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Gasparilla Music Festival continues in Downtown Tampa

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The Gasparilla Music Festival also features free kids activities. The Gasparilla Music Festival also features free kids activities.
If you are in Downtown Tampa on Sunday you will hear music until approximately 7 p.m. If you are in Downtown Tampa on Sunday you will hear music until approximately 7 p.m.
Over 40 national and local musical acts performed during the two-day event. Over 40 national and local musical acts performed during the two-day event.
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) - The third annual Gasparilla Music Festival wraps up Sunday in downtown Tampa.

During the weekend festival more than 40 national and Bay area musical acts performed on four stages located at Curtis Hixon Park and Kiley Garden.

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Event organizers say more than 10,000 fans attended the shows that featured The Flaming Lips featured performance Saturday night. Their show at the Gasparilla Music Festival was their only stop in the Sunshine State and first appearance in Tampa Bay since 2010.

In a career that spans three decades the group has released 16 albums.

Music wasn’t the only activity on the menu at the event. Both days featured free children's entertainment, a yoga rhythm lounge, a locals-only lineup of food vendors featuring some of Tampa's best-known restaurants, and special keg tapings in the GMF beergarden from SweetWater Brewing.

The festival’s final performances begin just after 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

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