Gamble Rogers Folk Festival will help a non-profit organization produce a folk music event

By | September 19, 2022

The vast majority of these now dwelling in St. Johns County have by no means encountered Gamble Rogers, however many could hear his identify every year because the Gamble Rogers People Competition is held every spring, a three-day occasion that features two stay music phases, that includes native, regional and nationwide expertise. The people music recording artist died in October 1991 whereas making an attempt to save lots of a drowning man at Flagler Seaside.

Hosted by a brand new board of administrators led by his daughter Lolly Rogers, the inaugural Gamble Rogers Gala will happen from 6-9 p.m. on October 8 on the St. Johns County Agricultural Middle.

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The fundraising occasion will embrace stay music, silent public sale and stay public sale, hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a raffle. Tickets are $25 per visitor, obtainable at gamblerogersfest.org.

Along with the gala, Reside from The Waterworks: A Gamble Rogers Live performance Collection will happen on the newly renovated historic Waterworks Constructing at 184 San Marco Avenue in downtown St. Augustine. The sequence begins October 22 and continues on the third Saturday of every month till June 2023. The live performance sequence is a partnership between the St. Johns Cultural Council and the Gamble Rogers People Competition.