Sing Out Loud Festival History

Sing Out Loud is the annual, epic celebration of live entertainment in the Nation’s Oldest City. In a convergence of musical genres over multiple weekends in September, Sing Out Loud is St. Augustine’s Official Month of Music. Over 100 national, regional and local artists play a mix of free and ticketed shows at a dozen venues throughout the area. Produced by St. Johns County Cultural Events which curates and operates The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and specialty events like Sing Out Loud Festival and Fort Mose Jazz & Blues Series.

In partnership with the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, Sing Out Loud was introduced in September 2016. Guided by its core values of music, community and philanthropy, Sing Out Loud has featured more than 1,300 national, regional and local musicians and raised over $300,000 for local non-profit organizations.

About Francis Field Showcase

Friday, September 22

The Black Keys, Lord Huron, Yola and War Hippies

3:30 PM: Early Entry Gates (GA+ and Platinum only)

4:00 PM: General Entry

5:20 PM: Show 

Saturday, September 23

Mumford & Sons, Maggie Rogers, Elle King, Amos Lee and S.G. Goodman

1:30 PM: Early Entry Gates (GA+ and Platinum only)

2:00 PM: General Entry

3:40 PM: Show 

*Please Note: All lineup and times are subject to change


25 West Castillo Drive, St. Augustine FL 32084

Francis Field is an open-air special events field located in the heart of historic downtown St. Augustine. The field is walking distance from downtown hotels and biking distance from the beach and historic sites. 


The festival grounds are open Friday, September 22 from 4pm to 11pm and Saturday, September 23 from 2pm to 11pm.


Onsite bathroom facilities will be available. ADA accessible restrooms will also be onsite.

Festival Environment

This is a standing-only festival and concert seating will not be available. It is also a rain or shine event. Sun protection is highly encouraged as well as hydration. Please visit the free water refill stations located around the festival grounds as often as needed.


Festival patrons can leave and re-enter the festival grounds. Patrons will scan their wristband each time they leave and must pass through security each time they re-enter the site.

Age Restrictions

The Francis Field Showcase is open to all ages, but not recommended for children under 8 years old.

Ticket Types & Tiers

The Francis Field Showcase is a two-day event. Only two-day tickets are available for purchase. Single day tickets are not available. There are three (3) ticket tiers: General Admission (GA), General Admission Plus (GA+) and Platinum. 

Ticket Sales

Tickets to the Francis Field Showcase are sold exclusively online via our official ticketing partner, Front Gate Tickets. Sing Out Loud Festival is not responsible for any tickets purchased by a third-party vendor or unauthorized source. Please note that all sales are final. No refunds.  

Layaway Plans

June Plan
Opt into the payment plan before June 24 and payments will be broken down as follows:
• Deposit – 25% down
• Payment 1: July 24th (25%)
• Payment 2: August 7th (25%)
• Payment 3: August 25th (25%)

There is a $10 layaway fee per order. This will be charged at the time of opting into the plan and paying the 25% deposit.

July Plan
Opt into the payment plan after June 24 and payments will be broken down as outlined below. Please note, payment plan options end July 24.
• Deposit – 25% down
• Payment 1 – August 7, 2023 (37%)
• Payment 2 – August 25, 2023 (38%)

There is a $10 layaway fee per order. This will be charged at the time of opting into the plan and paying the 25% deposit.

Francis Field Weekend Wristbands

Sing Out Loud Francis Field Showcase is using RFID-enabled wristbands for admission. Your wristband is your ticket into the festival grounds and must be worn securely on your wrist throughout the weekend. Wristbands are non-transferable and non-exchangeable.

Wristbands will be mailed to the shipping address entered at checkout. GA+ and Platinum ticket merch will also be shipped to the address entered at checkout. Front Gate Tickets will notify you when your wristbands are shipped and heading your way. 

Box Office Information

Tickets for Francis Field Showcase are sold exclusively online via Front Gate Tickets. There are no in-person purchases for this showcase. For general festival questions, please call (904) 209-3746 or email For Front Gate Ticketing Customer Service please call (888) 512-7469.

Kid Policy

Children two and under are admitted for free with paid adult. 

Ticket Limit

Up to ten (10) tickets can be purchased per order.

There is no on-site vehicle parking at the festival grounds. Please be mindful that downtown parking will be extremely limited. Walking, biking and shared ride services are highly encouraged. Shuttles will also be operating from various lots around St. Augustine. Shuttle schedules and locations will be available. 

The safety and fans, artists, guests and staff is our number one priority. Please review the below security policies to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience.

Sing Out Loud Festival Rules
  • Be respectful of patrons, staff and our beautiful city and beaches.
  • For your safety and the safety of others, guests and their possessions are subject to inspection upon entrance.
  • Smoking is only permitted in designated areas.
  • Drink Responsibly. Intoxicated patrons may be denied admittance to the event.
  • This is a rain or shine event. 
Prohibited Items 

Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home. The following items are strictly prohibited at Francis Field: 

  • Audio or Video Recording Equipment
  • Backpacks or Drawstring Bags
  • Balloons
  • Bags Exceeding 12” x 12”
  • Cameras with Detachable Lenses
  • Camping or Folding Chairs
  • Coolers
  • Drones
  • Fireworks
  • Flashlights or Laser Pointers
  • Go-Pros
  • Illegal Drugs
  • iPads, Tablets, or Laptops
  • Musical Instruments or Noisemakers
  • Outside Food or Beverages
  • Pets. *Only certified service animals are allowed.
  • Poster Tubes
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Signs Larger than 12″ x 12″
  • Skates or Skateboards
  • Strollers
  • Umbrellas
  • Unauthorized Solicitation, Giveaways or Sampling 
  • Weapons of Any Kind: Pocket Knives, Firearms, Mace, Pepper Spray, Tasers, etc.
  • Wrapped Packages of Any Kind
Bag Policy

Please review our bag policy below and please note that all bags are subject to search.

Approved Bags
  • Bags smaller than 6″ x 6″ x 6″
  • Tote or purse smaller than 12″ x 6″ x 12″ (as long as all items are loose)
  • Clear plastic bag smaller than one gallon
  • Seat Cushion with no pockets, arms or zippers
  • Diaper Bag
  • Medically Necessary Bags (permitted after proper inspection)
Non-Approved Bags
  • Backpack
  • Plastic Bag with Printed Pattern
  • Seat Cushion with Metal Zippers
  • Over-Sized Tote Bag
  • Camel Pack
  • Folding Chair Bag
  • Binoculars Case
  • Camera Case
  • Umbrella
  • Soft Sided Cooler

St. Augustine is the Nation’s Oldest City, founded in 1565. It is a city rich with history and natural beauty. Explore a centuries-old fort or lighthouse, walk the state park trails or swim in the Atlantic Ocean, bike around historic neighborhoods or dine at any number of independently-owned restaurants. There is a lot to discover!  

Francis Field is centrally located in historic downtown St. Augustine. It is walking distance to several downtown hotels and Bed & Breakfasts and biking distance or a short drive from St. Augustine Beach and Vilano Beach hotels. 

Full a listing of area accommodations, click HERE.

ADA and accessibility accommodations will be available at Francis Field as Sing Out Loud Festival is dedicated to providing an enjoyable experience for everyone.