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Florida Folk Festival Back for Its 63rd Year

Florida Folk Festival
Posted at 1:15 PM, May 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-14 10:45:10-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- The annual Florida Folk Festival is back once again - for its 63rd year!

The Florida Park Service hosts three-day fest to celebrate the best of Florida's folk music, arts and culture.

Some of the acts taking the stage this year include: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bing Futch, Frank Thomas, Ben Prestage, Jeanie Fitchen, Billy Dean, Jim Stafford, Sam Pacetti, Belle and the Band, Michael Jordan and more.

Performer Del Suggs joined us on WTXL Midday to talk about the staying power of this celebration. Click the thumbnail to watch the entire interview.

The Florida Folk Festival isMay 22-24, from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. each day. It's at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs. Adults can get a weekend pass for $60, or buy a one-day ticket for $30. Kids from 6-16 are $5 all weekend.

For more information, call (877) 635-3655 or click here.