Daya, Nelly, and Slightly Stoopid will also play
Tortuga Music Festival returns for its fifth installment April 7, 2017 and Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, and Chris Stapleton will head down to Fort Lauderdale Beach to headline.
The spring weekend will be one of the few places fans can catch format superstar Chesney in 2017. A rep for Chesney recently confirmed that the 48-year-old will not tour next year. This will be his third turn at headlining the event, having already played the inaugural year in 2013 and again in 2015.
Other bold-face names for the event include Brett Eldredge, Darius Rucker, and Alan Jackson. This year’s breakout star Maren Morris also joins, along with Drake White & the Big Fire and Dustin Lynch. Inclusive of roots, rock, and country, roots/rock/reggae, the fest will also include Slightly Stoopid and alt-hip-hop act G Love & Special Sauce, Nelly, and Daya.
The event continues its mission to raise awareness and support ocean conservation. With a standing Conversation Village area at the event where environmental organizations set up booths and stands to educate on the increasingly dire need for marine research and various issues affecting the earth’s oceans. The festival works with the Rock the Ocean Foundation and has, since it’s 2013 inception, donated over $300,000 to its Conservation Village partners.
Tickets for the annual event go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 a.m. EST. More information can be found on the event’s website.
The full line-up is below.