Florida Folk Festival 2015 Schedule, White SpringsFlorida Folk Festival 2015 Schedule
May 22 - 24, 2015
The Florida Folk Festival is held at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, which is located at 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs Florida. The Festival is a 3-day celebration of the music, dance, stories, crafts and food that make Florida unique. The Festival is presented under the auspices of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Recreation and Parks.
Some of the featured artists and guest performers for the 63rd Annual Florida Folk Festival include:
May 22, 2015 - Friday
Belle and The Band
Jamie DeFrates and Susan Brown
May 23, 2015 - Saturday
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Jon Corneal and Friends with Carl Chambers
May 24, 2015 - Sunday
Amy Carol Webb
Red and Chris and their All Star Band
The New 76ers
Performer schedules for 2015 will be posted prior to the festival
Special Guest Appearance
Jim Stafford - Saturday and Sunday afternoons - comedian, singer, songwriter, and entertainer extraordinaire. Jim Stafford launched his television career with The Jim Stafford Show on ABC in 1975. Over the years he made numerous television appearances included music specials, variety shows, and talk shows.
Florida State Fiddle Contest
Fiddlers of all ages are invited to enter the official Florida State Fiddle Contest. The contest will take place from 11:00 am. to 5:00 pm. at the Under the Oaks Stage on Saturday. The awards ceremony will take place Saturday night on the Amphitheater Stage.
To enter the contest, fiddlers who have not preregistered must sign up at the Under the Oaks Stage beginning at 10:00 am. on Saturday. Entry fees are $10 per division for FSFA members and nonmembers.
The Florida Folk Festival along with the Florida Banjo Society will host an old-time banjo contest. The Banjo contest is open to old-time banjo playing styles.
Registration begins Sunday at 1:00 pm. at the Under the Oaks Stage which is the venue for the contest. Contestants must hold a valid festival pass and pay a $5 registration fee. Entrants will play two tunes.
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