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Celebrate 450! St. Augustine Street & Music Festival Schedule

GET MAP HERE   Friday, September 4 Bayfront Main Stage 6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Gazebo Stage Presented by Florida Power & Light The Gazebo Stage is located in the Plaza de la Constitución, which is bordered by St. George Street, Cathedral Place, King Street and Charlotte Street.  3 p.m. – Jim Sloan, bagpiper, performing traditional jigs, reels and marches 3:15 p.m. – “Eli” Grimes, singer/songwriter of “1565” performing his original composition 3:40 p.m. – Fort Mose Historical Society with a “Flight to Freedom” presentation 4:25 p.m. – West African Drum Circles of St Augustine sharing …

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Ryan Murphy – The Puzzle Master Behind St. Augustine’s 450th

If history has taught us anything, it’s to reflect on our successes and our failures as a roadmap for the future. has a lot of practice staging massive events for the city of St. Augustine and is always looking back at past endeavors to determine what works and where he can find room for improvement. As the director of the city’s Cultural Events Division, Murphy and the St. Johns County staff are gearing up for the city’s 450th anniversary celebration featuring for over 80 bands and cultural arts performances over three days. This is Murphy’s wheelhouse. Putting on large concerts …

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17th Annual Gram Parsons Guitar Pull and Tribute Festival Is held Sept. 26-27

It started small, just a few local pickers gathered in’s backyard in Waycross, GA. Two years later, this collection of musicians would evolve in an annual celebration of the life and music of . By 2001, Griffin says the event was drawing a bigger crowd than he could comfortably accommodate. “My home has always been a welcome haven for music,” he says. “But after the ’01 tribute, I woke up the next morning to find dirty footprints in my bathtub and thought maybe it’s time for a change.” Parsons, the influential artist, musician and trail blazer who left this world …

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