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An Evening with Donald Davis:$10.00

Donald Davis

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 7:00pm- GUC Performance Center

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Shoals Historic Tour: $25.00

Must See Gotta Do

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 9:00am or 1:00pm departure

(Only 30 spots per tour)
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This tour will include three stops:
  • Ivy Green: The birthplace of Helen Keller
  • The Rosenbaum House- designed by prominent 20th century architect, Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Tom's Wall- a Native American memorial, noted as one of the top 10 environmental arts in the United States

Shoals Music Tour: $25.00

Walt Aldridge

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 1:30pm

(Only 30 spots per tour)
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From its position alongside the Singing (Tennessee) River, the Shoals area has become a place of inspiration in the world of music. Take a journey through the hit recording capital as we visit the father of the blues, W.C. Handy, home & museum and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. This tour will also include the history of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and FAME Studios. Florence's own, Walt Aldridge will be your guide. Known for writing numerous chart-topping hits including, I Loved Her First, Walt knows the world of music inside and out and will be able to provide a one-of-a-kind insight into the Shoals music history.


Single Day Festival Ticket: $15.00

Friday, May 20 or Saturday, May 21, 9:00am- 5:00pm- GUC Performance Center

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Two Day Festival Package: $25.00

Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, 9:00am- 5:00pm- GUC Performance Center

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Student Festival Tickets are FREE!

The River

Stories, Songs, and The Singing River

May 20-21, 2016, 6:30pm- 9:30pm, McFarland Park under the tent

This year, evening performances will be held alongside the beautiful Tennessee River at McFarland Park. Only a short distance from the UNA campus, the Park allows us to enjoy more great stories and special musical performances, all with a magnificent view. Each night will begin with a sampling of stories from multiple tellers (known as an "olio"), leading up to a headliner. Friday night's performance will also include the presentation of the Story Slam winners.

Evening performances are FREE to the public!

Reserved seating will be provided for festival ticket holders only, however, everyone is welcome to bring along blankets and lawn chairs to join us in watching the show!


Three on a String
Friday, May 20, 2016

Three on a String


The Dill Pickers
Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Dill Pickers

The Muscle Shoals Documentary

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 10:00am

GUC Performance Center

$5.00 (To be paid at the door; Showing is free for tour ticket holders)

If you have a passion for music history and especially if you plan to go on the Shoals Music Tour, you can't miss the private showing of the award winning film about the music history of the Shoals Area!

Kathryn: The Story of a Teller

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 2:00pm

GUC Performance Center

$5.00 (To be paid at the door; Showing is free for tour ticket holders)

Join us for a private showing of the wonderful documentary about a world renowned storyteller, the beloved, Kathryn Tucker Windham.

Singing River Songwriters' Round

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 7:30pm

GUC Performance Center


Featuring Walt Aldridge, Kate Campbell, Donny Lowery and Mark Narmore

Have you ever wondered what meaning lies within the lyrics of your favorite songs? Join us for a songwriters' round to hear some amazing music and stories of the inspiration behind them!

Country Fried Chicken With All The Fixin's

Served for lunch on Friday, May 20, 2016, GUC Atrium

Only $12 Per Person!

Get ready to indulge in the flavors of the south!

  • Fried chicken
  • BBQ pork sliders
  • Pinto beans
  • Potato Salad
  • Slaw
  • Cornbread
  • Biscuits
  • Banana pudding
  • Sweet tea
  • Lemonade

Meal tickets must be purchased by Friday, May 13, 2016.

Checks may be mailed to:

UNA Box 5205
One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632

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