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Bear Creek Music Festival: Partying Like It’s 1969

Review of the sprawling funk, jam and jazz fest in Live Oak, Florida on November 10-14, 2010

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Anyone who woke up at the fourth annual Bear Creek Music Festival could’ve been excused for thinking that they were in the middle of a dream about Woodstock.

Tie-dye, hula hoops and frisbees were everywhere, even as the evening temperatures dipped well into the 30s from November 10-14 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. With its six stages (three outdoors; three indoors), the beautiful northern Florida facility played host to a five-day musical time warp.

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