Tortuga Music Festival 2015

Tortuga Music Festival 2015

April 11, 2015 - April 12, 2015
April 11, 2015 - April 12, 2015
Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale
 
 

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Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival is an annual music festival that takes place in April, at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Founded by Huka Entertainment and the Rock The Ocean Foundation, the annual spring festival aims to raise awareness and support for ocean conservation. A portion of the ticket proceeds go towards helping our oceans. Throughout the years, over $250,000 has been raised for ocean conservation.[1]

The festival features multiple stages of live entertainment with a focus on country, rock and a variety of roots music. Past performers have included: Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Kenny Chesney, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more.[2] The 2016 edition of the festival expanded to 3 days, announcing Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley as headliners each day.[3] People can enjoy top artists, while learning about ocean awareness.

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Kenny Chesney
American musician
 
Zac Brown Band
 
 
Jake Owen
American country singer-songwriter
bornAugust 28, 1981
 
Sam Hunt
 

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Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney[pronunciation?] (born March 26, 1968) is an American country singer and songwriter. He has recorded 20 albums, 14 of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA. He has also produced more than 40 top 10 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, 28 of which have reached number one on the charts. Most of these have also charted high within the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making him one of the few successful crossover country artists. He has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.[1]

Chesney co-directed and produced a film for ESPN entitled The Boys of Fall. He has received six Academy of Country Music awards (including four consecutive Entertainer of the Year awards from 2005 to 2008),[2] as well as six awards from the Country Music Association. He is one of the most popular touring acts in country music, regularly selling out the venues in which he performs.[3][4] His 2007 Flip-Flop Summer Tour was the highest-grossing country road trip of the year.[5]

The Country Music Association honored Chesney with the Entertainer of the Year award in 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008. Other notable awards he received include the Academy of Country Music's 1997 New Male Vocalist of the Year, 2002 Top Male Vocalist of the Year, and the Triple Crown Award in 2005. He was awarded his fourth consecutive Entertainer of the Year award from the Academy of Country Music on May 18, 2008.

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Tortuga Music Festival 2015: Country's Fresh Faces Steal the Spotlight
New Times Broward Palm Beach  –  April 13, 2015
Rock the Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival returned triumphantly for a third year this past Saturday and Sunday. The country music fest hosted on the shores of Fort Lauderdale Beach held opportunities to let loose in the Florida sunshine with headliners Kenny ...
Tortuga Music Festival 2015: Performer lineup
Examiner  –  January 15, 2015
Created to raise awareness for ocean conservation, the Tortuga Music Festival takes place April 11-12, 2015 on the beautiful sand of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event features some of today’s most popular singers and entertainers while celebrating the ...
Zane Schweitzer is the 2015 Master of the Ocean
surfertoday.com  –  March 5, 2015
Zane Schweitzer is the 2015 Master of the Ocean. The waterman secured the overall title for ... Tristan Roberts has taken out the Cave Rock Invitational 2016, at Brighton Beach, in South Africa. We don't know much about "Manifest Destiny (A Skimboarding ...
Karn Evil Cruise: Searching For the Heart of Prog Rock on The Ocean
Radio.com  –  January 23, 2015
In 2015 ... the ocean. Chris Squire’s bass tone was incredible, and as he hit the polyryhthms in the second section of the “Close to the Edge” suite, “Total Mass Retain”, the band somehow kept it together. It was a marvel to watch. Prog rock ...
Tortuga Music Festival 2015 Sets Attendance Record, Announces First 2016 Performer
All Access Music Group  –  April 13, 2015
As the 3RD ANNUAL TORTUGA MUSIC FESTIVAL wrapped two days of record-breaking attendance and performances from artists including KENNY CHESNEY, ZAC BROWN BAND, JAKE OWEN, SAM HUNT, MADDIE & TAE, and many others, WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE's BLAKE SHELTON was ...
Conservation takes center stage at Tortuga Music Festival
The Miami Herald  –  April 11, 2015
Thousands packed Fort Lauderdale Beach Saturday for the first day of Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival to ... More transportation information and the 2015 transportation map can be found at the festival website. Tips: One empty water container ...
Your Guide to the Best Eats at Tortuga Music Festival 2015
Eater  –  April 10, 2015
This weekend the third annual Tortuga Music Festival hits the sandy Fort Lauderdale beaches. Country music lovers come from around the U.S. of A to hear their favorite bands, get a tan and drink beer — and lots of it. But believe it not, Tortuga has some ...
Tortuga Music Festival: Single-day tickets available
South Florida  –  March 24, 2015
Single-day tickets for Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival 2015 are set to go on sale Tuesday morning with the announcement of the entertainment schedule for the third annual two-day event on Fort Lauderdale beach April 11-12. The single-day tickets ...

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