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Folk in the Springs - A deep well of Blues, Folk & Americana talent rises in High Springs, FL September 18, 2016

3rd Annual Folk in the Springs
10 Artists on 8 Stages


The Third Annual ‘Folk in the Springs’ being held Sunday, September 18th from 1pm to 8pm will host acoustic artists from all over North Central Florida, performing throughout the downtown area. The event, produced by the High Springs Music in the Park Series, with support from the North Florida Folk Network and the North Central Florida Blues Society will bring 10 different artists to 8 different locations throughout downtown High Springs.

A Welcome Station will be hosted by the High Springs Chamber of Commerce. The High Springs Farmers Market will be on site as well as a food truck from Fun Time Foods. Attendees are encouraged to bring a chair for some of the locations such as James Paul Park and the High Springs Fire Department. Other venues have seating.

The event is free and open to the general public thanks to its sponsors, the City of High Springs Community Redevelopment Agency, the City of High Springs, the High Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Great Outdoors Restaurant, Ginnie Springs Outdoors, LLC and Our Town Magazine.

For more information visit High Springs Music in the Park Series on Facebook at

Schedule of Performances
(Time, Location, Performer)

1-2pm, James Paul Park, La Grange

2-3pm, High Springs Museum, Delta Dutchman

3-4pm, High Springs Fire Department, Terry Whitehead

4-5pm, The GFWC H.S. Women’s Club, Patchwork Trio

5-6pm, Priest Theatre, Cindy Bear & Friends

5-6pm, Great Outdoors, Remedy Tree

6-8pm, Great Outdoors, Brian Smalley

5-6pm, El Patio & Cantina, Barbara Paul (Armbrecht)

6-8pm, El Patio & Cantina, Cassie Keenum & Rick Randlett

6-8pm, The Diner (on Hwy 441), Cracker the Box

La Grange (Eustis) NFFN – Award-winning songwriters in Americana, alt-country, old country, bluegrass and folk

Delta Dutchman (Gainesville) NCFBS – - For 25+ years, brother’s Alan and Bryan Yeatter have been performing blues, rock-a-billy, country and Americana

Terry Whitehead (Atlantic Beach) NFFN – Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist with an eclectic mix of Americana, rock, folk and contemporary

Patchwork Trio (Gainesville) NFFN – Three members of the group Patchwork – Annie McPherson, Cathy Dewitt and Tammy Murray Girl Grass is what they call it, performing everything acoustic: Florida Folk, country, bluegrass, swing, and blues

Cindy Bear & Friends (Jacksonville) NFFN – Cindy Bear, Franc Robert and Jeffrey Parker Cindy - Singer/Songwriter - Folk, Franc Robert - Singer/Songwriter - Blues,    Jeffrey Parker– multi-instrumentalists

Remedy Tree (St Augustine) MITP – Husband, Wife and friends group – Indie-Folk Americana & Bluegrass

Brian Smalley (Apopka) MITP – Singer/Songwriter/Solo Artist for over 25 years – a mad man with mad guitar skills performing lively shows

Barbara Paul Armbrecht (Gainesville) NCFBS – One of the original “Folkies” turned Blues….

Cassie Keenum (Alachua) NCFBS - Singer/Songwriter with a soulful voice and entertaining persona

Rick Randlett (Lake City) NCFBS - Singer/Songwriter/Blues Guitarist for over 30 years

Cracker the Box (Gainesville) MITP – 25+ years Singing/Songwriting duo Glen “Hamhock” Moody and Don Blitch have been performing on their cigar-box guitars

Artists represent the following organizations

NFFN= North Florida Folk NCFBS = North Central FL Blues Society MITP= High Springs Music in the Park Series.


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