Florida Weekly presents Rockabillaque Florida at Seminole Casino Hotel on Feb. 22, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. This festival is free and open to all ages.
Rockabillaque Florida is the biggest festival of its kind in Florida, celebrating mid-century and 1950s Americana. This action-packed day and night features musical acts from all over the country, a classic car and vintage bike show, contests, food and more.
“Celebrating Rockabilly and the 1950s, Rockabillaque has drawn over 14,000 attendees at its South Carolina event, and we are excited to bring this original concept to Seminole Casino Hotel for Southwest Florida to enjoy,” said Tony Alves, general manager of Seminole Casino Hotel. “We are particularly looking forward to seeing the large classic car and bike show, and to the entertainment line-up, which brings talented musical acts from all over the map.”
The entertainment lineup features a number of free full performances from Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (California), Reverend Horton Heat (Texas), Stray Cat Lee Rocker (New York), Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys (California), Lara Hope & the Ark-Tones (New York), The Royal Tinfoil (South Carolina), The Hi-Jivers (Tennessee), Megan Jean & the KFB (Maryland), Jared Petteys & the Headliners (South Carolina).
Classic cars and vintage bikes will be on display from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with show awards taking place at 4:30 p.m. Multiple contests will be held throughout the day including a beard & mustache competition, 1950s Pin-Up Contest and a tattoo contest.
All concerts are free and held outdoors. Attendees are welcome to bring chairs and all ages are welcome. A large selection of food trucks and vendors will be at the event. Coolers, backpacks and pets will not be permitted during this event. For more information, visit www.FLROCKS.com.