Easy On 30A Benefit Concert at WaterColor July 3

July 3, 2017 by SoWal Staff

The 6th annual Easy on 30A Benefit Concert will take place July 3rd, 2017 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. at WaterColor Marina Park, just off scenic highway 30A in South Walton, Florida. The Event will include a music concert, silent auction, event raffles, food drive and craft market. Admission to the event will be free and open to the public.

For the Food Drive, concert attendees are asked to bring one can of non-perishable food to be dropped off at the donation box set up at the event entrance. The Craft Market will feature local artists and crafters. Fabulous raffle and silent auction items donated by local businesses will benefit Alaqua Animal Refuge, Children’s Volunteer Health Network, The Sonder Project and the Muscogee Nation of Florida.

Concert attendees will enjoy the music of various artists beginning with Chris Alvarado, Scott Rockwood, & John Reinlie. Also, Nashville artists will join Local 30A artists for an exclusive performance by The First Note Band and Friends to include Lindsey Thompson, Anthony Peebles, Jamie Kent, Will Thompson, Eric Erdmann and others. A special performance by Tim Jackson will finish out the evening.

This is an outdoor event, so plan ahead to bring a blanket or chairs for seating. Coolers and picnics are welcome. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. Donations will be gladly accepted at the event and in advance to benefit all of the charities. Easy on 30A invites everyone to attend, enjoy the music and support these local charities.

“We are beyond thrilled to be hosting our 6th Annual Easy On 30A Benefit Concert in WaterColor. What started out as a small event for friends and family has turned into an amazing community affair with over 1000 attendees and thousands of dollars raised for our charities. We are not at all surprised that 30A has once again rallied together to support their very own, and we are humbled and grateful to all of you making this happen again this year with us", said organizers Beth and Randy Carroll.

Make plans to come out with friends and family for this fun charity concert, enjoy a beautiful summer night filled with music, and help support our community. To sponsor or donate please visit Easy On 30A online. Follow Easy On 30A on Facebook for updates on the event including silent auction items.

Here is a small listing of some of the items that will be raffled or available for bidding:

  • WaterColor Inn Vacation Package
  • Pearl Vacation Package
  • 1 Week Stay in a WaterColor Home 
  • Yolo Board
  • Art Pieces from Justin Gaffrey, Mary Hong, Gordie Hinds, Shelley Minchew, & Others
  • Signed Football Jerseys from Drew Brees & Jason Witten
  • $10 - $150 Gift Certificates to Restaurants along 30A
  • Gift Baskets, Jewelry & So much more!

5:00pm til 6:30pm Chris Alvarado, Scott Rockwood, & John Reinlie
6:30pm til 10pm First Note & Friends: Lindsey Thompson, Anthony Peebles, Jamie Kent, Will Thompson, Eric Erdmann and Tim Jackson

Market: local businesses, artisans, and artists showcase goods and services, along with silent auction & raffle

Easy On 30A Charities 2017
Alaqua Animal Refuge
The Sonder Project
The Muskogee Nation of Florida
Children’s Volunteer Health Network

Easy On 30A is an independent, nonprofit organization located on Scenic 30A that works together with local communities, organizations and musicians to put together the annual benefit concerts that support local charitable organizations in the panhandle area of Florida. Easy On 30A was founded in 2012 by Beth & Randy Carroll of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Easy On 30A is presented and supported by the WaterColor Homeowners Association that graciously allow the use of Marina Park to bring this FREE concert to area residents and visitors to the 30A community. Easy On 30A works together with the WaterColor Community and WaterColor Resort to bring this fun charity event to fruition during one of the busiest weeks of the summer.

WaterColor is nestled between Grayton Beach State Park, Western Lake and Seagrove Beach, and wraps around the neighboring town of Seaside. Watercolor is one of a handful of planned “New Urban” communities that define Scenic 30A. The picturesque neighborhoods and storefronts integrate with our beautiful natural landscape. Elegant homes line the beach next to the stately WaterColor Inn, and residential streets fan out into the beautiful coastal forest of oaks, pines, magnolias, cypress and palmetto.

Easy On 30A an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization located on scenic 30A that works together with the WaterColor community, local organizations and musicians to put together an annual benefit concert that supports local charitable organizations in the scenic 30A area of Florida. Easy on 30A was founded six years ago by Beth and Randy Carroll with an idea of bringing musicians together to highlight the great talent along 30A and to bring community awareness to charities in the area. Easy On 30A works together with the WaterColor Community and WaterColor Resort to bring this fun charity event to fruition during one of the busiest weeks of the summer. FL Registration # CH48939

Alaqua Animal Refuge is an independent, nonprofit organization located on Florida’s Emerald Coast – advocates the general welfare and humane treatment of animals by providing shelter, prevention of pet overpopulation and adoption services. Located on 10 acres in Freeport, the refuge was formed by Walton County, Florida resident Laurie Hood in 2007 when she discovered that countless animals were being euthanized due to the lack of a no-kill shelter/adoption organization in the area. Since that time, Alaqua Animal Refuge has helped find homes for more than 9,000 animals. Currently, up to 100 animals are adopted per month from this unique rescue facility, which serves as a true refuge for more than 250 animals at any given time. (Source:

The Muscogee Nation of Florida, also known as the Florida Tribe of Eastern Creek Indians, is a Tribe of Creek Indian people whose home is centered in Bruce, in Walton County, Florida. The Mission Statement represents their continued desire to provide a strong community-based vision for the Muscogee people and the surrounding community. The Muscogee Nation of Florida strive to maintain representative, democratic process as a basis for the conduct of the tribal affairs; To foster and continue good relations with the surrounding communities; To promote better conditions for the Creek Indian people living in tribal townships – economically, educationally, culturally, and socially; To provide for the continuity and development of the Creek Indian Heritage perspective. (Source: Muscogee Nation of Florida)

The Sonder Project is a global nonprofit organization founded to spread awareness, offer hope, and offer a hand up to those suffering the most. They focus on high impact projects, to offer proven, sustainable solutions aimed at ending extreme poverty in remote parts of the world and fighting hunger domestically.

Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) is a faith-based, grass roots effort that is changing lives. More than 17,000 children have been helped and $5.5 million in free medical, dental, vision and specialist care has been provided to our community since 2005. CVHN targets school aged children whose families are not able to afford access to quality healthcare. Children who are enrolled in the Free and Reduced Lunch Programs in Walton and Okaloosa Counties qualify for our programs. Children who qualify for Medicaid are qualified to be seen at our stand alone dental clinic in Santa Rosa Beach. The children are of low socio-economic status. All races, ethnicities, genders, abilities and languages are served. proudly sponsors Easy on 30A Benefit Concert! Come out and enjoy the show during the 4th of July holiday week in South Walton, Florida.


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