Multi-platinum country music star and touring sensation Kenny Chesney is scheduled to be one of the headliners for Rock The Ocean’s inaugural Tortuga Music Festival, April 13-14, 2013, presented by Landshark Lager.
The two-day music festival will host more than 20 artists who will perform on three stages, located directly on the beach. Fort Lauderdale Beach will be turned into the oceanfront festival grounds, making Tortuga Fest, a music and ocean lover’s paradise.
In partnership with Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and Ocean Conservancy, a one-of-a-kind Conservation Village will be located on site to educate audience members and provide them with the information and tools they need to help conserve the world’s oceans.
Festival creators Rock The Ocean and HUKA Entertainment are thrilled to partner with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation. RTO founder, Chris Stacey said, “in addition to being a world renowned artist, Dr. Guy Harvey is a world-class conservationist. Our team is great at creating amazing concert experiences, and Guy and his team know how to help save the world’s oceans.”
“This is not your average music festival,” stated producer AJ Niland. “This festival will showcase world-class talent, with world-class amenities on a world-class beachfront setting. More importantly, it is a festival with a purpose.”
“We are honored to partner with Rock the Oceans and HUKA Entertainment,” said Dr. Guy Harvey. “Rock the Oceans will raise awareness of marine conservation, while providing us with a memorable music experience.”
Artists will include The Avett Brothers, Gary Allan, Eli Young Band, Gary Clark Jr, Michael Franti & Spearhead, G. Love and Special Sauce, Kip Moore and Sister Hazel. A second headliner and additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets to go on-sale Saturday, December 15 at www.tortugamusicfestival.com.