SATURDAY MARCH 10 SAT. 10 A.M.: JOHN BARTUS (SOLO ACOUSTIC) Celebrating his 34th 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. 11 A.M.: RICKY VALIDO A Florida born singer, songwriter and live performer Ricky Valido best describes his music as his own take on modern traditional country. Blessed with a unique voice, Valido has captivated fans from all parts of the country. Ricky’s highenergy shows have introduced audiences to a rattling and footstomping hillbilly experience. rickyvalido.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. 3 P.M.: JADE STORM (JOHN BARTUS & ADRIENNE Z) Led by singer/songwriters John Bartus and Adrienne Z, and rounded out with drummer Glenn Faast, bassist Rob Garza, and guitarist Steven Miller, Jade Storm brings quite a variety of classic rock as well as John and Adrienne’s original songs from their CDs. Expect anything from quiet acoustic numbers to allout rockers! SAT. 5 P.M.: TITO PUENTE JR. Billboard Music Award Winner and Latin legend Tito Puente Jr. will be here with his entire band to get everyone moving, yes we got your Mambo right here! A must see, award winning, world renown musician following in the foot steps of his father Tito Puente, a legend within the Latin music industry! SAT. 7 P.M.: MONSTER Pure non-stop adrenaline, Monster delivers a rock star-quality show. Covering hard driving rock, the band plays favorites from Pink Floyd, Queen, AD/DC, ZZ Top, Pearl Jam, The Doors, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, and more — but it’s all heavy on the guitar!