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Reel Big Fish to headline Tampa's Summer of Rum Festival

Reel Big Fish

Jonathan Thorpe

Reel Big Fish



Reel Big Fish want to help you drink like a real big fish.

The Southern California ska punk group, known for their 1997 hit Sell Out and many stints on the Vans Warped Tour, will headline Tampa's fourth annual Summer of Rum Festival, set for noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 3 in Channelside.

Also on the bill: Tef London, the Freecoasters, the Landsharks, Impulse, Unmotivated and DJ Cardinal.

Organized by local festival-planning machine Big City Events (see also: Spring Beer Fling, Tampa Bay Margarita Festival, etc.), this will be the festival's first in Channelside, following two in Ybor City and one in Tampa Heights. It'll take place in an empty lot beween Channelside Bay Plaza and Amalie Arena.

General admission tickets start at $17 in advance. Rum tasting passes, which are additional, start at $20. VIP tickets start at $90. Click here for all the details on the 2016 Summer of Rum Festival.

-- Jay Cridlin


[Last modified: Thursday, July 21, 2016 4:24pm]


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