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Florida Bluegrass Classic Park 
Friendly Reminder from Debi & Ernie
 
This week, we break ground at a new site for our February Festival. This move from Waldo to Brooksville has been a true blessing.  We now have over 350 RV sites located right next to I-75 with motels and restaurants so close, you could hit them with a rock. Well, you'd have to have a strong arm but you get the picture.
 
Florida Classic Park is our new home and so far it has been a great experience. They have built a huge 200 ft pavilion with a new bath house. Next year they will have more 50 amp hookups and a 200x200 pavilion.
 
Please note, that we were hoping that the showers were done in time but they did follow through and complete the new bath house. They opted to put in more stalls for toilets instead to meet the current needs. For anyone needing to use showers, we rented extra rooms at a motel less than a mile away. The hot showers on site should be done by our next show. We are lucky to have found this place and thank our pal, Gordon Pike for discovering it for us.....
 
Happy Grassin and we'll see you out there on the bluegrass path..
 
 
Ernie & Debi Evans
(904) 886-8378 office
www.evansmediasource.com
Evans Media Source
We are a "Ma & Pa" shop.... and proud of it!

- THE NEXT SHOW -
Florida Bluegrass Classic - Brooksville, FL
Just look at all we have to offer...
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TUESDAY NIGHT EARLY ARRIVAL CONCERT FEATURING
MICHAEL RENO HARRELL

Here are some reviews and reasons not to miss this show...
 amazon.com :
"Harrell invites you into his soul rather than merely allowing you to peek through barred windows... "
 
David Holt, 4-time Grammy Winner:
"Michael Reno Harrell is one of those natural born Southern musicians and storytellers who is filled with wit, charm and surprises. Whether the story is in song or narrative, Michael will draw you in and entertain you, all the while making you feel right at home."
 
WNCW Radio:
Michael Reno Harrell has been at the forefront of WNCW's regional music scene since the late '90's. His storytelling, wit, and Americana sound make him a true treasure of the Southeast and of all the artists we hang our hat on. Michael's name has become as well-known and respected among core WNCW listeners as Guy Clark's and Robert Earl Keen's.
 
Song of the Mountains:
Lincoln Theatre, Marion, VA — "You are absolutely my favorite singer/songwriter. Keep it up! Thanks for doing our show!" Tim White
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Other FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES
 
 

The fun begins Tuesday night and does not stop till Sunday
EMS Welcomes professional square dance caller
"Mr. Dick Demerritt"
don't know how, you will before we're done
 
 
This is a family event and kids of all ages are always welcomed .....!
Face painting, Instrument Petting Zoo and more....
 
                                                                               GREG BIRD DOES IT AGAIN
For those of you who do not have or play with a band, Greg gas over 200,000 songs from you to choose from to make your musical debut on stage just like the pros. Choose your favorite song, he'll probably have it. Then, sing your heart out, it's your time to shine!
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SPECIAL SONGWRITING WORKSHOP
Mark Brinkman
Award Winning Songwriter & Performer
Mark “Brink” Brinkman has been writing and singing songs his entire life. Along with being an avid bluegrass picker, he enjoys writing new songs for the Bluegrass/Americana/Gospel and Country genres. Brink is an accomplished musician and is a musical utility hitter. You might find him sitting in playing piano, guitar, banjo, and mandolin with several bands in Central Ohio. Brink is one of the most sought after, respected and recorded songwriters in bluegrass/Americana and gospel having achieved over 130 “cuts” or recordings of his songs. In 2008 his song “She’s a Stranger In His Mind” was awarded the “Spirit Award” from “Strictly Country Magazine as the fan voted “Country Song of the Year”. The song was recorded by Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain.

“Brink’s” song “Beyond the Rain” was nominated and voted “Best Bluegrass Gospel Song 2007” at last year’s National Gospel Quartet Convention in Louisville,KY.

