May 07 - May 10, 2015
Location: Oceanside Boardwalk (Inlet - 27th)
Type: Festivals and Fairs
Springfest's 25th Anniversary
Springfest celebrates spring and the upcoming summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts & crafts under four huge big-top tents, located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City's famous Boardwalk.
Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical perfomances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free! All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts. Tickets for those concerts may be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. For more information, visit http://occean.com/springfest.
Thursday, May 7 - 7pm
Beatlemania - Tickets $10-$15
Beatlemania Again will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2015. This fabulous journey back in time is a performance every fan of music must see. Their performance chronologically traces the Beatles from their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era, to the final years of “Abbey Road” and “Let It Be.” It’s a performance that any fan of music must see and provides the audience with a fabulous journey back in time.
Friday, May 8 - 8pm
Vince Gill - Tickets $30-$60
Vince Gill will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 8. Gill, one of the most popular and most recorded singers of the past quarter-century, has become the measure of excellence in country music. His vocal performances are spellbinding with hits like “When I Call Your Name,” which was his breakthrough song, winning him the Country Music Association’s Single of the Year award. Since then, he has won 17 more CMA honors, including Song of the Year four times – making him the most-awarded artist in that category in CMA history.
The Academy of Country Music has handed Gill eight awards, including their prestigious “The Home Depot Humanitarian Award” and the “Career Achievement Award.” Since 1990, Gill has received 20 GRAMMY Awards and has sold more than 26 million albums. Gill was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007. He is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry. In August 2012, Gill was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is a member of the four-time Grammy-nominated band The Time Jumpers; Rounder Records released the band’s first studio album on September 11, 2012.
Saturday, May 9 - 8pm
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo - Tickets $30-$60
With chilling temperatures and snowy forecasts, nothing warms the souls of rock and roll fans and music lovers than news of a Springfest concert featuring 80’s legends Pat Benatar and Neil “Spyder” Giraldo. Beginning Friday, January 16, tickets will be on sale for the headliners at the 25th Annual Springfest in May 2015.
With the Springfest concert added to their 35th Anniversary Tour, the powerhouse duo will continue rocking fans through their favorite hits, including "Love is a Battlefield", "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" and "Heartbreaker." Together, with Benatar's mezzo-soprano vocal range and Giraldo's trail-blazing work as a guitarist, producer and songwriter, Pat Benatar and Neil “Spyder” Giraldo have forged one of the most successful partnerships in rock & roll history. Since their initial collaboration 35 years ago on the debut album "In The Heat of the Night," they have sold more than 26 million albums and charted 19 Top 40 singles, earning four consecutive Grammy Awards and three American Music Awards.
Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-551-7328.
Insider since: 2010
Answered: July 17, 2013
This is a well attended event, so my best advice would be to book a boardwalk hotel, park the car, and walk or take the tram down to all the fun at the inlet. Also, be sure to "like" Springfest on Facebook so you can stay updated on all the latest information in regards to concerts and such.