Florida Georgia Line to kick off UF-UGA weekend

Published On: Aug 25 2014 08:15:52 AM EDT
Updated On: Aug 25 2014 02:31:56 PM EDT

The world's largest cocktail party is going to be even bigger and better this year!

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Florida Georgia Line will play at the Shipyards property on the Northbank on Friday, Oct. 31, to kick off Florida-Georgia weekend, promoters announced Monday. The concert will be called Tailgate.

Tailgate will be a day-long event with live music starting at 2 p.m. Other musical acts will include Cole Swindell, The Cadillac Three, Clare Dunn, John King, Michael Ray and more.

Local event promoter Billy Catlin said the concert will add to a longstanding tradition in Jacksonville.

"We are thrilled to raise the bar through entertainment on one of the most important weekends of the year," said Catlin. "Last year's concert was a huge success, and we expect that this year's concert will attract thousands to downtown Jacksonville."

Right: Artist's rendering of
the Shipyards for the event
.

Tickets go on sale Saturday at JaxTailgate.com. You could receive an exclusive T-shirt along with a digital copy of Florida Georgia Line's new album, "Anything Goes." Ticket bundles start at $23, plus fees.

Florida Georgia Line made the announcement on their Facebook page.

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