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Fogartyville FAQs

Where are you located?

Fogartyville is co-located at 525 Kumquat Court with WSLR Community Radio.  The entrance to Fogartyville is on the West side of the building, one block east of Lemon Avenue and just south of Blvd of the Arts.

What are your hours?

Fogartyville is an event-driven venue.  We are open only when we have events scheduled.  Please check the Fogartyville page for a listing of all upcoming events.

Where can I park?

We only have a few parking spaces available at the entrance to Fogartyville.  If you are handicapped and need us to reserve you a space close to the entrance, please call the office in advance of the event you will be attending so that we can make the proper accommodations for you. 

Once the parking directly behind Fogartyville is taken, refer to the map below to find other available parking spots. 

Can I rent your venue for a private event?

Fogartyville is available for rent on a limited basis.  Call Arlene at 941-894-6469 for details or email Arlene@wslr.org.

Can I bring my own refreshments?

Outside food and drinks are not allowed, unless specifically noted. Fogartyville will have beer, wine and nonalcoholic beverages for sale during events.

Can I order food during the performance?

We recommend you arrive early if you are planning on dining so that you can visit the Kumquat Kitchen and get your food before the show starts.  Doors open one hour before the show starts and the food truck begins serving when doors open. The Kitchen is open until the start of the second set. 

Is seating general admission?

No, seats are reserved for most ticketed events. 

Here is our current seating chart:

What is a listening room?

Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center is a listening room and while the performers love the audience to applaud, laugh and occasionally sing along, conversation during the show distracts other listeners and is disrespectful to the songwriters who form the backbone of our music community.

We encourage talking before the show, between sets and after the show but ask that during the performances, audience members refrain from conversation.


What’s the story of your venue?

WSLR+Fogartyville History

Can I bring my camera to the show?

Our camera policy varies depending on the artist. Unless you’ve received prior artist and venue approval, absolutely no professional cameras, detachable lenses or flash.

Are you a nonsmoking venue?

Yes, and this includes vaping. There are however safe, well-lit areas outside the building for smokers.

For shows when the patio seating is being utilized, smoking is not allowed on the patio. 


What’s it like inside Fogartyville?
Click here for our 360 degree tour!


How do I book my band to play your venue?

Thank you for your interest in performing at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center. Fogartyville books artists in the following genres – folk, world, blues, jazz, bluegrass and roots music. Our room is best suited to acoustic music and we are considered to be among the best listening rooms in Florida. 

If you are an artist interested in submitting materials for consideration, please EMAIL pertinent links to digital samples of your music (e.g. website, Soundcloud, Youtube, ReverbNation, etc.), and available dates to David Beaton, Program Manager at info@wslr.org
In the subject line, please specify: BOOKING SUBMISSION: (Band Name). In the body of the email, please specify your preferred time frame for a performance date.