April 17, 2013

WMNF 88.5FM Tropical Heatwave @ The RITZ Ybor 5/11/2013

WMNF 88.5FM's TROPICAL HEATWAVE RETURNS TO THE RITZ YBOR ON SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013



Since 1982, Tropical Heatwave has been a rite of spring for fans of eclectic music. Tropical Heatwave now spreads all over Ybor City, presenting an incredible lineup of diverse entertainment with more than 60 bands on multiple stages. The event has not only become one that brings all of Ybor City alive with great music and parties, it has also become a near perfect example of the public radio-local community/business partnership that is now emulated in other markets throughout the country. This year’s two-day event will include several venues located on Ybor City’s 7th Avenue, with stages in several historic locations and enclosed parking lots – including The RITZ Ybor on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

The RITZ Ybor Lineup:
  • 5:30-6:45pm: Suenalo (Afro-Latin-funk)
  • 7:10-8:20pm: Nikki Hill (Soul, blues and rockabilly)
  • 8:45-10:00pm: Ana Popovic (Scorching blues)
  • 10:25-11:40pm: Cody ChesnuTT (Soul, funk, rock)
  • 12:00am-1:30am: Cope (jamband rock/funk)

Other participating venues include the Cuban Club on Friday, May 10, 2013 and Creative Loafing's CL Space, the Cuban Club, El Pasaje Plaza, New World Brewery, The Crowbar and The Roosevelt 2.0 on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Friday: $20 advance, $30 at the gate
Saturday: $30 advance, $40 at the gate
Weekend Pass: $40 advance, $50 at the gate
Youth ticket $12 single day, $18 weekend pass (ages 12-20) - youth tickets not available online, by phone 813-238-9001 M-F 9am-5pm or in person only

Ticket Link: http://www.wmnf.org/heatwave/tickets

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