Sarasota, FL (February 6, 2014) - Winterfest organizers have released the lineup scheduled to appear at the March 29 day-long celebration of music at the Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch.

The show will include Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band, Kansas, the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Rick Derringer, Jeff Cook and the Allstar Goodtime Band, Marty Balin, Ty Herndon, Billy Dean, Les Sabler, Bertie Higgins and Hotel California. Gates open at 8 a.m.; the music will run from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Winterfest organizers aim to present a big event that is family-friendly, with a Kid Zone featuring games and activities for families with children. Winterfest will feature vendor spots for food and drink and arts and crafts booths.

General admission is $25 in advance and $40 at the door (CASH ONLY). Children five and under will be admitted free. VIP access is available for $100. The VIP area features an all-day catered buffet, unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks, front-row reserved seating and air-conditioned restrooms. The VIP tickets cannot be purchased at the door; they are available in advance only!

Tickets are available for purchase on the Winterfest at Lakewood Ranch website at under the “Buy Tickets” tab.

Applications for vendor participation are available online at Winterfest is being presented by Lakewood Ranch Communities and Bay News 9, Bright House Networks, Q105, and WQYK 99.5, Gravity Free, and Gold Coast Eagle Distributors.

For advance ticket sales, as well as talent, video and event information, go to

About Lakewood Ranch
The largest green-certified community in the US, Lakewood Ranch occupies 8,500 acres convenient to Sarasota and the Tampa Bay region. The master-planned community includes four golf courses, a country club and extensive recreational amenities, with housing options ranging from maintenance-free condos, single-family homes and estate-size properties. New home and lot packages begin in the high $100,000s to $5 million.

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