Latest News

1/4/2023 - We are pleased to announce "The Will McLean Foundation Audible Art Series at Fogartyville". This Sunday afternoon concert series will feature Florida Artists and is scheduled for the 2nd Sunday of the month at Fogartyville in Sarasota, FL (on-line tickets are now available for the Jan & Feb concerts: Click links below for information & to purchase tickets for an event)

 Jan 8th -  Frankie Jay & the Chicken Parade

Feb 12th - Reckless Saints

March - no concert due to Will McLean Annual festival at Florida Sand Music Ranch, Brooksville

April 9th - Lily Jane Band

May 14th - Still Friends


12/8/22 - This year's song contest had 82 entries. Thanks to all who entered! Congratulations to the Winner, Daniel Childs and the rest of the  finalists.  Read more and listen to the songs submitted by these songwriters.

Mark your calendar for March 10-12, 2023.  The top 3 will be featured in a showcase during our annual Will McLean Music Festival.

The Sertoma Youth Ranch gets new life — it’s acquired by the Will McLean Foundation

Seán Kinane | 88.5 WMNF |  August 26th, 2022

A live music and camping area near Brooksville has a new chance at survival now that a Florida folk music foundation says it will acquire the Sertoma Youth Ranch. An email from the president of the Will McLean Foundation says the group will take over the assets of the Sertoma Youth Ranch by the end of October.