Get ready to rock this weekend away in Tampa! Celebrate living in this "tropical" paradise as you enjoy the best Trop Rock performers in the country at Music on the Bay 2018!! Head to Tampa Bay Whiskey Joe’s Barefoot Beach Bar (7720 West Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa) for 4 days of musical performances. Dance to Trop Rock at the two beach stages set up right along the beautiful waters of the bay. There will be great Food and Drink Specials to complete this fun music festival.

Day passes are available on site and cost $25 on Thursday, $45 on Friday, $55 on Saturday, and $45 on Sunday $45. A Weekend Pass is also available for $100. Check out the lineup of incredible performers!


Wednesday, February 28th

  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm | The Shanty Hounds
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Don Middlebrook
  • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Steve Hopper & the Wolf Island Band

Thursday, March 1st

  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Heather Vidal & Sunny Jim
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Jack Mosley Band
  • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm | Jimmy Parrish & the Waves

Friday, March 2nd

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Rich McGuire & Band
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Latitude
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Jerry Diaz & Hannah’s Reef
  • 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Jesse Rice
  • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Southern Drawl Band
  • 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm | Jesse Rice
  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Jimmy and the Parrots
  • 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Jesse Rice
  • 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm | Jim Asbell and the Tropiholics

Saturday, March 3rd

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Trop Rock Junkies
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm | John Frinzi & Doyle Grisham
  • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm | The Sauce Boss
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm | John Frinzi & Doyle Grisham
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Ramajay Intercoastal
  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | The John Patti Project featuring Ms. Nadirah Shakoor
  • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm | A1A
  • 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm | John Frinzi & Doyle Grisham
  • 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm | Boat Drunks with Ms. Nadirah Shakoor

Sunday, March 4th

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm | The Big Bamboo Band
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Tropicool
  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Mr. Myers Band
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Tropicool
  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Corned Beef and Curry


OTHER WEEKEND EVENTS

WineFest 2018: Wine’s World

Dates: Thursday, March 1st - Saturday, March 3rd

Location: Tampa Theatre (711 North Franklin Street, Tampa)

The festivities begin with a Wayne's World (1992) screening at 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm) on Thursday, March 1st. VIP tickets are $25 and general admission is $10. On Firday, March 2nd, enjoy a delicious multi-course meal taking place on the Theatre's historic stage for the Wine Pairing. Purchase tickets HERE. Finally, sample dozens of boutique wines and dine on treats from local restaurants during the Wine Tasting on Saturday, March 3rd. The premium tasting begins at 7:00 pm with the grand trasting occuring from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Purchase tickets HERE.


Gasparilla Festival of the Arts

Dates: Saturday, March 3rd - Sunday, March 4th

Times: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm (Saturday) | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Sunday)

Location: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park (600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa)

Cost: FREE Admission!

Come to one of the best art shows in the south! Along with hundreds of artists and vendors, check out the Art Car Extravaganza, Chalk Walk, Live Entertainment, Food & Drink, and more.


The Orchid Round Up Show & Sale

Dates: Saturday, March 3rd - Sunday, March 4th

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Daily)

Location: Tampa Scottish Rite Center (5500 Memorial Highway, Tampa)

Cost: $5 per person (General Admission)

Marvel at spectacular orchids and find some to decorate your Tampa area home at this annual event.