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Mount Dora Music Festival
2014-2015 Season
until the
Fall Prelude Concert

2014/2015 Season Schedule

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - FALL CONCERT PRELUDE

7:30 p.m. - An Evening of Comedy and Song with Jim Stafford
Mount Dora Community Center, Mount Dora

Let's Hang On!

Award-winning singer-songwriter Jim Stafford has been a celebrated name since the 1970’s, best known for his humorous novelty songs, as a television personality, a live entertainer, and as a multi-instrumentalist. In 1974 he wrote and recorded his first Top 40 chart making song, The Swamp Witch. It was followed by his hit gold single, Spiders and Snakes, which peaked at #3 on Billboard’s Hot 100; selling over two million copies and staying on the American pop charts for 26 weeks. The hits just kept coming with My Girl Bill, Wildwood Weed, and the wonderfully satirical Cow Patti, written for a movie in which Jim appeared: Clint Eastwood’s Any Which Way You Can. Jim’s work has also been covered by George Jones and Jerry Reed. … Read More »



Reserved Section 2 (White): $30 Advance / $35 Door
Reserved Section 1(Blue): $45 Advance / $50 Door
VIP Section (Red): $60 Advance / $65 Door

All tickets are reserved seating. VIP tickets include Meet & Greet following the performance. Group tickets are available, please call 352-383-2627 for more information. Online tickets on sale now!

Friday, February 21, 2014

7:30 p.m. - Melissa Manchester
Mount Dora Community Center, Mount Dora | TICKETED

Melissa Manchester

GRAMMY Award-winning artist Melissa Manchester is a compelling singer/songwriter celebrating four decades in the entertainment industry. She launched the smash hit single Midnight Blue in the mid-1970s, and along with co-writer Kenny Loggins penned the radio classic Whenever I Call You Friend. Her international hits Through The Eyes of Love and Don’t Cry Out Loud were written for her by her friend and frequent collaborator Carole Bayer Sager, and the late Marvin Hamlisch, and Peter Allen. Her songs have been recorded by such iconic artists as Barbra Streisand, Dusty Springfield, Alison Krauss, Roberta Flack, Johnny Mathis, and Kathy Mattea, among others. Read More »



Saturday, February 22, 2014

7:30 p.m. - JACK JONES
Mount Dora Community Center, Mount Dora | TICKETED


Two-time Grammy winner JACK JONES is one of the greatest vocalists of all time - a true singer’s singer - and the very definition of a complete and total entertainer. Jones’ talent and commitment to his art earned him two Best Pop Male Vocal Performance Grammy Awards; first for his 1962 hit Anthony Velona’s Lollipops and Roses, and the second for his 1964 hit Burt Bacharach/Hal David’s classic Wives and Lovers, which was also nominated for Record of the Year. He was later nominated for Jack Jones Paints A Tribute To Tony Bennett and for The Impossible Dream. His other hits include The Race Is On, Lady, Call Me Irresponsible, and What I Did For Love. Read More »