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Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

After extensive consideration, and in light of the COVID-19 virus, the 2020 Island Hopper Songwriter Festival has been cancelled. However, we have already begun counting down to Sept. 17-26, 2021. We hope to see you then! 

Tune into our LIVE virtual concert series, Songs from the Sofa! On the third Thursday of each month we feature a BMI songwriter performing live from the comfort of their sofa. Save the date for our next concert on Thursday, August 20 on Instagram Live @8pm EST. 

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is a 10-day music festival in Southwest Florida. It draws some of country music’s greatest singer-songwriters from Nashville and nationwide.

Enjoy 80+ artists, 100+ shows, most of which are free and in small, intimate venues across Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach and in downtown Fort Myers. 

Save the dates for the 2021 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest! 

  • Captiva Island: September 17-19, 2021
  • Downtown Fort Myers: September 20-23, 2021 
  • Fort Myers Beach: September 24-26, 2021


Island Hopper is presented by: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, iHeart Media, Cat Country 107.1, and BMI.