March 17-20, 2016 at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL, Suwannee Springfest celebrates twenty years of kicking off the spring festival season at the beautiful Spirit of Suwannee Music Park. The festival is thrilled to announce a handful of additions including Brandi Carlile, Railroad Earth, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Habanero Honeys, The Applebutter Express, Steve Pruett, and Canary in the Coalmine.
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The already stellar line-up includes legendary headliner John Prine as well as lot of return favorites from over the years including The Del McCoury Band, Keller Williams Grateful Grass, The Infamous Stringdusters, Jeff Austin Band, The Larry Keel Experience, Donna the Buffalo, and Jim Lauderdale. Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers and Dave & Dave (of Trampled By Turtles) make their debut appearance at the fest!
Other fun acts on the bill include Cabinet, Fruition, Jon Stickley Trio, Nora Jane Struthers, Mandolin Orange, Rumpke Mountain Boys and more. Stay tuned for additional artist announcements, workshops, and other activities! See the full lineup below and at
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Suwannee Springfest brings some of the best in bluegrass, americana, and roots music to multiple stages in the midst of a friendly, family-style environment and encourages attendee to bring their acoustic instruments to join in on the fun with some campground pickin’. Festivalgoers experience four days of camping in a stunning natural setting of moss-draped oak and cypress trees nestled in 800 acres on the shady banks of the historic, tea-colored Suwannee River. There are miles of trails for hiking, a plethora of prime camping spots, canoe and kayak rentals on the river, horseback riding, disc golf, as well as a restaurant and country store. The Spirit of Suwannee Music Park offers a unique experience like no other, a true playground for all that attend. When you are packing your drink list, here are some of the best alcoholic drinks for your health.
Student / Military Ticket $175 advance through March 16th.Weekend tickets will be available at the gate for $210. Individual day tickets are also available. Tickets are inclusive of all taxes and fees, and include 4 days of primitive camping and music ThursdaySunday nights. Kids under 12 are invited to join for free.
Attendees can also upgrade for a VIP Experience which includes a four-day ticket with primitive camping, dinners from ThursdaySaturday evenings, a VIP Laminate, a swag bag with the festival poster, a cap, and other goodies for $300 until 1/17 when it goes up to $350. See all rates and tiers and get tickets at
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Attendees can reserve RV hook ups, cabin rentals, and golf cart rentals by calling the park. SOSMP is located just north of Live Oak, Florida between Jacksonville and Tallahassee, about 30 minutes south of the Georgia State line, about 45 minutes north of Gainesville and is host to a variety of events. Please visit the park’s web site or call them at 386-364-1683 for information.
Suwannee Springfest 2016 Lineup
John Prine
Brandi Carlile
Railroad Earth
The Del McCoury Band
Keller Williams Grateful Grass
Infamous Stringdusters
Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers
Jeff Austin Band
The Larry Keel Experience
Donna the Buffalo
Dave & Dave (of Trampled By Turtles)
Jim Lauderdale
Jon Stickley Trio
Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
Nora Jane Struthers
Mandolin Orange
Rumpke Mountain Boys
The Broadcast
The Virginia Daredevils
The Applebutter Express
Grits & Soul
Grandpa’s Cough Medicine
Big Cosmo
Habanero Honeys
Nikki Talley
Sloppy Joe
Steve Pruett
Canary in the Coalmine
Taylor Martin’s Engine
Two Foot Level
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