Social Media Preheader Home Page Get a Quote Contact Us Payment Claims Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Postheader Auto Insurance Home Insurance Business Insurance Life & Health Insurance

From the City of St. Augustine as posted on the Totally St Augustine blog

The City of St. Augustine announced today the complete entertainment schedule for Celebrate 450! Street and Music Festival, the culminating event of St. Augustine’s multi-year commemoration of the 450th anniversary of the city’s founding. The Street and Music Festival portion of the commemoration is scheduled for FridaySunday, September 4-6.

In a collaborative effort, the city has worked closely with the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, a 450th Commemoration Alliance Partner and operator of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, to secure entertainment and provide logistical support for the festival.

The result is more than 60 hours of free entertainment scattered over five stages throughout the historic center of St. Augustine’s downtown that will serve up a wide variety of entertainment and cultural programming that will have something for everyone.

In an overwhelming show of support by the community, each of the five stages and Saturday night’s fireworks show are presented by an array of local businesses whose support is essential for the success of the event.

  • Bayfront Main Stage: The Bailey Group, NTE Energy, St. Augustine Alligator Farm, All American Air, Flagler College, Jacksonville Jaguars and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Four Star Association
  • Plaza Stage: Florida Power & Light Company
  • Hypolita Street Stage: VyStar Credit Union
  • Colonial Quarter Stage: The Colonial Quarter
  • Aviles Street Festival: St. Augustine Distillery
  • Fireworks Over The Matanzas 450!: Meehan’s Irish Pub

Celebrate 450! is a free, five-day celebration of the 450th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine produced by the City of St. Augustine and the culminating event of St. Augustine’s 450th Commemoration, a series of programs, festivals and exhibitions which, over the past four years has shared with the nation and the world the important role St. Augustine played in the making of America since its founding on September 8, 1565.

Supporters of specific portions of Celebrate 450! include: Bayfront Main Stage presented by The Bailey Group, NTE Energy, St. Augustine Alligator Farm, All American Air, Flagler College, Jacksonville Jaguars and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Four Star Association; Plaza Stage presented by Florida Power & Light Company; Hypolita Street Stage presented by VyStar Credit Union; the Colonial Quarter Stage presented by The Colonial Quarter; Aviles Street Festival presented by  St. Augustine Distillery; and Fireworks Over The Matanzas 450! presented by Meehan’s Irish Pub.

Those contributing to the general support of Celebrate 450! are: Ameris Bank, Bayfront Hilton Hotel, Burkhardt Sales & Service, Casa Monica Hotel, Clear Channel Radio, Climate Masters, Coastal Realty Vacation Rentals, Columbia Restaurant, DaVita Healthcare Partners, EU Monthly, Flagler Broadcasting, Harbor Community Bank, Home Depot, Old Town Trolley Tours, Ripley’s Red Trains, St. Augustine Social, St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, St. Augustine Record, St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, and St. Johns Cultural Council, WSOS 99.5FM.

For complete information about all the programming for Celebrate 450!, go to www.StAugustine-450.com/Celebrate450

Celebrate 450! Street and Music Festival Schedule

FridaySeptember 4

Bayfront Main Stage

  • 6:00pm            People Helping People Gospel Choir
  • 6:45pm            Mavis Staples
  • 8:30pm            Aaron Neville

Plaza Stage

  • 3:00pm            Jim Sloan, bagpiper, performing traditional jigs, reels, and marches
  • 3:15pm            “Eli” Grimes, singer/songwriter of “1565” performing his original composition
  • 3:40pm            Fort Mose Historical Society with a “Flight to Freedom” presentation
  • 4:25pm            West African Drum Circles of St Augustine sharing the beat of drum circles
  • 4:55pm            Stanley Alston
  • 5:25pm            El Conjunto Tropical

Hypolita Street Stage

  • 3:00pm            Ramona Quimby Band
  • 3:50pm            The Rubies
  • 4:40pm            Sea Floor Explosions
  • 5:30pm            Red River Band
  • 7:00pm            The Falling Bones

Colonial Quarter Stage

  • 3:00pm            T. Martin Band
  • 3:40pm            Shea Birney
  • 4:20pm            Rob Peck
  • 5:00pm            Dewey Via
  • 5:40pm            Michael Jordan
  • 6:20pm            Emma Moseley Band
  • 7:15pm            Trio of Boom

Aviles Street Festival

  • 1:00pm            The House Cats

Saturday, September 5

Bayfront Main Stage 

  • 5:30pm            Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers
  • 6:30pm            Justin Townes Earle
  • 7:45pm            JJ Grey & Mofro
  • 9:30pm            Emmylou Harris w/ Rodney Crowell followed by Fireworks Over The Matanzas 450!

