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Shindig on the Sand music festival set for June 14-16 in Perdido Key on Florida's Gulf Coast

First annual beach festival features 70+ bands on five stages including headliners Taylor Hicks, Shawna P. & EarthFunk Tribe, Wayne Troups and Wet Willie with Jimmy Hall

PERDIDO KEY, Fla., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Father's Day weekend, the world-famous Flora-Bama Lounge & Package will play host to more than 200 Gulf Coast musicians at the first annual "Shindig on the Sand" music festival in Perdido Key, Fla.  The three-day beach event brings together a wide range of musical acts from New Orleans, La. to Panama City, Fla. including "American Idol" winner Taylor Hicks, "The Voice" contestant Shawna P., Wayne Troups and Wet Willie with Jimmy Hall.  The festival is a collaboration of the Flora-Bama and the Perdido Key Chamber & Visitors Center, who aim to showcase as many Gulf Coast musicians as possible while launching what is hoped to become an annual summer event on Perdido Key.

The schedule includes more than 70 acts ranging from rhythm and blues to rock and roll to country, pop and more playing on five stages throughout the weekend. Ticket prices range from $10 per day to $25 for a three-day pass, and children 12 and under will be admitted for free. The full schedule and tickets are available online.

About Flora-Bama 
Flora-Bama Lounge & Package overlooks the beautiful Gulf of Mexico on the Alabama-Florida state line in Perdido Key, Fla. Home of the annual International Mullet Toss, the Flora-Bama was recently named one of "The World's 50 Best Beach Bars" by CNN Travel. The lively bar and roadhouse was also mentioned in John Grisham's novel "The Pelican Brief" and featured on news media including NY Times, Maxim, New Yorker, USA Today and many others. For more information, visit www.florabama.com.

About Perdido Key, Fla.
With sugar-white sand and turquoise water, Perdido Key was named one of Coastal Living magazine's "31 Best Beach Vacations." The Gulf Coast barrier island stretches 16 miles long, with more than 60% located on state and federal parks. Fresh seafood, locally-owned restaurants and nightclubs, fishing and golf are all popular on the uncrowded island, located between Pensacola, Fla. and Orange Beach, Ala. For information or to book a stay, visit www.VisitPerdido.com.

SOURCE Perdido Key Chamber & Visitors Center

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