SeaWorld, Busch Gardens prep double dose of Viva La Musica

Dewayne Bevil

Sentinel Staff Writer

3:40 PM EDT, April 12, 2012


Sister theme parks SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens in Tampa kick off the Viva La Musica festivals this weekend with salutes to Latin culture, cuisine and music.

For four consecutive weekends, Viva takes place Saturdays at SeaWorld and Sundays at Busch Gardens.

Saturday's musical guest at SeaWorld is meregue singer Elvis Crespo, followed by Grupo Niche (April 21), RKM & Ken-Y (April 28) and Gilberto Santa Rosa (May 5). Show time is 3 p.m. at Bayside Stadium.

This Sunday's performer at Busch Gardens is Victor Manuelle, followed by Grupo Mania (April 22), Dyland & Lenny (April 29) and Jerry Rivera (May 6). Show time is 3 p.m. at Gwazi Field.

Viva La Musica festivities begin at noon at both parks.

V.I.P. tickets and reserved seating is available for the concerts. For more information, go to www.SeaWorldOrlando.com and www.BuschGardens.com/BGT.