The 18th Annual DeLand Original Music Festival will take place on Saturday Nov 3rd from 1pm-1am. This monumental event will feature original music from over 150 local and regional acts on 26 stages held throughout the Historic Downtown DeLand District. Downtown DeLand provides a perfect backdrop to showcase these acts at one of the nations top award winning historic downtown districts. The event is the largest one-day independent music festival in the southeast. The event will also host the 2018 SSA Music Awards which will consists of honoring the SSA’s Songwriter of the Year, Band of the Year, Song of the Year, Instrumentalist of the Year and Most Unique Style of the Year
The festival features a wide array of musical styles from mostly local and regional acts for all ages to enjoy consisting of Rock, Jazz, Blues, Country, Bluegrass, Hip Hop, Electronica, Industrial, Folk, Christian Rock, Metal, Reggae and more. Other activity’s include an Art Show consisting of over 30 area artists as well as a wide variety of various vendors. There will also be a community drum circle in which the public is welcomed to participate at and a family friendly kid zone located in front of the Historic Court House on W Indiana Ave. .
Discounted Advanced Tickets can be purchased online at www.ssa.ccor at Steve’s Downtown Music in DeLand and Atlantic Sounds in Daytona Beach. Discounted Tickets are $10 Advance or $15 at the Gate. (Children ages 12 & under FREE) The Event is held RAIN OR SHINE. The event is presented by the Songwriters Showcases of America who also produces Daytona’s MainStreet Live in February as well as Delandapalooza in April. The event is sponsored by Backstage Pass Magazine, Yuengling, 95.7 WHOG and Deland Beacon Newspaper. For more information on the event go to http://www.ssa.cc