Preview: Blackwater Music Festival

The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida which plays host to festivals such as Wanee, Bear Creek, and Magnolia Fest welcomes an addition to their summer concert series with the Blackwater Music Festival on August 26, 27, and 28, 2010. Nestled alongside the majestic Suwannee River, SOSMP creates the ideal festival atmosphere for nature and music lovers alike. The natural beauty of the park, coupled with an array of talented and diverse artists, makes this inaugural event a must-attend. The music gets started on Thursday with Perpetual Groove followed by a late night set with STS9. Friday includes performances by Michael Franti & Spearhead, G Love, Tea Leaf Green, and a late night set with The Disco Biscuits. Saturday concludes the music with sets by Zach Deputy, Particle ft. Michael Kang, JJ Grey & Mofro, and Slightly Stoopid. Closing the festival with a late night performance is Galactic ft. Cyril Neville.

Three nights of primitive camping are included in the weekend pass and single day tickets are available without camping. RV sites including Water/Electric and Full Hook-up are available at the campground and can be reserved by contacting the park’s main office at 386-364-1683. Street team and volunteer opportunities are available by Shimon Presents. For information including VIP tickets, volunteering, nearby hotels, amenities provided, and a full line-up, visit the festival website. Purchase your advance tickets now so that you can guarantee you will be a part of the FIRST EVER Blackwater Music Festival.

Ticket Pricing:

Advanced tickets are on sale through August 25th.

3 Day Festival with Camping

• Advance $160
• Gate $175

Thursday Day (No Camping)

• Advance $50
• Gate $60

Friday or Saturday Day (No Camping)

• Advance $75
• Gate $90

VIP Tickets $300

Preview by Amy Castaldo and Joe Davidson
Photos By J-man


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