Artist in Residency Program

November 30, 2015

Parks & Recreation in conjunction with the Stetson Kennedy Foundation and the Jacksonville Songwriters Residency, is excited to announce the Stetson Kennedy Songwriter Residency at Beluthahatchee Park. Songwriters will experience Beluthahatchee for 1 to 2 weeks and will perform a showcase somewhere in the proximity of Beluthahatchee upon conclusion of their stay.

Professional songwriters interested in participating in this unique opportunity are encouraged to apply online at or by emailing

Please consider showing your support for this project by sending a donation to the Stetson Kennedy Foundation at 1523 S.R. 13, St. Johns, FL 32259. Donations are appreciated.           

There will be a concert on Sunday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The park will open at 1 p.m. with tours of Stetson's house and museum before and after the concert. Space is limited. Reservations are required. Please call 904.206.8304 to make reservations. A $10 donation is gratefully accepted.  

Future concerts are scheduled the second Sunday each month.