Jon Semmes and Ingrid Ellis have been performing together in the band, “Jon Semmes and the Florida Friends,” for more than a decade now. Band members also include Pete Hennings and Pete Price. Jon currently runs Singing River Tours on the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers in Marion County.
Jon Semmes talking with Donna Green-Townsend before one of his scheduled performances at the Florida Folk Festival.
(Above) Jon Semmes of Dunnellon leads educational singing river tours of the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers in Marion County, FL. Trent Kelly and Donna Green-Townsend give a snippet of what those tours are like.
Jon Semmes singing a song written by his mother Mem Semmes called, “My Dunnellon” at a Sunday Sampler on September 9th, 2012 at the old Train Depot in Dunnellon,FL.