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Catch Incredible Singing and Songwriting

September 03, 2018

September 21-30, take part in a week-long celebration of great music and songwriting from talented up-and-comers. Whether you’re visiting Captiva Island, enjoying the dynamic Downtown Fort Myers, or kicking back at Fort Myers Beach, the Songwriting Fest is coming right to you with events spread out at each location. This popular event is a fun opportunity to check out a lively music scene, explore Fort Myers and Captiva venues and support local and regional artists. Details below, but take it from us: this is one festival to sing about!

Captiva Island | September 21-23
Downtown Fort Myers | September 24-27
Fort Myers Beach | September 28-30