SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK – You know it’s springtime when the first music festival of the new year – Suwannee Springfest – comes to the beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Fla. The 15th Annual Suwannee Springfest will take place March 24-27 with four days of music, food and fun on the banks of the famous Suwannee River.
Big IV Productions is proud to announce Suwannee Springfest will once again feature the best and brightest Americana and grassroots artists in America performing new and traditional folk, rock and roll, bluegrass, newgrass, alt-country and more. Confirmed talent for this year includes The Avett Brothers, David Grisman Sextet, Jesse McReynolds (formerly of Jim and Jesse), Donna The Buffalo, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Travelin’ McCourys, Grammy award winner Jim Lauderdale, Mosier Brothers, Travelin’ McCourys with the Lee Boys, Acoustic Syndicate, Cornmeal, Emmitt-Nershi and the Colorado Superjam, Danny Barnes, Scythian, Trampled By Turtles, Greensky Bluegrass, Steep Canyon Rangers, Joe Craven, Michael Kang, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, Verlon Thompson, The Motet, Surprise Me Mr. Davis, Nathan Moore, Rowan Cunningham Band, Quartermoon, Habanero Honeys with Annie Wenz, Marie Nofsinger & Cathy Lee, Dread Clampitt, Big Cosmo’s Suwannee Song Syndicate, Tornado Rider, Ralph Roddenbery Band, Sol Driven Train, Side Affects, Sloppy Joe, Tammerlin, Galen Kipar Project, Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, Larkin Poe, Andrew and Noah, The Honeycutters, Rick Loller Band, Two Foot Level, Futurebirds, Mickey Abraham’s Traveling Acoustic Ensemble, The New 76ers, Tennessee Firearms, Amy Hendrickson and Prime Directive, Saltwater Grass, Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, The Whetherman, Me and the Devil, The Mantras, Adelle Cotton, Roy Book Binder and the New Familiars.
Weekend tickets are $165 through March 23. All weekend tickets go up to $180 March 24. Saturday/Sunday two-day passes (with camping) will be $145 and available only at the gate. Single day tickets will be priced as follows: Thursday: $50, Friday: $65, Saturday: $75, Sunday: $50 (single day tickets do not include camping). All weekend tickets include music, camping Thursday-Sunday nights, and all fees and taxes. Special student and military personnel weekend tickets are also available. For more information on Suwannee Springfest, including up-to-date lineup and ticket details, go to www.musicliveshere.com or to www.suwanneespringfest.com/
Voted “Florida’s Best Live Music Venue” in 2009 by readers of Florida Monthly Magazine, the SOSMP is nestled next to the historic Suwannee River and has more than 800 acres of perfect campsites with tall pine trees and Spanish moss covered oaks providing shade and ambiance. The SOSMP is also a full service campground offering cabin rentals, RV hookups, and a wide range of amenities including a restaurant, general store, showers, bathrooms, arts and crafts village, golf cart rentals and much more.
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 our sign and our white painted board fence!
For more information about Suwannee Springfest or any of the other exciting upcoming events at the SOSMP such as the 2011 Suwannee River Jam, call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683, email