days until the Festival!
18th Annual Mount Dora Music Festival
The Mount Dora Music Festival has been busy booking artists for our upcoming celebration of music event to be held February 19 - 22, 2015. We are excited to name our three headliners: GRAMMY Award-winning artist, SUZY BOGGUSS performs Thursday, February 19th at 7:30 pm. The ever-popular GRAMMY Award-winning artist, MELISSA MANCHESTER performs Friday, February 20th at 7:30 pm. One the greatest vocalist of all time and two-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist, JACK JONES performs Saturday, February 21st at 7:30 pm. The performances will be held at the Mount Dora Community Building. Stay tuned for more fun surprises as we continue to roll out our impressive list of first class performers. This year's event promises to have something for everyone, so make plans now to enjoy four days of great music!
GRAMMY Award-winning artist SUZY BOGGUSS is one of country music’s most multi-talented singer-songwriters, guitarists, record producers, and live performers. Within a decade of arriving in Nashville, Suzy had earned one platinum album, three gold albums, charted six top ten singles, won the Academy of Country Music's award for Top New Female Vocalist in 1989, the Country Music Association's Horizon Award in 1992, and received the Album of the Year Award in 1994. Read More »
GRAMMY Award-winning artist MELISSA MANCHESTER is a compelling singer/songwriter celebrating four decades in the entertainment industry. She launched the smash hit single Midnight Blue in the mid-1970s, and along with co-writer Kenny Loggins penned the radio classic Whenever I Call You Friend. Her international hits Through The Eyes of Love and Don’t Cry Out Loud were written for her by her friend and frequent collaborator Carole Bayer Sager, and the late Marvin Hamlisch, and Peter Allen. Her songs have been recorded by such iconic artists as Barbra Streisand, Dusty Springfield, Alison Krauss, Roberta Flack, Johnny Mathis, and Kathy Mattea, among others. Read More »
Two-time GRAMMY winner JACK JONES is one of the greatest vocalists of all time - a true singer’s singer - and the very definition of a complete and total entertainer. Jones’ talent and commitment to his art earned him two Best Pop Male Vocal Performance Grammy Awards; first for his 1962 hit Anthony Velona’s Lollipops and Roses, and the second for his 1964 hit Burt Bacharach/Hal David’s classic Wives and Lovers, which was also nominated for Record of the Year. He was later nominated for Jack Jones Paints A Tribute To Tony Bennett and for The Impossible Dream. His other hits include The Race Is On, Lady, Call Me Irresponsible, and What I Did For Love.Read More »