It is that time of year again when we have a string of great musical events here on Amelia Island. Here is a quick rundown of what is coming up:
September 7th, 2012. Sounds on Center Free Concert. The Beech Street Blues Band, a locals’ favorite, will be entertaining you in this free street concert downtown. Two blocks of Center will be closed between 6 and 8 PM for these well-attended concerts. Bring your dancing shoes and be prepared to meet some pirates.
September 14th through the 16th, 2012 Amelia Island Blues Festival. Get your blues on at the beach with the second annual Blues Festival! A full schedule can be found at www.AmeliaIslandBluesFest.com
October 5th, 2012. Sounds on Center Free Concert. The Gabriel Arnold Quartet is bringing Motown hits and R&B to this free street concert downtown. Two blocks of Center Street will be closed between 6 and 8 PM for these well-attended concerts.
October 7th through the 14th, 2012. Amelia Island Jazz Festival. The Amelia Island Jazz Festival will be back with exciting concerts, clinics, jam sessions and more and a full week of jazz concerts at venues throughout the island..
October 13th, 2012. Amelia Island Wine Festival. This is a brand new festival that features wines from all over Florida and the vintners that make them. Enjoy live music while sampling wine and sample fare from the island’s diverse array of restaurants.
October 20th, 2012. 15th Annual 8 Flags Car Show. Although, not exactly a music festival, I love this event and just had to add it here. Join us downtown to view over 300 cars on display by the Amelia Cruizers Car Club. Music and food vendors will be on the streets as well.