Gasparilla Music Festival President

Florida Tonight brings you the hear and now of Tampa Bay! Tonight the president of the board David Cox discusses the upbringing of the Gasparilla Music Festival and how he sees it growing in the future.

Talking points:

The challenges of starting a large festival

March becoming “Arts Month” in Tampa Bay

Building the lineup and maintaining variety

Future Growth of the GMF

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Check out a tease of the headliner The Meter Men

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