Suwannee Democrat


May 5, 2014

Thousands jammed to country music at SOS Music Park over the weekend

Live Oak —

The 2014 Suwannee River Jam is now history but thousands of country fans converged upon The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak April 30 - May 3 to hear country artists like Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, Colt Ford, Montgomery Gentry, Charlie Daniels & band, Chris Cagle, David Nail, LoCash Cowboys, The Mavericks, JJ Lawhorn, The Lacs and some 31 other artists and bands in spite of rain the first three days. By Saturday, the fans were still excited and having the time of their lives as the last day of the Jam dawned with beautiful Florida sunshine and warm temperatures.

Music was everywhere - on the SOS Cafe and Restaurant deck, the 1st Street Music and Sound/Budweiser Party Zone's huge stage where Jam Audition winners and several national artists. The LoCash Cowboys kept great music going steady Thursday and Friday and in the Jam field where national artists rocked it out Friday and Saturday evenings. The Jam kicked off Wednesday night, April 30 from the Music Hall with Justin Case Band and several other artists.

The rain didn't stop any performances, fans held their ground and partied country style all weekend to their hearts' delight as the music went on and on, contests were held, a wedding took place and lots of friends and family reunions were underway.

Tickets are on sale now for next year's Suwannee River Jam. If you would like to purchase tickets now and/or make reservations for RV parking, cabins, primitive camping or camper parking for next year's SRJ at the SOSMP, call 386-364-1683, email or go to The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is located at 3076 95th Drive, Live Oak.

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