28 March, 2017Print
Tortuga Music Festival Releases 2017 Schedule, Map, Emojis And Tunes Exclusively on Mobile AppMore Than 30 Partners Join On-Site Ocean Conservation Activation
Country music's biggest beach party -- happening April 7-9 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- has launched its 2017 Tortuga Music Festival Mobile App featuring the full three-day schedule, festival map, a Tortuga-themed emoji keyboard, and a branded Tortuga Tunes stream of performing artists' music.
Available as a free download for both iOS and Android users, the app allows fans to create custom schedules, navigate the festival site, browse food and beverage vendors, and receive direct notifications regarding important information and festival activities.
The Tortuga Mobile app will also educate fans about the festival cause and on-site Conservation Village and activities, including games, interactive touch tanks, cooking exhibitions, and the latest ocean technology.
With a mission to learn about ocean and marine life survival and understand how small actions make a difference, Rock the Ocean's Conservation Village will feature more than 30 organizations, including the Guy Harvey Foundation, Sea Turtle Oversight Protection (S.T.O.P.), University of Miami, Bimini Biological Field Station Foundation, and Surfrider Foundation.
Conservation efforts led by Rock the Ocean and festival funding have helped plant more than 10,000 sea oats on the beach at the festival site, provide fuel for Bimini, and to tag the first shark in Asia.
For more on the festival and on-site activities, please visit tortugamusicfestival.com.
About Tortuga Music Festival:
Tortuga Music Festival, produced and promoted by HUKA Entertainment, features multiple stages with unparalleled VIP amenities for viewing some of the hottest and most unique artists in country, rock, and roots music. Ranked as #18 in Top Festivals worldwide by industry trade magazine Pollstar in 2016. Country superstars Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, and Chris Stapleton are headlining this year's festival, highlighting what is the best lineup yet to celebrate the festival's fifth year. The 2017 Tortuga Music Festival will take place Friday, April 7, Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017 on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Last year's festival drew a record-breaking attendance of more than 90,000 music fans from all over the world. The event serves to celebrate HUKA's destination location theme with the festival's ocean-side setting while still raising awareness of issues impacting the world's oceans and supporting marine research and conservation, as well as protection of the festival's namesake - sea turtles that nest annually along South Florida's Atlantic seaboard. To this date more than $300,000 has been raised to support these efforts.
Tortuga Music Festival on the web:
Twitter: @FestivalTortuga #TortugaFest #CheersTo5YearsYall
Instagram: @TortugaMusicFestival #TortugaFest #CheersTo5YearsYall
About Huka Entertainment:
Huka Entertainment is a leading creator and producer of large scale destination-location music festivals, including the Pemberton Music Festival situated on 300 pristine acres at the base of Mt. Currie in Britsh Columbia, and the Tortuga Music Festival on the white sandy beaches of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Best known for creating groundbreaking fan, VIP and artist experiences, the company was the creative force and producer of the award-winning Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, AL. Based in New Orleans with deep roots in Gulf Coast culture, the fully independent Huka Entertainment also co-produces the Buku Music + Art Project in New Orleans located on the banks of the Mississippi river, and has a growing touring division which promotes hundreds of concerts across North America annually. For more information, visit huka.com.
About Rock The Ocean:
The Rock The Ocean Foundation is dedicated to supporting scientific research, education and increasing public awareness about the issues impacting the world's oceans. RTO teams up with high profile musical artists and entertainers, who will perform and participate in events that educate the public on marine conservation. RTO, founder Chris Stacey is an avid ocean lover, diver and 20 year music industry veteran. Tortuga Music Festival will bring to life his vision, uniting the best and brightest in music, working to raise awareness about the issues currently impacting our oceans and their delicate ecosystems. For more information, visit rocktheocean.com.
Tortuga Music Festival press page: shorefire.com/client/tortuga-music-festival