Erykah Badu, Stephen 'Ragga' Marley, Set To Headline Tampa's Gasparilla Music Festival, March 12th-13th
February 24, 2016 at 1:32 PM (PT)
ERYKAH BADU, STEPHEN "RAGGA' MARLEY, ANTIBALAS, MS MR, and CHARLES BRADLEY AND HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES are among those performing at the fifth annual GASPARILLA MUSIC FESTIVAL, MARCH 12th-13th in TAMPA, FL's RIVERWALK.
This year, the festival will increase its footprint by including the McDILL PARK into the fold, adding an additional stage, bringing the total to five active stages.
Headlining SATURDAY night, MARCH 12th, will be ERYKAH BADU along with ANTIBALAS and MS MR with LUCERO, HOUNDMOUTH, TALEB KWELI, BLITZEN TRAPPER, SAVOY and KERMIT RUFFINS & THE BARBECUE SWINGERS.
Headlining SUNDAY, MARCH 13th, will be STEPHEN "RAGGA" MARLEY, GREENSKY BLUEGRASS, THE FUTUREBIRDS, CHARLES BRADLEY AND HIS EXTRAORDINARIES and the NEW BREED BRASS BAND. In addition, there will be a LATIN stage featuring local and international artists, including HAVANA's CARLOS VARELA, PUERTO RICO's PIRULO Y LA TRIBU and TAMPA's salsa band SOL CRIBE and LARRY DURAN.
The festival will also present a fantastic array of food offerings from the best chefs in the area.
Commented TAMPA Mayor BOB BUCKHOLM: “GASPARILLA MUSIC FESTIVAL brings a diverse and eclectic mix of music to downtown. It’s non-profit serves the community by bolstering our quickly growing urban core by providing support to our local arts scene and highlighting TAMPA’s rich cultural heritage.”
Tickets can be purchased at www.gmftickets.com.