LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. —Winterfest organizers have released the lineup scheduled to appear at the March 29 day-long celebration of music at the Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch. The show will include Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band, Kansas, the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Rick Derringer, Jeff Cook and the Allstar Goodtime Band, Marty Balin, Ty Herndon, Billy Dean, Les Sabler, Bertie Higgins and Hotel California. Gates open at 8 a.m.; the music will run from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Winterfest organizers aim to present a big event that is family-friendly, with a Kid Zone featuring games and activities for families with children. Winterfest will feature vendor spots for food and drink and arts and crafts booths.
General admission is $25 in advance and $40 at the door (CASH ONLY). Children five and under will be admitted free. VIP access is available for $100. The VIP area features an all-day catered buffet, unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks, front-row reserved seating and air-conditioned restrooms. The VIP tickets cannot be purchased at the door; they are available in advance only!
Tickets are available for purchase on the Winterfest at Lakewood Ranch website at www.lwrwinterfest.com under the “Buy Tickets” tab.
Applications for vendor participation are available online at www.lwrwinterfest.com/vendors. Winterfest is being presented by Lakewood Ranch Communities and Bay News 9, Bright House Networks, Q105, and WQYK 99.5, Gravity Free, and Gold Coast Eagle Distributors.
For advance ticket sales, as well as talent, video and event information, go to www.lwrwinterfest.com.
Lakewood Ranch is the 17,500-acre award-winning master-planned community in Sarasota and Manatee counties on the West Coast of Florida. Just minutes from the Gulf Coast beaches, and cultural assets in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch is already home to more than 18,000 residents and features A-rated schools, a hospital, the Sarasota Polo Club, the 75-acre Premier Sports Campus, the Ancient Oak Gun Club, its own Main Street with theaters, shopping and dining, and four million square feet of commercial property. For more information visit www.lakewoodranch.com.