May 2-4, four stages at Florida State Fairgrounds and Mid-Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre will be blasting with music, thrill rides, food trucks and craft beers for everyone's tastes. Ten of the acts playing Coachella 2014 will also be taking the stages at Tampa's Big Guava Music Festival.
Ten of the acts in the Tampa lineup are also playing Coachella 2014, which takes place over two weekends, less than a month before Big Guava. The lineup is remarkably diverse, from indie rock and pop (Vampire Weekend, Foster the People, Tegan and Sara, Grouplove, Haim, Walk the Moon, Twenty One Pilots) to hip-hop and EDM (Outkast, Girl Talk, Earl Sweatshirt, Chance the Rapper) to classic and radio-friendly rock (Cake, Slightly Stoopid, Blue October, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience). - Jay Cridin -Tampa Bay Times.
The ten bands playing both festivals are: (click links to see band's most popular video on Youtube):
Tampa Bay's Big Guava Lineup so far:
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will start off the ceremonies with a special "kickoff party" to the Big Guava Festival on Thursday, May 1. Please note that the Springsteen show is a completely separate ticket.
Friday, May 2: Outkast, Cake, Sleigh Bells, Twenty One Pilots, Jake Miller, Smallpools, NONONO, Vic Mensa, the Unlikely Candidates, Betty Who.
Saturday, May 3: Vampire Weekend, Slightly Stoopid, Tegan and Sara, Haim, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience, Blue October, Band of Skulls, American Authors, Hoodie Allen, Bear Hands, Kitten, Jacuzzi Boys, Terraplane Sun, Civil Twilight, Hunter Hunted, Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas.
Sunday, May 4: Foster the People, Girl Talk, Violent Femmes, Grouplove, Walk the Moon, Earl Sweatshirt, MS MR, Chance the Rapper, Timeflies, ZZ Ward, St. Lucia, Morning Parade, Magic Man, Gringo Star, Fly Union.
See more on Big Guava Festival Facebook page.
Ticket prices go up on April 1, 2014.
- Single day passes - $65 + fees- http://bigguavafest.com/tickets/
- 3 Day General Admission Pass - $ 165 + $26.10 fees = $191.10
- 3 Day Super GuavaPass - $499 + $26.10 fees = $525.10
Super Guava Pass includes:
Premium Reserved seat in Amphitheatre
Preferred Viewing areas for all other stages
Access to Two Super Guava Lounges
Commemorative Super Guava Laminate
Complementary Non-Alcoholic Beverages and limited samplings of signature Beer and Wine
Specialty Food will be available in Super Guava Lounges
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