Festival Season in Florida is just around the corner. Two months just loaded with excellent and diverse music festivals, highlighted by a slew of intriguing rock artists. Here’s a look at seven festivals within 100 miles of Central Florida this Spring.
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Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival
Date: March 4-6, Okeechobee, FL
Our Tagline: Grab your tent and settle in for what may become Florida’s version of Bonnaroo.
Featured Artists: Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Skrillex, Bassnectar, Hall & Oates, Ween, The Avett Brothers, Grace Potter, X Ambassadors
Gasparilla Music Festival
Date: March 12 and 13, Tampa
Our Tagline: An eclectic line-up in the most chill, feel good vibe you can find in a festival.
Featured artists: Erykah Badu, Ms Mr, Houndmouth, Blitzen Trapper, Greensky Bluegrass, Savoy, Talib Kweli, Antibalas, Carlos Varela, Damon Fowler
Website: Gasparilla Music Fest
Wanee Music Festival
Date: April 14-16, Live Oak
Our Tagline: Camp out by the Old Suwanee River and enjoy a diverse menu of music.
Featured artists: Gregg Allman, Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule, Les Brers. Bruce Hornsby, Umphrey’s McGee., Tribal Seeds
Website: Wanee 2016
Florida Music Festival
Date: April 21 – 23, Orlando
Our Tagline: Catch Florida’s future stars in cozy local venues.
Featured artists: Line-up has yet to be released, but there will be a slew of Florida’s hottest rock acts at cheap prices.
Website: FMF 2016
Date: April 23, Orlando
Our Tagline: One of the best locally produced festivals with a slew of interesting sights and sounds.
Featured artists: 311, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Halestorm, Red Sun Rising, From Ashes To New, Bobaflex, Fit For Rivals
Website: EBDB 23
Welcome To Rockville
Date: April 30 and May 1, Jacksonville
Our Tagline: The biggest and loudest hard rock / metal festival in the Southeast.
Featured artists: Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Pop Evil, ZZ Top, Shinedown, A Day To Remember, Five Finger Death Punch, 3 Doors Down, Anthrax, Red Sun Rising
Website: Welcome To Rockville
Moonstone Music Festival
Date: April 30 and May 1, Orlando
Our Tagline: Monsters of Classic Rock headline the debut of Orlando’s newest festival.
Featured artists: KISS, Def Leppard, Kansas, Flaming Lips, Scott Stapp, Surfer Blood, Sebastian Bach
Website: Moonstone Music