Announcing the Inaugural Immokalee Bluegrass Festival

Article Contributed by Groove On Music | Published on Monday, January 27, 2020

Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment in conjunction with the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee announce the Immokalee Bluegrass Festival, a FREE bluegrass music festival in the city of Immokalee, Florida.  The free festival will feature six outdoor concerts and an additional two concerts indoors in the casino’s Zig Zag Lounge after the festival concludes.  There will also be a large vendor section and a variety of arts and food trucks. Admission is free, and attendees are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs for concert viewing. For more information, visit

“In an effort to continuously expand our presence in SW Florida, we are happy to enter into this agreement with the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee to produce this annual FREE bluegrass Festival” says Jay Goldberg of Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment.  “The casino is looking for ways to give back to the community and, together, we developed this festival.  We look forward to work with the top names in bluegrass!”

This first-year festival has a stellar talent line-up featuring:  The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Del & Dawg (Del McCoury & David Grisman, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Barefoot Movement, Balsam Range & The South Carolina Broadcasters.

About Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment (JGEE): Founded in 1971, JGEE began by investing and building artists in the Midwest for nearly 50 years.  In addition to presenting some of the top names in the industry like The Eagles, Elton John, Metallica, Bob Dylan, Aerosmith, etc. JGEE prides itself on starting early with artists to build a fanbase.  With its various properties including The Summer Camp Music Festival, Peoria Blues and Heritage Music Festival, Blackbird, The Canopy Club, JGEE has been proud to present some of today’s top selling artists beginning when they were doing 200-300 people in clubs to headlining for 25,000 plus people at the festivals.  In 2013, JGEE began expanding into southwest Florida to bring some of the best touring names into various venues and casinos.  JGEE continues to work hard to develop the Florida market and beyond.