Country Thunder Florida has announced they are once again on the move to a hopefully COVID-safe September 10-12, 2021.
Orlando’s Southern Fried Sunday music festival moves online for a free streaming #StayHome Fest event on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
The Southern Fried Sunday events feature a mixture of roots music genres paired with Southern/Soul food, and are usually held at Will’s Pub in Orlando. But this Sunday, you can enjoy it all from home, where you should be sheltering in place anyways.
The event is free to view and runs from 2pm to 9pm on the Southern Fried Sunday Facebook page.
College Park Main Street will host the 18th annual College Park JazzFest on Saturday November 9, 2019 from 5-11pm.
It will feature a vibrant street party atmosphere with diverse food trucks, vendors, and the local shops and restaurants open on Edgewater Drive between Smith Street and Clayton Street.
The community’s flagship street festival is held along Edgewater Drive, and will feature 12 bands on three stages performing jazz, R&B, rock and more.
Every year Wendy Davis, Chef/Owner of Poca’s Hottest Hot Sauces, holds a culinary competition where the contestants must use one of her hot sauces in their entry. This year was the 7th annual cook-off and it was held at Will’s Pub on Sunday, April 29.
In conjunction with the cook-off this year, Poca’s Hottest held a competition for the next band to have a hot sauce named after them.
Daytona International Speedway has announced the artists that will be headlining the 2018 Country 500 Music Festival next Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27.
Scheduled to appear are Toby Keith, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Sugarland, Tyler Farr, Randy Houser, Midland, A Thousand Horses, 38 Special, Frankie Ballard, Colt Ford, David Nail, Craig Campbell, Michael Ray, Runaway June, High Valley, DJ Dirty and many more.
It’s been eight years since my last EDM festival. In between Ultra Music Festival 2008 and Sunset Music Festival 2016, my exposure to the EDM scene was limited to attending various events at clubs in my hometown of Orlando (including the memorable experience of seeing DeadMau5 at Firestone). Sunset Music Festival was a great reintroduction to the scene.
To find our fellow ravers, we had to look no farther than the hotel parking lot – both days, they were everywhere along our route from the Tampa Riverwalk to the Raymond James stadium.
It felt like every meme on the internet came alive and started dancing as electronic dance music scene took over Tampa Bay on Memorial Day weekend for the fifth annual Sunset Music Festival.
The two-day festival, which routinely draws some of the top DJs in the world, did not disappoint this year, with fan favorite Hardwell dominating the main stage on opening day, in the company of DJs like Galantis, 3LAU, and Audien.
The two-day Electric Daisy Carnival returns for it’s fifth year to Orlando, with more than 50 talented DJs scheduled to perform November 6 and 7.
Each day of the festival will feature some of today’s most renowned dance music artists from all over the world, playing on three stages: kineticFIELD, circuitGROUNDS and neonGARDEN.
Where are my Central Florida jazz lovers? I know you’re all going to want to be at the 12th Annual Collage Park JazzFest this weekend on October 17.
Hosted by the Collage Park Partnership, the College Park JazzFest features three large stages located along the main street of College Park, Edgewater Drive, local food vendors and thousands of music-lovers. Six blocks of the main street are filled with people of all ages enjoying the live entertainment.
Alternative-reggae band Iration returns to Orlando to co-headline Reggae on the Block 2 on Saturday, May 9.
Iration hails from Hawaii, via California. The group is made up of members Micah Pueschel (vocals/guitar), Adam Taylor (bass), Joseph Dickens (drums), Cayson Peterson (keyboard/synth) and Joseph King (engineer, who have been touring together nationally since 2008.
EDM fans mark your calendars for November 7 and 8 – that’s when the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) returns to Orlando, setting up this year at Tinker Field.
Now in its fourth incarnation, EDC Orlando will be a two-day adventure bringing together dozens of eclectic artists performing across multiple stages, vibrant art installations, costumed roaming characters, dancers and performers, as well as the festival’s signature full-scale carnival rides for guests to enjoy amid a transformed venue with unique and immersive décor.
New to this year’s festival is a high-flying zip line that will allow attendees to experience an adrenaline filled bird’s eye view of the sweeping festival grounds below.
This year’s event will feature over 60 EDM artists performing on three stages over the two days. Among the musicians and DJs are Cedric Gervais, Steve Aoki, 3LAU, Above & Beyond, Headhunterz, Aly & Fila, Arctic Moon, Emma Hewitt, and more.
Rock the Universe Christian music festival returns to Universal Orlando the weekend of September 5 and 6.
Musical acts on Friday include Third Day, Newsboys, and Jeremy Camp. On Saturday, bands include Switchfoot, Lecrae, and TobyMac. In addition to the music, there will be inspiring guest speakers, a candlelighting ceremony, and more.
The event takes place inside Universal Studios. During the event, many of the attractions will also be open, including the newly opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley.
Night of Joy returns to Walt Disney World for its 32nd year with a two-night roster of the hottest Christian and Gospel artists September 5 and 6.
Stages will be spread out throughout the Magic Kingdom where you can catch the following acts:
- Friday – Hillsong United, Chris Tomlin, Matthew West, For King & Country, and more.
- Saturday – Skillet, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Rhett Walker, and more.