Hello Tampa Bay, I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. Alex here to start off your week with some news on the 26th Edition of Guavaween in Ybor City, which is taking place on Saturday, October 29, 2011.
Musical entertainment will feature live entertainment on three stages from Republic de Cuba on the west to Centro Ybor in the heart of the District to Angel Oliva, Sr. on the east-end of famed La Setima (7th Avenue):
Main Stage hosted by Play 98.7
Tonic - Founded in 1993, have produced four albums. Known for their "driving beat and tenacious melodies" the band's "Lemon Parade" album went Platinum. They have a compilation out "A Casual Affair: the Best of Tonic" - www.tonic-online.com.
EVE6 - A Platinum and Gold selling group, EVE6 is working on their fourth album to be released in early 2012. Their "Inside Out" hit is #1 on the U.S. Modern Rock Chart - www.eve6.com
Centro Ybor Stage hosted by Q105
Coo Coo Ca Choo - A Tampa Bay favorite with unbelievable vocal harmonies that do justice to the likes of the Beatles. The group is led by Rodney Justo, currently lead singer for the famed Atlanta Rhythm Section.- www.coocoocachooband.com.
A wonderful array of restaurant/bars, and a virtual "food court," surround the Centro Stage.
Halloween Express Stage
Scilter - A young band from "the hills" Zephyrhills, North of Tampa. Founded in 2006, this is a band with a future. Word has it that they are releasing their second album on Guavaween Singles include: "Prison for You," "Out of Love" and "Overdrive." A very crisp, clean sound with hints of "Creed" in the vocal - they will be vintage in just a few years!- www.scilterrocks.com
The Costume Contest will be featured at 10:00 p.m. with additional live music to follow.
All stages will have continuous music with station DJs, both before and after live sets. And of course, there will be a break at 8:00 PM for the return of the motorized-parade lead by Grand Marshall "Mama Guava.”
Join your National Historic Landmark District for the one day it's all play.
You won’t to miss this party. So, purchase your tickets today!
To purchase tickets and to preview the party, check-out the promo running on Bright House Network by going to www.ybor.org and clicking on "Guava Girl" in the video window.
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