SunFest announces 2016 lineup for South Florida's largest waterfront music and art festival

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Duran Duran, Alabama Shakes, Meghan Trainor, Train, Jason Derulo, Steve Aoki, Death Cab for Cutie, G-Eazy, Slightly Stoopid, ZZ Top, Bastille, Walk the Moon, The Roots, Fitz and The Tantrums, Capital Cities, Evanescence, Flogging Molly, Andy Grammer, Rick Springfield, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Salt N Pepa, Goldfinger, Shovels & Rope, Lukas Graham, and more to perform

SunFest 2016

SunFest, Florida’s largest music, art and waterfront festival announces the lineup for the 34th annual event. The national headliners include: Duran Duran, Alabama Shakes, Meghan Trainor, Train, Jason Derulo, Steve Aoki, Death Cab for Cutie, G-Eazy, Slightly Stoopid, ZZ Top, Bastille, Walk the Moon, The Roots, Fitz and The Tantrums, Capital Cities, Evanescence, Flogging Molly, Andy Grammer, Rick Springfield, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Salt N Pepa, Goldfinger, Shovels & Rope, Lukas Graham, Butch Trucks & The Freight Train Band, The Joy Formidable, Coleman Hell, Judah & The Lion, The Babys, LunchMoney Lewis, Watch the Duck, Saint Asonia, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, The Bright Light Social Hour, Devon Baldwin, Jesse Royal, Dylan LeBlanc, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Secret Weapons, and Ria Mae. The 2016 festival will be held April 27 – May 1 along the beautiful, scenic Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach.

“We are very excited about this year’s lineup” said SunFest Executive Director Paul Jamieson. “We have a great mix of acts, featuring today’s hottest acts alongside legendary performers. The music festival marketplace has been growing over the past few years, but we know as do our fans know – there is no better place to enjoy music than along the waterfront in West Palm Beach.”

Also scheduled to perform at SunFest are regional and local acts: Cade, Casaveda, Ethan Parker Band, Fireside Prophets, Half Deezy, Matt Calderin Trio, Mike Mineo, NO TRAFFIK, Professor & The Jet Sets, SONS OF MYSTRO, Tori Lynn, Trey Libra fka Jacob Izrael, and WD-HAN.

A full lineup and schedule can be found online at SUNFEST.COM

Fun facts: SunFest is supported by more than 2,000 volunteers; people travel from more than 43 states and 20 countries and 100 cities outside of Palm Beach County; Economic impact to the area is more than $15 million; partner with local charities to provide more than $100,000 of fundraising to their causes.

GET THE APP
On Friday, February 26 the SunFest 2016 App powered by Ford will be available on iPhone and Android platforms. Put the power in the palm of your hand – quickly access line up and schedule information, festival map including parking locations, essential event details, follow news and social media feeds, and more. Visit your smart phone App store to download the App.

WAYS TO SAVE
Special Discount Ticket Promotion
There is no “March deal” or “bank deal” – SunFest tickets are at the lowest price they will be from now until March 11. After March 11, there will be two price increases. The discount is across all ticket categories with the 5-day pass offering the most savings – providing all SunFest has to offer for as little as $15/day. Tickets can be purchased at SUNFEST.COM

Bank of America salutes the troops
Military personal can purchase a 1-day ticket for $35, a discount of $10 off the normal gate price. This promotion is available by verifying your service through GovX. Discount ends on 4/23. Valid for Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists & Veterans. This promotion is sponsored by Bank of America and purchased on line, visit sunfest.com/ticketdeals.

Friday night discount
$10 off Friday night ticket* courtesy of Tobacco Free Florida Palm Beach County. Buy online at sunfest.com/ticketdeals (*$10 off gate price.) Deal ends April 23.

Youth tickets
Kids 5 and under are FREE courtesy of Wells Fargo. Kids 6 – 12: $10 in advance, $12 at the gate.

GETTING TO SUNFEST
Tri-Rail - Tri-Rail and SunFest are teaming up to offer two special late southbound trains on Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, April 30: Late southbound train will depart West Palm Beach at 11:45 p.m.

Sunday, May 1: Late southbound train will depart West Palm Beach at 10:10 p.m.

There will be a discounted Tri-Rail fare for those riding to SunFest with a $5 flat rate fare on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1. For more information visit sunfest.com/ridetrirail.

Advance parking
Reserve a parking spot in advance! Prices start at $15 per day and $60 for all five days. For more information visit http://www.sunfest.com/parking for the different parking garage prices.

2016 TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets for SunFest 2016 are on sale now and can be purchased online at http://www.sunfest.com, at the SunFest store located at 525 Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach, or by calling 1-800-SUNFEST. Advance tickets are also sold between April 10 and April 23 at Palm Beach and Martin County Publix Super Market locations.

1-day festival special discount ticket until March 11: $35
1-day pass with Advance Pricing: $40*
1-day pass (gate price): $45
2-day festival special discount ticket until March 11: $55
2-day pass with Advance Pricing: $60*
2-day pass (gate price): $70
5-day festival special discount ticket until March 11: $75
5-day pass Advance Pricing: $80*
5-day pass (gate price): $90

Youth 1-day pass (6-12 year olds) with Advance Pricing Discount: $10*
Youth 1-day pass (6-12 year olds) gate price: $12
Youth 2-day pass (6-12 year olds) with Advance Pricing Discount: $17*
Youth 2-day pass (6-12 year olds) gate price: $20
Youth 5-day pass (6-12 year olds) with Advance Pricing Discount: $25*
Youth 5-day pass (6-12 year olds) gate price: $30
Children 5 & under: FREE
Youth Admission Discount courtesy of Wells Fargo.
Seniors 65 and older: 1-day festival tickets are $20.
(Available only at the gate, must show ID.)
*Advance Pricing Discount ends April 23rd.

2016 FESTIVAL DAYS/HOURS
Wednesday, April 27: 5-10 pm
Thursday, April 28: 5-10 pm
Friday, April 29: 5-11 pm
Saturday, April 30: Noon-11 pm
Sunday, May 1: Noon-9 pm

Juried Fine Art & Craft Show & KidZone Days/Hours
Friday, April 29: 5-10 pm
Saturday, April 30: Noon-10 pm
Sunday, May 1: Noon-9 pm

THE FIREWORKS SHOW
The Fireworks Show will close the festival on Sunday, May 1 at 9 pm.

ABOUT SUNFEST
SunFest 2016 will take place April 27-May 1 along Flagler Drive waterfront in West Palm Beach, Florida. SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in West Palm Beach, is a Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council Funded Project and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council. For more information about SunFest, visit http://www.sunfest.com or call (561)-659-5980 or 1-800-SUNFEST.
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