The 2014 John Hartford Memorial Festival (JHMF) Songwriting Contest has begun accepting entries, marking the start of its second year inspiring songwriters to go where they haven’t gone before. The songwriting contest is a little different than most, as it takes part in ensuring the legacy of John Hartford continues and thrives. Contest winners are awarded with a main stage performance and free 3-day festival ticket.Many great songwriters have come and gone, but few have been groundbreaking trendsetters.
AURA Music & Arts Festival will have its first official on-site pre-party in its 5-year history in February. Kicking things off Thursday, Feb. 13, fans are invited to get settled at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) a night early and enjoy music from three of Florida’s finest bands in the scene - The Heavy Pets, Greenhouse Lounge and The Funky Nuggets. Tickets are $30 for the night and include camping, music and all fees.The official AURA festival, Feb.
Boca Raton hosted the Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday, Jan. 18, pulling people of all different ages together to enjoy a beautiful Saturday filled with sunshine and soul. In the middle of a shopping plaza filled with vacationers, retirees and homegrown Floridians lies Mizner Park Amphitheater, a small venue perfect for a casual winter day with some beautiful souls.
The Allman Brothers Band headline a great line-up of outstanding performers for what is fast becoming one of the most popular Festivals in the country. The 2014 Wanee Music Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary Thursday April 10th through Saturday April 12th at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL.
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® announces that Lynyrd Skynyrd has now locked in their performance night for the venue’s annual Motorcycle and Music Festival. The legendary Southern rock band will command the stage on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 during the Buffalo Chip’s nine-day concert series and motorcycle rally. Passes are available now at www.buffalochip.com.Lynyryd Skynyrd is often credited with the creation and popularization of the Southern rock music genre.
What is destined to become the biggest and best Live Music Festival in all of Florida, Big Guava brings a great line-up of musical stars to the Florida State Fairgrounds and MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4. There will be four stages of the best top live music acts, a Monster Midway of unlimited free thrilling and fast paced rides and craft beer gardens along with taste-tempting delights from critically acclaimed food trucks. There is just no reason not to have the best time of your life!Already scheduled to perform at Big
Slightly Stoopid, the Ocean Beach/San Diego, CA group will be joined by special guest reggae superstar Don Carlos at Jungle Jam IV January 16-19, 2014 in Jaco, Costa Rica. Ojo de Buey, Florian Droids, Thicker than Thieves, Dastardly Bastards and Fusion Funk San Jose have al