Photo by Jim Leatherman
The Sh-Booms playing the Fringe Outdoor Stage in 2016
The Free Outdoor Stage at Orlando Fringe
is back! Though often overlooked amidst the theatrical, dance and comedy performances that form the backbone of the Fringe Festival, the outdoor stage has increasingly become a must-see proposition. This year's stage - sponsored by college radio stage WPRK 91.5 FM - is no different.
Here is the rundown of all of the shows and musical events at this year's Fringe.
Thursday, May 18, 8:30 pm
Opening Night Party with Orlando Gay Chorus, the Mud Flappers, Lauris Vidal One Man Band Party.
Friday, May 19, 6:30 pm
Vinyl Warhol Presents: Timothy Eerie, Tiger Fawn, Someday River, PLEASURES, DJ B8TA
Saturday, May 20, 3 pm
Swamp Sistas La La! Featuring Beth McKee, O-Sky, Sybil Gage & Her Catahoulas, Storyteller Madeline Pots, Renee is a Zombie, Terri Binion Band, Helena A Caella, Lynn Drury Music, E-Turn, LUVU
Monday, May 22, 7 pm
Jazz Comes to Fringe: Sam Rivers' Rejuvenation Orchestra, Kaleigh Baker!
Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 pm
Shows I Go To Presents: Jim O'Rourke & Rainy Day, BLONK, Cosmic Roots Collective, Gary Lazer Eyes, Reverist.
Friday, May 26, 7 pm
Orlando Fringe HIP-HOP NIGHT by MOOD the Party: Leisure Chief Hip-Hop Jam with Damez, DJ CUB's Cypher, Table For Three, Project: SPIT, special guests.
Saturday, May 27, 3 pm
Fringe Jambando: East Coast Railway, Soulo Duo, The Dave Trio, Lauren Lester, Plane Versus Cult, B-True, Mann!, The Goldminers, Yardis&Stephan, Eugene Snowden, funkUs, the Legendary JC's
Sunday, May 28, 2:30 pm
Southern Fried Sunday at Fringe: Matt Woods, Night Owlz featuring Gailanne Amundsen, Michelle Shocked, The Bloody Jug Band, Jeff Shepard, Tears of a Tyrant, The Simple Cavemen, Parlor, Orange Creek Riders, Bad Fixes.
Monday, May 29, 3 pm
Retro Beach Party at Fringe Day!: Bubble Boys, The Ukelaliens, Johnny Wild and the Delights, Tush and The Upright Gentlemen
The WPRK Free Outdoor Stage is located in Loch Haven Park, next to the Orlando Fringe Beer Tent. All concerts are free. Check out the full schedule here