Up for a road trip this weekend? Head to Bear Creek
According to Google Maps, it's only a 3-hour, 6-minute drive from Tampa to Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. That seems like a reasonable drive for anyone who's into funk, jazz and jam music.
This weekend is the Bear Creek Music & Art Festival, with Galactic (above), Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Toubab Krewe, Ian Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Perpetual Groove, DubConscious, the Heavy Pets and many, many more.
The event is Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Advance three-day tickets through Thursday are $155 per person; at the gate it's $165.Day tickets are $75 Friday and Saturday, $50 Sunday.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*