SAT. 10 A.M.: JOHN BARTUS solo acoustic – Celebrating his 33rd year of playing music in the Florida Keys, the elected councilman kicks off this year’s festival with versions of songs from his “Keys Disease” and “Live From the Florida Keys” CDs along with new originals and acoustic classics including Pink Floyd. johnbartus.com
SAT. 1 P.M.: I-LAND VIBE – Not just reggae, ‘mon.’ I-Land Vibe plays a great mixture of reggae, soca, calypso and other island ‘riddims.’ For the last decade, this group of talented players has been the resident band at the world famous Holiday Isle in Islamorada. I-Land Vibe has serious fun on stage, and the fun is as contagious. i-landvibe.com SAT.
ENTERTAINMENT SAT. 5 P.M.: JADE STORM – Fronted by singer/songwriters John Bartus and Adrienne Z, this powerhouse band features Glenn Faast on drums (one of the best anywhere), the talented Rob Garza on bass, and the amazing Steven Miller on guitar (a SoFlo legend and top band veteran). Jade Storm will play originals and classic rock. adriennemusic.com
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