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Second Sunday at Stetson's

Sunday, January 14th at 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Featured award-winning singer-songwriters Tom Edwards, Chris Kastle and Emmet Carlisle  

Beluthahatchee Park
1523 State Road 13, St, Johns County, FL 32259
 

Award winning Singer-Songwriters Tom Edwards, Chris Kastle and Emmet Carlisle will perform for the January Second Sunday at Stetson’s series.

The concert will be indoors on January 14, 2017 from 2 pm to 4 pm at Beluthahatchee Park, 1523 State Road 13,  where author, activist, Stetson Kennedy used to live.  Space is limited and reservations are required.  Please call (904) 206-8304 and leave a voice message. A $10 donation is recommended.  The park will open at 1 pm with tours of Stetson’s house and museum before and after the concert.  The park closes at 5 pm.

Tom Edwards performs his original music that evokes the same spirit & life philosophy that Stetson Kennedy lived by ~ meaning human rights. Some are in the spirit of Woody Guthrie about the working class!

Tom Edwards

Chris Kastle is a dynamic international performer who has written, recorded and performed her original works is often described as ‘exquisite with powerful imagery’. Her emphasis on Florida maritime heritage ~ the waterways, the wildlife and the people ~ is often accompanied by her finger-style guitar, fiddle, penny whistle, spoons & mandolin!

 Chris Kastle

 A Florida songwriter and friend of Stetson Kennedy, Emmett Carlisle is working on his 8th CD of original songs about the history, characters and environment of the Great State of Florida. He  mentions Stetson in one of his famous tunes!

Emmett Carlisle

For more information on these artists check out their websites below:

Emmett Carlisle          www.reverbnation.com/emmettcarlisle

Tom Edwards              www.reverbnation.com/tomedwards1

Chris Kastle                 www.chriskastle.com

Beluthahatchee was dedicated as the only National Literary Landmark honoring two writers.   Stetson Kennedy’s friend and folksinger Woody Guthrie wrote his autobiography Seeds of Man there.  Stetson Kennedy is the author of Palmetto Country, The Florida Slave, Southern Exposure, and Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A.  and many others. 

Tom Edwards performs his original music that evokes the same spirit & life philosophy that Stetson Kennedy lived by ~ meaning human rights. Some are in the spirit of Woody Guthrie about the working class!

Chris Kastle is a dynamic international performer who has written, recorded and performed her original works is often described as ‘exquisite with powerful imagery’. Her emphasis on Florida maritime heritage, the waterways, the wildlife and the people is often accompanied by her finger-style guitar, fiddle, penny whistle, spoons & mandolin.

Emmet Carlisle, a Florida songwriter and friend of Stetson Kennedy is working on his 8th CD of original songs about the history, characters and environment of the Great State of Florida. He  mentions Stetson in one of his famous tunes.

Music and performers for the monthly series “Second Sunday’s at Stetson’s” will be in line with the causes of the Stetson Kennedy Foundation of human rights, social justice, environmental stewardship, and the preservation and growth of folk culture. http://stetsonkennedy.com

The concerts are sponsored by the Stetson Kennedy Foundation, The North Florida Folk Network (NFFN) and the St. Johns County Parks. 

Information on the North Florida Folk Network and future events can be found at www.nffolk.com