Monday, August 31, 2015

Special Edition - St. Augustine's 450th Birthday!!

Special Edition


Wednesday, September 2nd

Jim Quine and Lis Williamson
return to The Corner Bar!

Please join us to kick off what promises to be a most memorable musical week 
in the oldest city we all love so much. 
Music starts at 6:30 pm. Enjoy delightful food fare from Gypsy Cab as well as songs of yesteryore as well as many swing, jazz and original tunes!

September 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

St. Augustine's 450th Birthday Party!

Big doin's y'all! 
Please visit the
for all the details of the weekend's activities including transit, parking and schedules of events. 

All events are free! 

Thursday, September 3rd

The anniversary festivities begin with a free kick-off concert featuring three bands from Aviles, Spain, St. Augustine’s sister city, performing together to bring the culture and music of Spain to St. Augustine. This event is free and open to the public. The three bands include: Tejedor, an Asturian fold band, Los Morrigans, an Asturian Spanish pop band, and Alexandra in Grey, a Spanish Indie Rock artist.

Lewis Auditorium, Flagler College

7:00 pm.

Your link for reservations...


On The Bayfront....

Friday Mainstage

People Helping Gospel Community Choir
Mavis Staples
Aaron Neville

Saturday Mainstage

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers
Justin Townes Earle
JJ Grey and Mofro
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

The Gatorbone Trio 
will be playing on Saturday morning at 11:30 on the Hypolita Street Stage so we shall hope to see you all bright and early with coffee and pastries! :)

The Driftwoods 
are honored once again to play the official City of St. Augustine birthday party on Monday, September 7th in the Plaza gazebo at 12:00 noon. Come and have some cake with us! 

Sunday, September 6th

Hope you can join us for the wrap party of the big St. Augustine birthday weekend at Creekside Dinery, 

"Home of The Driftwoods".
Creekside Dinery
160 Nix Boatyard Rd.
St. Augustine, Fla. 
(904) 829-6113
Music starts at 5:30 pm. on Sunday

Save The Date!

Sunday, September 27th

Music In The Box
Special Concert Presentation
7:00 pm.
Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue

In the spring of 2016 a group of St. Augustine musicians will travel to Havana, Cuba as goodwill "ambassadors" to perform a series of concerts in support of a grassroots community project called Quinta de los Molinos – a Cuban project that promotes the social inclusion of children and youth with intellectual disabilities. Sponsored by The Friendship Association and YOU! 

This concert is the first fundraising activity of this dream. Please join us and help to make this a reality. 

In concert!

Sam Pacetti
The WillowWacks
Danielle Eva
Rusty Springfield
David Holley
Chris Carlson
Duffy Bishop
Jim Quine 
Lis Williamson

Start time 7:00 pm. Other details forthcoming... please plan to join us!

The Friendship Association Mission Statement
The Friendship Association is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose objectives are to establish, promote and foster a spirit of friendship between U.S. citizens and the citizens of Cuba through people-to-people educational exchanges and participation in meaningful projects that benefit Cuban communities and the environment.


Thanks, as always, for supporting the arts in general and live music in particular. 



  1. You are so fabulous, my darling Lis!

  2. Oh Ms. Moon, I wish you were both here with us all week. *sigh* Love you!

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