The Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival on Monday revealed new programming for its Aquachobee stage, including a March 3 kickoff with the Okeechobee Allstars, led by South Florida’s own Roosevelt Collier of the Lee Boys, longtime Allman Brothers bassist Oteil Burbridge and Jeremy Salken of Big Gigantic.
One of the special environments at the sprawling festival taking place north of Lake Okeechobee March 3-6, Aquachobee includes a sandy beach, a ferris wheel, food and drink, and a stage offering a wide variety of dawn-to-dusk music from electronic artists, DJs and bands.
Other acts scheduled for Aquachobee include Hermitude, Twiddle, Manic Focus, Wolfram, Life on Planets, Mixmaster Morris, Jan Blomqvist, Dirk Largo and the Whitest Taino Alive. Programming on the stage will conclude Sunday, March 6, with music curated by the global record label Communion Presents and sets by T. Hardy Morris (Dead Confederate), and R&B singers Curtis Harding and Eryn Allen Kane.
The Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival will include performances from more than 80 artists, bands and DJs from around the globe, including Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, Skrillex, Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, the Avett Brothers, Fetty Wap, Bassnectar, Miguel, Odesza, Big Grams (Big Boi and Phantogram), Mac Miller, Daryl Hall and John Oates and Ween.
Another highlight will be "PoWow! A Live Superstar Mashup," featuring once-in-a-lifetime artist collaborations produced by the team that created the Bonnaroo SuperJam.
Four-day OMF passes are on sale for $269.50 (plus fees). For more music and ticket information, visit OkeechobeeFest.com.