7th Annual Gasparilla Music Festival

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The 7th Annual Gasparilla Music Festival Lineup Revealed

The Roots to Headline Saturday March 10

Father John Misty Headlining & Closing Out the Festival on Sunday March 11

Two-Day Celebration to Take Place in Downtown Tampa at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

Tampa Bay’s Best Music Festival Returns with Good Vibes and Great Food

(January 31, 2018) The Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) presented by Cigar City Brewing has unveiled more acts that will be performing at the 7th Annual Gasparilla Music Festival taking place March 10 – 11 in downtown Tampa, FL.
The Roots, who have been lauded by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the “Twenty Greatest Live Acts in the World” will be headlining Saturday night, March 10th, and multiple 2018 Grammy® Award nominee Father John Misty will close out the festival on Sunday, March 11th. GMF’s popular KIDS FEST, which is held inside the Glazer Children’s Museum, boasts Disney Channel’s Emmy winning Imagination Movers at the top of the bill on Sunday March 11th. Joining the eclectic line up of over 40 bands across 4 stages are: Spoon, Warpaint, Hard Working Americans, Break Science Live Band, The Record Company, Mondo Cozmo, Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles, Chali 2na (Jurassic 5) & Naughty Professor, Nikki Lane, Billy Strings, The Cave Singers, KOLARS, The War & Treaty, Matt Woods & the Natural Disasters, The Ries Brothers, Eric Tessmer, Underhill Family Orchestra, Holey Miss Moley, Leisur Chief, Johnny Mile & the Kilometers and many more. Each iteration of the festival presents an exciting mix of music styles including rock, reggae, R&B, country, hip hop, gospel, bluegrass, electronic and latin. The extended line up is listed below.

The Gasparilla Music Festival now in its 7th year, is a non-profit event and serves as an immersive experience celebrating the best of Tampa culture: its food, music, fashion, art, and, of course, award winning beer from Cigar City Brewing. In addition to live performers the festival offers activities for families, performances by local artisans, aerialists, dancers, hair-braiders, crafters, drum circles, double dutch jumpers, pop-up performers, marching bands and more. On Sunday, March 11th, the fest within a fest – Kids Fest– takes place inside the Glazer Children’s Museum where in addition to activities and family friendly music, the award winning Imagination Movers will perform and the entire museum will be open to the public
with free admission.

The festival takes place along downtown Tampa’s Riverwalk and features 5 stages including he Frontier Stage at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and the Sykes Stage, the Ferman Amphitheatre, and the Replay Guitar Exchange Stage in the adjacent Kiley Gardens Park. The Glazer Children’s Museum will also be hosting a Kids Fest Stage on March 11th . Gates open at 11:30am each day.

Early Bird tickets for the festival sold out in record time. Festival-goers are encouraged to get tickets in advance via: www.gmftickets.com.

“Gasparilla is a music fest on a mission”Consequence of Sound

“Best Music Festival”Voted by Creative Loafing Readers 5 years running “Best of the Bay”

Tickets to the festival are available at www.gmftickets.com

Early Bird VIP tickets sold out in 5 hours – Additional advance pricing:
$60 GA 2-Day
$40 GA Saturday
$30 GA Sunday
$200 VIP 2-Day
$150 VIP Saturday
$100 VIP Sunday
$40 – 2 Day General Admission Early Bird SOLD OUT
$175 – 2 Day VIP Early Bird SOLD OUT
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The 2018 lineup for The Gasparilla Music Festival is:
The Roots
Father John Misty
Hard Working Americans
Break Science Live Band
The Record Company
Mondo Cozmo
Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles
Chali 2na (Jurassic 5) & Naughty Professor
Nikki Lane
Billy Strings
The Cave Singers
The War & Treaty
Matt Woods & the Natural Disasters

The Ries Brothers
Eric Tessmer
Imagination Movers
Underhill Family Orchestra
Holey Miss Moley
Leisure Chief
Johnny Mile & the Kilometers
The Woodwork
Brother Cephus
Acho Brother
King Complex
Oak Hay
Sam E Hues
Mountain Holler
Kristopher James
Little Kittner Boys
Mr. Tommy
Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra
Crestwood Elementary
Mt Zion Gospel Choir



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