Big IV Productions is proud to present the fourth annual Purple Hatter’s Ball honoring the memory of longtime friend Rachel Hoffman. This three-day festival will be held May 13-15, 2011 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida and features a diverse lineup of musicians. The complete line-up for the 2011 Purple Hatter’s Ball follows below.
Three-day festival tickets are only $45 in advance and $60 at the gate and include music, three nights of camping and all taxes and fees. The Suwannee Music Park is also offering a discount on cabins and golf carts for this event. A cabin and a golf cart for three nights for 4 people can be rented for only $400 plus tax (tickets sold separately). In memory of Rachel, all guests are invited to wear costumes that include the color purple on Saturday, May 14, commemorating her favorite color.
4th Annual Purple Hatter’s Ball Lineup:
Russell Batiste Band
Trial By Stone
Savi Fernandez Band
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is also home to other Big IV Productions, including the Suwannee Springfest (scheduled for March 24 – 27, 2011 with The Avett Brothers, David Grisman Sextet), Blackwater Music Festival (new in 2010), Magfest and the Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival (which recently celebrated its fourth). Hosted each November, the 2010 Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival was such a huge success and attracts such a loyal group of attendees, that dates and select artists have already been announced for next year. Scheduled for November 11-13, 2011, the preliminary lineup includes Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, The Funky Meters, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, John Scofield & Piety Street, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Lettuce, George Porter, Jr., Jon Cleary, and the Pimps of Joytime. For more information on the Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival go to: www.bearcreekmusicfestival.com