Bear Creek Music Festival Adds Artists & Releases Schedule

Article Contributed by Madison House … | Published on Thursday, September 6, 2012

As the summer festival season comes to a close, Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival gears up for an incredible sixth year. Held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL, Bear Creek is steeped in the tradition of funk music and the exceptional lineup reflects the eclectic nature of the scene. The lineup – which already features Umphrey's McGee, Lotus, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, The New Mastersounds, Zach Deputy, George Porter Jr. & The Runnin Pardners – grows stronger today with the addition of Eric Krasno’s Chapter 2, Alan Evans Trio and Savi Fernandez Band. Also joining the lineup are Artists at Large Pee Wee Ellis, Will Bernard, Freekbass, Jonathan Scales and Michelle Sarah.An exciting lineup highlight at this year’s festival, Daptone Records and Royal Family Records have been asked to schedule the Bear Creek Stage lineup, acting as guest curators for the festival. The Daptone Super Soul Revue will feature Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, The Budos Band, The Sugarman 3 and The Como Mamas. A Royal Family Affair will host Soulive, Lettuce (2 sets), Breakscience, Nigel Hall, Alecia Chakour and more. Full lineup, including multiple performance details and daily performance schedule, can be found at Passes provide entry into the festival Friday – Sunday and Thursday Night Passes and VIP upgrades are also available. Until September 15, Weekend Passes are priced at $150 and Thursday Night Passes are only $40 so act fast to save money. On September 16, prices will increase incrementally as the festival approaches. All Weekend Passes include late night music and camping, taxes, and all fees. See full ticketing options, all on sale now, at for lineup details, ticket information, and more.