Florida Strawberry Festival announces headline entertainment lineup for 2019

PLANT CITY, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2018) – The Florida Strawberry Festival released today its lineup of headline entertainment artists performing on the Wish Farms Soundstage at the 2019 event.

The lineup is as follows:

Thursday, February 28 10:30 a.m. Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra

3:30 p.m. The Oak Ridge Boys

7:30 p.m. ALABAMA

Friday, March 1 3:30 p.m. Willie Nelson

7:30 p.m. Brothers Osborne

Saturday, March 2 3:30 p.m. Home Free

7:30 p.m. Kool & the Gang

Sunday, March 3 3:30 p.m. Chicks with Hits

featuring Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss

7:30 p.m. An Evening with Steven Tyler

and The Loving Mary Band

Monday, March 4 3:30 p.m. Pat Boone

7:30 p.m. Martina McBride

Tuesday, March 5 3:30 p.m. The Drifters, Platters & Cornell Gunter’s Coasters


Wednesday, March 6 3:30 p.m. Gene Watson

7:30 p.m. STYX

Thursday, March 7 10:30 a.m. The Kingston Trio

3:30 p.m. The Letterman

7:30 p.m. for King & Country


Friday, March 8 3:30 p.m. Tanya Tucker

7:30 p.m. Chris Janson

Saturday, March 9 3:30 p.m. Florida Strawberry Festival’s Battle of the Bands Finale

7:30 p.m. Keith Sweat

Sunday, March 10 3:30 p.m. Bill Anderson & Bobby Bare

7:30 p.m. Old Dominion’s Make It Sweet Tour

“Our headline entertainment lineup is one of the most anticipated announcements we make prior to the opening of the festival,” said Florida Strawberry Festival President Paul Davis. “We receive many calls throughout the year leading up to the event from guests who are eager to hear who will be performing.”

Advance tickets for admission and for headline entertainment shows will go on sale Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 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. For more information about ADA accessible seating or tour group sales, call 813-719-6680.

“The theme of this year’s festival is ‘It’s A Hit’ and I believe our guests will be impressed with the All-Star lineup we have this year!” Davis said.

The 84th Annual Florida Strawberry Festival will take place February 28-March 10. Beginning in January, specials, discounts and free entertainment will be announced at www.flstrawberryfestival.com.

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 strawberry shortcake. The 2019 Florida Strawberry Festival where “It’s A Hit!” will take place February 28 – March 10 in Plant City, Fla. For more information, visit www.flstrawberryfestival.com, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (#berryfest19).


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