Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Shania Twain lead Tortuga Music Festival 2023 lineup

Tenth anniversary takes place Apr 2023

Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, in partnership with Live Nation, has announced the lineup for the 2023 ocean-side festival, taking place April 14-16, 2023 in Ft. Lauderdale. Main stage headliners include superstars Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, and Shania Twain. The star-studded festival will feature artists across several genres and raises money for marine conservation efforts. Tickets will go on sale starting Friday, November 18th at 10am ET via Ticketmaster.

Artists including Wade Bowen, Deana Carter, Ashley Cooke, Alexandra Kay, Dee Jay Silver, Niko Moon, Lukas Nelson & POTR, Jake Owen, Carly Pearce, Shane Profitt, Jameson Rodgers, Brittney Spencer, and Cole Swindell will also perform on the festival’s main stage. The lineup for the Sunset Stage includes Lauren Alaina, Tyler Braden, Collie Buddz, DJ Rock, Corey Kent, Kidd G, Wiz Khalifa, Mike., Justin Moore, Kylie Morgan, Pecos & The Rooftops, Dylan Scott, Nate Smith, The Wallflowers, Tropidelic, and Brett Young.

The festival will also feature a stage dedicated to emerging acts based out of Nashville, the Next From Nashville Stage. The lineup for this stage includes Chayce Beckham, George Birge, Tyler Booth, Mackenzie Carpenter, Erin Kinsey, Dylan Marlowe, Chase McDaniel, Megan Moroney, Pillbox Patti, Catie Offerman, Aaron Raitiere, Frank Ray, Red Clay Strays, and Alana Springsteen. This stage will also feature a special performance from Ray Wylie Hubbard.

The festival also has a commitment to supporting ocean conservation efforts. Each year the festival raises funds and also serves as an opportunity to educate the public about the critical environmental issues taking place within the oceans. Fans will be able to explore the Rock the Ocean’s Conversation Village while on-site to learn more about the work of the organization and how to get involved.

Buddy Iahn
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