The Jewel Box Concerts at the Thomas Center are a series of multi-genre musical events staged in the historic Thomas Center’s Spanish Court. They feature a spectrum of national and international touring artists from folk to classical and from jazz to bluegrass, with special holiday shows and surprise guests. The Jewel Box Concerts at the Thomas Center are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
The Thomas Center is located at 302 NE Sixth Ave. in Gainesville.
The ticket office for the Jewel Box Concerts is 904-886-8378.
Winners of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s prestigious Emerging Artist of the Year award in 2003. Since then, they have also earned multiple IBMA awards such as Female Singer of the Year and numerous Guitar Player of the Year awards. Add a Grammy nomination to the mix and that is only the beginning.
Kenny and Amanda Smith Band combine gutsy, heartfelt vocals, brilliant instrumental talents and a powerful, contemporary sense of song choice and arrangement into one of the most compelling new sounds today.