This year’s 23rd Annual Riverfront festival will host a musical line up that you don’t want to miss!
Southern Satisfaction, a Tallahassee based band with over 20 years of experience playing concerts, parties, weddings, and community events will kick it into gear with a mix Classic Rock, Disco, Pop, R&B and Country from the 50’s up to current hits. Be ready to be blown away by this five member band, four of which are vocalist. They will be playing Friday April 26th at 4:00 PM.
Opening the festival Saturday morning at 9:00 AM will be local resident Debi Jordan playing her mix of classic rock, blues, beach music and originals on the Gulf Coast! Debi is a gifted singer and consummate guitarist who leave her audience breathless and thoroughly entertained. She is a solo acoustic guitarist and singer songwriter who immediately takes command of her audience with a powerful voice and an unmistakable, gutsy and physical stage presence.
At 12:00 PM the Band Tin Horn will be performing original Country with Bluegrass and American roots. Tinhorn is a band of richly experienced professionals who are comfortable picking up most any instrument and makin’ some awesome music. Deb Berlinger has enjoyed making rhythm for marching, rock, Latin, jazz, and blues bands since the 70’s. Dave Leporati comes from a long love of traditional bluegrass, rock-a-billy, and honky tonk. Dennis Dunn is also a member of Moon Pie Fever, a swing/dance band so you can bet his original country tunes are toe-tappin too. No one is pluckier on stand up bass that Dennis’ wife Erice, and their harmonizing vocals will remind you of old country roots.
And at 3:00 PM last but certainly not least this year’s featured entertainment, straight from Nashville Tennessee, award winning Songwriters, Steve Williams, Woody Mullis, and Mike Geiger will be performing “Nashville Writers in the Round”. These three dynamic songwriters/musicians will be performing several #1 songs that they wrote and were made popular such as “Adelaide” sung by George Strait, “Hillbilly Shoes” by Montgomery Gentry, “Darlene” by T. Graham Brown, “Cold One Coming On” by Montgomery Gentry, “The City Put the Country Back In Me” sung by Neil McCoy, and “Redneck Yacht Club” by Craig Morgan. You will hear these songs the same way they sounded the day they were written. Experiencing up close and personal guitar vocal performance of these hit songs by the writers themselves will make you feel like you are behind the scenes and a part of Nashville’s ever evolving songwriter community.
Come out for the weekend, shop for locally made arts and crafts, eat some of our delicious local seafood and listen to the great line up of performers with a variety of music for all ages.
Schedule of Events
Friday April 26th
4:00-4:30 PM Opening Ceremony - Captain Zack Osprey and the Mermaid Queen arrive on the Governor Stone followed by the raising of the flag.
4:00-8:00 PM Southern Satisfaction - a variety of songs from the 50's all the way up to current. The band mixes it up with Classic Rock, Disco, Pop, R&BCountry.
Saturday April 27th
9:00-11:30 AM Debi Jordan - classic rock, blues, beach music and originals on the Gulf Coast!
9:00 - noon Sammy Tedder - soulful, soothing and mysterious sounds of the river cane flute in the History Hill Heritage Tent.
10:00 AM Pet parade - Check at the Carrabelle Area Chamber of Commerce or download from
11:30-12:00 AM Pirate Show - Pirate Skit for kids on the main stage. Don't miss it!
12:00-2:00 PM Tin Horn - a band of richly experienced professionals who are comfortable picking up most any instrument and makin’ awesome music will performing original Country with Bluegrass and American Roots.
12:00 - 5:00 pm Frank Lindamood - virtuoso of bluesy ballads and banjo
1:00 PM Procession of the Species - annual march of the local species to the beat of the accompanying percussion, winding its way up and down Marine Street and ending with a jubilant return to the local woods via the Nature Walk located on Ave C.
2:00-3:00 PM Fishy Fashion Show - Outrageous "Do’s and Do Knots" of coastal couture revealed with festive flair offashionista Joan Matey of Lanark and Jan Neshat of Eastpoint.
3:00-6:00 PM Nashville Behind the Scenes - Straight from Nashville Tennessee, award winning
Songwriters, Steve Williams, Woody Mullis, and Mike Geiger will be performing “Nashville
Writers in the Round”.