Entertainment lineup announced for 2015 Florida Strawberry Festival

 

PLANT CITY, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2014) – The Florida Strawberry Festival released today its lineup of headline entertainment artists performing at the 2015 festival.

 

The 2015 headline entertainment lineup is as follows:

Thursday, Feb. 26       10:30 a.m.       Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra

3:30 p.m.         Bobby Vinton

7:30 p.m.         Alabama

 

 

Friday, Feb. 27            3:30 p.m.         Mel Tillis

7:30 p.m.         Scotty McCreery

 

 

Saturday, Feb. 28        3:30 p.m.         MercyMe

7:30 p.m.         Kevin Costner & Modern West

Sunday, March 1         3:30 p.m.         “Brett Eldredge”

7:30 p.m.         Hunter Hayes

 

 

Monday, March 2       3:30 p.m.         Sawyer Brown

7:30 p.m.         Happy Together Tour

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 3       3:30 p.m.         Ronnie Milsap

7:30 p.m.         Sara Evans

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 4  3:30 p.m.         Ricky Skaggs

7:30 p.m.         Craig Morgan

 

 

Thursday, March 5      10:30 a.m.       Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

3:30 p.m.         Oak Ridge Boys

7:30 p.m.         Newsboys

 

 

 

Friday, March 6          3:30 p.m.         Loretta Lynn

7:30 p.m.         Boyz II Men

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Saturday, March 7      3:30 p.m.         Dan + Shay

7:30 p.m.         John Legend

 

 

 

 

Sunday, March 8         3:30 p.m.         Parmalee

7:30 p.m.         REBA

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“We have a wider variety of entertainment this year than we have ever had before,” said Florida Strawberry Festival General Manager Paul Davis. “We have classic country, today’s country, Christian, 60s, R&B, rock, pop and even an Academy Award winner.”

 

Over 24 headline entertainment artists perform every year on the Wish Farms Soundstage and comprise one of the most popular attractions at the event, Davis said.

 

Advance tickets for admission and for headline entertainment shows will go on sale Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at 8 a.m. and can be purchased online at www.flstrawberryfestival.com, at the Amscot Main Ticket Office located at 2209 W. Oak Avenue in Plant City and over the phone at 813-754-1996. Free seating for each concert is also available in the Morrow Steel Free Grandstand located at the back of the Wish Farms Soundstage and is available on a first come, first seated basis.

 

“Our 80th birthday is going to be a big party,” said Davis, “and we have a great lineup of entertainers to help us celebrate such a monumental occasion.”

 

About the Florida Strawberry Festival

 

The Florida Strawberry Festival is an 11-day community event celebrating the strawberry

harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County.  Each year, over 500,000 visitors enjoy the Festival’s

headline entertainment, youth livestock shows, exhibits of commerce and, of course, its world-famous strawberry shortcake.  The 2015 Florida Strawberry Festival, inviting patrons to “Come Join The Party!” will be held Feb. 26 through March 8, 2015 in Plant City, Fla. For more information, visit www.flstrawberryfestival.com, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (#berryfest15).