OKEECHOBEE — The 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival has drawn to a close, but many musicians gave memorable performances that will keep fans buzzing. Among those bands was Lawrence, a New York-based soul-pop group led by brother-sister team Clyde and Gracie Lawrence. The rest of the band is comprised of Sam Askin on drums, Sumner Becker, […]
OKEECHOBEE — While lead vocalist Gytis Garsys admits the Delta Troubadours like to joke around a lot and considers it to be a double edged sword in terms of being productive, the Gainesville-based band managed to put on a fantastic show at the 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival, held March 2-5. The rock ‘n’ roll band […]
Sunshine Grove is a magical place.
The Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is truly a global event. This year, ttendees will be traveling from every continent except Antarctica, 60 countries, every US State, and over 2,370 cities from around the globe.
Yardij to perform at Okeechobee Music Fest; South Florida Band wins spot in festival lineup thanks to Destination Okeechobee contest
From 3,600 narrowed down to 36 and culled to just six — all by popular vote. That’s the seemingly insurmountable obstacle South Florida band Yardij faced when they entered the Destination Okeechobee contest. Those final six musical acts would be added to the festival line-up and given the opportunity to perform for the crowds at […]
OKEECHOBEE — Soundslinger is proud to announce the initial lineup for the 2017 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, a diverse, multi-genre event celebrating the start of spring with world renowned and on the rise performers, art installations to inspire with awe, yoga and meditation to cleanse the soul, great food, and friends new and old […]
Planning to travel to Okeechobee County, Florida for the 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival? The Okeechobee News, the Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County, and Okeechobee area businesses are happy to welcome you to our community. If you want to stock up on food and camping supplies, check out regional cuisine at area restaurants or find […]
OKEECHOBEE — Continuing a new Florida tradition, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is excited to announce that its second annual event will take place March 2 – 5, 2017. The four-day festival will again be held during the perfect time of year to enjoy incredible Florida weather in an ideal setting. The festival’s home, Sunshine […]
OKEECHOBEE — The first Okeechobee Music & Arts festival is just a memory … plus a lot of photos and videos on the internet. Many people have told me it was not what they expected, and they meant that in a good way. One word that I kept hearing over the weekend was “respect.” The […]