Popular folk and Americana group Old Crow Medicine Show will return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre at 7 p.m. May 21, 2021.
Though they got their start busking on the streets of New York and into Canada, Old Crow Medicine Show eventually found themselves in Boone, North Carolina,where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy in 2000. Watson immediately invited the band to play at his MerleFest, helping to launch their career.
Shortly thereafter, the band relocated to Nashville for a residency at the Grand Ole Opry, where they entertained the crowd between shows.
Since then the group has sold over 800,000 albums worldwide and participated in several popular and highly rated music festivals including Bonnaroo, Coachella, and the Newport Folk Festival. In 2011, the group found themselves embarking on the historic Railroad Revival Tour with Mumford and Sons, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. This tour had the bands riding a vintage train from California to New Orleans, playing shows along the way while Emmet Malloy captured the whole thing in his documentary, "Big Easy Express."
The group has released six studio albums since their beginning, and their most recent one, "Volunteers" (2017), coincided with the group's 20th anniversary. The band was nominated for a 2007 Americana Music Award in the category of "Best Duo Or Group." The group also received the 2013 Trailblazer Award at the 12th Annual Americana Honors & Awards Show, which took place Sept. 18, 2013, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
"Wagon Wheel" the song originally sketched by Bob Dylan that Old Crow Medicine Show founder Ketch Secor heard and later completed, has been nominated for many awards and covered by several artists. Their version of the song was certified platinum by RIAA in 2013. The song was nominated as Song of the Year at the 47th Annual Country Music Association Awards in 2013. "Wagon Wheel" has been covered by Darius Rucker, Mumford and Sons and others.
Old Crow Medicine Show is a rambling string band that enjoys playing music for the joy and art of playing music. Current members of the band are Mike Harris (guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro, vocals), Morgan Jahnig, (upright bass), Jerry Pentecost (drums, vocals), Ketch Secor vocals, fiddle, harmonica, banjo, guitar), Mason Via (guitar, vocals) and Cory Younts (mandolin, drums, keyboards).
Enhanced safety measures and protocols for the show include distanced seating,contactless digital ticketing, face covering requirements and mobile ordering for concessions.
Admission: $59.50 to $84.50. For tickets, visit here.
When: 7 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021
Where: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340 A1A South in St. Augustine, FL 32080.
Parking Information: The Amp St. Augustine is located on Anastasia Island next to Anastasia State Park. Limited paid parking is available in The Amp's Main Lot, but only with advance purchase of a Premium Parking ticket. Free satellite parking areas are located within one mile of the Amphitheatre, at R.B. Hunt Elementary and at Anastasia State Park (see map below).
Shuttle Information: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre shuttle system begins its run 45 minutes prior to show time. The shuttle will pick up event patrons at four designated shuttle stops: the R.B. Hunt Elementary School Soccer Field, the west entrance of the Anastasia State Park Main Parking Lot, the Loop at the Anastasia State Park, and the entrance of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. To see the full shuttle route, please see the map below.
Shuttles will run continuously until approximately 45 minutes after the scheduled start time of a concert. For anyone wanting to leave prior to the end of a show, shuttles will begin taking people back to the satellite parking areas one hour before the event is over. The driver will not depart The Amp until the shuttle is more than 50% full.