Band: 47th annual National Shrimp Festival
Date: Oct. 11-14
Venue: Public Access Beach at intersection of state routes 92 and 182, www.myshrimpfest.com
For almost half a century, seafood lovers from around the globe have flocked to the National Shrimp Festival in Gulf Shores to celebrate the beloved crustacean. Throughout the Oct. 11-14 weekend, crowds will wander through various booths featuring local gourmet delicacies. This annual festival has also earned a reputation for live music, which will be provided in abundance on two stages playing host to a versatile lineup of musical acts.
Such bands as Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster, The Tip Tops, Johnny Hayes & the Loveseats and Yeah, Probably are sure to get the crowd grooving. Joe Diffie, Karen Waldrup, River Dan and Bruce Smelley will add some country to the mix, and Brent Burns will provide a dollop of beachside trop rock. The festival has also recruited party bands Bag of Donuts and Velcro Pygmies to energize the crowd.
To view the weekend’s complete lineup, visit myshrimpfest.com.
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