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Honey Bee, Wine & Blues Festival

May 4, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 6:00 pm

A special event comes to Whispering Oaks in Oxford Fl. near the Villages Thursday May 4th starting at 2PM – The annual Honey Bee and Wine one day blues mini fest! Featuring The Blues Brothers Soul Band! Plus 3 more great blues artists…

The annual Honey Bee and Wine Concert Festival is a special mini-festival event to kick off the start of the blueberry season. This special concert is a celebration of Spring and the delicious nutritious blueberries the season brings us. Join us for a day of food, wine and GREAT music. 

Blues Brothers Soul Band Rhythm and Blues Tribute is a high-kicking, ball-busting, hard-rocking, nail-biting, cat-fighting, film-faking, tight-fitting, feet-stomping, dance-crazed, alcohol-hazed, powerhouse performance of a show. (Amen!)

None of the success of this show would be possible without the sheer class of the bands musicians. Jake and Elwood themselves are fictional characters (created originally by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd), but there is no substitute for the genuine top-quality accomplishment of the players.


Crystal Shawanda: The festival features a performance by Juno-Award winning blues artist Crystal Shawanda. Crystal and her fabulous band (featuring guitar wizard Dewayne Strobel) hail from Nashville and are touring the country dazzling audiences everywhere in support of her Chart topping new album “Midnight Blues” Reviews have compared her to icons like Etta James and Koko Taylor.

The Alex Lopez Xpress: Blues Billboard top ten charting artist Alex Lopez is recognized by critics as a formidable force and modern master of the blues, Alex and his band blend contemporary blues with a high-energy performance to deliver a show to remember. The soul of a singer/songwriter combines with the emotion of blues and the power of rock” – Alex Lopez is an acclaimed guitarist, prolific songwriter and emerging artist recognized for his electrifying live performances. Critics have said he is “capable of revitalizing the blues for a new generation” and he is quickly taking the blues/rock scene by storm. Alex Lopez and his talented band The Xpress will perform a night of rocking British infused blues featuring his new ground-breaking album Nasty Crime. Critics are already calling this album one of this 2022’s best.

Docta D and the Powers that B : Dockta D is the 2018 Florida State Harmonica Champion, the 2009 Central Pennsylvania Blues Society IBC runner-up, the 2010 Baltimore Blues Society IBC winner, the 2022 Southwest Florida Blues Society IBC winner and was a semifinalist at the 2023 Blues Foundation IBC competition in Memphis. The Docta and his band provide a therapeutic mix of hard-drivin’ rip-roarin’ harmonica blues, rock, soul, rock-n-roll, funk, Latin and swing! Guaranteed to ease your troubled mind! 

MarEmil Music in partnership with Whispering Oaks Winery brings you this unique concert EXPERIENCE. Our commitment is to bringing you the best music has to offer and a first-class concert experience…

Whispering Oaks Winery is an idyllic location for a concert. Enjoy music in a picturesque setting under the oak trees while enjoying a delicious dinner and some of Florida’s best wine. Whispering oaks is renown for creating all natural wines with the freshest Florida blueberries to make a great blend of organic nectar that tantalizes and teases the taste buds. All this makes for a unique and special concert experience… plenty of space provided for social distancing in an outdoor setting. Events held under the Pavilion are outdoors but sheltered. While some seating is available, it is recommended that audiences bring appropriate lawn/outdoor seating when possible. Blankets or similar for spreading out on the expansive lawn areas are permissible. No coolers or pets permitted please… 

VIP tickets include reserved seating upfront and table service – $40 – VIP SEATS WILL SELL OUT QUICKLY

General admission – $25 (in advance) $30 at the Door

For Ticketing and General info call Maremil Music Productions: