Tuesday, April 8, 2014





Fort Lauderdale, FL – April 8, 2014—There are only five short days to go until the second annual Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival hits the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, when headliners Eric Church & Luke Bryan and more of music’s hottest acts perform on April 12th and 13th.  Fans outside of Florida who are unable to attend this year’s festival can still catch some of their favorite artist performances via live stream. Artist performances on Saturday, April 12th that will be live will be Brett Eldredge, Ziggy Marley, Slightly Stoopid and Eric Church, while artist performances on Sunday, April 13th include Brett Dennen, Sheryl Crow, 38 Special, Brantley Gilbert and Dierks Bentley. Livestreaming is being provided by Live Media Group, whose past streaming coverage includes Live from the Red Carpet at the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys as well as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and Red Carpet premiers for The Hunger Games, Twilight and Hobbit franchises. More information on the live stream for non-Florida residents can be found at www.tortugamusicfestiva.com.

The Tortuga mobile app is now available in both android and IOS app marketplaces. Patrons may download the app for the lineup, schedule, map, artist, vendor, conservation details and more, as well as received notifications throughout the festival.

Attending festival-goers will be allowed to bring the following items into the festival: blankets & beach towels, prescription medicines (must be in a marked bottle along with proper matching ID), baby strollers or small wagons for toddlers, non-professional cameras (detachable lenses not allowed), one empty water bottle up to 2 liters in size, factory sealed water bottle (one person, up to 1 liter), small backpacks, camelbacks (must be empty), umbrellas (small hand held), low-rise beach chairs (to be set up in designated chair zone), sunscreen and sunglasses.

Prohibited items include: weapons of any kind, fireworks or explosives, illegal or illicit substances of any kind, outside food & drink (except factory sealed water), pets (except service animals), flyers/handbills/posters/stickers (no solicitation allowed), large HIGH BACK chairs or patio chairs, beach umbrellas or tents, glass containers, skateboards/bicycles/motorized vehicles or scooters (unless ADA approved device), paint/sharpies/permanent markers, coolers of any size, professional recording devices or cameras, glowsticks, laser pointers, unauthorized or unlicensed vending, items to obstruct other fan’s views (kites, flag poles, large signs, etc). Professional-grade cameras with detachable or long-range lenses and GoPro or similar cameras are not permitted.

All guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry. Any prohibited item that is confiscated will not be held or returned.

Parking for the festival will be located off-site and a convenient shuttle bus system will be used to transport all guests to and from the festival. The festival shuttles will be in operation 10:30 AM to 11:00 PM on Saturday 4/12 and Sunday 4/13.  All shuttles will be picking up passengers on North East 9th Street, located behind the Galleria Mall, and will drop off just north of the festival site at South East 5th Street.  Advance 2-day Shuttle Passes are $25.00, while Shuttle Passes purchased during the festival will be $30.00.

Fans who wish to purchase tickets at the gate day of show may do so by visiting the ticketing office for the following rates: General Admission 2-day $190, Single Day $110, VIP tickets $840, Super VIP for $1360, all inclusive of fees. However, advance tickets are still available at www.tortugamusicfestival.com. Single-day advance General Admission tickets are just $89.00 plus applicable fees, while 2-day advance General Admission festival ticket prices start at only $165.

For additional information, updates and offers, visit Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival on the following platforms:

Web: www.tortugamusicfestival.com
Twitter: @FestivalTortuga
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TortugaMusicFestival
Instagram: www.instagram.com/TortugaMusicFestival

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