Artists performing include country stars as well as rock, R&B and pop musiciansJimmy Geurts Entertainment reporter @JimmyGeurts
Florida Strawberry Festival has announced its concert lineup for 2018, and it may be its strongest, most diverse musical lineup yet.
The concerts at the annual Plant City event run March 1-11. Tickets go on sale Dec. 7 at 8 a.m.
As usual, the festival features a strong schedule of country musicians including Brad Paisley, Reba McEntire and Trace Adkins as well as rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis, who had a successful country career as well.
As for R&B, there's Earth, Wind and Fire representing the classic sounds of the 1970s with contemporary acts Babyface and Anthony Hamilton.
There's even the I Love the 90s Tour featuring Salt-N-Pepa and Tone Loc, which will come to Punta Gorda on Dec. 30.
Tickets can be purchased at flstrawberryfestival.com, by calling 813-754-1996 or at the Amscot Main Ticket Office at 2209 W. Oak Ave. in Plant City.
Here’s the full schedule of musicians performing at next year’s Florida Strawberry Festival.
March 1: Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra (10:30 a.m.), Oak Ridge Boys (3:30 p.m.), DNCE (7:30 p.m.)
March 2: Jerry Lee Lewis (3:30 p.m.), Justin Moore and Dylan Scott (7:30 p.m.)
March 3: Cam (3:30 p.m.), The Band Perry (7:30 p.m.)
March 4: Lee Greenwood (3:30 p.m.), Reba McEntire (7:30 p.m.)
March 5: Jimmy Fortune (3:30 p.m.), Josh Turner (7:30 p.m.)
March 6: Gaither Vocal Band (3:30 p.m.), Casting Crowns (7:30 p.m.)
March 7: Engelbert Humperdinck (3:30 p.m.), Trace Adkins (7:30 p.m.)
March 8: The Lettermen (10:30 a.m.), Drifters, Platters and Cornell Gunter’s Coasters (3:30 p.m.), I Love the ‘90s Tour with Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa and Tone Loc (7:30 p.m.)
March 9: Charley Pride (3:30 p.m.), Earth, Wind and Fire (7:30 p.m.)
March 10: Sawyer Brown (3:30 p.m.), Babyface and Anthony Hamilton (7:30 p.m.)
March 11: Chase Bryant (3:30 p.m.), Brad Paisley (7:30 p.m.)
Source : http://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20171127/florida-strawberry-festival-announces-concert-lineup