dr. phillips center REVEALS opening date, ADDITIONAL DETAILS and primary FOCUS OF new six-month LIVE-entertainment FESTIVAL
-- New Frontyard FestivalTM to help raise awareness for
efforts and funding to #SaveOurStages --
-- Socially-distanced festival venue first of its kind in the U.S. --
Before a group of community leaders, elected officials and business partners, Dr. Phillips Center today revealed more details about Frontyard Festival an innovative, six-month live-entertainment event that will
“The entire live performance industry has been decimated,” Wolff said. “Major tours have been cancelled, local productions are limited and theater capacities are dramatically reduced due to social distancing requirements. Most guests just aren’t sure it’s safe to return to indoor venues. The recent surge has further impacted audience readiness and we have a way to go before our patrons will return to our traditional venues. I expect their solution will be watched and may even be replicated in other markets, because there’s nothing like it, anywhere else in the country.”
came out of the Washington, D.C. music scene and is known for his high-energy mashup of funky vibes and positive, life-affirming lyrics. G Love & the Juice is
An Evening with Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires.An unforgettable night with four-time Grammy Award-winning artist Jason Isbell and Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and violinist Amanda Shires.
Fernando Varela, Craig Irvin and Devin Eatmon, with The Philharmonic Orchestra under the guidance of Maestro Pasquale Valerio
Keb’ Mo’, Tye Tribbett,
Ticketing and seating for festival shows will be different than those inside the arts center. Rather than purchase individual tickets, festival guests will select their own private box for up to five people. Boxes will have a minimum seat requirement that will vary by show.
Tap Room at Dubsdread and Nikki’s Place, along with a variety of concepts from local restaurant entrepreneur Harp & Cork: Dharma Fine Vittles, Oak Flame Pizza, Eola General, Sea Legs, and Juniper Patisserie.
Contactless ordering will take place through guests’ own mobile devices either before or after arrival, and food and drinks—including beer, wine and cocktails—will be delivered directly to their boxes.
Ravago Americas, Vystar Credit Union, American Momentum, Experience Kissimmee, Fifth Third Bank, OUC, Massey Services, Pepsi, Florida Blue, City Beverages, Hilton Destinations, TD Charitable Foundation, WESH 2 & CW18, iHeartMedia, Clear Channel Outdoor, Orlando Weekly and Watermark Publishing Group.
the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation, Bob Vander Weide and Shelby Norwich, Progressive Distribution and Wild Ocean Seafood.
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