Remember all the varied cowboy hats and sandy boots of this past April's Tortuga Music Festival? How the bikinis clung to sweaty bods and cozies hugged those LandShark brews so tightly!
Even the mere memory of those two springtime days sends you into waves of beachy concert ecstasy. The fest was heavily countrified with Kenny Chesney and Eric Church but featured rock, funk, and folk too, with the Avett Brothers, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Sister Hazel, and others. The scene out there on Fort Lauderdale Beach was beyond chill. We even named it New Times Broward Palm Beach's Best Festival in 2013.
Tortuga is coming back ashore and has announced its 2014 dates. We also have tickets you can snag after the jump!
The sophomore blowout that benefits the Rock the Ocean foundation is taking place on April 12 and 13. The early-bird tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on October 18, though. The lineup hasn't been announced, but based on last year, it's likely you or someone you know will want to go.
If you want the two tickets, comment below! We'll let you know by Friday 5 p.m. if you won.
Here's our video interview with the organizers and founders of this turtle-friendly affair, Chris Stacey and A.J. Niland.
Tortuga Music Festival, Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, 2014, on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale. Visit tortugamusicfestival.com on October 18 after 10 a.m. for early-bird tickets. Two-day general admission cost $145 each, two-day VIP tickets cost $599, and two-day Super VIP tickets cost $999. Follow Tortuga on Facebook.