AURA Music & Arts Festival Adds Tauk, The Motet, Heavy Pets & Others

Article Contributed by Brotherly Love… | Published on Monday, November 10, 2014

AURA Music & Arts Festival has added several new artists to the 2015 lineup including the debut of Break Science Live Band where the synergy and flow of electronic duo Borahm Lee and Adam Deitch will be joined by Lettuce’s Jesus Coomes on bass, Adam Smirnoff on guitar, Ryan Zoidis on sax and Eric Bloom on trumpet. Also joining the bill is Colorado’s funk and afrobeat seven-piece The Motet, the Sunshine State’s The Heavy Pets with their signature genre blending rock and roll, the heavy instrumental rock fusion of TAUK, and the progressive soul funk of The Fritz; along with Brother BeanFunkin’ Grateful and two Heavy Pets side projects – Lather Up! and Fat Mannequin.
Due to a scheduling conflict, Snarky Puppy will no longer be performing at AURA 2015, but the phase three artists announced today will join The Disco Biscuits, moe., Papadosio, Kung Fu, Dopapod, RAQ, Jimkata, Consider the Source, and more March 6 – 8, 2015 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida.
AURA has also unveiled details on the Yoga & Healing Arts Program offering more than 20 classes and workshops throughout the weekend including: BoomYoga’s Shake Your Asana, Acro Yoga, Yin Yoga, Crystal Bowl and Song Sound Healing, Thai Massage, Dharmi Vortex of Energy Meditation, a variety of Flow Arts and many others.
Another scheduling conflict has a second set by The Motet replacing Kung Fu for the Thursday night pre-party which also features Dopapod and Ghost Owl. But don’t worry ninjas; Kung Fu will still perform their scheduled festival set. Fans who wish to arrive early can purchase tickets on the website.
Details on the VIP Experience with two options to take the AURA fan journey to the next level are now available. Perks of the program include a VIP Lounge in the concert area with a private bar, discounted beverages, massages, gift bag, daily meet & greet with select bands and delicious catered meals alongside AURA staff and artists.
Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss-draped oak and cypress trees along the Suwannee River, the venue is a playground for endless activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, disc golf and biking. The park also offers guest comforts including a general store, full-service restaurant, free showers, indoor bathrooms and water stations.
For ticket pricing, visit To join the wait list for cabins, golf cart rentals and RV hook-ups, please contact SOSMP at (386) 364-1683.
Stay tuned for the Silent Disco lineup and other announcements!
AURA Music & Arts Festival 2015 Line-Up:
The Disco Biscuits (two sets)
moe. (two sets)
Papadosio (two nights)
Break Science Live Band (ft. Jesus Coomes, Adam Smirnoff, Ryan Zoidis and Eric Bloom)
Kung Fu
The Heavy Pets
Consider the Source
The Main Squeeze x2 including a Tribute to Michael Jackson
American Babies
The Mike Dillon Band
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
The Mantras
The Fritz
Ghost Owl
Cosby Sweater
Brother Bean
Ketchy Shuby
Uproot Hootenanny
Funkin’ Grateful
Lather Up!
Fat Mannequin
Stinky Pockets
Artists at large: The Shady Horns