Busch Gardens Tampa’s longest running concert series is back starting January 7! Real Music, Real Masters runs every Monday through Saturday until March 16 and features awesome live music from the 1950’s to today. This year’s series features all-new entertainment such as “Ballroom with a Twist” as well! Shows take place twice daily, at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM, in the Stanleyville Theater.
- Cirque Vertigo Featuring the Wallenda Duo (January 7 – January 12): An eccentric production with unbelievable acrobatics from aerial feats to balancing acts that will keep you on the edge of your seat! The award-winning company puts on a show like no other with displays of incredible strength and balance, comedy, and grace for an experience that will be fun for the whole family.
- ARRIVAL from Sweden: The Music of ABBA (January 14 – January 19): ARRIVAL from Sweden is one of the world’s most popular ABBA cover bands with countless tours, radio/television appearances, and shows across the globe since the group came together in 1995. Their show pays homage to the iconic ABBA with performances of hits like Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, and more.
- Thomas McClary: The Commodores Experience (January 21 – January 26): Thomas McClary met Lionel Richie in college and they came together form a band called The Mystics in 1968. As they played more shows and grew to be a larger band with multiple members, they evolved into The Commodores. McClary was the lead guitarist, songwriter, co-producer and co-arranger for the infamous group for 15 years and now he’s bringing the essence of The Commodores to Busch Gardens Tampa.
- Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone (January 28 – February 2): Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone is a rock band from Englad that has been on the music scene in the U.S. since the British Invasion in 1964. The group, which has sold 52 million records and has 24 gold hits under their belt, will perform their biggest hits like I’m Henry VIII, I Am, and Dandy.
- The Diamonds (February 4 – February 9): This Canadian doo-wop quartet takes guests back in time with performances of jazz, rock, and pop songs that topped the charts in the 50s and 60s, such as Little Darlin’ and Why Do Fools Fall In Love.
- Ballroom with a Twist (February 11 – February 16): “America’s favorite touring dance show” combines talent from Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, and American Idol for a dazzling show featuring choreography by DWTS’ Anna Trebunskaya.
- The 5th Dimension (February 18 – February 23): This group had their big break in 1967, when their single Up, Up, and Away became a huge Grammy Award-winning hit. Since then, The 5th Dimension has released several award winning albums that earned the group 14 gold records, 6 platinum records and 6 Grammy Awards.
- Eaglemania: The World’s Greatest Eagles Tribute Band (February 25 – March 2): Eaglemania is a nationally touring tribute band that sells out shows everywhere they go. The group performs the biggest hits from the Eagles as well as music from Don Henley, Glen Frey and Joe Walsh’s solo projects.
- Lorrie Morgan (March 4 – March 9): Lorrie Morgan is an icon in the country music scene with a stellar career that spans several decades. She was the first woman in the genre to release three platinum albums consecutively and will take the stage performing hits like Five Minutes, What Part of No, and I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.
- Cirque Vertigo Featuring The Wallenda Duo (March 11 – March 16)
Priority Seating is available for each Real Music, Real Masters show, at both the 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM showtimes. Priority seating in the Stanleyville Theater is located in rows 2, 3, 4 and 5 in the center of the theater. Reserved seating is $9.99 per show and can be purchased here.