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April 5 - April 7 2019

DeSoto Seafood Festival

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Join Us For Great Music, Delicious Food, Beautiful Art!

The Dweebs

The Dweebs are a family band which features Michael Blue, his two sons Mike Jr, Ben-Jammin and his daughter Claire. This unique musical family travels the country performing at Fairs, Festivals, Fundraisers, Street Dances, Public, Company and Private Parties.  Delivering a high energy show full of crazy stage antics, crowd participation and tribute character appearances…

Craig Morgan

Saying there is a “whole lot more” to Craig Morgan is an understatement. The multi-faceted Renaissance man proves it on his upcoming new studio album, aptly titled A Whole Lot More To Me, a record that furthers Morgan’s reputation as one of the genre’s most commanding vocalists. While his singing on such hits as the…

Saints & Angels

Saints & Angels is a Country/Rock act based in Nashville, Tennessee and Miami, Florida. They are managed by Erv Woolsey Co.(George Strait, Lee Ann Womack) and Sponsored by Gorgeous Vodka. The band tours Festivals, Casinos and Name Venues across the US  Music at    …

The Hernando de Soto Historical Society produces the annual DeSoto Seafood Festival for over 35 years now! we are a not-for-profit community organization of 225 volunteer member who celebrate the historical significance of the 1539 landing of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto on the Manatee River. While keeping De Soto’s legacy alive, the Society produces Manatee County’s largest entertainment events each year, culminating with the DeSoto Heritage Festival, now entering its 80th year!

Proceeds generated from the DeSoto Seafood Festival benefit our Conquistador Historical Foundation. As the charitable arm of the Society, the Conquistador Historical Foundation distributes funding to other community charities, provides education programs including a student exchange program with Barcarrota, Spain (Bradenton’s Sister City), funds collegiate scholarships.