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Mardi Gras Block Party

February 8, 2020
Ticket Price    $75.00 per person
Event Sponsorships / Group Tickets Available

6:00pm to 10:00pm

Come celebrate Mardi Gras style at Friday Musicale for our annual fundraiser.

Enjoy three entertainment zones featuring a variety of music & food.

Featured Entertainment Includes

JB Scott’s Swingin’ Allstars

Junco Royals

DJ Simply Dutchess – Dancing Under the Stars

Explore this season's concert series

Friday Musicale concert season runs from October to June and offers monthly FREE concerts for the residents of Jacksonville Florida. With a variety of artists performing, concert goers can enjoy everything from chamber music to modern jazz.

Scholarships, Grants and Community Involvement

For over fifty years through Friday Musicale’s Philanthropic Department hosts competitions and concerts to promote musical studies in youth. There are several awards granted in music scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the Jacksonville Area.

Your Wedding or Event in Historic Riverside

With 2 venues to choose from, Friday Musicale is the perfect place for your family celebration or upcoming business event.  Our professional event planners will help you achieve the perfect experience.

Wedding Wire Couples Choice award 6 yrs in a row.


Founder of Friday Musicale

Located in Historic Downtown Jacksonville, Friday Musicale is the Oldest Musical Organization in the State of Florida.  Since 1890, Friday Musicale hosts outstanding concerts free of charge to the citizens of Jacksonville, provides educational outreach opportunities to local students, supports the next generation of musicians and music educators through college scholarship awards, and offers  venues for local recitals and events.


friday musicale 130th concert season

130th Concert Season Sponsors

We invite you to be a special part of our 130th Concert Season, beginning September 2019! For 130 years we’ve been providing free concerts to the public to the Jacksonville community. We’ve also funded scholarships for aspiring young musicians and outreach programs to elementary and middle schools in our community, and offered summer music camps for ages 9 to 90!

This concert season promises to be our most memorable yet!

Patron and sponsor support makes it possible for us to bring talented performers to Jacksonville, Business exposure to audiences through our concert programs, monthly digital newsletter, and website are profitable for our funding partners, with over 3,600 concert attendees this season, and over 10,000 people reached through our communications. Our patrons appreciate your support and they vote with their dollars!

Upcoming Free Concerts & Events

Congratulations to Marjorie Beggs – Friday Musicale’s Volunteer of the Year!

2019 Volunteer of the year Marjorie can usually be found working behind the scenes in the kitchen doing prep work or clean up AND dispensing sweets and coffee at our concerts.

She was also integral in organizing, cleaning and displaying items for our 1st Annual Rummage Sale this year.

Marjorie says she’s “grateful to be working with our friendly, cohesive staff who love sharing good music”.

We salute you, Marjorie!!

Friday Musicale Wedding Wire

What People Say about Friday Musicale

Love Friday Musicale. Jeff Tawney and the other staff are wonderful to work with. Prelude Chamber Music Camp has the finale concert there. It’s fantastic.


I never knew there is a place like Friday Musicale in Jacksonville, until I was invited to come there, Wow! It is so nice if we spend Friday evenings with family listening the piano concertos.  Such a nice venue that can be used for celebrating life, weddings, anniversary, birthday and more ...


Our daughter's wedding was held here last fall and it was a lovely event. The hall rental coordinator, Jeff, was very helpful, from providing recommendations for vendors and services to being there on the day of the event to organize vendors, lighting, a/c, etc. the main auditorium is a lovely venue with a huge kitchen for caterers, stage for DJ. Very elegant and special!