Entertainment

Top Choice Theater in Jacksonville

Florida Theatre

Home to Elvis' first indoor concert in 1956, which a local judge endured to ensure Presley was not overly suggestive, this opulent 1927 venue is an intimate place to catch big-name musicians, musicals and movies.
Top Choice Cinema in Daytona Beach

Cinematique of Daytona

Home to the Daytona Beach Film Festival, Daytona's only art-house cinema screens independent and foreign films and serves booze and snacks to your table/highboy/sofa in its intimate screening room.
Live Music in Gainesville

Bull

There's never a cover and almost always some music happening at The Bull, and if music isn't going down, there's art on the walls, craft beer on tap, strong coffee brewing and a mellow atmosphere that attracts a lot…
Theater in DeLand

Athens Theatre

Dating back to 1922, this historic theater, designed in a gorgeous Italian Renaissance style, is a good spot for live music and drama performances courtesy of an in-house theater company.
Live Music in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach Bandshell

Constructed in 1937 from coquina shell, this landmark venue with a killer beachfront location stages a free summer concert series and summer outdoor movies. Worth a look.
Live Music in St Augustine

Café Eleven

In the evening as it closes it at 9pm, the tables of this slick beach cafe get shoved aside and the place transmogrifies into a theater for indie rock acts and the like.
Theater in Gainesville

Hippodrome

In an imposing historic edifice (1911), the Hippodrome is the city's main cultural center, with a diverse theater and independent-cinema program.
Cinema in Jacksonville

San Marco Theatre

A landmark 1938 art-deco movie theater where you can order beer, wine, pizza and sandwiches while watching a flick.
Live Music in Gainesville

Lillian's Music Store

The crowd's a little older than in the clubs along University, so they appreciate that elegant stained-glass partition and the 3ft-tall gorilla at the entrance. Monday night jam sessions really pack 'em in.