Friday, September 23 – Sunday, September 25
The St. Augustine Songwriters Festival provides a unique perspective on the music scene by bringing hit songwriters to historic downtown St. Augustine. In addition to performing their chart-topping hits, songwriters will share testimonies, and offer a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into their writing processes.
This year’s songwriters include Mac McAnally, a longtime member of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band and a 10-time CMA Musician of the Year award winner (Once in a Lifetime), Grammy Award-winner Casey Beathard, who has written songs for Kenny Chesney, George Strait & Dolly Parton (“There Was Us”), Chris Tompkins (Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats”, Luke Bryan’s “Drunk on You”), Chris DeStefano (Carrie Underwood’s “Good Girl”, Dan + Shay’s “From the Ground Up), Mark Irwin (Alan Jackson’s “Here in the Real World”, Blake Shelton’s “Neon Light”, and many more.
Participating venues include Colonial Oak Music Park, Prohibition Kitchen, St. Augustine Distillery, and Tradewinds Lounge. For an up to date schedule and to learn more about each songwriter and their work, download the Apple/Android App on your mobile device or visit St. Augustine Songwriters Festival.