Jim Lauderdale’s exquisite songwriting shines at Springfest

Last month at Suwannee Springfest I had the opportunity to speak with legendary americana singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale. We discussed Suwannee, collaborations, songwriting, and much more. Check out the interview after the break.


Donna the Buffalo celebrates 20 years at Springfest

While I was at Suwannee Springfest I had the opportunity to sit down for a chat with Donna the Buffalo’s Tara Nevins and Jeb Puryear, moments before their set that would close out an amazing festival weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. During our conversation we discussed a wide range of topics, including the group’s own grassroots festival, money in politics, and much more. Read the full interview after the break.

Larry Keel brings Experience to Suwannee Springfest

For Larry Keel, music isn’t just a passion, it’s a way of life, and Keel’s life has been filled with enough of it to fill an ocean. Keel recently released his 15th studio album, titled ‘Experienced’, under the catalogue of the Larry Keel Experience, which features seasoned singer-songwriter Will Lee on banjo and Keel’s wife Jenny on upright bass.

Fruition rocks Springfest with new album on the horizon

While at Suwannee Springfest, I got the opportunity to sit down with Kellen Asebroek (rhythm guitar, piano, vox) and Jay Cobb Anderson (lead guitar, harmonica, vox) of Portland folk-rockers Fruition to discuss their humble beginnings, Red Rocks, new album, and much more.

Rumpke Mountain Boys to bring ‘trashgrass’ to Suwannee Springfest

For the second time in three years Cincinnati’s pride and joy, Rumpke Mountain Boys, will return to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida for the 20th annual Suwannee Springfest to cut a ribbon on festival season.

Horseshoes and Hand Grenades to bring high-energy bluegrass to Springfest debut

Escaping the brisk wintry weather of Wisconsin for the warm, sandy confines of Florida for Suwannee Springfest is high-energy string quintet Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. The trip down South for Springfest marks the band’s first trip to the Sunshine state.