Festival 2023

 

 

South Florida Folk & Acoustic Music Festival

Watch this space for announcements — two days, two stages and lots of great music.

Feb. 4-5, 2023

Bergeron Rodeo Grounds

4201 SW 65th Way, Davie, FL 33314

The rodeo grounds are West of the Florida Turnpike (the Griffin Road exit), State Road 7, I-95 and South of I-595, State Road 84 and East of I-75. The location is near the corner of Davie Road and Orange Drive at 4201 Rodeo Way.

Featured performers 

Saturday 

Music will start at 12 pm. Doors will open around 11 am. 

Gator  Stage 

12-5 pm

Main Stage 

12:30-7:30 pm

Pompano Beach High School Ensemble

led by Anthony Alfano

 

Nick Annis 

Singer songwriter, political satire

Think of me

 

Mike Agranoff  

NJ Storyteller/ Songwriter

Mike Agranoff

Would you like to play the guitar

Reckless Saints

 Americana duo

reckless saints

Walkin on a wire 

 

Sarah McCulloch and Raiford Starke

Country/Americana Singer-Songwriter

Sarah McCulloch

Sawmill’s Daughter

Eddy Balzola

 Cuban Jazz Guitarist

Eddy Balzola

Philadelphia

Grant Livingston

Florida Singer Songwriter

Grant Livingston

One Everglades

performed on Micheal Stock’s Show (WLRN)

Jordi Baizan  

Texas singer/songwriter

Jordi

Looking for a heart

Michela Musolino 

Sicilian Singer/World music performer

Michela Musolino

Playing at the Richmond Folk Festival

 

Valerie W. & Walking Catfish

Florida songwriter and storyteller

Val C Wisecracker

I work at a shell shack

Gator Stage Closed

Brian Smalley

Guitar Virtuoso 

Brian Smalley

Original acoustic from the Riverhawk festival 2021

Crystal Bowersox

Crystal Bowersox

Singer/Songwriter

American Idol Season 9

American Idol Performance-Up to the Mountain

The Storm

Until Then

Sunday 

Gator Stage

12-4 pm

Main Stage

12:30-6:30 pm

Jazz Education Community Coalition

JECC webpage

Jazz Education Community Coalition

JECC Groovin 2021 @ Pinecrest

Vinnie Del Basso

with Bill Ackerman

Broward Rockers

Vinnie and Bill

Blues, Folk, Rock

Performance at the S. Fl Folk Fest 2017

Karen Feldner music

Singer/songwriter

Take my Heart and Run

Karen Feldner

Scott Jackson

Singer/songwriter

Scott Jackson

Florida Highway @ Will Mclean Festival

John Butler–singer/songwriter

Oh Miami @ Will Mclean Festival

Annie Wenz & Marie Nofsinger-

Folk and Acoustic Singer Songwriters

Annie WenzMarie Nofsinger

‘Habenero Honeys’ band 

 Swanee Spring Reunion 

Marie Nofsinger

Annie Wenz  Braver Angels  

Alligator Alley

Bluegrass group 

Alligator Alley

Ruth Wyand 

Country Blues 

Ruth Wyand

Till it’s safe to go outside 

Aaron Nathans

Aaron Nathans

Media page

Grant Peeples  

Political songwriter  

Grant Peeples

The Hangin’-Grant Peeples at Acoustical Cafe, Austin, TX

Gator Stage Closed

The Kennedy’s  The Kennedys

 Music Home page

 

Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band

Matthew Sabatella

Matthew and the Rambling String Band

Bluegrass and Americana

 

 

 

More Festival Fun

Workshops and jams will be held from 12-4 daily. 

If you’d like to lead a workshop or a jam, email browardfolkclub@gmail.com.
song circle Workshop

Saturday: 

12-2 General Jam led by Mark Goldberg

2-4 Uke Jam led by Jo Hoffman

 

Kids Area 

12:30-3:30 pm 

We will have a space for kids to come and have fun and be creative! On Saturday from 1-2 there will be a UKELELE workshop for kids (with free uke included!). We will also have drum workshops, arts and crafts, and games for the kids. Kids 12 and under come FREE to the Festival! 

Camping

There will be camping available at the festival. There are a limited number of RV spots with hookups.

Tent and primitive camping is available. NO FIRES!!

Camping is free to performers and vendors, all others can pay using the Paypal link below. 

     2 nights (Friday and Saturday)     $40             

    1 night       $25   

For information and reservations please contact Brian Wolfson at Brian@gotfolk.com. 

 

Vendors
Cornelius Funk
Cornelius

Tasha sells her beautiful crafts 

 

Cornelius Funk will be selling his handmade drums. 

 

We are looking for a variety of vendors to sell their crafts at the festival.

We also have limited free space for non-profit organizations who would like to have a booth at our festival. 
Please contact peterfoxmassage@gmail.com to book your spot. 

Festival Sponsors

We are seeking sponsorships to make this event a success and to further our efforts to support performers, artists and music students in South Florida throughout the year.  

Sponsorships are as follow:

Bronze             $100.00.

Silver               $250.00           2 weekend Festival tickets   

Gold                $500.00           2 weekend Festival tickets +

                         name on Sponsor’s Banner, ½ page in Festival Brochure

Platinum.      $1,000.00          2 weekend Festival tickets +

                          name on Sponsors Banner, FULL page in Festival Brochure

Sponsor names will be announced from the stages several times during the event.  Sponsors will additionally be listed in the day’s program AND included on our website for the next year.

If you’d like to be a sponsor of the 2023 South Florida Folk and Acoustic Music Festival, email browardfolkclub@gmail.com or contact Bill Wunderlich (1947auto@gmail.com) to arrange payment and perks.

If you paid through the Paypal links, please be sure to contact us to arrange tickets and listings on our banner and brochure. 

Raffles

We will have a 50/50 raffle, but if you are willing to help by donating items or helping us acquire donations for additional raffles, please contact us at browardfolkclub@gmail.com.

Thanks to Penny Lane Music Emporium for donating an instrument for our raffle! You can always count on Armando and Penny Lane staff for great access to local music and fine instruments. 

 

Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers to help with a variety of tasks. We need people to work at the front gate, to help with the CD table, the BFC table, to help with set up (chairs) and break down (Sunday night). We also need people who may be willing to host a musician in their homes. If you are interested, please contact browardfolkclub@gmail.com