Reggae Rise Up just keeps getting bigger.
The reggae and reggae-rock festival in St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park will expand from two days to three in 2018, bringing an array of acts to town From March 16-18. Among them, according to an initial lineup announcement: Rebelution, Nahko and Medicine for the People and Tribal Seeds lead the first wave of acts.
Other artists coming so far: Jesse Royal, Mike Love, RDGLDGRN, Nattali Rize, New Kingston, Katastro, Iya Terra, Tropadelic, Jungle Man Sam and Summer Survivors. More will be added in the coming months.
Three-day general admission tickets are $90 at the moment, but will go up as the fest gets closer. Single-day tickets are not yet on sale. VIP tickets start at $175 for the weekend.
If you can't wait until then, Reggae Rise Up's organizers are plotting a two-night mini-fest at Jannus Live on Nov. 10-11, with a lineup that includes Iration, Fortunate Youth, Inner Circle and Through the Roots. Tickets to that are $25 and up, or $40 for both nights. Click here for details on that.
-- Jay Cridlin