“Brink”, as all his friends call him, has been a Merlefest Chris Austin Songwriting Contest finalist 5 times. He won the Merlefest Gospel songwriting competition in 2009 as well as his song “The Old Coal Mine” took the 2nd spot in the bluegrass competition. His song “Bluestone Mountain” was awarded the West Virginia “Governor’s Award” for Don Rigsby’s version of this haunting song. “Brink” has conducted workshops for many songwriting associations over the years sharing his knowledge and experience. He conducts songwriting workshops at many bluegrass and other music festivals around the country along with being an instructor the past several years at the prestigious Nashcamp Songwriting Camp near Nashville in Cumberland Furnace, TN. Many notable artists have recorded and/or played “Brink’s” songs including several that have charted “Top 10” in bluegrass and gospel. The list reads like a short “who’s who” in bluegrass music and includes great artists/bands like Larry Sparks, Grasstowne, Don Rigsby, Lou Reid & Carolina, Wildfire, JD Crowe & the New South, The Kruger Brothers, Valerie Smith, Pine Mountain Railroad, Dwight McCall, Darrell Webb, and Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road among others. Along with writing, Brink has his own publishing company, “BRINKSONGS” and “MARK BRINKMAN SONGS” where he publishes for several other writers. He has published songs on recordings for artists like The Lonesome River Band, Kenny & Amanda Smith, Larry Stephenson Band, JD Crowe & the New South, Lou Reid & Carolina and many others.
 
 
 
Bill Anderson Guitar Workshop

 
Bill is an authorized C. F. Martin Guitar warranty repairman and can do repairs on your Martin or other brand of guitar. He also works on basses
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Our next show!!!!
Newell Lodge Spring Bluegrass Festival 

March 9-13th, 2016
Ozzie Rowell Road, Folkston, GA 31537
(912) 496-2838

Sertoma Youth Ranch Spring Bluegrass Festival
Hillside Bluegrass Reunion - Cochran, GA
EMS Productions and the fine folks at Hillside have teamed up again and bring you the next production by overwhelming demand
April 20th - 24th, 2016
Hillside Family Campground
592 GA Highway 87 S  Cochran, GA 31014

(478) 934 - 6694
 
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Goldwing Express will also be joining us this weekend....
 
 
AMENITIES:
Big Rig RV & Tent Sites • 30/50 amp • FHU and w/e Sites    
Rental Cabins •  Dump Station •  Onsite Propane •  Saltwater Pool Clubhouse w/Kitchen Bath House • Pavilions • Outdoor Stage   Playgrounds • Horseshoe Pit • Go-cart Track Nature Trails Pet Friendly • Free Wi-Fi
 
Please visit their site when you have a moment to see all of the changes and remodeling done this past few years and to keep up with our progress.
 

Daughters of Bluegrass Bluegrass Festival
 To lean more about this fine event and others in this great venue

April 13th - 17th, 2016
BLUEGRASS DONE FIRST CLASS
Tell them Debi & Ernie sent you!
www.mossyoakmusicpark.com
 
MOSSY OAK MUSIC PARK 519 OLD LOUISVILLE ROAD GUYTON, GEORGIA 31312
912-772-5142 OR 912-772-3467
Please consider these affiliated events highly recommended by EMS
Ernie and Debi would love for you to join them on the Danny Stewart Bluegrass Cruise If you haven't been on one, you won't believe what you've been missing
 




 
Evans Media Source
We are a full service music production company servicing the southeast
 
Radio Broadcasting - Concert Promotion - Festival and Event Planning - Event Management 
Sound, Stage & Lighting - Artist Development - Studio Production
and more...
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Evans Media Source is a full service music production company and currently promotes these Florida festivals:  Roscoe Canady Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Brooksville, Florida; Sertoma Spring Bluegrass Festival in Brooksville; Founder and Co-Promoter of the Florida State Bluegrass Festival Perry: Dixieland Music Park Spring Bluegrass Festival Waldo; Pickin in the Pines Bluegrass Festival Perry; Orange Park Fall Music Festival Orange Park
 
Georgia festival: Hillside Bluegrass Reunion in Cochran, GA, Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festivals

Along with event promotions, Ernie and Debi are also national touring bluegrass artists performing over 150 dates annually and are DJ's on WFCF 88.5FM in St. Augustine, FL.

Ernie & Debi Evans

(904) 886-8378
Jacksonville, FL
Evans Media Source  |  5341 Julington Ridge Drive  |  Jacksonville, FL 32258  |  http://www.evansmediasource.com
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