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Sunset Music Festival releases schedule, set times, after-party headliners, single-day tickets

The Chainsmokers

Frank Apollonio

The Chainsmokers

Tampa Bay’s summer concert season is right around the corner, and for EDM fans, that can only mean one thing: The return of the Sunset Music Festival.

The fifth-year fest is one of the biggest events on the Tampa Bay concert calendar, drawing around 50,000 fans to Raymond James Stadium over Memorial Day weekend. In addition to top talent — which this year includes top-rated Dutch DJ Hardwell, festival favorites Jack U (a.k.a. Skrillex and Diplo) and pop-crossover hitmakers the Chainsmokers — you can look out for eye-popping stages and costumes spread out in the north lot of RayJay.

This week, organizers announced the schedule, set times and after parties for Sunset ’16. The after parties are always a big deal, and often bring in special guests like Skrillex last year or Lil Jon in 2014. This year, Sunset is bringing four after parties to Ybor City.

On Saturday, look for after parties hosted by Seven Lions at the Ritz Ybor ($25 and up, click here) and NGHTMRE at the Orpheum ($20 and up, click here). On Sunday, it’s the Chainsmokers and Zaxx at the Ritz Ybor ($25 and up, click here) and Zomboy at the Cuban Club ($25 and up, click here).

Sunset this week also put individual Saturday and Sunday tickets on sale for $109 and up (it’s $189 and up for the weekend). And to help you decide when to go, they’ve also dropped a complete schedule — which at the moment is only available on their app, so download that if you want to keep it handy. Or just check it out here:

Main Stage
10:30 p.m.:
9:25: Galantis
8:20: 3LAU
7:20: Borgeous
6:20: Audien
4:20: Matoma
3:20: Lost Kings
2: DJ Amstadamn

Eclipse Stage
10:45 p.m.:
Seven Lions
9:30: Ferry Corsten
8:30: Tritonal
7:15: Ilan Bluestone
6: Andrew Bayer
4:45: Pierce Fulton
3:30: Jason Ross
2:30: CID
2: Winta

Horizon Stage
10:45 p.m.:
Claude VonStroke
9:30: Justin Martin
8:15: Mija
7:15: J. Phlip
6: Shaun Frank
5: Rezz
4: Team EZY
3: Lauren Flax
2: Nate Verde

10:30 p.m.:
Jack U
9:20: The Chainsmokers
8:20: Jauz
7:20: Cash Cash
6:20: Marshmello
5:20: Anna Lunoe
4:20: Zaxx
3:20: Liquid Todd
2:20: John Anthony
2: Christian Alexander

Eclipse Stage
10:30 p.m.:
9:15: Zomboy
8: Snails
7: Bro Safari
6: FuntCase
5: Party Favor
4: Aryay
3:30: Basomatik
3: Smgglr
2: Blunts & Blondes

Horizon Stage
10:30 p.m.: Sam Feldt
9:15: Thomas Jack
8: Claptone
7: Lane 8
6: Vanic
5: Jai Wolf
4: Louis the Child
3: Dirty Chocolate
2: Robokid
2: Yung Wall Street

Click here for all the details and ticket info on the Sunset Music Festival.

-- Jay Cridlin

[Last modified: Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:20pm]


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