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15th Annual Mount Dora Music Festival - February 16-19, 2012

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2012 Performers

Below is a list of peformers presenting concerts and workshops during the 2012 Mount Dora Music Festival. Most concerts are free to the public and a select few require tickets. To purchase tickets, visit the Tickets Page.

Almost Elton John Almost Elton John and the Rocket Band
Almost Elton John stars the multiple award winning, multi-talented singer, actor and pianist Craig A. Meyer. Considered to be one of the best Elton John tribute artists in the market today, Meyer's strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing talent on the piano has audiences everywhere remembering when rock was young. Read More...
Alter Eagles Alter Eagles - The Definitive Eagles Tribute Band
In their first Mount Dora Music Festival appearance, Florida's own Alter Eagles - The Definitive Eagles Tribute Band, will take the stage to present a live musical recreation of The Eagles' legendary songs. Read More....
Jonathan Hodge Jonathan Hodge
Playing fiddle since the age of six, Jonathan Hodge is a classically trained, six-time winner of the Florida State Fiddle Championship who has spent more than 40 years fiddling around the country. Read More...
Lake Concert Band Connect2
As an international award-winning tribute artist, entertainer Carlene Mitchell is a jazz and R&B vocalist recognized for her performances, musical direction, choreography, and productions. She has opened for such recording artists as Cuba Gooding, Sr., The Delphonics, and the trio of Ray, Goodman, and Brown. Her nationwide performances at showrooms, casinos, concerts, and nightclubs complement her numerous touring performances in musicals, films, and commercials. Read More...
Foothills Bluegrass Band Foothills Bluegrass Band
Steeped in the distinctive heritage of traditional Bluegrass three-part harmony played exclusively with acoustic instruments, the Foothill Bluegrass Band also performs four- part harmony gospel music. The Beaumont Brothers, Dave, and Mike are joined by Scott Rowell, Donnie Harvey (second banjo and baritone), and the golden voice of Bill Neely.  Read More...
Glazer Family Glazer Family
The Glazer family hails from Montréal, and has been in Orlando since 1998. Everyone is quite active musically; the kids play in youth symphony, each has been to all-state many times and won many competitions and they have opened for hundreds of concerts. They have a string trio, play in jazz band, everyone is a multi-instrumentalist, and they enjoy singing together! Read More...
Gypsy Star

Gypsy Star
Inspired by the nomadic travels and musical tapestry of gypsy performers, Florida’s Gypsy Star takes you on a journey around the world in a performance flavored with the spice of South America, the romance of the Mediterranean, the traditions of the Celts, and the passion of Eastern Europe. Read More...

Hindu Cowboys Hindu Cowboys
The musical roots of the Hindu Cowboys founding members Joseph Martens (acoustic guitar and lead vocals), Craig Roy (string bass) and DiGeorge (electric guitar) stretch from Nashville to New York and overseas to Bulgaria, but since 1998 they have called Orlando home. Read More...
Lake Concert Band Lake Concert Band
The Lake Concert Band was originally formed in 1989 as the Lake Sentinel Community Concert Band under the sponsorship of the Orlando Sentinel newspaper.  During 2007 the band reorganized and became the Lake Concert Band, a Florida non-profit corporation. For over twenty years the band has entertained thousands of central Florida residents and visitors at numerous concerts, parades, and community events. Read More...
The Porchdogs The Porchdogs
For the last twenty years, the Porchdogs have served up their speciality of Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco music seasoned with a twist of Southern Rock and bluegrass. Read More....
Slip and the Spinouts Slip & the Spinouts
When Yeehaw Junction's favorite sons, Slip, Noah, and Scott - better known as Slip and the Spinouts - kick into gear, they don’t mess around. Rockabilly is their music and they own it like no other Florida band. Mixing it up with western swing, surf, old country, blues and roots music, they take you on a thrill ride back to the hot rockin’ days of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Buck Owens, Carl Perkins, Hank Williams, and Johnny Burnette. Read More....
Watermelon Revolution

Watermelon Revolution
Watermelon Revolution is the creation of Marko Pocta, aka Markoman, a guitarist and bandleader from Virginia Beach. Performing Caribbean rhythms with the laid-back style of Harry Belafonte, Bob Marley, and Jimmy Buffett, this fun four-piece band also features lead vocalist and percussionist Alex Adams from NYC by way of Barbados. Read More...

   

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