The Sing Out Loud Music Festival 2018, the largest free music festival ever held in St. Johns County, returns this September for four weekends. Between September 1 – 23, hundreds of national, regional and local musicians will perform at various music venues around St. Augustine. The music will range from folk-tinged Indie Pop, powerhouse Soul, conscientious Punk Rock, bittersweet Americana, progressive Bluegrass, alternative Country and more.
The headlining artist lineup includes: Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, The Decemberists, Against Me!, Lucero, The Mountain Goats, Leftover Salmon, Rising Appalachia, Iron Reagan, The Weepies, Chuck Ragan, War On
Women, Austin Lucas, Tim Barry, Southern Avenue, The Commonheart, David Dondero, Leah Song, Al Riggs, Verlon Thompson, Twelve Hour Turn, American Aquarium, SUSTO, Melodime, Amigo The Devil, The HIRS Collective, Whetherman, The Pauses, and more.
Performances will be free and open to the public with the exception of the September 22 Betty Griffin Center Benefit Concert featuring Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, The Decemberists, and Lucero at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. For a minimum donation of $25, festival attendees may purchase a reserved seat to the September 22 Main Showcase, guaranteeing their seat location or access to the standing pit during the showcase. Proceeds from the donation ticket will go to the Betty Griffin Center to assist in their mission of working to end domestic violence and sexual abuse in St. Johns County. Tickets for the Main Showcase go on sale this Friday, May 4 at 10am online at www.ticketmaster.com.
The Sing Out Loud Festival is presented by Community First Credit Union and produced by the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division (which owns and operates the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall), the St. Johns Tourist Development Council and the St. Johns Cultural Council.
Click on the event website link for all the details including the full musical line-up which is scheduled to be released this Summer. Times are subject to change once the schedules are firmed up.