The Florida Folklife Collection houses more than 5,000 audio records which cover a wide range of material, including public musical performances, fieldwork recordings and over fifty years of the Florida Folk Festival. Descriptions of these recordings can be found in our searchable databasedatabase. MP3 files for festivals from 1954 through 1979 are available online. Below are links to samples of the many sounds in the collection.
Featuring 2,927 Audio Recordings from the Florida Folklife Collection including interviews, field recordings and performances at the Florida Folk Festival dating back to 1954. The State Archives of Florida houses thousands of unique sound recordings currently undergoing digitization; highlights from these efforts are available on this page as sampler CDs, podcasts, and MP3s