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Sing Out Loud Festival in St. Augustine, Lauris Vidal

Sing Out Loud Festival: Free Music in St. Augustine for the Month of September

4th Annual Sing Out Loud Festival The 4th annual kicks off September with a roster of 334 national, regional, and local artists performing in live concerts at various venues. The month-long free festival held on the four weekends from September 6th-29th features eclectic presentations of concerts by country music star Kacey Musgraves, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Jenny Lewis, Kurt Vile, Shovels & Rope, Son Volt and Aaron Lee Tasjan, The Growlers, Hot Water Music, Propagandhi and Subhumans, GZA, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Menzingers, and Dave Hause, Raye Zaragoza, and more. The full schedule is available at …

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A Toast!: St. Augustine Distillery Co.

  is relatively new in name, but their ethos, practices, and location have roots that reach far into the area’s past. The business operates with a tenacious sense of place, an exacting emphasis on quality, and a circuitous conscience that results in their distillers grains getting turned into soil or when they are fresh, fed to livestock. The concept is multifaceted and is one that is meeting the challenge of creating a celebrated entity among locals and a sought-after attraction for tourists. The only thing that , Co-Founder and CEO, talks about as glowingly as the distillery, is . “I …

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St. Augustine Distillery by Kevin McDonald

House Passes Bill That Will Help Florida Craft Distillers

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (May 7, 2015) – The Florida House voted overwhelmingly in late April to support the same bill, Florida House Bill 596, that the Senate passed on April 23 to give makers of spirits the ability to sell more of their products directly to customers. This is a huge victory for craft distillers around the State of Florida. “We have been working diligently, traveling back and forth from Tallahassee, to ensure that craft distillers are able to sell more product directly to customers,” said Philip McDaniel, co-founder and CEO of St. Augustine Distillery in St. Augustine, Fla. and …

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