The Florida Music Festival: THE STATE OF MUSIC boasts a history of discovering unknown artists national acts like Taylor Swift in her first industry showcase, while throwing the best party in Downtown Orlando with past MainStage acts like The Dirty Heads, Third Eye Blind, Flogging Molly, Minus The Bear, Lupe Fiasco and more… and Florida’s finest homegrown acts through the years from Less Than Jake to The Supervillains, from Seven Mary Three, members of Matchbox Twenty, Creed to JJ Grey & Mofro… and yes even “Mr. Worldwide”… Pitbull asked to play once! The best part, all Showcase venues are FREE ADMISSION each year, so you can discover the next big thing at no cost to you! SUBMIT NOW TO PERFORM AND SHOWCASE AT FMF2017!
(Photo of Taylor Swift showcasing during FMF2003 at Shine on Wall St Plaza)
Welcome to the 17th Annual Florida Music Festival, featuring the sounds that will be filling your ears for the next decade. All participating Showcase Venues are FREE ADMISSION courtesy of our friends at the Downtown Development Board, JetBlue and Coors Light! Venue Age restrictions and capacity does apply (note: most venues in Downtown Orlando are 21+, but please check in advance of age limits for each night).
Each night from 6pm-2am Downtown Otown lights up with more than 50 artists on over a dozen stages, rocking everything from Pop, Hip Hop, Alt Rock & Country to Blue Grass, for FREE! Stop by your favorite haunt and then roam the venues throughout Downtown checking out musicians from across all genres and around the world.