SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA

James Otto (“Since You Brought It Up” and “Just Got Started Lovin’ You”)

James Otto (“Since You Brought It Up” and “Just Got Started Lovin’ You”)

Country fans, get your jeans, your head rags and boots ready, country legend Willie Nelson (“Crazy,” “Just Got Started Loving You,” “Mamas Don‘t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys” is coming to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP)! In fact, the very first two-day Down On The Suwannee Music Festival Oct. 16-17 will also feature country sensation James Otto (“Since You Brought It Up” and “Just Got Started Lovin’ You”) the awesome Big Kenny of Big & Rich, Josh Thompson, David Cooler (The Dog Huntin’ Man), Mike Mullis (“Gator Chomp“) and Mercy Mountain Band!

Set for Oct. 16-17, the Down on the Suwannee Music Festival is a new festival by AEG.

Tickets are on sale NOW at the SOSMP by calling 386-364-1683 or go to the SOSMP website at www.musicliveshere.com, Tickets can also be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

Weekend general admission

is $82 ($90 gate) and includes admission Friday and Saturday. Saturday only general admission is $66.65 ($75 gate).VIP weekend admission

is $155.40 ($175 gate). This includes special show seating area, one meal Saturday, reduced beverages and free parking both days.VIP Saturday only

is $118.30 ($140 gate) and includes special show seating area, one meal Saturday, reduced beverages and free parking Saturday.

No refunds on tickets, shows are rain or shine. Prices DO NOT INCLUDE CAMPING OR OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS. Children under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 12 will be admitted to the general admission area free of charge when accompanied by an adult.

James Otto will kick off the festival Oct. 16 with Willie Nelson Saturday night, Oct. 17.

Willie Nelson

has become an American icon in country music, his signature braids and head rag outfit is known the world over. With such albums as Without A Song, City of New Orleans, Shotgun Willie, Red Headed Stranger, Wanted: The Outlaws, Stardust, and his newest, Naked Willie, Willie Nelson has become the one of the best know performers ever to sing country music. Songs such as “Georgia on My Mind,” “On the Road Again,” “Always on My Mind,” “Crazy,” “Night Life,” “Funny How Time Slips Away” and on and on with his string of hit songs and albums.

Big Kenny of Big & Rich

Big Kenny of Big & Rich

Big Kenny

is the other half of Big & Rich, one of the most sensational duos of all time who have received Grammy nominations and had multiple hit songs such as “Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy). His new album is The Quiet Times of a Rock and Roll Farmboy. Big Kenny’s performance is sure to be a rip-roaring experience for Big Kenny and his multitude of fans.

Country music sensation James Otto is expected to sing his new single “Since You Brought It Up,” from his forthcoming new album. This is his second performance at the SOSMP. In 2008 he performed his number one single, “I Just Got Started Loving You,” at the Suwannee River Jam, in a rousing performance.

Josh Thompson

Josh Thompson

Josh Thompson,

a Columbia artist, was recently invited to the Grande Ole Opry for his very first performance Sept. 19. Josh’s first single, “Beer on the Table,” is now out with a CMT video and rave reviews.

David Cooler

, the South Carolina boy known for his rural beginnings and songs which remind country boys and girls of their beginnings, will also be among those performing, along with North Florida’s Mike Mullis and his band WhooWhee and the award-winning Mercy Mountain Band.

For more information about this event, please call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683 or go to the website at www.musicliveshere.com.


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