Master ~ a skilled practitioner of a particular art
Don Austin ~ Co-founded the dynamic duo, Velveeta Underground, which is still a Gainesville legend, the Alley Cats who later became the popular wedding band & the Mellow D's. Don is presently doing a single act with guitar, violin and 30 string celtic harp. Using a loop machine or 'looper', he can magically transform himself into a larger ensemble. He is working on his first album called "Can't Get Enough". Gaining in popularity are "The Sunshine of Your Smile" and winner of the 2012 Santa Fe River Singing and Songwriting Contest "Up and Down the Santa Fe With You". Both songs can be found at CD Baby.com
Pawel Karmazyn ~ 2nd generation Poland Musician (Violin). Pawel serves as an Orchestra Director at Durango School District 9-R, He is a Educator/Teacher at St. Barbara leadership Institute and a musician at the St. Augustine Catholic Church & the University of Florida. Performing all styles of music from traditional classical to jazz to latin and beyond. Pawel is a performing artist as well as an recording artist. Pawel is currently on tour with the Latino Sound Machine.
Richard Gilewitz ~ Over four decades, American fingerstyle guitar wizard Richard Gilewitz has fascinated listeners with 6 and 12-string finger gymnastics while spinning enchanting yarns of a seasoned raconteur. His concert performances around the world spill over with unexpected turns of the funnies, thought-provoking takes on life on the road, and tunes that propel the audience on a magical journey of sight and sound. His signature playing style delivers a technical diversity of banjo style patterns and classical arpeggios with a rhythmic percussive approach, exploring the history of guitar with sounds of folk to Americana, the blues to the classical, ragtime to pop, and somewhere in between.
High Springs Music in the Park & Concert Series
About: High Springs Music in the Park & Concert Series: "Bringing exceptional artists to Downtown High Springs" Where we are serious about our music! We are a monthly concert held on the third Sunday of the month from 2pm -4pm / Jan - Sept: featuring: All original Artists both local, regional and national touring artists. We perform the Concert Series in the High Springs Museum (limited seating / doors open at 1:45). Because most of our concerts are "listening" style events; more than half of our shows are performed indoors. Music in the Park is performed in the gazebo in James Paul Park. Please see our 2018 Season Schedule tab on our website for Artists and dates. Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville / Alachua County, the City of High Springs, the High Springs CRA and more.