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Hundreds Welcome Back Music By The Sea 2015

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The Outta Sight Band opens Music By The Sea 2015. 

Kickin’ It AT The Pier

Music By The Sea 2015 (21) (800x600)The dance floor was packed at the pier pavilion on Wednesday night as hundreds came out to enjoy the fist Music by the Sea Concert Series of 2015. Sponsored by the St Augustine Beach Civic Association, the musical talents of The Outta Sight Band from the FSDB once again opened the series. People of all ages surrounded the pavilion enjoying the music, the food and the magical weather.

Food service was provided by The Purple Olive and the meals were flying off the table. The tasty Jerk Chicken, Cuban Pork, Veggie Empanadas, and Caribbean Salad were offered and hundreds enjoyed the tasty treats. Purple Olive is a 2014 TASTE of the Beach winner as well as first place winners of the Great Chowder Debate held at the Conch House. Watch for another visit from the Purple Olive later this year.

No need to worry about parking, this year, during the Music by the Sea Concert Series, concert goers will be able to take a shuttle from the SAB City Hall to the pier. Sax Shuttle will be available for a price of $5.00 for a round trip ticket on Wednesday night. A shuttle-season pass is also available for the cost of $20.00.

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Mike drives the shuttle.

“This is our first run.” said shuttle drive Mike. “We are working on getting people to know about us.So far we have had 17 passangers.” he continued. This new shuttle also travels down A1A from beachside Publix Shopping Center to downtown St Augustine seven days a week. The shuttle runs from 10am to 8pm and for a cost of $5.00 a rider can ride all day long.

The performers in the Outta-Sight Band are from the blind department at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. Band members are visually impaired or blind and they have made it a tradition to be the first band of the season. The members of the band train everyday. Wednesdays music included different genres of music from: country, folk, soul and even classic rock. The audience could not sit still and danced throughout the night.

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Jeremiah Rowland and Jessica Baker, of St Augustine Beach

Jeremiah Rowland and Jessica Baker, of St Augustine Beach make it a regular occurrence to attend the Wednesday Music Concerts. As the two sat on the wall watching the crowd Rowland looked around, “I like the atmosphere of the people and the music. Rowland said about these Wednesday nights. “I think that the band doing something like that is great.” Rowland continued.

The St Augustine Beach Civic Association’s Music by the Sea Concert Series will continue every Wednesday night through October. With over 23 bands and food from local restaurants, this free concert series will commence with the 10th Annual Taste of the Beach. Proceeds from the TASTE of the Beach will go to the Betty Griffin House, a shelter for victims of domestic abuse.

To see more visit: MUSIC BY THE SEA PHOTOS

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