Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Concert-Palooza; Australian Country Man Keith Urban Headlines a Busy Music Week in Town, but There's Something for Almost Anyone on Area Stages. Here's a Quick Guide to Picking Your Destinations

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Concert-Palooza; Australian Country Man Keith Urban Headlines a Busy Music Week in Town, but There's Something for Almost Anyone on Area Stages. Here's a Quick Guide to Picking Your Destinations

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THE KEITH URBAN DOSSIER

-- He's currently the planet's most popular Australian country singer.

-- First 9,293 Google hits for "Keith Urban" concern his wooing of Nicole Kidman, currently one of the only Australians nearly as pretty as he is (official T-U favorite: "Nicole Kidman Buys Lingerie to Please Keith Urban." Yeah, that'd do it.)

-- Maintains stubble at precise two-days-since-shaving interval.

-- Won Best Country Performance for You'll Think of Me at 2006 Grammys.

-- Is rather bafflingly filed under "country;" aside from the occasional banjo, his big-ol' crescendos, half-programmed rhythm section and chugging guitar puts him closer to heartland rock than anything within shootin' distance of Music Row.

-- Fans are known as citizens of Monkeyville. There are a lot of citizens of Monkeyville.

-- More Australia: Urban performed as a backup singer on INXS' 1991 live release Live Baby Live.

-- Phrase most often used to describe photos of Keith Urban: Smoldering.

KEITH URBAN

When: 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Where: Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.

Tickets: $36.50 to $43.50.

Information: (904) 353-3309.

MARTY STUART AND THE FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES

When: 9 p.m. today.

Where: Freebird Live, 200 First St. N., Jacksonville Beach.

Tickets: $25.

Information: (904) 246-2473.

The silver-haired Stuart this month released Live at the Ryman, a spirited live document of frenzied bluegrassery taped at the Grand Ole Opry in 2003 that gets him back to basics after the gospel-flavored Souls' Chapel and Badlands, a disc devoted to the history of American Indians. Stuart's Freebird gig will cover all three of those recent works, as well as his other 20-plus years as one of bluegrass's most visible performers, historians and ambassadors.

CHICK COREA AND TOUCHSTONE

When: 8 p. …

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