SunFest Announces 2016 Lineup

We may have had a snow day last week, but spring music festival season is in sight, as Florida’s largest music and arts festival just announced its lineup. The 34th annual SunFest in West Palm Beach, FL will take place April 27-May 1 along Flagler Drive waterfront. SunFest is a nonprofit based in West Palm Beach, funded by Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council Funded Project and sponsored by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council. SunFest is made possible by thousands of volunteers from all over the country, and partners with local charitable causes to fundraise over $100,000 every year. 

According to a press release distributed this week, festival headliners include Duran Duran, Alabama Shakes, Meghan Trainor, Train, Jason Derulo, Steve Aoki, Death Cab for Cutie, G-Eazy, Slightly Stoopid, ZZ Top, Bastille, Walk the Moon, The Roots, Fitz and The Tantrums, Capital Cities, Evanescence, Flogging Molly, Andy Grammer, Rick Springfield, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Salt N Pepa, Goldfinger, Shovels & Rope, Lukas Graham, Butch Trucks & The Freight Train Band, The Joy Formidable, Coleman Hell, Judah & The Lion, The Babys, LunchMoney Lewis, Watch the Duck, Saint Asonia, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, The Bright Light Social Hour, Devon Baldwin, Jesse Royal, Dylan LeBlanc, Bobby Lee Rodgers, Secret Weapons, and Ria Mae.

Local artists are also scheduled to perform over the course of the weekend. These acts include Cade, Casaveda, Ethan Parker Band, Fireside Prophets, Half Deezy, Matt Calderin Trio, Mike Mineo, NO TRAFFIK, Professor & The Jet Sets, SONS OF MYSTRO, Tori Lynn, Trey Libra fka Jacob Izrael, and WD-HAN.

The hours of operation for SunFest events can be found below:

Wednesday, April 27: 5-10 pm
Thursday, April 28: 5-10 pm
Friday, April 29: 5-11 pm
Saturday, April 30: Noon-11 pm
Sunday, May 1: Noon-9 pm

The hours of operation for the Juried Fine Art & Craft Show & Kidzone can be found below:

Friday, April 29: 5-10 pm
Saturday, April 30: Noon-10 pm
Sunday, May 1: Noon-9 pm –

The Fireworks Show will close the festival on Sunday, May 1 at 9 pm.

SunFest will have an app available for download this Friday, which is intended to make attendees’ festival-going experience smoother. The app will include information about the lineup, parking, discounts, and more. For more information, visit

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