10th ANNUAL GASPARILLA MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FARE LINE UP
Featuring Local Food and Beverage with Four Eateries Making their GMF Debut
Tampa , FL (September 15, 2021) Today, the Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF,) presented by Coppertail Brewing Co. announces tantalizing food offerings available for the 10th Annual GMF taking place October 1-3 in Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park and Kiley Gardens downtown on the Riverwalk. Continuing the tradition of celebrating the delicious cultures of Tampa Bay all participating food vendors are local, independently owned and operated.
The festival is thrilled to have Ty Rodriguez, co-owner of the Rooster & the Til, as GMF’s Director of Food & Beverage. The building excitement is palpable as Rodgriguez shares, ‘We are honored to welcome four new vendors to the Calle Cocina line up this year. These local vendors – Cena, King of the Coop, Lolis Mexican Cravings and Spaddy’s Coffee – bring their culinary expertise and round out one of the most diverse ‘food’ festivals in the state.”
GMF is proud to offer selections from some of the best spots in Tampa Bay. Joining the new restaurants are returning Festival favorites; Big Ray’s Fish Camp, Cafe Hey, Nebraska Mini Mart, Dochos Latin Bistro, Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, Ichicoro and many more. With an incredible selection of food, drink, music and more, GMF 2021 is a true celebration of all things Tampa Bay.
The complete menu line up is below.
Big Ray’s Fish Camp – Grouper Sandwiches & Peel and Eat ShrimpCafe Hey – Cuban Sandwiches – Vegan Truffle Mac & Cheese
CENA – NDUJA Meatball Subs & Italian Sausage
Dochos – Chicken & Seafood Rice Bowls
Independent Bar & Cafe – Belgian Frites
King of the Coop – Chicken Tender Baskets
Kona Ice – Shaved Ice & Novelty Ice CreamLolis Mexican Cravings – Tacos
Nebraska Mini Mart– Kick Ass Vegetarian (or Not) Nachos
Parnell Foods – LemonadeShadrach’s Fiery Furnace – Wood Fired PizzaSpaddy’s Coffee Company – Coffee Teer Tea – Cold Brew Iced Tea The Bricks – Bird and Pig & The Goodness Wrap Whatever Pops – Gourmet Ice Pops
Additional information about the 2021 GMF including the complete schedule lineup is available at
Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.gmftickets.com
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Twitter — Facebook — Instagram — SpotifyABOUT 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.comABOUT 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.