This year we are honoring Margaret Longhill who has been the gentle, guiding hand and inspiration for hundreds of musicians who have found their voices for Florida. Since she first met Will McLean in the early 1980s, she has continued to keep the flame burning of Will’s desire to “Save Florida Through Music.”
“Music is a magical way to teach the value of our blessed, flowered land,” says Margaret.
Whether it’s her support for the young performers or the annual ‘Best New Florida Song Contest,’ Margaret possesses the ability to nourish and encourage songwriters across the state simply with her incredulous smile and engaging enthusiasm. As a result, the library of songs about this “Land of Flowers” continues to grow.
“I’d like to be known as a lover of Florida and promoter of music, especially about Florida. And I was a convert because I’m from Tennessee and I love Tennessee too, but you know when you live in Florida you just adopt Florida,” says Margaret.
Join us at 8:00 p.m. Saturday night, March 12th on the Magnolia Stage
for a special presentation for Margaret Longhill.
(Advanced online tickets available
until March 9th)
Purchase Advanced WillFest Weekend Tickets
Online with secure PAYPAL
Your printed receipt is your ticket
- please bring to the festival for proof -
(Ticket does NOT include Camping)
Sunday 10 am - 6pm
2018 Performer Applications Closed
submitted by Sept 30th
Please see Song Contest for more information on the Florida song contest.
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