Tampa, FL (August 12, 2021) — The Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) presented by Coppertail Brewing Co. has released the first wave of artists that will be performing at their 10th anniversary festival on October 1-3, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Proceeds from the non-profit festival, which has been dubbed a “Festival on a Mission’, provide support to music classrooms in Title 1 elementary schools.
Genre defying and Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy nominee Sofi Tukker will be featured on Friday night. Legendary and iconic Hip Hop superstar Nas will be headlining the festival on Saturday. Also, featured Saturday night is Durham, North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso. And closing the festival on Sunday will be the highly celebrated southern rock and jam band Gov’t Mule.
Additional artists and the full schedule of band days and times will be announced in the coming weeks. The initial list of artists is listed below. More information about the festival and related health and safety issues can be found at https://gasparillamusic.com/frequently-asked-questions/
Tickets are available at www.gmftickets.com
|GENERAL ADMISSION3 Day* GA Advance….. $90 2 Day GA Advance….. $60 Friday* GA Advance…..$40Saturday GA Advance..$40Sunday GA Advance….$40||SYNOVUS VIP EXPERIENCE**3 Day* VIP Advance …$2502 Day VIP Advance….$200|
Friday* VIP Advance….$125Saturday VIP Advance.$125Sunday VIP Advance…$125
*Friday performances are limited to Curtis Hixon Park as there is a fundraiser in Kiley Gardens
** VIP Tickets no longer include FREE DRINK tokens. The price has been reduced accordingly.
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ABOUT GMFThe Gasparilla Music Festival features over 35 local and national bands across 4 stages along downtown Tampa’s Riverwalk. The event features food from Tampa’s top local chefs and restaurants and offers family friendly programming (Kids 12 and Under FREE Admission) on several stages each day. Past festival performers have included Brandi Carlile, Portugal. The Man, The Avett Brothers, Gary Clark Jr., Modest Mouse, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Margo Price, Father John Misty, The Flaming Lips, Trombone Shorty and Cage the Elephant. Proceeds from the festival benefit youth music education.
About Gasparilla Music FoundationGasparilla Music Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2011 that produces the Gasparilla Music Festival. The foundation works year round to support music education through its Recycled Tunes program and to promote local musicians through its GMF Productions program. The foundation receives support from its membership program, Higher Ground. For information about becoming a member, visit www.gmfhigherground.com
ABOUT Coppertail Brewing Co.Coppertail Brewing Co. is an independent brewery and tasting room settled in the Ybor City neighborhood in Tampa, FL. It was founded with the desire to introduce more Florida-brewed beer to the masses, with help from the sea monster that lives in Tampa Bay – Coppertail. Coppertail prides themselves on giving back to the community, having involvement with many Tampa Bay organizations, such as Walk Bike Tampa, Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) and Goodwill Suncoast, to name a few. The brewery came to life in 2014, with 1,000 barrels of fermentation space with tanks ranging from 30 barrels to 200 barrels. Coppertail’s core beer offerings are brewed throughout the year and each tell a different story with quality ingredients.____
Gasparilla Music Festival – Initial 2021 Artists99 Neighbors – Nashville, TN – Hip Hop/Pop/R&BArtikal Sound System – Delray Beach, FL – ReggaeBabyJake – Ft. Myers, FL – Hip Hop/PopBad Cameo – Clearwater, FL – Indie/Funk PopBears & Lions – Gainesville, FL – Kindie RockElla Jet & Future Soul – St. Petersburg, FL – R&BGlove – Tampa, FL – Electronic Pop/Indie PopGov’t Mule – Asheville, North Carolina – Southern RockIvy Alex – St. Petersburg, FL – Pop/InstrumentalKeller Williams Grateful Gospel – Fredericksburg, VA – Rock/GospelLeon Majcen – Clearwater, FL – Folk/AmericanaMatt & Kim – Brooklyn, New York – Indie PopMike Mass with Wave Theory – Tampa, FL – Hip HopNas – New York City, NY – Hip Hop Noan Partly – Lakeland, FL – Indie Folk/RootsOld 97’s – Dallas, TX – Country/RockOxford Noland – Plant City, FL – Indie Pop/RockParquet Courts – New York City, NY – Indie RockPerception with Katara – Tampa, FL – Hip Hop/JazzPreservation Hall Jazz Band – New Orleans, LA – JazzPusha Preme – Tampa, FL – Hip HopRow Jomah – Dunedin, FL – RockSofi Tukker – West Palm Beach, FL – Electronic/DanceSylvan Esso – Durham, NC – Electropop/Indie PopThe Drain Outs – Tampa, FL – Garage RockThe Hip Abduction – St. Petersburg, FL – Reggae/Pop The Wildmans – Floyd, VA – Americana/FolkVella – Tampa, FL – RockVisit Neptune – Tampa, FL – Indie/Alt RockYoung MC – Queens, NY – Hip Hop