On November 18th and 19th, several Southern top chefs will join with funk favorites for a two-day music and food festival at the beloved Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. The event, dubbed “A Feast of Funk & Soul Food”, will welcome the third ever incarnation of The Nth Power’s Earth Wind & Power featuring Jennifer Hartswick, Skerik, Farnell Newton, James Casey, Daniel Sadownick, and Brian Thomas. The weekend will also see a classic set from The Nth Power, performances from the Jennifer Hartswick Band, the Roosevelt Collier Band, and local favorites The Groove Orient, Leisure Chief and the Scott Campbell Band. Albert Simpson will be playing tunes on the guitar for both nights, with Isaac Corbitt as an artist-at-large.

The daily schedule will go as follows:


To make things more delicious, top-notch food will be provided by James Beard award winner and Oprah’s personal chef Art Smith, accompanied by John Minas, as well as the NOLA Crawfish King Chris “Shaggy” Davis, Samuel Forbes Edwards of Edwards Brothers BBQ, and Harrison Sapp of St. Simons Island’s Southern Soul Barbeque. Today, the festival reveals their official menus. Behold!


For Sunday brunch, there will be a Make-Your-Own Bloody Mary or a fresh fruit juice Mimosa stand. Each individual meal will be $25 and will include a featured beer from Dunedin or 81Bay Breweries. They can be purchased at the restaurant, or packages are sold in advance. Overall, this is going to be a hearty weekend full of incredible music, mouth-watering food, and good community vibes all around. Oh yeah, disc golf is also hugely popular to this oak tree-filled atmosphere.

There are several levels of ticketing, including GA Festival Pass, Disc Golf & Music Tickets, Pro Disc Golf & Music Tickets, Funk and Soul Food VIP Ticket (includes three catered meals from the featured chefs, an event poster, music, and primitive camping), and a King of Soul VIP Cabin & Food Package (includes a one bedroom cabin, a golf cart,three catered meals from the featured chefs, plus an event poster, and music). Tickets increase on Friday and can be found here. Jump on it!

Two dollars of every ticket will go towards music education for local children, and guests may participate in a food drive on site. Get tickets and more info here.