Jacksonville, FL has been home to many famous musicians. A few of the most notable people to come out of JAX are Ray Charles, Mase, and Fred Durst - but not exactly in that order. Many popular bands can lay claim to the city as well including The Allman Brothers Band, Quad City DJ's, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Yellowcard, and of course Limp Bizkit (who is arguably the most famous recent band from Jacksonville). The music of the city is as diverse as the people who inhabit it and there is certainly something for everyone.
The city is served by some of the best musical venues in Florida - which includes the popular nightlife establishments in the city. Jacksonville has many different outlets for music on the radio, television, and other forms of media. The city, and the culture of its people have been heavily influenced by both musicians and the bands they have created.