Live! at Dowling Park Artist Series

At Advent Christian Village, our senior living activities are designed to create engaging experiences for everyone in the community to enjoy. That’s exactly what the Live! at Dowling Park artist series accomplishes. This series has offered a variety of performances right in the heart of the Village — a unique opportunity to see amazing performances featuring music, dance, drama, photography, and even comedy from local, national and international artists — affordably.

Season passes and individual tickets may be purchased from the ACV cashier (386-658-5343). Individual tickets will also be available at each event. Individual ticket prices are $26 for adult non-ACV members, $18 for ACV members and staff, and $8.00 for students. Season pass information is located below the following event information.

2023-24 Season

Matt Fore, Comedy Magician

Friday, Sept. 1, 2023 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

Matt Fore is a humorist, writer, and speaker who routinely serves as the main stage performer for churches and Christian events around the country as he has for more than 24 years. He has performed for Carnival Cruise Lines, The Magic Castle in Hollywood, and has appeared on several national TV Shows including The Crook & Chase Show on TNN, Fox Sports, and Swan’s Place on Odyssey. Matt is a contributor to Success.com and Entrepreneur.com, and is the author of two books, The Five Essential Elements – A Simplified Road to Success, and The Truth Shall Make You Laugh. He created a Christian TV show out of Nashville, TN, by the same name and has worked as a co-host for the TV Show, The Christian View.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

Con Brio Piano Quintet

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

The Con Brio Quintet — violin, violin, viola, cello and piano — is comprised of five international musicians from Russia, Ukraine, Mexico and Uzbekistan now in Miami. Its members are currently part of the Palm Beach Symphony, Symphony of the Americas, Florida Grand Opera, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, and Palm Beach Pops. As soloists and orchestra players, each of these musicians has performed in countries around the world. The Con Brio Quintet travels nationally for performances and is the premier live music service provider in south Florida, Los Angeles, and the New York Tri-State area for weddings. Separately, these five musicians are masters of their craft; together, they will elevate your senses and fill your heart with emotion.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

Southern Gospel’s Tribute Quartet

Friday, Nov. 3, 2023 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

Since 2006, multi-award winning and multi-Dove Award nominated recording artist Tribute Quartet has become one of the country’s most dynamic, beloved and sought after male quartets in all of gospel music. Gary Casto, Josh Singletary, Gus Gaches and Ian Owens have proven to possess a combination of musical talent, warm and engaging personalities, and a focus that has kept them on the path to continued success since their inception. Fans, peers, and industry insiders agree Tribute brings a breath of fresh air to Gospel Music.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

Suncoast Bronze Ringers

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

Moving handbells beyond the church setting, Suncoast Bronze Ringers excites their audiences with the sights and sounds of handbells, playing music ranging from jazz to pop and classical to original compositions. Their concerts weave all these styles together in an experience that is sure to appeal to every type of music lover.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

Vocalist Tiffany Coburn

Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

Tiffany Coburn has been called a singer’s singer! Her love of music is undeniable. Whether you hear her singing with Disney’s Voices of Liberty, a capella sensation Voctave, or performing her own concerts, your heart will be moved by her voice. She has toured with Larnelle Harris and Sandi Patty, just to name a few. She has appeared at the Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. She represented the U.S. at the April Spring Friendship Festival in Pyongyang, North Korea, against 40 other countries and brought home First Place honors. And she recorded the theme song, “Share a Dream Come True” for Disney’s 100 Years of Magic, EPCOT’s “Tapestry of Dreams Parade” and Sea World’s “Turtle Trek”.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

Williamson Branch, Bluegrass Family

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

Songs that are mostly new, with age-old themes, Williamson Branch’s music is mostly bluegrass, sometimes country, often times gospel, but always fresh and exciting. Their vocals soar with a closeness that can only be found in family members. Their instrumentation is impressive, their laughter is contagious, their clog dancing is exhilarating, and their personalities are sparkling. Their music is rooted in tradition and cultivated with creativity.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

Traci Nissley – Piano, Organ, French Horn and Solo Handbells

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

Traci Nissley has served as the minster of music in several churches and is currently serving at The Village Church at Advent Christian Village in Dowling Park. She is an accomplished musician whose interest in music began as a young child. Traci began learning and studying the organ when she was eight, piano and French horn at 11, and solo handbell ringing at 15. Traci has performed with a myriad of ensembles, served as a church pianist for multiple churches, and on the French horn, played with the Raleigh Symphony, North Carolina Pops Symphony, and Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra. Traci is excited to share Classical and Christian music literature as part of Live! at Dowling Park and ACV’s Winter Retreat 2024.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

The Scribe – Dramatic Musical Presentation

Thursday, March 28, 2024 • 7:00 p.m.

The Village Church

The Scribe is described as “an unforgettable, dramatic, musical presentation of the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of a Roman centurion soldier, who himself becomes a believer through the testimony of Simon Peter.” It is performed by Dr. Paul Pitts, a Hollywood actor, Nashville recording artist, and New York Broadway entertainer. Dr. Pitts wraps up the character of Andronicus Capito in this unprecedented play. Dr. Pitts does not perform this play to entertain you, but brings, in The Scribe, a Biblical storyline that will change your life forever. Join us for a Maundy Thursday service you’ll not soon forget.

Tickets | adult non-members: $26, ACV members and staff: $18, students: $8

Season Passes

Adult Non-Members


ACV Members & Staff




Advent Christian Village offers season passes for those who wish to attend all or most of the upcoming performances. ACV season pass holders not only receive an overall savings when attending all of the Live! at Dowling Park artist series performances, they can also take advantage of the reciprocity agreement between ACV and Community Concerts of Lake City and attend the six 2023-24 concert season performances in Lake City at no extra charge.

Past Artist Series Performers

Help Keep the Arts Alive in Dowling Park

ACV strives to provide opportunities to experience the performing arts in rural north Florida. In order to do so, however, your help is needed. To learn how you can support the arts in Dowling Park, contact:

Darleen Hinrichs
Senior Director for Donor Engagement
(386) 658-5110

Or send your check payable to Advent Christian Village to P.O. Box 4305, Dowling Park, FL 32064. (Memo: Artist series.)

For more information on the Live! at Dowling Park artist series (including artists who may be interested in being featured), please contact:

James Sutter
Community Life Coordinator
(386) 658-5266

10680 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32060

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