TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – A new addition to Tampa’s Gasparilla festivities is debuting on March 10 in downtown Tampa.
The new Gasparilla Music Festival, featuring a variety of bands, will take place at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park & Kiley Gardens Park from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
On the music line up is Deer Tick, an alt-country band; Rebirth Brass Band, a New Orleans-based funk and jazz band; Alvin Young Blood Hart, a Grammy-award winning blues singer; The Lee Boys, a gospel and blues band; Have Gun Will Travel, a Florida-roots rock band and Kaleigh Baker, a jazz singer.
The food vendors offered at the festival include 3 Suns Organic, Sono Cafe, Holly Hog BBQ Truck, Malios Prime and Pappas Restaurant.
The music fest is family-friendly, particularly early on in the day. Kids 12 and younger get in free before 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 for adults and can be bought in advance online.