Nelly, Lady A announced as headliners for Plant City's Strawberry Festival

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The music lineup for the 2022 Strawberry Festival in Plant City is here, and it includes a wide range of country stars, R&B, oldies, and even hip-hop.

Today, the festival—which runs from March 3-13—announced that music headliners for 2022 include hometown boy Kenzie Wheeler who joins a country-heavy lineup that includes Jake Owen, Sam Hunt, Cole Swindell and “Proud to Be An American” singer Lee Greenwood.



The bill also features controversially-renamed Lady A, which has come under fire for stealing the moniker of a 61-year-old Seattle singer who recorded and performed under the name for decades.

But Strawberry Festival 2022’s musical lineup ventures outside country, too, thanks to sets by rapper Nelly, R&B favorite Boyz II Men, classic-rock band Tesla, prog-rock hero John Anderson, butt-rock specialist Sammy Hagar & The Circle Sun, plus Mike Love’s Beach Boys, pop star Lauren Daigle and more.



Admission to Strawberry Festival 2022 is $4-$8, and tickets for the concerts, which must be bought separately, range from $20-$55.

Per usual, each day features a daytime (3:30 p.m.) and nighttime (7:30 p.m.) show. See a daily schedule below, and get more information at flstrawberryfestival.com.

Plant City Strawberry Festival 2022 musical lineup:

Thursday, March 3
The Oak Ridge Boys
Lady A

Friday, March 4
The Beach Boys
Boyz II Men

Saturday, March 5
Home Free
Lauren Daigle

Sunday, March 6
Chicks With Hits Feat. Terri Clark, Pam Tillis, And Suzy Bogguss
Sammy Hagar & The Circle Sun

Monday, March 7
John Anderson
Kenzie Wheeler

Tuesday, March 8
"Ricky Nelson Remembered Starring Matthew And Gunnar Nelson"
Zach Williams

Wednesday, March 9
Lee Greenwood
Jake Owen

Thursday, March 10
The Drifters Cornell Gunter's Coasters & The Platters
Tesla

Friday, March 11
Gene Watson
Cole Swindell

Saturday, March 12
Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots
Nelly

Sunday, March 13
The Bellamy Brothers
Sam Hunt

This story originally appeared at Creative Loafing Tampa Bay



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