The Largest Free Music Festival: Sing Out Loud Festival in St. Augustine, Florida

RETURNS THIS SEPTEMBER, PERFORMANCES BY STEVE EARLE, LAKE STREET DIVE, WOLF PARADE, DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND, LOS LOBOS & HUNDREDS MORE

St. Augustine, Fla. – The Sing Out Loud Music Festival, the largest free music festival ever held in St. Johns County, returns for three weekends this September. Hundreds of performances will take place at multiple music venues around St. Augustine, Florida in an epic celebration of local, regional and national singers, songwriters and musicians. The Sing Out Loud Festival is presented by Community First Credit Union and produced by the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division (which owns and operates the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall), the St. Johns Tourist Development Council and the St. Johns Cultural Council.

In a convergence of musical genres as wide ranging as Texas Outlaw Country, New Orleans Brass and Funk, Alternative Indie Rock, Americana, Bluegrass, Neo-Soul, Folk, Punk and more, this year’s Sing Out Loud Music Festival features an eclectic mix of local, national and regional singers, songwriters and musicians. The initial artist lineup includes performances by Steve Earle, Lake Street Dive, Wolf Parade, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Los Lobos, Lucero, Deer Tick, The Infamous Stringdusters, Justin Townes Earle, Langhorne Slim, John Moreland, Amanda Shires, Lydia Loveless, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Dave Simonett, Joe Pug, Blackfoot Gypsies, Mariee Sioux, Wax Wings, Shelley Short, This Frontier Needs Heroes, Darren Hanlon and more to be announced. The festival will be held September 8, 9 and 10, September 15, 16 and 17 and September 22, 23 and 24 and performances will be at various locations around St. Augustine including the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, the Colonial Oak Music Park, Lincolnville, Planet Sarbez, Nobby’s, Tempo Bistro, Mardi Gras, Hoptinger, Prohibition Kitchen, Limelight Theatre, Bokeh Studio and more. Again this year, Narrow Magazine will host specially-curated artist showcases throughout the festival as well. A new addition to this year’s festival will be artist-focused educational workshops. The workshops are aimed are sharing industry knowledge regarding booking, promoting, touring and more. The full schedule of performances, artist workshops and more will be unveiled within the next several weeks. All performances and workshops are free and open to the public.

“It is very exciting to have assembled a high profile and eclectic lineup this year that will really speak to each and every music fan we hope to bring out during the festival,” said Ryan Murphy, director of the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division and coordinator of the Sing Out Loud Festival. “Interweaving these fantastic headliners among the fabric of our local performers creates a truly diverse and exciting festival. We have been lucky to have such well respected national touring artists as well as fantastic local musicians be so enthusiastic about taking part in the Sing Out Loud Festival. This year, we also really look forward to incorporating some panel discussions that will focus on several topics such as the state of the music industry, professional development, management and touring.”

The Sing Out Loud Festival is a multi-year festival proudly presented by Community First Credit Union. Last year’s inaugural festival welcomed an estimated 15,000 music fans, featured 315 performing artists at 10 venues around St. Augustine. The multi-year commitment made by Community First Credit Union to the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division helps support events that would not be as large without private support. Community First Credit Union has been a longtime sponsor and partner with the St. Augustine Amphitheatre supporting the annual Night Owl Cinema events as well as many years of December to Remember festivals and concerts.

“Community First is proud to continue our commitment to those who love being entertained,” said John Hirabayashi, CEO and president of Community First Credit Union. “We’re proud that the first year of Sing Out Loud was so successful and we’re happy to help present it for a second year. Sing Out Loud is a wonderful, free event that brings enjoyment and entertainment to attendees while giving local and regional acts a chance to shine like never before.”

2017 Sing Out Loud Festival Initial Artist Lineup

Hundreds More Artists and Performances to be announced!

September 8, 9, 10; September 15, 16, 17; September 22, 23, 24  

Saturday, September 9 

St. Augustine Amphitheatre – Lake Street Dive, Lucero, Amanda Shires, Matthew Logan Vasquez, This Frontier Needs Heroes, Darren Hanlon, Shelley Short

Sunday, September 10 

St. Augustine Amphitheatre – Steve Earle, Los Lobos, John Moreland and more

Friday, September 15

Lincolnville – Dirty Dozen Brass Band and more

Saturday, September 16 

Lincolnville – Justin Townes Earle, Lydia Loveless, Wax Wings and more plus a Kids Matinee!

