10 - 1: JoJo Jones
10 - 1: JoJo Jones
"Come hear for yourself what has her fans coming back for more! JoJo Jones has a powerful voice and infectious energy that is other worldly. Her band consists of virtuoso players which help put both you and JoJo right in the moment."
Website is www.jojojoneslive.com
2 - 5: Ashley Young
Homosassa native Ashley Young grew up in Citrus County and is coming home for the Manatee Festival!
Ashley has been singing for most of her young life. Following high school, she attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She is now a singer, songwriter, musician, and entertainer working out of Daytona Beach and is returning especially to perform for you at the festival. See her now and be able to say in years to come, “I saw her when she was getting her start!”
LITTLE SPRINGS PARK STAGE (GAZEBO):
10 - 1: Sophie Noelle
Sophie grew up in Central Florida, where she still resides. Her first live performance, at age 8, included the American National Anthem and Canadian National Anthem for the Tampa Bay Lightning in front of 19,000 people. She never looked back! At age 9, she had the privilege to open for a Blood, Sweat & Tears concert and sing for several professional sports teams in Florida. She mainly accompanies herself with her guitar, with a few piano/keyboard songs sprinkled throughout her live shows. While Sophie performs several genres of music, from Etta James to Cheap Trick, she remains loyal to her true love: country music. Sophie adds a little country flair to most songs she performs.
Heritage house gazebo (behind heritage house , 657 N. citrus avenue)
2:00 - 2:30: 4 the Fun of It
10- 2: Jeff Jarrett
Voted Ocala Magazines BEST OF THE BEST Local Musician in 2017, Jeff Jarrett returns to the Florida Manatee Festival after a great performance last year. Back for the third straight year, he will have you singing along in no time with his awesome mix of today's hits and yesterday’s favorites. His passion for music, vocal range, and great stage presence always make for an entertaining performance. Having played hundreds of shows across the State of Florida in 2017 and 2018, Jeff is always a popular entertainer that comes with his own following.
1 - 4: Dan Story Band
The Dan Story band formed in 2004 to support two singles: "Every man needs a rock," which singled nationally, charting on Music Row & was later re-released in the Christian market, charting at #9; and, in 2006, "Drunk Dialin" which charted at #92 on Music Row.
Over the next 12 years, the Dan Story Band played mostly the Florida club scene. From the east coast to the west, Dan played the larger venues in the state, making lots of new friends and fans while opening for icons such as George Jones, the Charlie Daniels band and many other national acts.
LITTLE SPRINGS PARK STAGE:
10 - 1: Sarah Miller aka "June Tunes"
1 - 4: TBD
HERITAGE HOUSE GAZEBO (BEHIND HERITAGE HOUSE , 657 N. CITRUS AVENUE)
The Acapella Quartet, 4 the Fun of It, has been singing barbershop music together for 9 years. They perform at birthday parties, women's clubs, and various other venues. They even do singing Valentine's! They are from Citrus, Hernando and Pillelles counties.