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Bryan, Lambert, McGraw headline Tortuga Music Festival

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw will headline the three-day ocean side Tortuga Music Festival, which is returning to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. in 2020.

Jon Pardi, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, , Gabby Barrett, Lee Brice, Blanco Brown, Billy Currington, Jordan Davis, Gone West, Riley Green, Caylee Hammack, HARDY, Hirie, Chris Lane, Jon Pardi, Jon Langston, LOCASH, Runaway June and Cole Swindell are playing.

Non-country acts Pitbull, Toots and the Maytals, Barenaked Ladies and Vanilla Ice will join the lineup, with more acts to be announced in the coming weeks. T

Rhe weekend beach-retreat that combines entertainment while raising money for ocean conservation, will take place EIL 17-19, 2020 on the shores of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Florida. Passes will go on sale Friday, Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. eastern.

Tortuga mixes country, rock, reggae and hip hope.

The festival raises funds and promotes awareness of the issues that the world's oceans currently face, as well as supporting marine conservation and research.


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