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2022-2019 and The Beginning Concerts for Get Closer!

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From UNF’s prestigious jazz studies program, jingles singer, character voice actor, back-up vocalist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, to winning songwriter for "Charlotte" and the Jacksonville Symphony Body & Soul-The Art of Healing, Debbie Bailey Rider has enjoyed a varied musical career. After performing with some of the area’s best musicians, she has now formed a 7-piece band, Get Closer! A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt that creates the unmistakable rock and country Ronstadt sound, including Blue Bayou, Tracks of My Tears, You’re No Good, Desperado, and Love Is A Rose.

VIP $30 VIP Box Seat $30 House $25 Balcony $23

Alhambra Music Series veteran, jingles singer, character voice actor, and backup vocalist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, Debbie Rider brings us a special brand new show. Complete with a 7-piece band, Get Closer! A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt creates the unmistakable rock and country Ronstadt sound and includes hit songs like Blue Bayou, Tracks of My Tears, You’re No Good, Desperado, and Love Is A Rose. Parking, three-course dinner, and the tribute show just $74! Arrive 6:00 PM Meal 6-7:30 PM, Showtime 7:50 PM. For more information, call the box office at 904.641.1212.


Get Closer! A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt

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MOAS Museum of Arts & Sciences, 352 S. Nova Rd, Daytona Beach, FL

Premier Linda Ronstadt Tribute Get Closer! First time in Daytona Beach! Don't miss this concert at the lovely Root Family Auditorium at MOAS, Museum of Arts & Sciences Daytona Beach, FL. Your ticket promises a great Linda Ronstadt Tribute show and as a bonus, free entrance to the Root Family Museum. Cash bar is also available. Doors open at 6:00 PM, show time is 7:00PM till 9:00PM with a 15 minute intermission between sets.

Debbie Rider As Linda Ronstadt

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Mudville Music Room, 3105 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Debbie Rider As Linda Ronstadt recreates Linda Ronstadt's 1974 show radio broadcast from My Father's Place in Roslyn, NY as well as Linda's hits from her over 40 year music career. Get Closer! features Debbie's 7 piece band with musical guests TBA. Dress in 70s attire! Get tickets now and arrive early for dinner. Doors open 6:30 PM in the Mudville Music Room; the attached Mudville Grille Restaurant and Bar is open 11 AM -10 PM.

Debbie Rider performs Linda Ronstadt's greatest hits and then some with 7-piece band and guests, emulating Linda Ronstadt in song, story and dress from 1968 to 2009; from her Stone Poneys Band, to 1977 to 1980's, from Nelson Riddle to Canciones di Mi Padre, Debbie covers all the genres and changes costumes to fit the decade!

Get Closer! A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt returns to Mudville Music Room Friday, December 10, 2021 with a concert sure to lift your spirits and get you in the mood for the Holidays! Limited seating so get your tickets now!

Debbie Rider as Linda Ronstadt and her 7-piece band Get Closer! kick off your Holidays with a variety of Linda Ronstadt hits PLUS five songs from Linda Ronstadt's Christmas Album "A Merry Little Christmas". The band has been augmented with guest artists to serenade you with sweet Christmas songs. A catwalk has been added to the stage at Mudville and VIP seating around it (only 16 VIP seats so hurry and get yours now)! VIP tickets include a special Christmas gift along with the prime front seats. There are no bad seats at Mudville so there are only 109 more available, keeping the room intimate for your comfort and ease of food service and full bar brought to you by Mudville Grille. Debbie and her crew promise to make this a night you'll remember with Mudville looking a lot like Christmas, getting you in the mood for Holiday cheer! Get tickets now to see and hear Debbie as Linda and her band Get Closer! This concert will lift your spirits with the best musicians, top Linda Ronstadt songs, multiple wardrobe changes, and always nostalgic fun! Don’t miss this!

Then coming Thursday, January 6, 2022, you will want to come to Daytona Beach, FL when Get Closer! appears at MOAS -Museum of Arts & Sciences Root Family Auditorium. Check it out at this link:


2019 NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA ♫ December 31, 2019 Ring in the next roaring 20s with Debra Rider as Linda Ronstadt and the legendary sounds of the Crescendo Amelia Big Band!

Story & Song "The Christmas Shows" Promo Poster

Players By the Sea - Mainstage Theatre, Saturday, September 14, 2019

Jacksonville Beach, FL


Story & Song Concerts

Extended Engagement due to sell out!

Added a Sunday Matinee June 30, 2019 also SOLD OUT!

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Debbie Rider As Linda Ronstadt

Monday, April 22, 2019

First concert at Mudville Music Room with her band Get Closer!

Photos by Deborah  McKinney