Calling all Music lovers both far and wide…..with the success of last year…High Springs Music in the Park Series is going all out with “Folk in the Springs” AGAIN! this year, on Sunday, September 20th 2015 from 11am to 8pm. The concert venue has been expanded to eight locations, place you would drive past and not even know about, all within walking distance of downtown High Springs. Pack up the family, bring your lawn chairs and come to High Springs for the weekend and learn about our history, camp at Ginnie Springs, dine at The Great Outdoors Restaurant and listen to some of the finest Folk Artists North Florida has to offer. This is a Fun, Free, Family Event! Come out and “Enjoy Our Nature”…. Folk in the Springs is the newest and smallest Folk Festival in Florida, with its historic locations and intimate performances, it will surely be an experience you will not forget. 11am: Kathleen Taylor @ Secret Garden at Wisteria Cottage, 225 N. Main St. 12pm: Tuck Tucker @ High Springs Museum & Train Station, 120 NW 2nd Ave. 1pm: Emmett Carlisle @ Gazebo in James Paul Park, 110 NW 1st Ave. (behind City Hall) 2pm: Michael O’Meara @ High Springs Fire Dept, 205 NW 1st Ave. 3pm: Don Austin @ The Gardens at the High Springs Library, 135 NW 1st Ave. 4pm Cindy Bear @ The New Century Women’s Club, 40 NW 1st Ave. 5-8pm: Brian Smalley @ The Great Outdoors Restaurant, 65 N. Main St. with Kimberly LeCouteur (5 til 6pm) 5-8pm: Ricky Kendall @ The High Springs Playhouse, 130 NE 1st Ave. w/ Special Guest: Elaine Mahon (5:30 til 6:10) and Rachel Grubb (5 til 5:25pm)Save
Sounds Like: Joanna Newsom, Lucinda Williams, June Carter Cash, Mazzy Star, Leonard Cohen
Bio: Kathleen Taylor has a relationship with the Muse. Not in the figurative, watered-down way we colorfully speak of ordinary inspiration, but in the literal way of the ancient Greeks who knew nine goddesses, fathered by Zeus, who are the source of all creativity. This makes her songwriting process u...See Full Bio
"Artists like Gainesville, Fla.’s Kathleen Taylor — and for that matter, every other woman on this list so far — are testament to everything that’s right and wonderful about this modern DIY era, wherein truly original independent artists with enough get-up-and-go can share their music with the world without having to rely wholly or even in part on third party (i.e., record label) support. Like her aptly titled 2008 full-length debut, Defy the World, Taylor’s Wondrous Potions is a rapturously beguiling mix of precocious quirk, sweet naiveté and — just when your guard is down — cunning intelligence and a pinch of wicked menace. It’s all about as weird as a psychedelic trip through a Grimm’s Fairytale..."