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Tortuga fest announces Next From Nashville

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – Rock The Ocean's Tortuga Music Festival announced its "Next From Nashville" line-up along with the Main Stage and Sunset Stage.

Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and Thomas Rhett will headline the April 12-14 fest in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Other performers are Flo Rida, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Elle King, Dustin Lynch and Maren Morris.

Next From Nashville features Abby Anderson, Gabby Barrett, Travis Denning, Everette, Filmore, Lauren Jenkins, Caroline Jones, Levon, Walker McGuire, Logan Mize, Seaforth, Natalie Stovall, Tenille Townes, Rachel Wammack and Waterloo Revival.

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