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Get lineups, set times and afterparty info for 97X Backyard BBQ, Sunset Music Festival


It's been a couple of months since we've seen a day like this coming Saturday in Tampa Bay -- two huge festivals on each side of the bay. Last time we saw that was March, when both Wild Splash and the Gasparilla Music Festival took place on the same Saturday.

This weekend, it's the electronic-heavy Sunset Music Festival at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, and the alt-rock/pop-metal 97X Memorial Day Backyard BBQ at Vinoy Park in St. Pete. If you missed our preview of the Sunset Music Festival, including five artists to watch, click here.

Amazingly, the way the set times for each festival work out, you could probably attend all of the 97X Backyard BBQ (with The Used, Civil Twilight and Falling In Reverse, above), then hop in a car and get to RayJay in time to catch the top couple of headliners (Pretty Lights, Alesso, Datsik, Dirtyphonics) at the Sunset Music Fest. Not that you would, but you could.

After the jump, get the complete set times for each festival, as well as official afterparty details in St. Pete and Tampa.


9:30 p.m.: Pretty Lights
8:30: Alesso
7:30: Paul van Dyk
6:30: Tommy Trash
5:30: Gabriel and Dresden
4:30: Nicky Romero
3:30: Nervo
2:30: Oscar G
Noon: Dan Winta

10 p.m.: Datsik
9: Dirtyphonics
8: Funtcase
7: Crizzly
6: Krafty Kuts
5: Lazy Rich
4: Nadastorm and Sabo
3: R3volvr
2: Ton!c
1:20: Team Jaguar
12:45: Nerd Rage
Noon: Mr. Saturn

10:15 p.m.: MonStars on Broadway
9:30: Prime Minister and Irene Pardo
8:30: KU
7:30: Joey Paranoia and Winston Wolfe
6:30: Dualizm
5:30: Renegades of Funk
4:30: DJ Junior
3:30: 99 and Phoenix Jagger
2:30: Habbit
1:30: Redstar
12:45: Shock to the System
Noon: DJ Deville

An official afterparty is scheduled for the Amphitheatre in Ybor City, with Alesso, Tommy Trash, Dallas K, DOCO and others. Tickets are $55, but there’s a big discount for SMF ticketholders. Click here for details. Another afterparty will take place at the Hawaiian Village at the Stadium Green Iguana, walking distance from the stadium. Crizzly, Griz, Nerd Rage, Mr. Saturn "and special guests" are on the bill. It's $25 at the door with a $10 discoutn if you have an SMF wristband. Click here for details.


6:35 p.m.: The Used
5:25: Falling In Reverse
4:20: Civil Twilight
3:15: Foxy Shazam
2:10: Imagine Dragons
1:05: Middle Class Rut
12:20: Khora
11:45: Sunshine & Bullets

South African heartthrobs Civil Twilight will perform an acoustic set at the official afterparty for the Backyard BBQ, from 9 to 11 p.m. at Jonny Reno’s at the Pier in St. Pete. There’s no cover, and there are $2 specials on Bud and Bud Light. Click here for info.

Photo: Ashley McGuire

[Last modified: Thursday, May 24, 2012 6:26pm]


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