Bret Michaels and Justin Moore at Busch Gardens’ Bands, Brew & BBQ this weekend

Bret Michaels and Justin Moore at Busch Gardens' Bands, Brew & BBQ this weekend


Busch Gardens Tampa’s annual Bands, Brew & BBQ festival continues this weekend with more of the biggest names in rock and country music.

Justin Moore, this year’s nominee for The Academy of Country Music’s New Artist of the Year, takes the stage on Saturday, Feb. 22. As a rising country star, Moore is best known for hits, including “Small Town USA” and “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away.”

In one of Busch Gardens’ most anticipated shows of the festival, multiplatinum singer, philanthropist, Celebrity Apprentice winner and “Rock of Love” superstar Bret Michaels will take the stage on Sunday, Feb. 23 performing some of his biggest hits, including “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” and “Talk Dirty to Me,” which Michaels recently mashed-up with singer Jason Derulo.

The Gwazi Park stage sizzles with music throughout the day. Headline concerts start at 5 p.m. and the field will open at noon. The full concert area is free to guests and located just behind the Gwazi rollercoaster.

Guests can reserve the best seat in house for their favorite acts with the Bands, Brew & BBQ VIP Ticket. The VIP Ticket is $34.99 per person and includes priority reserved seating at center stage, plus an entrée platter and non-alcoholic beverage at any festival tent location OR an entrée, one side salad, side dish or dessert, and a regular-sized non-alcoholic beverage from any of Busch Gardens’ restaurants. The VIP ticket is available for sale at and in park at the Adventure Outpost store, located at the front gate.

Buy a 2014 Fun Card so you can pay for a day and come back all year to catch all of the Bands, Brew & BBQ concerts.  Card is valid from the date of purchase through Dec. 31, 2014 and is available online, by calling (888) 800-5447 or at the Busch Gardens’ front gate.

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