Don't you hate picking up a local paper and reading about this great event you just missed? I do, so take a moment and put this on your schedule. There are so many events at so many locations around town, that there must be a few of these shows you can get to.
The Sixth Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns Sept. 20-29, 2019, to Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach & Sanibel Island with music and fun at a number of tropical venues.
The festival will take place over 10 days on Southwest Florida’s most beautiful barrier islands. It’s also a chance for fans to hear popular songs they’ve heard on country radio performed by the actual songwriters
Headliners include Gone West, a new rock-country quartet featuring Colbie Caillat, in a show with special guest Ryan Hurd at Pinchers at The Marina at Edison Ford in downtown Fort Myers on Sept. 25.
Caillat, a two-time Grammy Award winner, has sold more than six million albums worldwide and more than 10 million singles. Hurd has written songs for Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw and many others. He has also penned songs for his wife, Maren Morris, who headlined Island Hopper in 2016.
Nashville-based Gone West consists of two couples, Caillat and her fiancé and singer-songwriter Justin Young, and married songwriters, multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jason Reeves and ACM and CMT nominated Nelly Joy.
Country music hit singer-songwriter Rodney Atkins brings his star power to round out the list of headliners. Atkins will perform on the final night of the festival, Sept. 29, at Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach.
There are just too many events and performers scheduled to list them all here but the 2019 performance schedule is available at: https://www.island-hopper.fortmyers-sanibel.com/schedules, or you can download the app. to your phone.
Island Hopper app
The official Island Hopper mobile app is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices. This new app was designed to enhance your festival experience. Features of the app include:
• First chance to purchase
tickets for select
• Personalized schedule
• Artist information
• Performance times and
• Festival coupons
• Island Hopper hotel deals
• Festival maps
• Updates and alerts
• And more!
Download the app at: https://www.islandhopperfest.com.
This event runs from September 20, 2019 to
September 29, 2019.