Aura Music Fest Moves To Spirt Of The Suwannee!

Papadosio @ Gnanrnia

Conspirator, Perpetual Groove, Papadosio, Dopapod and The Heavy Pets will take the stage as headliners on February 15th-17th at the fourth annual Aura Music Festival.
Papadosio @ Gnarnia

An excellent change to Aura this year is the fact that it will be taking place at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. Trust us when we say Spirit of the Suwannee is one of the most beautiful and magical festival grounds in the country, the perfect place for a festival the likes of Aura.
The Heavy Pets @ Freebird Live

There will also be a series of four pre-aura shows in December featuring Papadosio, here are the dates and locations:

Dec 5 – Double Down, Gainesville, FL
Dec 6 – Crowbar Live, Tampa, FL
Dec 7 – Culture Room, Ft Lauderdale, FL w/ Greenhouse Lounge
Dec 8 – Freebird Live, Jacksonville, FL w/ Greenhouse Lounge

The Heavy Pets @ Freebird Live
People always ask me when I’m at shows and fesitvals how I got my press pass so I’m just gonna make things easier for everyone and post the press contact here, please do not email if you are not working for a media outlet or have a serious blog, etc.:

Media Contact:
Brotherly Love Productions
Destiny Spang
215.704.9555 |

The Heavy Pets @ Freebird Live
Here is the full press release from Brotherly Love Productions:

Three Days of Music, Art & Camping
February 15th – 17th, 2013
Boca Raton, Florida (September 5, 2012) – AURA Music Events has announced Papadosio, Conspirator, Perpetual Groove and The Heavy Pets as headliners for AURA Music & Arts Festival 2013! Now taking place February 15th – 17th, the much-loved event will kick off festival season at the renowned Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. 
Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss-draped oak and cypress along the Suwannee River, the park is a playground for endless activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, disc golf and biking. The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park also offers guest comforts including a general store, full service restaurant, showers and water stations. In addition to primitive camping, fans can upgrade their AURA experience with RV hook ups, cabin rentals and golf cart rentals.
 Since its inception in 2010, AURA Music & Arts Festival has stayed true to its mission of showcasing the best regional and national touring bands in the underground jam community and live-electronic scene, building an event that brings fans together for a magical weekend. Treating festivalgoers to a variety of musical styles ranging from rock, funk and jazz to roots reggae, jam-tronica and hip-hop, the vibe at AURA is unlike any other festival, creating a community of music, arts, culture and togetherness, and 2013 will be no exception. 
A limited number of $75 tickets will be available on Monday, September 10th at For cabin rentals, RV hook ups and golf cart rentals please contact The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park at 386.364.1683 or Stay tuned for additional details and artist announcements!

AURA Music & Arts Festival Links: | | @AURAMusicEvents (#AURAfest)
Videos from AURA 2012:
Papadosio “Smile and Nod”:
The Heavy Pets “No More Time”:
Dopapod “Onionhead”:
Kung Fu “Chakrabarty Overdrive”:

Photos and Compilation By Phil
Press Release: Brotherly Love Productions


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