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This year, North Florida Land Trust is excited to present JJ Grey at Congaree and Penn Farm and Mills in Jacksonville, Florida on December 1st.

JJ Grey, described by fans as the “north Florida sage and soul-bent swamp rocker,” hails from Jacksonville and has gained worldwide acclaim with his band, JJ Grey and Mofro. This December’s concert brings Grey back home to his beloved roots and will feature JJ Grey in a solo performance.

Grey shares a commitment to the land of his north Florida home that fits perfectly with North Florida Land Trust’s mission to protect special places in the region. Grey often sings about the changing landscape in northern Florida and his soulfulness and deep beliefs come through in his music. The farms and eddying swamps of this area are as much a part of Grey's music as the Louisiana swamp-blues tradition. Much like the localized storytelling of blues musicians from the bayou, through his love of north Florida, Grey tells a story of our area’s natural heritage.

Opening for JJ Grey is another Jacksonville original, Baystreet Band, and their blues project, MillaJohn’s BlueSoul. The artists will play under the oaks at Congaree & Penn Farm overlooking picturesque rice fields, orchards, and ponds. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or chairs, kids, family and friends to enjoy music and a day on the farm in support of regional conservation. The outdoor experience will feature multiple food trucks serving all of your favorites! Congaree & Penn will have their homemade Farm Cider available for purchase alongside the delicious local beers from Bold City Brewery!

General Admission covers entry and a signature cocktail by Manifest Distilling or snow cone at Sunshine Grindz food truck! Other food truck fare and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. Coolers are not permitted, but bring your reusable water bottle! Kids 3 and under are free.


For those interested in elevating their experience with an all-inclusive ticket, Congaree & Penn presents Farm to Table Tapas paired with beer, cider, and wine throughout the event. VIP guests will enjoy a full service experience while JJ Grey performs beneath Congaree and Penn’s 100 year old oak tree. Table service will include beer, wine, Farm Cider, and a farm to table tapas tasting menu prepared by farm chef Ryan Randolph. Located along the cypress lined creek, the VIP tent will boast the best view of the performance. Enjoy JJ Grey in elevated farm style at the VIP tent for a truly one of a kind experience!

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Multiple levels of sponsorship are available, and each opportunity includes customization to meet diverse marketing needs. For more information, visit the following link or please contact Genevieve Fletcher below.


North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) is the premier conservation non-profit in northeast Florida. Founded in 1999, NFLT has protected over 18,000 acres of unique landscapes and ecosystems that protect wildlife and provide scenic beauty, clean air and water, recreation and quality of life for residents of our region. North Florida Land Trust has a core service area in ten counties in northeast Florida, and works on an as-needed basis elsewhere in Florida. We purchase or receive donations of land in order to safeguard its natural character. Working closely with public agency partners, private landowners, foundations and other land trusts, we ensure that what we save today remains protected. See our website for more information: http://www.northfloridalandtrust.org/

CONTACT:Genevieve Fletcher, Development Officer

(904) 479-1962 or [email protected]

Venue Information

Congaree and Penn Farm & Mills
11830 Old Kings Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32219
(904) 527-1945
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Organizer Information

North Florida Land Trust

843 West Monroe Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 479-1967

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