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Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival lineup: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Third Eye Blind, Huey Lewis and the News and more



Busch Gardens will be serving Meat Loaf at its second annual Food & Wine Festival. Kenny Rogers, Huey Lewis and Lynyrd Skynyrd, too.

The Tampa park on Thursday unveiled the initial musical lineup for its spring Food & Wine Festival, a free concert series running weekends in March and April, and it's got a whole host of classic rock (George Thorogood and the Destroyers), alternative rock (Third Eye Blind, All-American Rejects), pop (Jordin Sparks, Andy Grammer), Latin (Gente de Zona) and Christian (MercyMe) artists lined up to perform.

This year's lineup:

March 5: Kenny Rogers

March 6: Huey Lewis and the News

March 12: TBA

March 13: O.A.R.

March 19: George Thorogood and the Destroyers

March 20: MercyMe

March 26: TBA

March 27: Third Eye Blind

April 2: The Commodores

April 3: Andy Grammer

April 9: TBA

April 10: All-American Rejects

April 16: Meat Loaf

April 17: Lynyrd Skynyrd

April 23: Gente de Zona

April 24: Jordin Sparks

The festival, which runs noon to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, also features a huge array of dining options includeing duck tacos, lobster ravioli, truffle fries and almond coconut truffles, plus more than 120 wines, craft beers and cocktails. The concerts, which take place at 6 p.m., are free with park admission, though there's an extra charge for food and drink.

As an added bonus, any Florida resident who purchases a Fun Card to Busch Gardens will also receive a free Fun Card to its sister water park, Adventure Island.

Click here for all the details on Busch Gardens' Food & Wine Festival lineup.

-- Jay Cridlin

[Last modified: Thursday, January 21, 2016 12:16pm]


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