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For Immediate Release:
January 20, 2015
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips
laf@miamidade.gov
305-755-7842

Greynolds Park Celebrates the Sounds of Americana with Live Bluegrass Concerts in February


(MIAMI, January 20, 2015) - The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department and the South Florida Bluegrass Association (SFBA) is proud to announce the Bluegrass Music Festival’s free series of day-long concerts and the weekend long Everglades Bluegrass Festival coming to Greynolds Park in February. 


Bluegrass Music Festival – On February 1, from 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., enjoy the park’s Bluegrass Music Festival, a full day of live bluegrass music. Concert Admission: Free. Parking Fees: $7 per car; and $15 per bus or RV. The Bluegrass Music Festival is an ongoing event of the SFBA at Greynolds Park, held on the first Sunday of every month.  Bluegrass Music Festival concerts for the 2015 season will take place March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1, and December 6.

Everglades Music Festival – From February 27 through March 1, the park hosts SFBA’s largest bluegrass music event, the annual Everglades Bluegrass Festival, which returns for its 37th season. Ticket Prices/Times: 3-Day Ticket-$45 (Advance)/$50 (Gate); Daily Ticket-$15 (Friday, 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.); $35 (Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.); and Free (Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.). Daily Parking/Camping Fees: $7 per car; $10 per tent (Overnight); and $20 per RV (Overnight).

SFBA concerts feature popular South Florida bluegrass bands and the lively sounds of harmonicas, fiddles, banjos, and guitars. Concert-goers may bring their favorite musical instrument, so they can participate in jam sessions with the entertainers. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at these events. Concert dates are subject to change. 

Greynolds Park is located at 17530 West Dixie Highway in North Miami Beach. For more information about all SFBA concerts and activities at Greynolds Park, call (305) 358-1800/(888) 950-Blue or e-mail info@southfloridabluegrass.org and visit www.southfloridabluegrass.com.

The SFBA is dedicated to the preservation and teaching of bluegrass and old time Appalachian Mountain music, bringing this musical heritage to the next generation through festivals and community events. They are the oldest non-profit Bluegrass Association in the United States.

To stay up to date on all future events presented by Miami-Dade County Parks, visit www.miamidade.gov/parks.

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department 
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award, winner of the 2013 Florida Governor’s Sustained Excellence Award and the 2009 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for active older adults and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Miami Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks.

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit www.liveaparklife.org.

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