Sunday, September 17

Colonial Oak Music Park – The Infamous Stringdusters, Dave Simonett (of Trampled By Turtles), Joe Pug and more

Friday, September 22 

Colonial Oak Music Park – Langhorne Slim, Mariee Sioux and more

Sunday, September 24

St. Augustine Amphitheatre – Wolf Parade, Deer Tick, Blackfoot Gypsies and more

Stay up to date with schedule and lineup additions or changes by liking SingOutLoudSJC on facebook, visiting the official festival website at www.singoutloudfestival.com and downloading the Sing Out Loud Festival app to be released in August!

LINEUP

Steve Earle & The Dukes
STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES
Lake Street Dive
LAKE STREET DIVE
Wolf Parade
WOLF PARADE
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND
Los Lobos
LOS LOBOS
Lucero
LUCERO
Deer Tick
DEER TICK
The Infamous Stringdusters
THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS
Justin Townes Earle
JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE
Langhorne Slim
LANGHORNE SLIM
John Moreland
JOHN MORELAND
Doug Carn
DOUG CARN
Willie Green
WILLIE GREEN
Lydia Loveless
LYDIA LOVELESS
Matthew Logan Vasquez
MATTHEW LOGAN VASQUEZ
David Dondero
DAVID DONDERO
Dave Simonett (of Trampled By Turtles)
DAVE SIMONETT (OF TRAMPLED BY TURTLES)
Joe Pug
JOE PUG
Blackfoot Gypsies
BLACKFOOT GYPSIES
Mariee Sioux
MARIEE SIOUX
Wax Wings
WAX WINGS
Shelley Short
SHELLEY SHORT
This Frontier Needs Heroes
THIS FRONTIER NEEDS HEROES
Darren Hanlon
DARREN HANLON
Joey Harkum
JOEY HARKUM
Bears and Lions
BEARS AND LIONS
Hedges
HEDGES
Have Gun, Will Travel
HAVE GUN, WILL TRAVEL
The Dog Apollo
THE DOG APOLLO
The Pauses
THE PAUSES
Expert Timing
EXPERT TIMING
Dan Andriano
DAN ANDRIANO
Go Get Gone
GO GET GONE
Strangerwolf
STRANGERWOLF

ALSO FEATURING THE FOLLOWING LOCAL AND REGIONAL ARTISTS:

