3 The day is here - about 12 hours from now - the first act will be on stage for the "Gentlemen of the Road" concerts in St.Augustine. The nation's oldest city is just one of four stops for the tour - organized by Mumford and Sons. With 25-thousand people expected to be there this weekend - there's a lot you need to know before the show. Channel 4's Erica Rakow joins us LIVE this morning. Erica, you spoke with police who have been preparing for this event for months now. 3 3 THE ST. AUGUSTINE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ON HIGH ALERT.. THEY WANT EVERYONE TO BE SAFE THIS WEEKEND..AND NOT BECOME A VICTIM OF CRIME. THEY ALSO WANT TO MAKE SURE PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE AND PEOPLE VISITING ARE WELL AWARE OF ALL THE CHANGES THIS WEEKEND. 00-0516-2150-551:16-1:21THE STAGES ARE NOW SET-UP AND READY TO GO FOR THE TWO-DAY CONCERT EVEN THAT KICKS OFF IN DOWNTOWN ST. AUGUSTINE THIS EVENING.THE TOUR, FEATURING MUMFORD AND SONS, WILL BE AT FRANCIS FIELD..BUT OTHER STAGES ARE SET UP ACROSS THE CITY WITH DOZENS OF OTHER BANDS PLAYING THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.09-12-13 MUMFORD 18:06 JEFF CUELLAR/AC ENTERTAINMENT: "everyone is different, i think what's unique about this one is our locaiton, this destination of st augustine makes it a true experience, there's something speicla here form the castle to the downtown streets, to teh people, businesses, everything, and i think what people are really going to enjoy acorss the board, is the location, it's something to be celebrated." IF YOU'LL BE COMING ANYWHERE CLOSE TO THE OLD CITY THIS WEEKEND .. POLICE SAY YOU NEED TO BE WELL AWARE OF THE AMOUNT OF TRAFFIC THAT WILL BE HERE AND THE ROADS THAT WILL BE CLOSED. 09-13-13 MUMFORD MARK SAMSON/PIO ST.AUGUSTINE POLICE DEPARTMENT 14:10:00 on US 1 behind us here behind the venue, ponce boulevard we've coned all that off all the way from old mission avenue north of town to the bridge over by the city fire department. We just don't want people parking on either side of US 1 and trying to cross those four lanes of traffic to get here. P-I-O SAMSON SAYS ABOUT 60 CHARTER BUSES WILL WORK AS SHUTTLES .. BRINGING PEOPLE FROM THE SEVERAL SATELLITE PARKING AREAS TO DOWNTOWN FOR THE MUSIC FESTIVAL..OR ON TO THE BEACHES, THE OUTLET MALL AND OTHER DESTINATIONS IN ST. JOHNS COUNTY.09-09-13 MUMFORD Mark Litzinger/City Comptroller 21:29 the goal is to keep the cars in place and put a system in place that really works for the patron and works for the people who live here as far as protecting their quality of life and making this a successful event AND SPEAKING OF THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE..THERE ARE 3 NEIGHBORHOODS AROUND FRANCIS FIELD..OFFICERS WILL BE AT THE FRONT AND PEOPLE WHO LIVE THERE HAVE BEEN GIVEN COLORED PARKING PASSES SO THEY CAN GET IN AND OUT OF THEIR HOMES.