The Miami Beach centennial concert on March 26 will feature hip-hop star Flo Rida as one of its headliners, the city announced Monday.
The other headliners at the Hard Rock Rising music festival include Andrea Bocelli, Barry Gibb and Gloria Estefan. Other artists performing at the festival, which runs from noon to midnight, include the official DJ of the Miami Heat DJ Irie, English guitarist and singer songwriter Dave Mason, Grammy award-winning musician Jon Secada, Jamaican reggae and hip-hop artist Kymani Marley, jazz flautist Nestor Torres, Miami Beach jazz vocalist Nicole Henry and Jamaican reggae band Third World.
The festival’s complimentary viewing area is free and open to the public but tickets for its limited reserved premium seating, which will range in price from $55 to $525, will open on Tuesday for Miami Beach residents and Thursday for the general public.
Miami Beach residents will get a 10 percent discount by using the promo code “ResMB100” when buying tickets during the 48-hour pre-sale ticket period from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 7:59 p.m. Thursday.
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Pre-registration for the concert starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The first 5,000 Miami Beach residents to pre-register will have access to a preferred “Residence Viewing Area,” on a first-come first-serve basis.
General public ticket sales open at 8 p.m. Thursday.
The concert will be at Eighth Street and Ocean Drive and a temporary beach amphitheater will open at 5 p.m. March 26 for the night performances.
The week before the concert, starting March 22, there will be 100 hours of nonstop historic festivals, including a concourse car show, pageant, an astrophysical concert, a beachside wedding for 100 couples, a naturalization ceremony for 100 new U.S. citizens and world-class CAA tennis exhibition.
The festival is sponsored by Hard Rock International, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood.