by Katie Hendrick | August 23, 2017

Gulf & Western Takes the Stage

Want to hear these tropical troubadours en masse? Here are some of the state’s music festivals that celebrate the trop rock genre.

Sheena Brooke at Island Hopper Songwriter Fest. Photography courtesy Fort Myers-Sanibel

Island Hopper Songwriter Festival
Captiva Island, Fort Myers
Sept. 22–Oct. 1, 2017
Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival
Pensacola Beach
Oct. 4–8, 2017
Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival
Nov. 9–19
Meeting of the Minds
Key West
Nov. 1–5
30A Songwriters Festival
Santa Rosa Beach, Rosemary Beach, Miramar Beach, Seaside
Jan. 12–15, 2018
Key West Songwriters Festival
Key West
May 9–13, 2018