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Tortuga Music Festival announces lineup, ticket sales

 The daily music lineup and limited release of single day tickets for this year’s Tortuga Music Festival was announced today (March 15). The three-day music and marine conservation event takes place April 15-17, with three music stages set up on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Florida.

Headlining Day One, Friday, April 15 is Dierks Bentley, returning for his second appearance at the festival.  Joining him that day will be Old Dominion, Randy Houser, Tucker Beathard, Kristian Bush, Ryan Hurd, and Cam.

Day Two, Saturday, April 16, features Tim McGraw headlining the main stage.  Also performing Saturday are Sam Hunt, Chris Janson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kip Moore, Bobby Bones and his comedy band the Raging Idiots, Kelsea Ballerini, Jon Pardi, Courtney Cole, A Thousand Horses, Waterloo Revival, Muddy Magnolias, and Old Southern Moonshine Revival.

Day Three, Sunday, April 17, will be closed out by headliner Blake Shelton.  Also scheduled that day are Billy Currington, JJ Grey & Mofro, Thomas Rhett, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Elle King, Joe Nichols, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Native Run, Chase Bryant, LANco, Walker County, and Drew Baldridge.

Now in its fourth year, Tortuga Music Festival has incorporated more water and shade features into the event grounds. In addition, DJ Rock will be spinning all three days at the Pirate Ship art installation, located in the general admission area.

Single-day festival tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, priced at $100 for Friday and $115 individually for Saturday and Sunday. Three-day general admission tickets are still available for $199. Purchase tickets at

Guests are encouraged to plan ahead to travel to Tortuga Music Festival, with expanded transportation offerings in 2016. Advanced one and three-day passes are now available on the Water Taxi website for a discounted advance price of $25 and $45 respectively. Guests can take advantage of ample free parking at the Galleria Mall next to the Gallery One Hotel, as well as reasonably priced parking at the One River Plaza parking garage adjacent to Briny Irish Pub. Water taxi passes can be purchased at and shuttle passes can be purchased at

Last year’s sold-out festival drew a record-breaking attendance of more than 75,000 music fans from all over the world. Proceeds from Tortuga Music Festival ticket sales have contributed more than $250,000 toward marine and ocean research and conservation organizations to date.

Produced and promoted by HUKA Entertainment, Tortuga Music Festival features the top artists in country, rock and roots music as well as Rock The Ocean’s Conversation Village, which hosts more than a dozen organizations dedicated to marine research and conservation. The event serves to celebrate the festival’s ocean side setting while raising awareness of issues impacting the world’s oceans and supporting marine research and conservation, as well as protection of the festival’s namesake – sea turtles that nest annually along South Florida’s Atlantic seaboard.

For additional information, and to sign up to be the first to receive updates, including lineup announcements, ticket on sales, special offers and more, visit Tortuga Music Festival on Twitter (@FestivalTortuga) and Facebook.