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Second Sunday at Stetson's
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The National Literary Landmark of Beluthahatchee, the home and museum of Stetson Kennedy, is the venue for a new monthly concert series “Second Sunday at Stetson’s." 

The next Sundays at Stetsons concert on June 12 features Paul Garfinkel, Al Poindexter and Larry Mangum, three of north Florida's most popular singer-songwriters. Each brings a distinctive take on traditional and contemporary folk. It's a treat to see any of these award-winning artists. Don't miss the opportunity to see them together as they celebrate the legacy of Stetson Kennedy.

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Second Sunday at Stetson's Concerts

The North Florida Folk Network (NFFN), the Stetson Kennedy Foundation and St. John's County Parks are happy to welcome award-winning singer songwriters Paul Garfinkel, Al Poindexter & Larry Mangum to the lineup of artists performing as part of the "Second Sunday at Stetson's" Concert Series.

Each of these popular North Florida artists are frequently featured on live stages throughout the region and perform an array of original and traditional folk songs. They also share a real passion for supporting live music and have each been instrumental (pun intended) in promoting this special series.

Join the "trio" June 12th at 2PM for this special performance held at Beluthahatchee Park where author, activist, Stetson Kennedy used to live.

Beluthahatchee was dedicated as the only National Literary Landmark honoring two writers.
Stetson Kennedy’s friend and folksinger Woody Guthrie wrote his autobiography Seeds of Man there. Stetson Kennedy is the author of Palmetto Country, The Florida Slave, Southern Exposure,Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A. and many other books.

Music and performers for the monthly series “Second Sunday’s at Stetson’s” align with the causes of the Stetson Kennedy Foundation of human rights, social justice, environmental stewardship, and the preservation and growth of folk culture."

Come enjoy the beauty of nature in this historical setting, and have fun while honoring the life work and legacy of Stetson Kennedy.

Series Artists 2016
Paul Garfinkel, Al Poindexter & Larry Mangum (June)
Lonesome Bert & The Skinny Lizards (May)
Tom Shed, (April)
Rod McDonald (March)
Susan Brown & Jamie DeFrates (February)
Sam Pacetti (January)

Series Artists 2015
Paul Garfinkel (February)

Larry Mangum (March)
Al Poindexter & Brad Lauretti (April)
Frank Thomas (May)
Bob Patterson (June)
Patchwork Trio (July)
Woody Guthrie Tribute (August)
Eli and Bill Perras (September)
Ellen Bukstel (October)
Dale Crider (November)
Florida Music Food Initiative (December)

Enjoy  this performance 2 - 4pm, June 12, 2016 at Beluthahatchee Park, 1523 State Road 13. 

Space is limited and reservations are required.  Call (904) 206-8304.  A $10 donation is recommended.

Remembering Ron Johnson

Ron Johnson, a Florida singer-songwriter, author, journalist and former president of the North Florida Folk Network left for the heavenly folk jam late 2014. We'll miss his humor, songs, passion and friendship.


Interested in the history of  North Florida folk music? Check out Ron Johnson's book
"North Florida Folk Music: History and Tradition" published July, 2014.

north florida acoustic music festival 2013

NFFN was excited to host the North Florida Acoustic Music Festival November 8 & 9, 2013. Audiences enjoyed the performances of more than 20 local and regional artists as we celebrated acoustic music and honor Dale Crider.


Thanks to photographer Jeff Holland for sharing these outstanding shots. Visit his site to enjoy his complete Festival Gallery. 

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