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RIP Eddie Jacoby

We at the North Central Florida Blues Society are deeply saddened by the loss of Eddie Jacoby. We will miss not only his fantastic music, but more importantly his kind heart – he had the heart of an artist. It was truly an honor to know Eddie. A person like Eddie that departs from this […]

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Join the NCFBS and help us keep the Blue...

Join the NCFBS and help us keep the Blues alive!

Did you know that the North Central Florida Blues Society is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization and your membership dues are tax deductible? Help us preserve, cultivate, nurture, and promote the Blues in the Gainesville, Florida area by joining us. A single annual membership is only $20/year. Download our membership brochure at and mail your […]

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Willie Green a Recipient of the 2017 Flo...

Secretary of State Ken Detzner today announced the 2017 Florida Folk Heritage Award recipients. The 2017 awardees are Willie Green of McIntosh, Blues artist, David Peñaflor and Marilia Carrasquillo of Ocoee, Folk Advocates of Latin American culture; Haiqiong Deng of Tallahassee, traditional Chinese musician; and Pastor William Emerson of Tarpon Springs, performing artist and composer […]

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