Quartermoon Band is North Florida's Americana treasure.  The band's founding members, John and Raven Smith, have had the pleasure of playing music for many, many years.  They are joined by wonderful musicians, such as Tom Nelly, George Webb, Tuck Tucker, Billy Gilmore and many other folks who love pickin' too. Quartermoon has been playing the Magnolia Festival and the Suwanee Springfest for many years, where they also host the Bill Monroe Shrine pickin' tent. Visit the Events page to see where you can catch Quartermoon Band next!  We can't wait to see you.

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We had such a great time at the Suwannee Springfest this year.  It's such a beautiful, magical place with so many dearly loved friends and family (and new friends, too!) and we love being a part of it year after year.  We heard some great music from friends like The Short Straw Pickers, Taylor Martin's Acoustic Band, The Jon Stickley Trio and Steve Pruett's Back from the Brink.  There was a lot of great pickin' in the campground too!  We are looking forward to the Magnolia Festival in the fall at the lovely Suwannee Music Park.

Quartermoon at Hearken Night 

The Halloween Hearken Night show at the High Springs Playhouse was a lot of fun.  It's so nice to play in such an intimate setting and get to visit with such great people.  The costumes were amazing and special thanks to the sponsors who provided the prizes for the costume contest.  We had so much fun and we hope that you did too.  Make sure to keep your ear to the ground about Hearken Night; it's a lovely venue.  Here are some pictures of John and Raven and Tom and Tuck from the show.  Japhy Pennington and Carylee Pennington also made guest appearances on stage.

(Photo credit: Carylee Pennington)

Magnolia Festival 

The 18th annual Magnolia Festival in Live Oak was a blast as always.  Quartermoon played two sets, first on the porch stage and then in the music hall.  The Bill Monroe Shrine was hopping with a bonfire and lots of great pickin'.  We saw some great bands, from classics like Rodney Crowell and Lyle Lovett to newer bands like the March Fourth Marching Band and Tornado Rider.  We are already looking forward to the Suwannee Springfest and can't wait to see you there.

Bill Monroe tent by day, 2014 Magnolia Festival


Bill Monroe tent by night, 2014 Suwannee Springfest (Photo by Tara Thompson)


Quartermoon Shows


Farm to Family

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Quartermoon will be playing Friday, April 3rd from 7p-8p. Also, there will be lots of after-hours pickin' at the Bill Monroe Shrine!

Age limit: All ages

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Swallowtail Farm Spring Festival

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Swallowtail Farm, 17603 nw 276th lane, Alachua, FL 32615


Quartermoon will be playing from 1:15-2 pm. This festival will be really great with lots of workshops and activities for the whole family. Check out their website for more information.

Age limit: All ages

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