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2010 Mount Dora Music Festival Schedule of Events

2010 Schedule of Events

Most of this year's performances will be outdoor events on the lawn of the historic Lakeside Inn. Seating will be provided. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Please no lawn chairs, blankets or coolers. General admission and group ticket holders will be on a first come, first served basis. VIP ticket holders will have preferred, reserved seating.

Tickets can be purchased online or via our ticket outlets: Lakeside Inn, Donnelly Euro Footwear, First National Bank Trust Dept. and Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, February 18

10:30 a.m. - '60s Rock 'n Roll Musician Biography
Film / video, Title TBA
W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. (Free)

12:00 p.m. - Matitiahu Braun and Holly Small, Violin and Piano Recital
Mount Dora Community Church, 650 N. Donnelly St. (Free)
A recitalist, chamber musician, teacher, and Juilliard graduate, this world-class violinist was a member of the New York Philharmonic for almost 40 years. Mr. Braun will be joined by assisting artist Holly Small, pianist.

12:00 p.m. - “Lunch with a '60s Rock Star”
Film / video, Title TBA
W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. (Free)

4:00 p.m. - '60s Rock 'n Roll Musician Biography
Film / video, Title TBA
W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. (Free)

7:30 p.m. - Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul, and Mary In association with A and R Productions
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St.
Ticketed: $35 advance / $40 door
Best known as 'Paul' in the '60s legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, this notable singer-songwriter has recorded over 45 albums that generated 13 Top 40 hits, eight Gold, and five Platinum LPs. Among the trio's greatest hits are Puff (The Magic Dragon), Don't Think Twice It's All Right, Blowin' in the Wind, I Dig Rock 'n Roll Music, and Leaving on a Jet Plane. As a solo singer and activistwhose works emphasize his Christian faith, family life, and social concerns, Noel's more popular compositions are In These Times and The Wedding Song (There is Love).

7:30 p.m. - Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra presents 'Heartland America'
St. Patrick Catholic Church of Mount Dora
6803 S. Old U.S. Highway 441

Ticketed: $42 advance / $45 door
Lake County's resident professional orchestra presents 'Heartland America,' a concert that features pianist, Guy Saint-Clair. Enjoy Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, America the Beautiful, Shenandoah and works from Stephen Foster, Glenn Miller, and John Phillip Sousa.

Friday, February 19

10:30 a.m. - '60s Rock 'n Roll Musician Biography
Film / video, Title TBA
W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. (Free)

12:00 p.m. - Suzy Park & Wes Hamrick present “Movie Music Magic”
W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. (Free)
Join singer Suzy Park and pianist Wes Hamrick as they revisit musical hits from classic and modern film. From Gershwin and Joplin - Mancini and Bernstein, Suzy and Wes will bring back the magic of movie music.

2:00 p.m. - American Pop 60's
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
This Orlando-based band will take you on a Musical History Tour of American pop music and events from 1960 - 1969, featuring songs by such artists as Elvis, Three Dog Night, The Monkees, The Byrds, and more.

4:00 p.m. - '60s Rock 'n Roll Musician Biography
Film / video, Title TBA
W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. (Free)

7:30 p.m. - The Shindigs
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St.
Ticketed: $25 advance / $30 door
South Florida's premier tribute band performs the feel-good sounds of the '50's, '60's, and '70s, featuring a salute to the Beach Boys, Bee Gees, Beatles and more. This hot-rockin, be-boppin' classic rock band has played with such greats as The Platters, Shirelles, Gary 'U.S.' Bonds, Celine Dion, Trisha Yearwood, Roger McGuinn and many others.

Saturday, February 20

10:00 a.m. - Lee Douglas presents a Rock 'n Roll Seminar “American History, Practical Math”
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
Producer and host of the popular podcast, Old Time Rock 'n Roll,  Lee presents 'American History, Practical Math,' a seminar that examines the dramatic influence of '50s and '60s music.

11:00 a.m. - Mount Dora Jazz Orchestra
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
This talented 17-piece group of professional and gifted student musicians under the direction of Ted Innes delivers the music of such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Kenton, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and the immortal Glenn Miller.

2:00 p.m. - Monday, Monday
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
From Florida's west coast, this creative musical group plays the '60s and '70s hits of Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, The Association, and Fifth Dimension with a tribute to the Mamas & Papas.

7:30 p.m. - Gary Lewis & The Playboys
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St.
Ticketed: $35 advance / $40 door
One of the top pop/rock bands of the 1960s, this popular group sold more than 45 million records worldwide including eight Gold Singles, 17 Top 40 Hits, and four Gold Albums. In 1965, Lewis was named Cash Box magazine's 'Male Vocalist of the Year' - over notable nominees Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra. Lewis was the first - and only - artist in the 1960s to have his first seven releases reach Billboard magazine's Top 10, starting with This Diamond Ring and continuing with Count Me In, Save Your Heart For Me, Everybody Loves A Clown, She's Just My Style, Sure Gonna Miss Her, and Green Grass.

Sunday, February 21

1:00 p.m. - Mount Dora High School Band
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
Lake County's talented and gifted music students performing family entertainment.

2:00 p.m. - Christian Home and Bible School Band
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
Lake County's talented and gifted music students from a local school performing family entertainment.

3:00 p.m. - Music Makers
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
One of Florida's most versatile, inspirational, and stylish groups, the Music Makers are a dynamic dance band with a lot of rhythm and soul. It's a concert event and dance party that will get you out of your seat and on your feet!

6:00 p.m. - Blair Carman and the Belleview Boys
Lakeside Inn, 100 N. Alexander St. (Free)
Get ready for the Midwest's hottest rock 'n roll, rockabilly, honky-tonk, boogie woogie, piano pumpin' band performing the '50s and '60s sounds of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Hank Williams and other hit makers.

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