New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
HUKA Entertainment today announced the star-studded lineup for the Fifth Annual Tortuga Music
Festival, country music's biggest beach party. Country superstars Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan
and Chris Stapleton
are headlining its Fifth Year celebration. The 2017 Tortuga Music
Festival will take place Friday, April 7, Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017 on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Also performing with the headliners are: Multi-Platinum and award winning country legend Alan Jackson; Darius
Rucker, whose albums have topped the Billboard Country charts and spun off numerous #1 singles; singer/songwriter Brett
Eldredge, winner of a CMT "Performance of the Year" award; Dustin
Lynch, who combines traditional influences and edgy intensity with what US Weekly has called one of Country's Sexiest Men; popular live performers Slightly Stoopid, who describe their music as "a fusion of folk, rock, reggae and blues with hip-hop, funk, metal and punk."; not your average Country Band Old Dominion, who combine old-fashioned country charm, lyrical wit and rock n' roll grit; singer/songwriter Maren Morris, who is nominated for 5 CMA Awards including Female Vocalist and Best Album; Granger Smith, named by Huffington Post as #5 on the list of the Top 20 Country Artists to Watch in 2016; Social Media sensation Kane Brown, whose first album debuted at #9 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Country Album charts; Grammy Award winning Hip Hop artist Nelly; the dynamic stage show of Michael Ray, who combines both his current songs with traditional classic country; LOCASH, who have tasted the top of the charts as two of Nashville's quickest-rising songwriters; Platinum artist Daya, with her rebellious Pop the NY Times says is one of the Top 10 Not To Be Missed.
Rounding out the bill are: G Love & Special Sauce, Drake
White & the Big Fire, Brett
Young, Luke Combs, Chris Lane, RaeLynn, Brooke Eden, High Valley, Steve Moakler, Delta Rae, Brandon
Lay, Russell Dickerson, Ashley McBryde, Jon Langston, Jordan Davis, Marcus King Band, Quaker City Night Hawks, DJ Rock and DJ Bad Ash.
See the full lineup and more information at www.TortugaMusicFestival.com
Three Day General Admission ($229), VIP ($999) tickets, payment plans and travel packages are available at 7 A.M. EDT, Tuesday, October 18th. All Super VIP tickets sold out prior to today's artist lineup announcement. This year, fans will have the opportunity to upgrade their tickets daily to get guaranteed front stage access to a new area in front of the Main Stage called "The Reef."
Festival, produced and promoted by HUKA Entertainment best known for their unique destination-location music festivals, features multiple stages with unparalleled VIP amenities including a swimming pool, viewing decks and cabanas— all set with the ocean as a backdrop. Last year's festival drew a record-breaking attendance of more than 90,000 fans from all over the world. Right in the center of the festivities is Rock The Ocean's Conservation Village which educates and raises awareness of issues impacting the world's oceans and supporting marine research and conservation, as well as protection of the festival's namesake - sea turtles that nest annually along South Florida's Atlantic seaboard. To this date more than $300,000 has been raised to support these efforts.
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About Huka Entertainment:
Huka Entertainment is a leading creator and producer of large scale destination-location music festivals, including the Pemberton Music
Festival situated on 300 pristine acres at the base of Mt. Currie in Britsh Columbia, and the Tortuga Music
Festival on the white sandy beaches of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Best known for creating groundbreaking fan, VIP and artist experiences, the company was the creative force and producer of the award-winning Hangout Music
Festival in Gulf Shores, AL. Based in New Orleans with deep roots in Gulf Coast culture, the fully independent Huka Entertainment also co-produces the Buku Music
+ Art Project in New Orleans located on the banks of the Mississippi river, and has a growing touring division which promotes hundreds of concerts across North America
annually. More info @ huka.com.
About Rock The Ocean:
The Rock The Ocean Foundation is dedicated to supporting scientific research, education and increasing public awareness about the issues impacting the world's oceans. RTO teams up with high profile musical artists and entertainers, who will perform and participate in events that educate the public on marine conservation. RTO, founder Chris Stacey is an avid ocean lover, diver and 20 year music industry veteran. Tortuga Music
Festival will bring to life his vision, uniting the best and brightest in music, working to raise awareness about the issues currently impacting our oceans and their delicate ecosystems. www.rocktheocean.com. Rock The Ocean Foundation Contact: Chris Stacey , 615.498.7548, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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