This celebration of Americana folk music, now in its 27th year, will bring three days of live music to St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter in May 2022.

Gamble Rogers Music Festival 2022

Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May 8, 2022 | See Times Below at Colonial Quarter

This celebration of Americana folk music, now in its 27th year, will bring three days of live music to St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter in May 2022.

In the Historic District on St. George Street.
14 S Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 794-4163 (904) 377-4163
  • The annual Gamble Rogers Music Festival will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 6, and continue until 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2022, bringing three days of music and festivities to St. Augustine's Colonial Quarter.

    Dedicated to commemorating the life and music of Gamble Rogers, the festival is a favorite among those with a passion for balladry, storytelling, and the oral tradition that has shaped American folk music.

    Along with three full days of great music, the Gamble Rogers Festival offers plenty of food and drink available at the Colonial Quarter's restaurants and beverage sales areas, and a jam area. A youth area features interactive music-making and storytelling, ensuring that the event is ideal for families.

    The Music

    Featured artists in 2022 will include international artists like the Steel Wheels as well as great local performers, including Amy Hendrickson, Sam Pacetti, Davis Loose and the Loose Cannons, and Big Dog Mama in addition to regional favorites like The Florida Troubadours the Wild Shiners. In total, more than 35 performers will make the Colonial Quarter the most festive neighborhood in the city for three days in May.

    Performances will take place on two stages in the Colonial Quarter: the Main Stage, under the live oak, and Mulberry Stage, under the Mulberry trees. New this year, the Riberia Gardens stage, located across the street from Colonial Oak Music Park, will feature youth-friendly performances and activities including a ukulele workshop, storytelling, hands-on music-making, and family-friendly music.

    Admission: Weekend passes are $60. Tickets for Friday only are $20; Saturday tickets are $30 and Sunday tickets are $20. To purchase tickets, visit here.

    When: 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, May 6; 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2022

    Where: The Colonial Quarter is located at 33 St. George St. in St. Augustine, FL 32084.

    For more information, please visit here or call (904) 794-4163.

    About Gamble Rogers

    Born in 1937, Gamble was the son and grandson of prominent architects in Florida, but he chose to be a musician instead. He blended music with dialogue and storytelling to captivate any audience he came before. Gamble inspired many artists, including Jimmy Buffet, to expand their capacity for storytelling and their musical talent will follow. Gamble first gained national attention as a lead singer and guitarist, both acoustic and electric, for the band the Serendipity Singers.

    He introduced and verbally set the stage for their songs when they appeared on television shows such as The Tonight Show, Hootenanny, and The Ed Sullivan Show. Gamble soon moved to a solo career where he earned national acclaim, appearing on talk shows across the country, hosting numerous music specials, and continuing to play his whimsical, spellbinding music. At the age of 54, Gamble passed away trying to save a drowning man at Flagler Beach in Florida. He is remembered today through the Gamble Rogers Memorial Foundation and the Gamble Rogers Music Fest.

    Sponsors for the 2022 Gamble Rogers Music Festival include the Sing Out Loud Festival and the Colonial Oak Music Park.

    Performances at the Maine Stage are slated to last 45 minutes. Performances at the Mulberry Stage are slated for 30 minutes.

  • Schedule of Events

    Friday Night Main Stage

    6:00 p.m.

    Lonesome Bert and the Skinny Lizards

    6:50 p.m.

    Remedy Tree

    7:30 p.m.

    Aslyn and the Naysayers

    8:10 p.m.

    The Gabe Valla Band

    9:10 p.m.

    Brett Bass and the Melted Plectrum

    Saturday Main Stage

    11:00 a.m.

    The Dunehoppers

    11:50 a.m.

    Katherine Archer

    12:40 p.m.

    Brian Smalley

    1:30 p.m.

    Gypsy Wind

    2:20 p.m.

    The Skinny

    3:10 p.m.

    The Currys

    4:20 p.m.

    Sam Pacetti

    5:20 p.m.

    The Krickets

    6:10 p.m.

    Michael Jordan

    7:00 p.m.

    Dom Flemons

    8:00 p.m.

    Hawktail

    9:00 p.m.

    Phoebe Hunt and the Gatherers

    Saturday Pickers Stage

    11:00 a.m.

    Jerry Mincey

    11:50 a.m.

    Fiona Chalmers

    12:40 p.m.

    Eden Rewa

    1:30 p.m.

    Larry Mangum

    2:20 p.m.

    Jim Carrick

    3:10 p.m.

    The Sandspurs

    4:00 p.m.

    Davis and the Loose Cannons

    4:50 p.m.

    Uncle Mosie

    5:40 p.m.

    Grant Peeples

    6:30 p.m.

    Passerine

    7:20 p.m.

    Wax Wings

    Saturday Mulberry Stage

    11:00 a.m.

    Al Poindexter

    11:50 a.m.

    Amy Hendrickson

    12:40 p.m.

    Elaine & Sam Mahon

    1:30 p.m.

    Ron & Bari

    2:20 p.m.

    Doug Spears

    3:30 p.m.

    Mr. Aullie

    4:20 p.m.

    Rachel Grubb

    5:10 p.m.

    Jamie DeFrates

    6:00 p.m.

    Obscure Brothers

    Sunday Main Stage

    11:00 a.m.

    Red Henry's All-Star Band

    12:00 p.m.

    Charlie Robertson

    1:00 p.m.

    Troubadours (Remembering Gamble Rogers with Larry Mangum, Bob Patterson, Charley Simmons, Jim Carrick)

    2:10 p.m.

    Pierce Pettis

    3:20 p.m.

    Verlon Thompson

    4:30 p.m.

    John Dickie IV and Collapsible B

    Sunday Pickers Stage

    11:00 a.m.

    Jordan Foley

    11:50 a.m.

    Todd Jones

    12:40 p.m.

    Salt and Pine

    1:50 p.m.

    Chelsea Saddler

    3:00 p.m.

    The Willowwacks

    Sunday Mulberry Stage

    11:00 a.m.

    Joe Mark

    11:50 a.m.

    Dave Dowling

    12:40 p.m.

    Paradox

    1:30 p.m.

    Marianne Lerbs

    2:20 p.m.

    Madi Carr

    3:15 p.m.

    I Remember Gamble Contest

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