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Pre-register Now for the
9th Annual
Southern Music Rising Festival
April 9, 2016

This SMR festival will feature
a pair of exciting co-headliners:
Atlanta's Bill Sheffield and
Tallahassee favorites The New 76ers

There will be some 20 plus performances on three stages
with Brian Smalley, Slim Fatz, and Frank Lindamood returning
and newcommers Chris Henry and Hardcore Grass.

Download and Share the Event Poster with your Friends and Family
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Monticello Bike Fest
Also April 9th

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The Foundation for the Preservation of Historic American Music is a non-profit, volunteer organization established to promote the preservation, appreciation, and performance of historical American music. 

The Foundation, utilizing its operating arm, Southern Music Rising, organizes, promotes and holds major musical events in Monticello, Florida.  The Spring music celebration sponsored by Southern Music Rising brings numerous world famous musicians to Monticello.  Thousands of people come to enjoy this wonderful annual event which serves to enhance our community and stimulate our local economy. 

Music is a profound communicator that transcends generations.
It is a storehouse of a people's history and a major means of transferring our culture from one generation to the next. 

Our Foundation's hope is to aid this process.

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Promoting the preservation of historic American music