Category MusicFest

Save the Date!

Save the Date! May 14-16, 2015

We’re getting things ready for this year’s Harvey Milk Festival! Want to get involved? There are many opportunities available which can be tailored to suit your interests. Take a moment to visit our Volunteer and Committee pages.

Harvey Milk Festival 2014 Music Performance Lineup

Check out the lineup for HMF 2014! Click the performer’s name or scroll down for more info. Saturday, May 17, 2014 Performance Schedule: 2:30-2:40 p.m. Opening Ceremony featuring Sarasota City Commissioner Suzanne Atwell 2:40-3:10 p.m. Physical Plant 3:25-3:55 p.m. Ari and the Alibis 4:10-4:40 p.m. HumanLikeToys 4:55-5:25 p.m. Seven Years Past […]

Ghost Beach

GHOST BEACH, the New York-based duo of Josh Ocean and Eric “Doc” Mendelsohn is part of a community of musicians and artists that are always pushing each other to innovate from both a writing and performance perspective. ‘Being in New York helps us get these […]

Slow Magic

Slow Magic, your imaginary friend, is an anonymous DJ/musician currently wowing festival crowds with high-energy beats, while remaining hidden behind his signature tribal mask. With 2014 Coachella and SXSW dates, Magic is quickly earning his stripes as a must-see performer.


    Formed in 2008, MeteorEYES is an indie-synth-electro-pop rock quintet from Sarasota, Florida. We are dance filled beats outlined with catchy vocal melodies. We are guitar tones painting portraits with your ears. We are bass filled keys leaning forward in momentum to keep the […]


The Bold New City of the South is a weird but lovely one complete with a dysfunctional minor league baseball team, an affinity for merge lanes and a permanent identity crisis. Jacksonville, Fla. needed some hometown heros. Enter psych-pop duo SUNBEARS! In 2008 SUNBEARS! became […]

Hymn For Her

Hymn for Her have been busy touring across the country and abroad over the past few years, injecting juiced-up backwoods country blues with a dose of desert rock psychedelia that has been described as ‘Hell’s Angels meets the Amish.’ The band’s new release ‘Hymn for […]


As most people know, in high school Michael J. Wolf made some waves when Hollywood decided to take his life story of being a small town basketball playing werewolf and put it on the big screen. Several years, lovers, and addictions later he settled down […]

Luxury Mane

Having been called ‘stylishly and timelessly unhinged’ by Creative Loafing Luxury Mane find themselves creating an emerging ‘Florida’ sound — that over the past decade includes casual elements of indie, psychedelic, surf, garage rock and pop. Formed in 2012, the band features former members of […]

Seven Years Past

Seven Years Past consist of Lifelong Musicians and songwriters. Lisa Larkin Vocals, Mark Medeiros-Guitars, Allen Pryor Drums-vocals, Bret Jones guitar-vocals and Stephan Rosser bass-keys, continue to bring their high energy brand of modern rock and meaningful lyrics wherever needed. Powerful vocals are the centerpiece of […]