MagnoliaFest at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, October 15.
MagnoliaFest, the iconic Southern music festival,, will celebrate its 20th year and the
centennial of civil rights activist and author Stetson Kennedy in an epic, one day music festival featuring JJ Grey & Mofro,
Infamous Stringdusters, Keller Williams, Zach Deputy, Billy Bragg, Sarah Lee Guthrie and This Frontier Needs Heroes Southern at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, October 15.
MagnoliaFest, the annual gathering of Americana
MagnoliaFest, the annual gathering of Americana, roots and jam performers and music fans, has assembled some of today’s most beloved and best acts for an epic one-day music festival to be held at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre beginning at 12:00pm on Saturday, October 15. Featuring performances by JJ Grey & Mofro, The Infamous Stringdusters, Keller Williams, Zach Deputy, Billy Bragg, Sarah Lee Guthrie and This Frontier Needs Heroes, the 20th Annual MagnoliaFesl will also commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of human rights activist, environmental champion and author Stetson Kennedy. $1.00 per General Admission ticket and $3.00 per VIP ticket will be donated to the Stetson Kennedy Foundation.
Several events surrounding the Stetson Kennedy Centennial are also being held at Kennedy’s homestead, Beluthahatchee Park.
To learn more about Stetson Kennedy and the Stetson Kennedy Centennial, please visit www.stetsonkennedy.com. While the 20th Annual MagnoliaFest will be a one day event this year, it will return to a four-day festival of music and camping in 2017 at its new home at the St Augustine Amphitheatre.
“This is an exceptionally special celebration,” says Ryan Murphy, Director of the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division which owns and operates the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. “MagnoliaFest is a staple of North Florida’s music scene and we’re ecstatic to host its 20th Anniversary at the Amphitheatre. For this event to also highlight and honor the 100th birthday of Stetson Kennedy is extraordinary. His legacy of advocating for the arts, humanity and the environment is intrinsically woven into musical celebrations and gatherings such as these.”
Judy VanZant, co-organizer and co-producer of MagnoliaFest agrees. “”It is very exciting to be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of MagnoliaFest and the Centennial of Stetson Kennedy at the beautiful St Augustine Amphitheatre.”
Stay up to date with Magnolia Fest news at www.MagnoliaFest.com, www.facebook.com/MagnoliaFestfl, www.twitter.com/MagnoliaFest, and www.instagram.com/magnoliafest.
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What to bring when you come to a concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre:
- Seat Cushions
- Poncho or Jacket
- Palm-size Point & Shoot Camera (unless prohibited by show)
- Bug Spray
What NEVER to bring to a concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre:
- Outside Food or Drinks
- Large Cameras with Detachable Lenses
- Ipads or Tablets
- Weapons or items construed as weapons (e.g. guns, knives, sticks, fireworks)
- Video Cameras
- Audio Recorders
- Musical Instruments
- Gifts for the band
- Alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs
- Animals (except guide dogs)
- Skateboards or inline skates
- Personal property that is a potential hazard to others (e.g. chains, wallet chains or jewelry with spiked edges)
For your safety and the safety of others, guests and their possessions are subject to inspection as condition of admittance. Please have your bags open and available for inspection.
Smoking is only permitted in designated areas.
Private vending (including tickets) is prohibited within the amphitheatre parking lot and grounds.
Intoxicated patrons may be denied admittance to the amphitheatre.
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre will not hold or be responsible for valuable items such as cameras and video cameras for you during the show. You will have to return them to your vehicle which can be far away if you park in our satellite lot. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter