Bonnie Raitt will be appearing at Magnolia Fest SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA

Bonnie Raitt will be appearing at Magnolia Fest, SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA

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Listen up fellow music and festival lovers, the 16th Annual MagnoliaFest is arriving Oct. 18-21 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park on the famous Suwannee River in Live Oak, Fla with a HUGE lineup of fantastic artists. Artists include renowned American blues singer, songwriter, musician, slide guitar player and winner of nine Grammys Bonnie Raitt, multi-award-winning bluegrass group the Del McCoury Band, singer-songwriter, musician and winner of 12 Grammys Emmylou Harris, multi-Grammy winner Jim Lauderdale, Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett (Of Little Feat), JJ Grey & Mofro, Mickey Hart Band, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Donna the Buffalo, Jimmy Herring Band, Anders Osborne, The Lee Boys, New Orleans Suspects, Col Bruce Hampton, The Mosier Brothers, Tornado Rider, Honey Island Swamp Band, Sloppy Joe, Truth & Salvage, Kristy Lee, Flannel Church, Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, Quartermoon, Cathy Lee, Big Cosmo & Friends, Steve Pruett’s Back from the Brink, Jon Stickley Trio w/ Lyndsay Pruett, Canary in the Coalmine, Bonnie Blue, Klob, Saltwater Grass, JacksonVegas, Sentropolis, Simplified, Cope, Juke, Jason Lamar, Oscar Mike, Acoustic Ensemble, Farther Along: The Music & Life of Gram Parsons and more! This festival is lining up to the best MagnoliaFest yet!

The Del McCoury Band is a bluegrass band started by McCroury back in 1967.

The Del McCoury Band is a bluegrass band started by McCroury back in 1967.

The weather and setting are perfect and the music will flow through the pines and live oaks for four full days of fun, relaxation and festival atmosphere with many great vendors including food, clothing and more.

Emmylou Harris has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, garnered a remarkable 12 Grammy Awards.  Join her at Magnolia Fest!

Emmylou Harris has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, garnered a remarkable 12 Grammy Awards. Join her at Magnolia Fest!

Events kick off Thursday, Oct. 18 and continue through Sunday, Oct. 21, on a variety of stages around the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. Additionally, there will be the free Music Farmers Workshop stage with workshops ongoing from 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Workshops (bring your instruments) will include guitar with Tom Nelly, finger style blues guitar with Arvid Smith, ukuleles and parlour banjo with Jeff Sachs and Sloppy Joe, mandolin with Mickey Abraham, songwriting with Will Kimbrough, fiddle with Lyndsay Pruett, sing along jam session with Big Cosmo and Beth Judy, Banjo with Jeff Mosier, acoustic ensemble with Mickey Abraham, slide guitar with Arvid Smith and song and poetry circle with Cathy Lee and friends. Don’t miss these once in a lifetime opportunities.

JJ Grey & MOFRO is a soul/funk/R&B/blues/southern rock band from Jacksonville, Florida .

JJ Grey & MOFRO is a soul/funk/R&B/blues/southern rock band from Jacksonville, Florida.

General Admission

4 day advance
$165 through Oct. 16, 4 day gate $180, Student/military $125 through Oct. 16, $165 gate; Patron Sponsorship $650. Advance and gate 4-day tickets include primitive camping.

Single day tickets
do not include primitive camping. Available for Thursday $50, Friday $70, Saturday $70, Sunday $50, gate only. Children 12 and under admitted free. For all questions regarding online ticket purchases, please contact the Elevate Support Team at support@elevate.com or 877-569-7767.

Festival-style seating will be in effect; first come, first served. Please bring lawn chairs and blankets. No dogs allowed in the park during festivals.

Bicycling, golf cart rental, hiking, jogging, canoeing, swimming in our pool for overnight guests, bird watching, fishing, mini golf and disc golf are among the many activities available during your stay at the beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park.

The SOSMP’s SOS Café and Restaurant in the Music Hall and the front porch is always open during events and will delight you and your guests with great food and a full service bar.

For more information about the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, reservations for RV parking, campers, primitive camping and cabin rental for this and other events please call 386-364-1683, email
spirit@musicliveshere.com or go to www.musicliveshere.com. You may also contact the SOSMP to inquire about any of the many other exciting events coming up.

The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park 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. Keep an eye out for the SOSMP sign and white-painted board fence!