Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (March 30, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall is excited to welcome the return of Nouveau Flamenco guitarist and composer Ottmar Liebert and his band Luna Negra on Friday, June 26, 2015. Tickets for Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra will go on sale to the general public this Friday, April 3 at 10 a.m.
Ottmar Liebert’s incredible global success on a musical level often seems like a simple outgrowth of his cultural background and powerful wanderlust in his formative years. Born in Cologne, Germany to a Chinese-German father and Hungarian mother, Liebert began playing guitar at 11, and traveled extensively through Europe and Asia in
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Wilco, Jim Stafford, Steel Wheels, Harpeth Rising and Chris Henry and the Hardcore Grass among many to perform at 3-day event
St. Augustine, FL — The 20th Annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival will feature a celebration of sound — with the internationally well-known recording stars Wilco kicking off the 3-day event on May 1 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.
Six stages on May 2-3 at the Amphitheatre will feature dozens of celebrated artists including headliner and Florida performing great Jim Stafford.
“Jim was Gamble's personal friend,” said Bob Patterson, local storyteller, musician and one of the Gamblefest organizers.
“He had a number of top 40 hit tunes, he was a writer for the Smother’s Brothers Show, and has his own theater in Branson, Mo. He’s an amazing showman.”
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St. Augustine, Fla. — To close out the 2014-2015 season of Flagler College’s Community Lecture Series, Dr. Lori Lee, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, will speak on the topic of the interplay between indigenous peoples and the Western explorers who encountered them. Lee’s discussion is entitled “The Steel Crown: Indigenous Responses to Exploration.” It will take place on Tuesday, April 14 at 10 a.m. in Flagler College’s historic Solarium.
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