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Okeechobee festival announces lineup for first Bonnaroo- like festival in Florida

The highly anticipated Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival did not disappoint when it announced the first wave of artists coming to the Sunshine State for the festival’s inaugural year this coming March.

Headliners for the three-day festival include Mumford & Sons and Kendrick Lamar — who also headlined at the 2015 Bonnaroo — as well as Skrillex, Fetty Wap, Future, Miguel, X Ambassadors and more. As of now, Okeechobee is listed as the only U.S. performance for the chart-topping folk band Mumford &

Okeechobee festival announces lineup for first Bonnaroo- like festival in Florida

Sons in 2016.

Okeechobee will be held at Sunshine Grove, about two hours away from FGCU. The fest is expected to be Florida’s version of Bonnaroo with on- location camping, various food vendors and many specialized areas, including Yogachobee, Aquachobee and The Lost Jungle.

The festival takes place from March 4 to 6 and will feature more than 80 multi- genre acts on five stages across an 800- acre property, located about 20 minutes north of the city of Okeechobee.

Three-day tier-two general admission passes are currently on sale on

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Kelli Krebs

Kelli Krebs is a senior at Florida Gulf Coast University and is currently the editor-in-chief at FGCU's campus newspaper, Eagle News. She majors in journalism and minoring in advanced procrastination and works throughout the area as a sports reporter and freelance photographer. When she's not behind a camera, Kelli can be found secretly jamming along to the "Grease" soundtrack in her car, quoting all of the dialogue from Fight Club, or watching Breaking Bad reruns (RIP W.W.). Fan of pre-Jameis Winston Florida State, college basketball, Red Sox Spring Training, and untorrented FC Barcelona games.

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