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Musicians at the Florida Folk Festival

So Much More Than Folk Music—The Florida Folk Festival Offers a True Floridian Experience Over Memorial Day Weekend

Hang out beneath the pine trees, majestic Live Oak, and flowering Magnolias along the banks of the meandering Suwanee River while you take in all Florida has to offer. The largest art, music, and culture festival in the state is just around the corner and you’re invited. The 67th Annual , a three-day celebration spanning Memorial Day weekend, highlights the best of the state’s music, dance, stories, crafts, and food. With more than 300 scheduled performances and over 50 acres of festivities, this family-friendly event offers plenty of adventure. Come out for the music and stay for cultural experiences, great …

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Way Down Upon…The Florida Folk Festival – May 22-24

The Real Florida Doesn’t Usually Make Headlines What: Florida Folk Festival When: May 22 – 24, 2015 (Memorial Day Weekend) Where: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center in White Springs, FL Info: www.floridafolkfestival.com The on the in has been the home of the for 62 years. Since it’s beginning in 1952, it has maintained a distinct trajectory from many folk music festivals in the state by focusing the cultures and stories that inspire and drive the incredible music that Floridians have made over the generations. The Florida Folk Festival isn’t just about folk music, it’s about traditional Florida cultures. has played …

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Florida Folk Festival

The American Folk singer conjures up images of some long-haired, bearded dude wearing homemade clothing and closing his eyes as he plucks away at his banjo and passionately sings about peace and love at a hemp rally. The reason for this stereotype is simple: it’s basically true. Folk music, on the other hand, has so many different definitions, fusions, and permutations that it’s hardly worth trying to define. It can be heard everywhere from classic Dylan albums to present day Geico commercials, and you’ve probably even overheard a few what is and isn’t folk debates within your own particular music …

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Northeast Florida Festivals: Spring 2014

February 27-March 9  There will be a Strawberry Queen, a midway, and diverse live entertainment (rockers from and violinist  show the range of that diversity). Plant City, flstrawberryfestival.com February 28-March 2   Includes a midway of rides, food, entertainment and more for the whole family. Adults are $5; children 11-17 and adults 65+ are $3; children under 10 and active duty military are free. In St. Augustine, on the Beautiful Prince of Peace Grounds, off San Marco Avenue, near the Giant Cross. 101 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, thecathedralfestival.com March 1  Celebrate 140 years of light at the St. Augustine Lighthouse. …

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