Peter Rowan Bluegrass BandSPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA – You’ve been waiting anxiously and it’s about to happen – the 14th Annual MagnoliaFest will be held Oct. 21 – 24 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Fla! This event draws some of the finest artists in America and brings thousands of music fans to the famous Suwannee River to soak in this four-day festival of music.

18 South

18 South

Artists this year include 7 Walkers with Bill Kreutzmann and Papa Mali, Sam Bush Band, Wet Willie, Railroad Earth, Keller & The Keels, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Donna the Buffalo,

Jim Lauderdale

Jim Lauderdale

Jim Lauderdale, The Lee Boys and Oteil Burbridge, Cornmeal, Joe Craven, Col Bruce Hampton & Quark Alliance, Seth Walker, 18 South, Grayson Capps, Randall Bramblett & Tommy Talton, The Mosier Brothers,

Turtleduhks

Turtleduhks, Dread Clampitt, Tornado Rider, The Rowan Cunningham Band, Caroline Aiken, Mike & Ruthy, Bobby Miller & The Virginia Dare Devils, Grant Peeples, Brittany Reilly, Two Foot Level, Annie Wenz, Nikki Talley, The Galen Kipar Project with Lyndsay Pruett, Glass Camels, Quartermoon, Tom Nelly, Sloppy Joe,

Tennessee Firearms, Suwannee Sound Syndicate, Mickey Abraham’s Traveling Acoustic Ensemble, Farther Along: The Music & Life of Gram Parsons, Scramble Campbell and Tania & The Magic Moon Traveling Circus.

Grayson CappsThe Thursday – Sunday festival fosters an “intentional music community” offering numerous displays, activities, arts and crafts, food and other vendor exhibitors geared for the entire family. The festival, sister to Suwannee SpringFest held each spring at the SOSMP, is designed to be enhanced by the beautiful, natural settings at the SOSMP.

The Lee Boys and Oteil Burbridge

The Lee Boys and Oteil Burbridge

The best description of the music is Americana or Grassroots, which includes a flavorful, rich blend of new and traditional folk, bluegrass, newgrass, roots rock, alternative country, singer/songwriter, rhythm & blues, Cajun and Celtic music plus a few things that defy description. The festival is famous for it’s Saturday morning New Orleans style walking parade complete with beads and costumes. Come prepared to participate!

Tickets

Advance –

Single day advance tickets are $50 (Thurs), $60 (Fri), $75 (Sat) and $40 (Sun), parking not included. Advance tickets for all four days $165 and includes all sales tax and handling fees and primitive camping; Student Show and Camp Pass $75 for all four days (available advance only), must be 13 or older and have a current picture student ID, includes primitive camping. Magnolia Gem Advance VIP Festival Ticket is $369.28 and includes backstage access and more. Grandifloria Magnolia Patron Sponsorship Package is $650 and includes meals, reserved seating, your name listed on the festival program as a patron, backstage access and more. Printable tickets can be purchased online at www.musicliveshere.com, click on events, MagnoliaFest and tickets. Gate Prices

– four days is $195 and includes primitive camping; three-day (Fri – Sun) weekend tickets available Friday $180, primitive camping included; Gate Saturday and Sunday is $145, includes primitive camping. Upgraded camping can be purchased by calling the SOSMP at 386-364-1683, emailing spirit@musicliveshere.com or by going to the website at www.musicliveshere.com.While you’re at the SOSMP, enjoy canoeing, hiking, golf cart rental, mini and disc golf, check out our live honey bee display, visit the rustic Crafts Village, The Store of the Village, ice cream parlor or just sit back and relax while you watch the tea-colored Suwannee River make its way past this spacious resort. You may also like to stop by the SOSMP’s brand new radio studio located in the Crafts Village where DJ Don Miller broadcasts his bluegrass program live from 5 – 7 p.m. every Sunday evening.

RV parking or cabin rentals may be reserved by contacting the SOSMP at 386-364-1683, going to the SOSMP’s website at

www.musicliveshere.com or emailing the SOSMP at spirit@musicliveshere.com. You may even purchase a beautiful, modern cabin on site to call your home away from home in this premier campground of many festivals! Contact Matt Spencer at 239-896-4261, he’ll be glad to assist you!The SOS Café and Restaurant is always open for lunch and dinner during special events and features delicious food from the menu and specials like ribs, steak, prime rib, catfish and much more. Breakfast is available Saturday and Sunday beginning at 7:30 a.m. The Music Hall will be open only to MagnoliaFest ticket holders during MagnoliaFest.

The SOSMP is located at 3076 95th Drive 4.5 miles north of Live Oak, Fl off US 129 at the famous Suwannee River. The park is 4.5 miles south of Interstate 75 and 4.5 miles north of Interstate 10 off US 129. Ya’ll come see us now, you hear!

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14th Annual MagnoliaFest to feature 7 Walkers with Bill Kreutzmann and Papa Mali, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Jim Lauderdale, Wet Willie, Railroad Earth, The Lee Boys and Oteil Burbridge, Keller and the Keels, 18 South, Turtleduhks and more!

SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA – You’ve been waiting anxiously and it’s about to happen – the 14th Annual MagnoliaFest will be held Oct. 21 – 24 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Fla! This event draws some of the finest artists in America and brings thousands of music fans to the famous Suwannee River to soak in this four-day festival of music.

Artists this year include 7 Walkers with Bill Kreutzmann and Papa Mali, Sam Bush Band, Wet Willie, Railroad Earth, Keller & The Keels, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Donna the Buffalo, Jim Lauderdale, The Lee Boys and Oteil Burbridge, Cornmeal, Joe Craven, Col Bruce Hampton & Quark Alliance, Seth Walker, 18 South, Grayson Capps, Randall Bramblett & Tommy Talton, The Mosier Brothers, Turtleduhks, Dread Clampitt, Tornado Rider, The Rowan Cunningham Band, Caroline Aiken, Mike & Ruthy, Bobby Miller & The Virginia Dare Devils, Grant Peeples, Brittany Reilly, Two Foot Level, Annie Wenz, Nikki Talley, The Galen Kipar Project with Lyndsay Pruett, Glass Camels, Quartermoon, Tom Nelly, Sloppy Joe, Tennessee Firearms, Suwannee Sound Syndicate, Mickey Abraham’s Traveling Acoustic Ensemble, Farther Along: The Music & Life of Gram Parsons, Scramble Campbell and Tania & The Magic Moon Traveling Circus.

The Thursday – Sunday festival fosters an “intentional music community” offering numerous displays, activities, arts and crafts, food and other vendor exhibitors geared for the entire family.

Advance tickets begin at $40 and range upward. Printable tickets can be purchased online at

www.musicliveshere.com, click on events, MagnoliaFest and tickets.The SOS Café and Restaurant is always open for lunch and dinner during special events and features delicious food from the menu and specials like ribs, steak, prime rib, catfish and much more. Breakfast is available Saturday and Sunday beginning at 7:30 a.m. The Music Hall will be open only to MagnoliaFest ticket holders during MagnoliaFest.

The SOSMP is located at 3076 95th Drive 4.5 miles north of Live Oak, Fl off US 129 at the famous Suwannee River. The park is 4.5 miles south of Interstate 75 and 4.5 miles north of Interstate 10 off US 129. Ya’ll come see us now, you hear!

For more information about reservations, this event or the many other wonderful events planned for 2010 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Fla, please call 386-364-1683 or go to

www.musicliveshere.com. You may also email the SOSMP at spirit@musicliveshere.com.