You can discover a variety of fabulous musical experiences around every corner of Tampa Bay. Each year brings back loved classics and showcases brand new acts for discerning music lovers, and 2014 is no exception.
Here are four must-see Tampa Bay music festivals you simply must experience this summer.
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Big Guava Music Festival
A definite don't-miss is the famous Big Guava Festival....so many bands, so little time! Be prepared to get wet...whether with the unpredictable stormy Florida weather or sweatin' to the beat in the heat, you'll want to dress accordingly.
May 2-4, 2014 at the Florida State Fairgrounds and MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre,Tampa, FL with Gen Admin. Ticket Price: $165.
- Friday, May 2; Outkast; Cake; Sleigh Bells; Twenty Pilots; Jake Miller; Smallpools; Nonono; Vic Mensa; Unlikely Canidates; Betty Who
- Saturday, May 3; Vampire Weekend; Slighlty 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; Civil Twilight; Terraplane Sun; Hunter Hunted; Jessica Hernandez and The Deltas
- Sunday, May 4; Foster The People, Girl Talk, Violen 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
And don’t miss the kickoff party with : Bruce Springsteen, Thursday night May 1, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
33rd Annual Tropical Heatwave by WMNF
As stated previously, do not underestimate Florida's weather, be prepared to get wet (either weather or heat.....no pun intended with the "heatwave"....LOL).
Friday, May 9 - Saturday, May 10, 2014 in Ybor City
Musical Guests: The Hold Steady, Joseph Arthur, Hayes Carll, Katchafire, Victor Wainwright, Bright Light Social Hour, Black Taxi, David Mayfield Parade, The Main Squeeze, Moon Hooch, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Matrimony, Sol Caribe, Cope, The Hip Abduction, Kim Lenz Band, Rosco Bandana, bree, Wild Adriatic, Come Back Alice, Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders, The Deadfields, Loves It, Izzy and the Catastrophics, Hymn for Her, New Madrid, Good Graeff, Austin Miller, Dropin Pickup, Afeefa and The Boy, Displace, Big Blu House, Beartoe, Rocket 88, RedFeather, I-Resolution, People's Temple, The Applebutter Express, WAHH! East-West Fusion Group, The Mighty Good and Strong Band, Acme Jazz Garage, The Tattered Saints, Amandla Tunesmith, The Real Clash, Lauris Vidal, The John Clark Band, The Wholetones, Ober Rivers and His D.U.I.’s, Sunshine & Bullets, Lions After Dark, UNRB, Shoeless Soul, The Wooly Bushmen, y los dos pistoles, Die Alps!, Chris and Willie and more.
You can see the latest update on bands at wmnf.org/events; the schedule is not yet finalized. Tickets are $40 for a weekend pass and can be bought at WMNF, 813-238-8001, wmnf.org, and WMNF outlets. For more information, please contact Randy Wynne, WMNF Program Director at 813-238-8001 ext. 104 or email@example.com More information here.
Sunset Music Festival/ electronica fans!
More excitement and sweating to the beat...calling all electronica fans....Zedd is the man!
Location: Raymond James Stadium
2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25
Calling all electronic music fans... It's time to seize the sound in Tampa Bay this Memorial Day Weekend. The Sunset Music Festical, Tampa's premier dance music event returns to Raymond James Stadium May 24-25, 2014.
Raymond James Stadium will be pumping with two days, and more than 20 hours, of partying, good vibes and a chance to be carefree as you listen and dance to the sounds of world renowned talent, top-notch production and high quality sound.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
- Benny Benassi
Sunday, May 25, 2014
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General Admission Two Day Passes, $114.00, VIP Two Day Passes- $199, 4201 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, raymondjamesstadium.com.
Summer Concerts: Goo Goo Dolls/Daughtry/Plain White T's
And you gotta' love these guys....sweet and rockin'...
Summer Concert Series: don’t miss-
Pop groups with a rockin’ beat the whole family with love.
See more about music festivals at VisitTampaBay.com.