans to scream in the hopes that they'd be chosen to join her.

"Is it you?" she teased, pointing to one audience member. "Is it you?" she asked, pointing to another. 

Before long, a man joined Beyonce and her two dancers onstage, and she handed him the microphone.

The man, John Silver, walked toward Ashley Everett, Beyoncé's lead dancer and dance captain, and embraced her.

"I feel like it's only right to come out here in front of my hometown and show you guys what the epitome of a young woman looks like," Silver told the crowd. "I know that you think don't I express my love to you in front of everybody, so I feel like what better time than now to do it in front of (a crowd of people)? ... Will you marry me?"

The couple embraced before being congratulated by Beyoncé.

A photo posted by Ashley Everett (@ashleycmeverett) on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:04am PDT

"Let's see if you can do the choreography after that," she said.

Everett, who took a few moments to collect herself, got back into formation and finished the choreography to "Single Ladies," flashing her new ring while doing the movements.

According to her website, Everett, who dropped out of Julliard to dance on tour with Beyoncé, has danced with the singer for the last 8 years and has also shared the stage with Robin Thicke, Usher, Ciara, Ne-Yo, LaToya Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Tina Turner. 

In honor of this years #VMAs another throwback from #2013 #blurredlines with @robinthicke @pharrell & who can forget @mileycyrus in this performance A photo posted by Ashley Everett (@ashleycmeverett) on Aug 28, 2016 at 8:59am PDT <script async defer src="//"></script>

Apple patent blocks iPhones from recording at concerts

Apple was awarded a U.S. patent in June for a system that can force iPhones into disabling video-recording functions at concert venues.

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The system uses infrared signals to send messages to the smartphones to force them to shut down video recording capabilities. Apple's patent illustration shows a phone at a concert with the words "recording disabled" on screen. 

Various artists have been outspoken about fans filming their shows, with many claiming that it spoils the experience for other fans.

During a show this summer, Adele publicly told a fan who was filming the performance: "You can enjoy it in real life, rather than through your camera ... I'd really like you to enjoy my show because there's lots of people outside that couldn't come in."

It's not known whether Apple plans to put the patent into use. 

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Yondr is another company with a mission to eliminate cellphone distractions at concerts.

The company creates "phone-free spaces" at events where attendees must seal their cellphones in one of the company's lockable pouches. The pouch stays locked inside the phone-free zone but unlocks once you leave it.

"If you haven't been to a phone-free show, you just don't know what you're missing. There's something about living in real life that can’t be replicated," Yondr founder Graham Dugoni told The Washington Post.

Lauryn Hill apologizes to fans after 2-hour delay at Atlanta concert

Fans, musicians and media all weighed in on Lauryn Hill’s tardiness to her recent concert in Atlanta, causing the singer’s name to trend on Twitter for much of the day Saturday.

But the one person who remained silent was the singer herself.

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On Sunday, in a message posted to Facebook, Hill said she is "figuring out a plan" to make it up to fans who waited more than two hours to see her perform at Chastain Park Amphitheatre on Friday. Due to her late arrival and the venue’s 11 p.m. curfew, the singer only performed for less than 40 minutes before her sound was cut off.

“I have nothing but love and appreciation for the fans in Atlanta, and regret not being able to give you a full show,” the Facebook message reads.

Hill, who's show was scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET, took the stage around 10:20 p.m. She was forced to stop singing during her set because of a strict curfew that the venue, which is located in a residential area, enforces.

The crowd booed the singer when she first started the show and when she was forced to stop singing.

While a fan video seems to show Hill blaming her driver for her tardiness, her Facebook message makes no mention of the driver. 

Hill said she will announce details about how she plans to make it up to fans as soon as she has them.

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