Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival headliners announced

- Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has released the lineup for the Food & Wine Festival concert series.

The two-month string of shows is packed with internationally known stars of pop, soft rock, Latin, country, and classic music.

Anyone interested in being the first to taste what the festival is all about can attend the preview day on Friday, March 2. The Florida Orchestra, featuring the Mambo Kings, will perform and Pass Members will get a commemorative stemless wine cup.

This year’s headliners include:

Saturday, March 3 - Sister Hazel and Edwin Mccain

Sunday, March 4 - Grupo Niche

Saturday, March 10 - The Fray

Sunday, March 11 - Southern Uprising Tour with Travis Tritt, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, and the Outlaws

Saturday, March 17 - Olga Tañón

Sunday, March 18 - Goo Goo Dolls

Saturday, March 24 - Better than Ezra and Tonic

Sunday, March 25 - Michael Bolton

Saturday, March 31 - Boyz II Men

Sunday, April 1 - Natalie Grant

Saturday, April 7 - Hank Williams Jr.

Sunday, April 8 - TLC

Saturday, April 14 - Brett Michaels

Saturday, April 21 - The All American Rejects

Sunday, April 22 - Cole Swindell

Saturday, April 28 - Flo Rida

Sunday, April 29 - Kaleo and Bleachers

Headlining concerts begin at 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 6 p.m. on Sundays. Concerts are included with Pass, Fun Card, and daily admission tickets to the park.

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