Fool's Paradise Adds The Motet, Antwaun Stanley, And Much More February 3, 2017 01:00

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The forecast for the upcoming Fool’s Paradise just got a little sunnier with some very exciting lineup additions and late-night announcements. In addition to the previously announced lineup, the Florida destination event has added funk/dance powerhouse The Motet to the bill, and announced frequent Vulfpeck vocal collaborator Antwaun Stanley as an Artist-At-Large.

On Friday March 31st, Lettuce will kick off their first night with premier Grateful Dead tribute band Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, a special Manic Science set featuring Manic Focus & Break Science, LA-based groove masters Organ Freeman, along with Dead & Company bassist Oteil Burbridge and Antwaun Stanley as Artists-At-Large.

On Saturday April 1st, Lettuce will close the celebration with electro-funk duo The Floozies, The Motet, and contemporary funk ragers The Main Squeeze, with Antwaun Stanley as an Artist-At-Large.

Fans can expect various cross-collaborations by the artists in attendance.

When the music at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre comes to an end each day, fans will have the option of continuing over to the Elk’s Lodge for additional late night after shows. The intimate venue will host a series of separately ticketed shows from Jaw Gems, Eric Krasno Band, and the “Infinity Jam” hosted by Eric Krasno and Oteil Burbridge onFriday, March 31st along with performances by Dumpstaphunk and the “Fools For Funk” featuring members of Lettuce, Dumpstaphunk, and more on Saturday, April 1st.

St. Augustine is roughly one hour from Jacksonville, one hour from Gainesville, and two hours from Orlando. The oldest city in the United States and fabled home to theFountain of Youth, St. Augustine’s unique scenery and historical presence sets the city apart from any other in the country. With over 42 miles of beaches, incredible restaurants and bars, oceanic activities, and historical adventures galore, attendees will have plenty to explore during their stay. Stay tuned for artist excursion announcements coming soon!

Brought to you by Lettuce, Purple Hat Productions, Live for Live Music, and Silver Wrapper, Fool’s Paradise is set to return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for the second year in a row. The state-of-the-art performing arts venue is nestled in a beautiful 16-acre section of Anastasia State Park. Campgrounds and beach shores make up this perfect Florida landscape.

The entire venue is General Admission, with the exception of minimal reserved seating. VIP packages will include reserved seating in front of the soundboard, priority access to the pit area, artist happy hour, discount alcoholic beverages, event poster and t-shirt. Hotel/Camping packages include lodging, transportation, VIP tickets to the event, and late-night tickets.

If guests are craving the ultimate outdoor experience, there are two nearby campsites with availabilities at Anastasia State Park and KOA Campgrounds. The city also offers a variety of lodging options.

Tickets for two-day passes are currently on sale, with single day and late night tickets going on sale this Friday, February 3 at 10am ET! For more information, visit


Fool’s Paradise Lineup:

Friday 3/31:
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead
Manic Science (Manic Focus x Break Science)
Organ Freeman
Saturday 4/1:
The Motet
The Floozies
The Main Squeeze

Artists At Large:
Oteil Burbridge
Antwaun Stanley

Friday 3/31 Late Night:
Jaw Gems
Eric Krasno Band
Infinity Jam (Eric Krasno & Oteil Burbridge plus special guests)

Saturday 4/1 Late Night:
Fools For Funk (Members of Lettuce, Dumpstaphunk & more)

Watch the official 2016 Fool's Paradise recap video here: