After a break during the pandemic Island Hopper Songwriter Fest In September of this year, he will return to southwestern Florida with two hit country music stars.
The 7th Annual Festival announced two headliners on Friday. Jimmie Allen, Winner of the New Male Artist of the Year in 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards (Make him the first black artist to win in that category); and Florida natives Michael Ray, The hit includes the number one country single “Kiss You in the Morning”.
Tickets are on sale now. They are, Island Hopper Mobile App..
The concert is part of a vast 10-day island hopper that takes place September 17-19 on Captiva Island, September 20-23 on downtown Fort Myers, and September 24-26 on Fort Myers Beach. .. Most events are free.
This year, more than 60 US singer-songwriters, including Jay Allen, Dylan Altman, Aaron Barker, Hannah Ellis, Frank Maiers, Dave Pahanish, and Fort Myers-born Sina Brook (who participated in “The Voice” in 2017) Over 100 shows. ).
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“After a difficult year we spent, this festival brings people back to southwest Florida and offers a great opportunity to celebrate with great food, drinks and music,” said Fest co-sponsor BMI, Deputy Industry Relations Officer. The president, Dance Pears, said. , In a news release on Friday.
“Thanks to all of the participating BMI-licensed restaurants, bars and hotels for providing a platform for songwriters to showcase their music and share the story behind their most popular songs.”
Tickets are $ 45 for Ray Concerts and $ 85 for reserved front seats.The show starts at 7 pm
Allen’s ticket is $ 45 (general admission only). The standing room only show starts at 5:30 pm. Whether it’s raining or sunny.
Allen’s hits include the No. 1 singles “Best Shot” and “Make Me Want To”. Delaware Native’s latest album “Gold Edition” is from Little Big Town, Keith Urban, Mickey Guyton..
Ray launched a summer tour with a country star in June Lukecoms.. His hit singles include “Kiss You in the Morning,” “Think a Little Less,” “Real Men Love Jesus,” “Get To You,” and “One That Got Away.”
The annual Island Hopper Fest is hosted by Lee County Visitors & Convention Bureau, BMI, radio station Cat Country 107.1 FM and iHeartMedia.
For more information, please visit: island-hopper.fortmyers-sanibel.com.
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