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The Inaugural Bay 2 Beach Music & Arts Festival Will Transform Clearwater Into a Music And Art Lover’s Paradise For The Next Four Days

Post Date:04/26/2018 9:21 AM

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Inaugural Bay 2 Beach Music & Arts Festival Presented by Coors Light kicks off on April 26 in Clearwater. This unique festival features multi-genre music from a variety of top-rated national and local recording artists sharing the spotlight with talented artists selling and showcasing their work.

This electrifying festival jump starts on America’s No. 1 beach, Clearwater Beach, tonight at 6:30 p.m. with a free beach party featuring live music from Sounds of Soul (6:30-8 p.m.). Party goers will also be able to enjoy the awesome entertainment, vendors, crafters and activities of the Sunsets at Pier 60 Daily Festival. Stick your toes in the sand and enjoy live music and entertainment all night long.

On Friday, April 27, the festival moves to Downtown Clearwater for Ruth Eckerd Hall’s Blast Friday beginning at 5 p.m. on Cleveland Street. This is a free concert featuring one of the most enduring bands from the early “alternative rock” movement, 10,000 Maniacs. There will also be other local bands performing throughout the night along with plenty of food and drink options for visitors to enjoy.

The party doesn’t stop there; on Saturday, April 28 the festivities move to the waterfront at Coachman Park. On stage entertainment begins at 2 p.m. with local legend Greg West. National recording artists LOCASH and Parachute will then perform, followed by pop superstar Andy Grammer.

On Sunday, April 29, the action continues at Coachman Park with gates opening at 2 p.m. Nate Currin, Stephanie Quayle, Aubrey Wollett will perform before country music’s Jerrod Niemann takes to the stage. Headlining Sunday night will be country and pop superstar Hunter Hayes.

Those attending the concerts in Coachman Park Saturday and Sunday will also be able to interact in an Art Walk featuring the best of Clearwater’s local talent. The Art Walk will showcase more than 15 artists including sculptors, painters, entertainers and more.

Tickets for the Bay 2 Beach Music & Arts Festival can be purchased online at Enter the code word CLEARWATER (in all caps) for $10 off your ticket purchase. You can also purchase tickets at the city of Clearwater booth located next to the stage. Tickets range in price from $20 for

general admission to $100 for VIP. VIP includes unlimited draft beer, wine, soda and water along with a meal from Abe’s Place Tab & Grill.

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