Friday night it’s DJ Stevie D, Sunday night Herold White and the Country Masters!

SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA – End your summer with a big ban with fireworks and top-notch Central Florida band Paradise Saturday night, dine and dance with DJ Stevie D Friday night and enjoy Herold White and the Country Masters’ Band Sunday night, all at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Fla.

In addition to the huge fireworks at dusk Saturday night and music all weekend, the SOSMP also offers camping on the beautiful Suwannee River, mini and disc golf, hiking, golf cart rental, Bubba Slide, canoe rental, Country Store, world’s largest bat house (and the bats have returned!), enclosed honey bee exhibit, arts and crafts and much, much more. Happy hour on the deck of the SOS Café is 4 – 6 p.m.

The headline group for the weekend, Paradise, has been for 20 years and continues to be one of Orlando’s most requested bands for musical entertainment for special events such as conventions, trade shows and corporate events! The band includes vocalists, guitars, a three-piece horn section, percussionist, keyboard, bass and drummers to spice things up! Paradise has played for Universal Studios, Sea World of Orlando, Give Kids the World, Sysco Foods, U.S. Navy, Make A Wish Foundation, Hallmark, American Cancer Association, Hard Rock Live, House of Blues, and the NFL. Highlights of the band’s shows include a corporate dinner-dance program with Ray Charles in San Juan, PR for American Express, opening for Bruce Hornsby & the Range at Light-Up Orlando, New Year’s Eve parties with The Commodores, Chubby Checker, Richard Elliot and Ramsey Lewis, sharing the stage with Wilson Pickett for Publix Corporation; backing up Donnie Osmond and Marilyn McCoo for Children’s Miracle Network at Epcot Center and MGM Studios; exclusive band for PGA Merchandise awards show for four years in a row and corporate shows in San Antonio, Aruba and Sun City, South Africa.

Admission to the Music Hall Friday and Sunday night is $5 and may be applied to food and beverage purchases Friday and Sunday night only. Admission Saturday night to the Music Hall is $10. Don’t forget your dancing shoes! Doors open at 6 p.m., shows begin at 7 p.m. all three nights.

Admission to the SOSMP during the weekend for non-campers is $10 per carload.

Sponsors for this Labor Day Celebration are B & B Food Store, Johnson & Johnson, 1st Street Music & Sound Company, WQHL 98.1, Suwannee Democrat, Lake City Reporter, Lake City Advertiser, Power County 102 and WLVO 106.1.

If you would like to find out more about this weekend’s events, please call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683 or go to We will be looking for ya’ll this Labor Day weekend! Bring the kids!

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park – voted Best Live Music Venue in Florida for 2009.