Street Laced surely has made it’s impact in the Tampa Bay market over the last handful of years, and we continue to have our imprint on major events throughout the city, pretty much on a weekly basis!
The latest news: Tampa Pig Jig has selected our own VP, Greg Wolf, to be their Master of Ceremonies for this years festivities, taking place on Saturday, October 19th!
LIVE Performances from Jake Owen, Lanco, Dr. Dog, The Wild Feathers, Larry Fleet and Camille Trust will accompany this amazing BBQ competition!
WHAT IS THE TAMPA PIG JIG?
The Tampa Pig Jig is an annual fundraiser event hosted on downtown Tampa’s beautiful waterfront at Curtis Hixon Park, featuring live music, great food, a BBQ competition, drinks and games. The event benefits the NephCure Kidney International, the only non-profit organization committed to supporting research, improving treatment and finding a cure for the debilitating kidney disease, FSGS (Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis) and Nephrotic Syndrome. Over the past 8 years, the Tampa Pig Jig has raised over $4,000,000 with all proceeds benefiting NephCure.
The Tampa Pig Jig was founded by Old Florida Federation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization made up of several local Tampa Bay gentlemen.
In 2008 Tampa native and beloved friend, Will was diagnosed with an aggressive form of FSGS, a rare and debilitating kidney disease which quickly led to total kidney failure. Will suffered from severe symptoms rendering him bedridden and later led to a kidney transplant. While the transplant was at first successful, the disease quickly took hold of the new kidney and Will is now sentenced to life on dialysis until we find a cure. A close-knit group of friends rallied together to create a simple BBQ fundraiser event to raise money for the NephCure Kidney International, the only non-profit organization committed to finding a cure for FSGS and Nephrotic Syndrome. What began as a simple backyard BBQ has grown into the Tampa Pig Jig on the River, an annual waterfront blowout with great bands, delicious food, fun games, and thousands of attendees.
For More Details and TICKETS: https://www.tampapigjig.com/