Plaza Stage 

  • 11:00am          St. Johns County Public Schools’ combined school choral performance of “God Bless St. Augustine”
  • 11:40am          Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind’s dance troupe
  • 12:20pm          Renaissance Band’s pre-1750 instrumental music
  • 12:50pm          Greek Orthodox Shrine featuring traditional Greek dancers and musicians
  • 1:30pm            Brent Byrd
  • 2:00pm            Tejedor
  • 3:00pm            Alexandra in Grey
  • 4:00pm            The Morrigans
  • 4:50pm            Menorcan Cultural Society featuring traditional dancers and singers

Hypolita Street Stage 

  • 11:00am          Harp of Hope, featuring Diane Schneider, harpist
  • 11:30am          The Gatorbone Band
  • 12:20pm          Aslyn & the Naysayers
  • 1:10pm            Amy Hendrickson
  • 2:00pm            Chelsea Saddler
  • 2:50pm            Addi & Jacq
  • 3:40pm            Billy Buchanan
  • 4:30pm            Laurel Lee & the Escapees
  • 5:20pm            Sam Pacetti
  • 6:10pm            The Springfields
  • 7:00pm            Paradox

Colonial Quarter Stage 

  • 11:00am          Jeffrey Spear, author, “The First Coast Heritage Cookbook,” with a colonial cooking demonstration
  • 11:50am          Germaine Veronica
  • 12:40am          The Sand Fleas / Hunter Miller
  • 1:30pm            Kenny and the Jets
  • 2:20pm            Rivernecks
  • 3:10pm            The Wild Shiners
  • 4:00pm            The WillowWacks
  • 4:50pm            Lonesome Bert &  the Skinny Lizards
  • 5:40pm            The Wobbly Toms
  • 6:30pm            Complicated Animals
  • 7:20pm            Ancient City Slickers

Aviles Street Festival 

  • 11:00am          The Three Amigos of Ancient
  • 11:40pm          Fuego Flamenco
  • 12:00pm          Luis Mario Band
  • 1:00pm            Flamenco Dancers of the St. Augustine Dance Company
  • 3:00pm            Fiesta de Avilés

Sunday, September 6

Plaza Stage 

  • 12:00pm          A1A Blues Band
  • 12:40pm          St. Augustine Line Dancers perform dances with a bit of waltz, mambo, tango
  • 1:20pm            Island Duet

Hypolita Street Stage

  • 12:00pm          Gary Campbell
  • 12:45pm          Scott Sweet
  • 1:30pm            Colton McKenna
  • 2:15pm            Jim Johnston

Colonial Quarter Stage

  • 12:00pm          Collapsible B
  • 12:50pm          Salt Driven Ride
  • 1:40pm            Herd of Watts
  • 2:30pm            I-Vibes
  • 3:30pm            Love Chunk

Aviles Street Festival

  • 11:00am          Elizabeth Roth
  • 11:40am          Obscure Brothers
  • 12:20pm          Joe Schauer
  • 1:00pm            Latin Jazz
  • 1:00pm            Sangria Sunday

Celebrate 450! is a free, five-day celebration of the 450th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine produced by the City of St. Augustine and the culminating event of St. Augustine’s 450th Commemoration, a series of programs, festivals and exhibitions which, over the past four years has shared with the nation and the world the important role St. Augustine played in the making of America since its founding on September 8, 1565.

For complete information about all the programming for Celebrate 450!, go to www.StAugustine-450.com/Celebrate450

Posted 3:22 PM

Tags: community
Share |


NOTICE: This blog and website are made available by the publisher for educational and informational purposes only. It is not be used as a substitute for competent insurance, legal, or tax advice from a licensed professional in your state. By using this blog site you understand that there is no broker client relationship between you and the blog and website publisher.
Blog Archive


View Mobile Version
Fill out the form below or call us at 904.829.2201
  We are a leading provider in insurance and services in the insurance industry. Priding ourselves on providing the best customer experience possible while also giving you the lowest rates. We have relationships with dozens of insurance companies, allowing you to get the right price with the right service.

Read More
 
 
Auto Owners
Liberty Mutual
Nationwide
Progressive
Safeco
Tower Hill
Travelers
 

Read More
 
  Who We Are
Community Involvement
Meet Our Staff
Customer Testimonials
  Auto Insurance
Life & Health Insurance
Home Insurance
Flood Insurance
Business Insurance
Other Insurance
  400 North Ponce de Leon Blvd | St Augustine, FL 32084 | Local: 904.829.2201 | Toll- Free: 1.800.997.1961 | Fax: 904.829.2020