The Gasparilla Music Festival just went and more than doubled your reasons to get amped for March.
Tampa's standout spring festival just announced about two dozen new additions to its 2019 lineup, including moody fuzz-rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, chillwave act Toro y Moi, psychedelic garage punks White Denim, New Zealand power-pop group the Beths and rapper Oddisee with live band Good Compny.
Also added: Virginia's Sleepwalkers, England's Ruen Brothers, Michigan's Michigan Rattlers and a slew of local and Florida acts, including Tribal Style, Fr33dback, Hannah Harber and the Lionhearts and more.
The new acts more than double the number of acts announced for 2019, joining previously announced headliners including the Avett Brothers, Gary Clark Jr., Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, the Pharcyde and the Infamous Stringdusters.
In addition, the festival announced a day-by-day schedule for performers. It's not a full list of set times, but if you can only make one day this year, it's a start. Here's how it looks so far:
Saturday, March 9: The Avett Brothers, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Toro y Moi, Tank and the Bangas, the Pharcyde, White Denim, Oddisee and Good Compny, Sleepwalkers, Uncle John's Band (playing Dick's Picks Vol. 1: Curtis Hixon Hall), Magic City Hippies, J'Nelle, Parrotfish, Gat$, Danny and Alex, Glove, Fr33dback, Jordan Esker and the 100%, Flipturn, Mr. Tommy, Sugar Rush, Venus Bleu and Florida Gospel Music and Arts with Dr. Kevin Parrot
Sunday, March 10: Gary Clark Jr., Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, the Infamous Stringdusters, New Orleans Suspects' Tribal Gold, the Beths, Jared and the Mill, Laurie Berkner, Ruen Brothers, Hanna Harber and the Lionhearts, Garden Club, Michigan Rattlers, Fever Beam, the Hails, Savants of Soul, Tribal Style and the Tampa Metro Youth Orchestra.
Tickets to this year's festival, held at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa, are $40 and up for Saturday, $30 and up for Sunday and $60 and up for the weekend. Click here for details.
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