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7 Aug 2021
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We missed out last year, but the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest will make its triumphant return to Southwest Florida next month (September 17 – 26).

Sponsored by iHeart Media (and its local affiliate Cat Country 107.1 FM), The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, and BMI, the Fest brings over 100 phenomenal singer/songwriters for various small stage performances at various locations in Fort Myers(Sept 20 – 23), Fort Myers Beach (Sept 24 – 26), and Captiva Island (Sept 17 – 29), from pool parties to workshops to restaurant/beach locations.

Headliners will feature Jimmie Allen in Fort Myers Beach on September 26 and Michael Ray in downtown Fort Myers on September 23. 

Other artists featured include:

FMB’s own Sheena Brook, who appeared in season 12 of NBC’s “The Voice” and was coached by Adam Levine.

Bobby Tomberlin (“One More Day” with Diamond Rio)

Bridgette Tatum (“Loud,” the Official Theme Song of ACC Football 2010)

Caleb Neff (Rosaline)

Carleen Thiessen (Women of Substance Radio, a Naples native)

Carlo Colasacco  (performed with Shinedown)

Dave Pahanish (“Without You” with Keith Urban)

Kylie Morgan (“Boys Girl”)

And many more…

Tickets are available exclusively on the App Store and Google Play.

Best part, many of these shows will be FREE!  (Be advised that some of these events will be indoors or in close quarters, and with the Delta variant on the rise in the country, the CDC advises that you wear a mask in indoor public places. 

You can also listen to “Songs From the Sofa,” a virtual concert series featuring artists on the third Thursday of every month, playing artists who have or will have performed at the Island Hopper. Follow the handle @IslandHopperFest .

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