Louisville KY, April 10, 2013 – The Florida Strawberry Festival has awarded a three year agreement to Triangle Talent, Inc. to book entertainment for the 2014 through 2016 Festivals. The Strawberry Festival is one of the top festivals in the country and has a history of outstanding entertainment. Past acts have included Blake Shelton, Foreigner, Hank Williams Jr, REBA, Lady Antebellum, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Switchfoot and Third Eye Blind. The 2014 Festival takes place from February 27 – March 9, 2014 in Plant City, FL.
In the last 78 years, the Florida Strawberry Festival has brought fun to folks of all ages through an exciting headline entertainment line-up, competitive contests, youth events, free on-grounds entertainment, thrilling rides, and of course delicious strawberries. In addition to the 26 headline acts that are featured on the Wish Farm Soundstage, the Festival includes a flavorful assortment of free-family oriented daily acts, over 80 thrilling rides on the Belle City Amusement Midway, nearly 400 vendors, exhibitors and food concessions and special days and discounts.
David Snowden, CEO of Triangle Talent credits the Florida Strawberry Festival for their success. “The Florida Strawberry Festival is a great organization and we are pleased to be on their team. They recognize the value that entertainment brings to their fair and have invested wisely in getting great acts.”
Adding the Florida Strawberry Festival is an extension of the success that Triangle Talent has had in its Fairs and Festival division and the state of Florida. The Strawberry Festival joins the Florida State Fair in Tampa, FL and the South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach, FL on the Triangle Talent roster. Triangle Talent is the country’s largest producer of entertainment for Fairs and its clients include the Iowa State Fair, the New York State Fair, the Kentucky State Fair, the Kentucky Derby Festival, the Ohio State Fair, the Missouri State Fair, the Oklahoma State Fair and the Wisconsin State Fairs. In addition, Triangle Talent recently added the Clay County (IA) Fair and Clearfield County (PA) Fairs.
Snowden noted that Triangle Talent continues to elevate its presence on the national entertainment industry stage. “People are generally surprised to learn that a Louisville, Kentucky company is a major factor in entertainment booking. We have continued to add clients because of our great relationships with acts, good advice and service to our clients, and our reputation for trustworthiness with everyone.”
Triangle Talent, Inc. is a full service entertainment booking agency and one of the largest producers of outdoor events in the country. Celebrating more than 53 years in business, Triangle Talent is the Mid-west’s oldest and largest agency. It has successfully scheduled, negotiated and produced entertainment in more than 38 states and exclusively represented more than 70 acts. In addition to the fairs, Triangle’s clients include Texas Roadhouse, Papa John’s, Toyota, Churchill Downs, FFA Convention, and more than 2000 other clubs, corporations and events.