Preview: Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival

November 12th, 13th, 14th, 2010
Words By Joe Davidson

For the past three years, Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival has taken the festival atmosphere to a new level. With elements of Jazz, Funk, Electronic, Reggae, and Hip-Hop, this show appeals to every music lover. Among the talented musicians will be ten exceptional artists drawing inspiration from the music. Artists include Bean Spence, Josh Billet, Carrie Curtis, and seven more. This year’s headliners include moe., Umphrey’s McGee(x2), Maceo Parker Band, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk(x2), Lettuce, Soulive, and Bonobo Live Band.

Additional artists include:

The New Mastersounds (x2)
Perpetual Groove (x2)
Zach Deputy (x2)
The New Deal
George Porter’s Running Pardners (x2)
Toubab Krewe (x2)
The Everyone Orchestra
Josh Phillips Folk Festival
Matt Grondin Band

Advance tickets are on sale now until Nov. 3 for $155 and jump up to $175 at the gate. For more information including VIP tickets and volunteering go to the festival website at

Hosted at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in the heart of North Florida, the fourth annual Bear Creek Music and Art Festival is sure to not disappoint. The scenic landscape mixed with six stages creates a music utopia. South Florida’s Aquaphonics will be kicking off the Wednesday pre-party Nov 10 and Umphrey’s McGee will be closing out the Thursday pre-party, setting the mood for the rest of the weekend.

There’s something for everyone this year down on the Suwannee, don’t miss out of one of Florida’s best festivals.


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