Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Florida Theme Park & Attractions

Real Music Series 2017


Busch Gardens’ longest running concert series returns with incredible live music spanning from the 1950s to today, including soul, blues, country, pop and rock ‘n roll.

The Real Music Series kicks off on January 9 and runs through March 4. There will be eight weeks of moving and grooving to incredible live music featuring the best acts from several genres. Concerts are held at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. (subject to change)

The Real Music Series is FREE with park admission. Show tickets are required and can be picked up from the following locations:

  • For the 11:30 a.m. performance, tickets are available in the Moroccan Village Plaza (front gate)
  • For ALL performances, tickets are available at the tent outside of the Stanleyville Theater

Real Music 2017 Lineup

January 30 - February 4: - Fernando Varela

Varela is a classically trained opera singer that has impressed audiences across the world. Come enjoy his new single, “Vivere" released just last year.

February 6-11 : Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone

Watch as he performs and dazzles you with his classic hits like “I’m Into Something Good,” “Wonderful World” and “The End of the World” – just to name a few.

February 13-18 : Beginnings: The Ultimate Chicago Tribute Band

Audiences get to experience completely live performances from the golden age of Chicago, such as “Saturday in the Park,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “Will You Still Love Me” and of course, “Beginnings.”

February 20-25 : Micky Dolenz

You won’t want to miss the unmistakable performer that moved a generation and led this pop culture phenomena to a dozen Top 20 singles, four #1 albums and two Emmy Awards.

February 27 : March 4 - Lee Greenwood

Lee Greenwood, an icon in country music, will astound you with his hits like “It Turns Me Inside Out,” “Ring On Her Finger Time On Her Hands” and his most recognizable single, “God Bless the USA.”