blankThe Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) presented by Cigar City Brewing has a great line up of over 45 local and national bands scheduled for this weekends 9th annual festival taking place March 7 – 8, 2020 in Tampa.blank

On Saturday March 7, Brandi Carlile will be headlining the Water Street Tampa Stage in Curtis Hixon Park, and De La Soul will be closing out the Ashley Homestore Stage at Kiley Gardens. New additions to the Saturday lineup include Brooklyn based synth pop St. Lucia, New Orleans’ Queen of Bounce Big Freedia, and Gainesville native, Nashville lurker Edan Archer, along with Tampa Bay area favorites Someday Honey, Shevonne and the Force, Jordan Patrick & the Midas Touch, Ashley Smith & the Random Occurrence, The Stillhouse Shakers, and Kerry Courtney.

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On Sunday March 8, Portugal. The Man will be headlining the Water Street Tampa Stage. New additions to the Sunday lineup include sacred steel/gospel blues jam band The Word, Nashville based southern soul musician Anderson East, Orlando based indie pop Sales, New York based progressive rock-fusion band TAUK, Brooklyn based indie, electro and funk band argonaut&wasp, and UK based folk-Americana The Wandering Hearts, along with locally based acts Will Quinlan & the Holy Slow Train, The Wandering Hours, Discord Theory, Synergy in a Cup, PLEASURES, Vetnough, New Fang, and Charles Irwin.

There will also be top restaurants offering delicious food choices and Saturday night there is the silent disco, which always a blast.

Tickets to the festival are available at www.gmftickets.com

Full lineup and times of the bands are available on the Gasparilla Music Festival at www.gmftampa.com