  • 2ND HAND
  • 5 CENT PSYCHIATRIST
  • 86 HOPE
  • 100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE
  • ALEX PERAMAS
  • AMANDA MOON
  • ANCESTROS CORD
  • ANCIENT CITY SLICKERS
  • ASLYN AND THE NAYSAYERS
  • BELLE AND THE BAND
  • BELMONT & JONES
  • BIG LOGIC & THE TRUTH SERUM
  • BILLY BUCHANAN
  • BITE MARKS
  • BRANDON LUCAS
  • BRENT BYRD & THE SUITCASE GYPSIES
  • BRENT MCGUFFIN
  • BUBBA SPLIFFS
  • BUFFALO ROSE
  • CASEY CRAWFORD
  • CATCH THE GROOVE
  • CHARLEY SIMMONS
  • CHARLIE ROBERTSON
  • CHELSEA LOVITT
  • CHELSEA SADDLER AND INNER ALCHEMY
  • CHILLULA
  • CHRISTIAN POWERS
  • CHRISTINA WAGNER
  • CLAIRE VANDIVER
  • COLTON MCKENNA
  • COMMUNIST RADIO
  • COMPANY MAN
  • CONSTANT SWIMMER
  • CRY NO MAS
  • DARK HORSE SALOON
  • DARRYL WISE
  • DAVIS AND THE LOOSE CANNONS
  • DAVIS LOOSE
  • DEBT NEGLECTOR
  • DENNY BLUE
  • DERON BAKER
  • DEWEY VIA
  • DIEALPS!
  • DIGDOG
  • DILLON
  • DIVE BAR
  • DJ 3 CLOPS I
  • DJ RAGGAMUFFIN
  • DOUG BURNS
  • DUFFY BISHOP
  • DYLAN NIRVANA & THE BAD FLOWERS
  • EMA CHISWELL
  • EMMA MOSELEY BAND
  • FLAGGED VAN
  • FLO.WAV
  • FOLK IS PEOPLE
  • FOND KISER
  • FUNK BUTTER
  • GHOST TROPIC
  • GRANT PAXTON BAND
  • GREG RUGGIERO
  • GRIS GRIS BOYS
  • GROOVE ORIENT
  • GUTS
  • HARD LUCK SOCIETY
  • HARDSHIP ANCHORS
  • HEAT RASH
  • HEATHER LEE & JORDAN WYNN
  • HOGTOWN CREEK
  • HOLY HUMAN
  • I CAME FROM EARTH
  • I LIKE DANDELIONS
  • I-VIBES
  • JACKIE STRANGER
  • JAMIE DEFRATES & SUSAN BROWN
  • JASON WALL
  • JENNY PARROTT
  • JESSE’S GIRLS
  • JOE ROCCO
  • JOHN DICKIE WITH COLLAPSIBLE B
  • JON BAILEY
  • JORDAN HENLEY & THE NARS
  • KALEB STEWART
  • KATHERINE ARCHER
  • KATIE GRACE HELOW
  • KENNY & THE JETS
  • KID YOU NOT
  • KIM BROWN
  • KINGS CANVAS
  • KRISTOPHER JAMES
  • KYRA LIVINGSTON
  • LAST ELECTRIC RODEO
  • LAURIS VIDAL
  • LAWLESS HEARTS
  • LIGHT ELIXIR
  • LILAC ANGEL
  • LIS WILLIAMSON & JIM QUINE
  • LON & LIS WILLIAMSON
  • LONESOME BERT & THE SKINNY LIZARDS
  • LOVECHUNK
  • MAI TATRO & THE MOONLIGHT DRIVE-IN
  • MARC STONE
  • MATT FOWLER
  • MATTHEW FOWLER
  • MENTAL BOY
  • MICHAEL CLAYTOR
  • MICHAEL JORDAN
  • MNBND
  • MOCK TOXINS
  • MUDTOWN
  • MUSTARD
  • NERD KILL OVERDRIVE
  • NICHOLAS ROBERTS
  • NICK DAVIS
  • NIGHT NURSE
  • NO PDA
  • NOT QUITE DEAD
  • OBSERVATORY
  • OK! CHARLIE
  • PARADOX
  • PELLICER CREEK BAND
  • PINE
  • POHGOH
  • RAMONA
  • REELS
  • REMEDY TREE
  • RIP JUNIOR
  • ROB PECK
  • SALT & PINE
  • SALT DRIVEN RIDE
  • SAM PACETTI
  • SCHOLARS WORD
  • SEVERED + SAID
  • SHEA BIRNEY
  • SKIN & BONZ
  • SLADICIDAL
  • SMALL REACTIONS
  • SPACE HEATERS
  • STEPHEN PIGMAN
  • STONO ECHO
  • SUGARBEATS
  • SUNSET MONDAY
  • TELEPATHIC LINES
  • TERESA ROSE
  • THE BRIDGE STREET VIBE
  • THE DEWARS
  • THE DUNEHOPPERS
  • THE FIRE WATER TENT REVIVAL
  • THE GOOD BAD KIDS
  • THE GRAPES OF ROTH
  • THE GROOVE COALITION
  • THE MOTHER GOOSES
  • THE NEW 76ERS
  • THE OBSCURE BROTHERS
  • THE PEMBERWICKS
  • THE PINECONE SHAKE
  • THE REINHARDS
  • THE REMINISCENTS
  • THE RUBIES
  • THE SKINNY
  • THE WOBBLY TOMS
  • THE YOUNG STEP
  • TIM SAVAGE
  • TIMBERWOOD
  • TODD & MOLLY
  • TOM MCKELVEY
  • TOUGH JUNKIE
  • TUBERS
  • UNCLE MARTY
  • UNCLE MOSIE
  • VICTORIA ROMERO & MIKE ROCHA
  • VIRGIN FLOWER
  • WAYLON THORNTON & THE HEAVY HANDS
  • WENDY KISSINGER
  • WHISKEY FACE
  • WILD SHINERS
  • WILL BLAYLOCK
  • WILLIE EVANS JR
  • ZACK “ZLAUGHT” SLAUGHTERBECK
  • Z.F. LIVELY

 

VENUES

St. Augustine Amphitheatre
ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE
Colonial Oak Music Park
COLONIAL OAK MUSIC PARK
Planet! Sarbez!
PLANET! SARBEZ!
Nobby’s
NOBBY’S
Limelight Theatre
LIMELIGHT THEATRE
Mardi Gras
MARDI GRAS
Tempo
TEMPO
Hoptinger
HOPTINGER
Aviles
AVILES
The Front Porch at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
THE FRONT PORCH AT THE ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE
Cafe 11
CAFE 11
The Rosy Cheek
THE ROSY CHEEK
Push Push Salon
PUSH PUSH SALON
Lincolnville
LINCOLNVILLE
St. Augustine Distillery
ST. AUGUSTINE DISTILLERY

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