Eric Church, Keith Urban, FGL Headline Tortuga Music Festival

Eric Church, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line are your headliners for the 2018 edition of Tortuga Music Festival. The event returns to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., April 6-8, delivering plenty of music along with a vacation atmosphere, beautiful location and an emphasis on marine conservation. 

Eric Church
George Walker / The Tennesean
– Eric Church
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2015

The Main Stage lineup also features Brothers Osborne, Lee Brice, Dan + Shay, Russell Dickerson, Kip Moore, Chase Rice, Lucie Silvas, Sister Hazel, The Cadillac Three, and Tyminski

The Sunrise Stage boasts an eclectic list of aritsts including Snoop Dogg, Cheap Trick, Michael Franti & Spearhead, William Michael Morgan, Muscadine Bloodline, Dylan Scott, Shaggy and Dwight Yoakam. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks. 

A presale for Tortuga alumni starts Nov. 27, starting at $189 for three-day passes. Tickets go on sale to the general public Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. EDT.

The lineup was announced this week by Rock The Ocean Foundation in partnership with Live Nation. RTO, which is dedicated to supporting scientific research, education and increasing public awareness about the issues impacting the world’s oceans, co-founded Tortuga Music Festival with Huka Entertainment in 2013. Huka, which produced/promoted the festival from 2013-2017, is no longer involved with the event. 

Keith Urban
Greg Allen /
– Keith Urban
Good Morning America “Summer Concert Series,” Central Park, New York City, Aug. 12, 2016

A portion of the proceeds from Tortuga Music Festival go to protecting the event’s namesake sea turtles, as well as supporting marine conservation and research. The festival includes a Conservation Village with games, interactive touch tanks, the latest ocean technology and information about how attendees can help make a difference. 

This summer Tortuga was named the Festival of the Year by the Academy of Country Music. 

Tortuga’s 2016 festival grossed nearly $6.7 million, with 90,142 attendees during the three-day event, according to box office reports submitted to Pollstar. Tortuga ranked No. 18 on Pollstar‘s 2016 Year End Top 20 Worldwide Festival Grosses chart. The 2015 festival sold out, grossing more than $7.3 million. Box office reports have not yet been submitted for 2017.