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Florida Folk Festival 2015 Schedule, White Springs

Florida 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
  • Ben Prestage
  • Michael Jordan
  • Belle and The Band
  • Jamie DeFrates and Susan Brown



May 23, 2015 - Saturday
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Bing Futch
  • Jeanie Fitchen
  • Sam Pacetti
  • The Driftwoods
  • Jon Corneal and Friends with Carl Chambers

May 24, 2015 - Sunday
  • Billy Dean
  • Frank Thomas
  • Amy Carol Webb
  • Red and Chris and their All Star Band
  • Mean Mary
  • 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.

Banjo Contest
    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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