SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA – Good gracious, grab granny, the kids and head on over to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Fla July 22-24 for the time of your lives with Mike Mullis’ Kids Under 18 Talent Night Friday night, July 22, 50s Sock Hop Saturday night, July 23, with Mike Mullis and his band WhooWheee, costume contests, dance, limbo, a very special guest appearance with lots of games, contests, trivia and more! Friday and Saturday, July 22-23, is the 3rd Annual Smokin’ On The Suwannee BBQ Festival with world champion-type BBQ competition. You just might want to purchase some of the best BBQ your mouth has ever wrapped itself around! Man, it’s so good…can’t you just taste it right now?
Mike Mullis’ Kids Under 18 Talent Night –
The weekend begins with Mike Mullis’ Kids Under 18 Talent Night in the Music Hall. Parents….this is a fun, exciting opportunity for your child or children to participate on stage. Rules are – Kids under 18 may perform up to three karaoke songs, do a dance routine to three songs or they play an instrument! It can be any style of music! Each act will have up to 10 minutes to perform! Bring a CD with the songs the child plans to use. Dance routines may have up to 20 dancers! Magic tricks and jump rope routines welcome! This is not a competition. Time slots are limited, so please contact the SOSMP to register at 386-364-1683.
50s Sock Hop with Mike Mullis and his band WhooWheee –
On Saturday night, July 23, enjoy a 50s Sock Hop with a night of costumes and dance styles along with fabulous live 50s music by Mike Mullis and his band WhooWheee in the Music Hall. Wear your favorite 50s costume and come relive the classic hits of yesterday! This show will feature a special guest appearance and 1950s era games, dance, best dressed couple, Hula Hoop, best dressed, trivia and bubble gum blowing contests and more. Enter the 50-50 drawing, the Hula Hoop contest or try your hand at the Limbo contest. Try and keep up with Mike’s wild and wacky version of the Hokey Pokey, and be sure to have your camera ready for the hilarious grapefruit-pantyhose race! You might want to make reservations for this huge event by calling SOSMP to register at 386-364-1683.
3rd Annual Smokin’ On The Suwannee BBQ Festival –
The 3rd Annual Smokin’ On The Suwannee BBQ Festival, sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association, will feature professional cook teams July 22-23 from all over the Southeast competing for more than $13,000 in cash and prizes and a chance to qualify for the prestigious Jack Daniels World Championship BBQ contest and the American Royal BBQ contest in Kansas City.
Along with the many family friendly activities offered by the SOSMP will be a Family Fun Zone at the festival including bounce houses, water slides and more. Festival tickets are $2 and may be purchased at the SOSMP entrance gate. Guests may purchase delicious, award winning barbecue from the teams that are vending. Be prepared…you will want to sample more than one vendor’s BBQ!
Proceeds from this year’s contest will help support the Justin Starling Memorial Scholarship fund. Please contact Damon Wooley at 386-590-6038 for more info.
Music Hall doors open at 5 p.m. for dinner with events beginning at 8 p.m. Admission to the Music Hall is $5 per person with the $5 applied towards your evening’s tab at the SOS Café and Restaurant. The restaurant will have available delicious food and beverages at regular prices as well as weekend specials.
For more information, call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.musicliveshere.com. You may also contact the SOSMP to inquire about any of the many exciting events coming up at the SOSMP such as the 311 Pow Wow, Magnolia Fest, Blackwater Music Festival, Labor Day Get-A-Way, Bear Creek Music and Art Festival and much, 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 the SOSMP sign and white painted board fence!