The "Naborhood" Coffee Talk
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presented by Doris Nabors and June Beverly
5910 Hampton St., Melrose, Fl at the corner of State Rd. 26
If you can, bring a dish to share for a community potluck brunch.


CharleySimmonsWednesday, August 3, 2016
Charley Simmons
It was Charley’s St. Augustine 1970 exposure to Gamble Rogers that he began to develop his own finger picking solo style. 1991 Utah State Flattop Guitar Champion, 2002 Wyoming State Fingerstyle Champion, Winner 2003 Gamble Rogers Fingerstyle Gutiar Competition, Winner 2005 KRCL Singer/Songwriter Competition. Charley’s music is as diverse as his musical influences drawing on folk, blues and jazz.


ronSchmidtAlternateSpeedWednesday, August 10, 2016
Ron Schmidt & Moderate Speed
Ron Schmidt and Walter Jones both retired from the University of Florida now pursue their music careers. Ron (vocals, guitar, and accordion) grew up in Minnesota, just down the road from Lake Wobegon, which may be his primary link to music fame. Walter (percussion) grew up in Gainesville, FL. He is more famous for his music in that he was born in Columbus, GA (about the time of the writing of “Columbus Stockade Blues”) and also played clarinet in the US Army band during military service.

katieJoeWallerWednesday, August 17, 2016
Joe & Katie Waller
Duo of Joe Waller and Katie Waller mild bluegrass music, and many styles of fiddle tunes, with a little gospel, western music, and civil war period music. Katie was a classically trained in the viola and violin but is now having wonderful time playing fiddle. She won 2nd place in the Old Time Fiddle Music Championship 1999 and 2nd in the state Twin Fiddle Contest at White Springs in 2001.


emmettCarlisleWednesday, August 24, 2016
Emmett Carlisle
Emmett will soon be releasing his 6th CD of original Americana and Florida folk songs. Some of the CDs available are Young Man’s Dreams, Walkin’ The Line, Florida Spirit and Gamble’s Choice.  He plays at most of the big Festivals including the Florida Folk, Will Mclean, and Gamble Rogers and many others.  Musicians are always welcome to sit in or play a song or two with Emmett.

donAustinWednesday, August 31, 2016
Don Austin
Don Austin guarantees musical mayhem with the violin, guitar, mandolin and harp with his solo performances. Don is a multi-talented song-writer/singer/music master and member of the band, The Alley Cats.