|The North Florida Folk Network (NFFN), the Stetson Kennedy Foundation and St. John's County Parks are happy to welcome performers David Milam, Cindy Bear,and Jeff Parker to the lineup of artists performing as part of the "Second Sunday at Stetson's" Concert Series. The three perform a tribute to Woodie Guthrie Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 2PM. This show is sold out!
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David Milam wraps his music aroundthe hearts of his audience. David is a storyteller who creates hismusic from his own life experience. From the heartbreaking loss of afriend, to the love he has for his family, to the healing power of music,his lyrics and finger picking guitar style take you on an emotionalride. http://www.reverbnation.com/davidmilam
Cindy Bear is an award winningsinger-songwriter from Jacksonville, FL. She performs at Folk and acousticmusic festivals, house concerts, listening rooms, and charity fundraisers allover the state. A clever wordsmith and storyteller, Cindy Bear’s original songsare empowering, insightful and sung from the heart. Her catchy melodies andsoulful lyrics are fueled by her energetic, toe tapping rhythms. Her quick wit,genuine warmth and cheerful attitude brighten up any room. Her songs touch eachlistener’s heart in many different ways, and always leave them wantingmore. http://www.cindybearmusic.com
Jeff Parker has played guitar &mandolin professionally for many years, along with various other stringedinstruments. Starting in the mid 70's, he played with the bluegrass band"Surewood" around the Seattle area. He later moved to Alaska andworked as a solo performer. With years of working on the road, Jeff has honedhis craft influenced by a large variety of musical styles. In 2003, he publisheda CD entitled "It's About Time" consisting of original music (and onehaunting cover) and is currently writing a second CD of original works. Jeffcurrently lives in Jacksonville, Florida, and often plays locally as half ofthe duo "Road Less Traveled" with flutist Anne McKennon (RLTSound onFacebook or www.RLTSound.com). Not knownto be high maintenance, when not gigging, Jeff loves songwriting, jamming,backing-up other bands, finding funky harmonies, and studio work; either withor without warning! http://www.reverbnation.com/jeffparkersongwriter
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
David Milam, Cindy Bear,and Jeff Parker (July)
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)