SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA – The first Blackwater Music Festival will be held Aug. 26-28 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Fla with such bands as Slightly Stoopid, Michael Franti & Spearhead, STS9, JJ Grey & Mofro, Toubab Krewe, Rebelution, Disco Biscuits, Zach Deputy, G Love, The Lee Boys, Galactic, Particle, The Lee Boys, The Matt Grondin Band, Perpetual Groove, Daryl Hance, The Malah, Snarky Puppy, Greenhouse Lounge, Beautiful Girls, Fusebox Funk, Tea Leaf Green, Salt Water Grass, and Son of a Bad Man.
In this first year of the Blackwater Music Festival, you are invited to join other music lovers for three days of great music, good food, art, camping, community and fantastic fellowship as we gather on the edge of the famous Suwannee River, known for its dark, “black water.” The festival will be set among the tall, moss covered oaks.
Advance tickets are:
– The VIP ticket includes admission to the 3-day festival, camping, VIP parking, a VIP laminate, access to the VIP tent with restrooms, cash bar, artist-involved activities and festival merchandise. Advance VIP price per person including taxes and handling is $341.47 per person. Gate – $341.47.3-day $124
– The Early Bird 3- Day ticket available through June 20 includes access to all performances and primitive camping Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Advance 3-day price per person including taxes and handing is available June 21-Aug. 25 at $146.81. Gate $205.Thursday $50
– The Thursday ticket includes access to Thursday performances, no camping included. Advance Thursday ticket price per person including taxes and handling is $60.10. Gate $75.Fri OR Sat $60
– This ticket includes access to performances Friday or Saturday, no camping included. Advance Friday or Saturday ticket price per person including taxes and handling is $71.81. Gate $110.
Children under six admitted free with parents.
Thursday, August 26
Friday, August 27
Saturday, August 28
The SOSMP offers many, many amenities including swimming for overnight guests, canoeing on the famous Suwannee River, horseback riding (bring your own horse, stables available), hiking trails, bicycling, fishing, mini and disc golf courses, Arts and Crafts Village, golf cart rental, numerous venues for special events, bath houses, a general store, quality restaurant, music hall and nearly 1,000 acres where you can just get away from the hustle and bustle of life for the weekend or longer. You may even purchase a beautiful, modern cabin onsite to call your home away from home in this premier campground of many festivals!
To purchase tickets to the Blackwater Music Festival, make reservations for primitive camping, cabin rental or RV parking or to find out more about this event or the many other exciting events planned for the SOSMP, please call 386-364-1683; email the SOSMP at