St. Petersburg's own hometown blues legend. For the past 45 years Roy has traveled the globe with blues legends such as The Reverend Gary Davis, Bonnie Raitt, Jorma Kaukonen,... His latest album, "The Good Book" reached #3 on the Americana chart, behind Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt.
Grammy-nominated and recent IBMA award winner
"Music like this is the reason people come to love bluegrass."
On the last day of the Sunshine City Songwriters Festival, the amazing Nerissa Nields travels from western Massachusetts to perform a Valentine's Day concert! -- Sunday, February 14th 3:00pm, in the Marley Room at the beautiful Museum of Fine Arts. She recently released her 17th album.
Tickets available at Craftsman House Gallery by calling (727) 323-2787. Tickets: $15 in advance
Nerissa will also be hosting a 3-day Writer's Workshop, February 12th-14th. To register for the workshop, or to get more details on the workshop, email: email@example.com
Get there early to check out the new MFA exhibit, "The Art of the Classical Guitar" --- Separate admission required.
More info: http://www.fine-arts.org/collection/the-art-of-the-classical-guitar-2/
Kinky Friedman "The Kinkster"
The Saturday evening show of the festival (February 13th) will feature the one and only KINKY FRIEDMAN at the intimate Craftsman House Gallery! That's right, The Kinkster has just released his first studio album in almost 40 years. The singer-songwriter, cultural satirist, Jewish cowboy, has been busy writing books, rescuing animals, running for Governor of Texas, smoking Kinky Cigars, drinking Man in Black Tequila,…
Shows at 6:00 & 8:30
6:00 show sold out. Limited number of tickets still available for 8:30
Call (727) 323-2787 to get your tickets to A Kinky Valentine!
with Sara Watkins & Anaïs Mitchell
A very special “in the round” Americana evening with Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Patty Griffin (Americana Music Associations' "Artist of the Year" and "Best Album"), master musician Sara Watkins (a founding member of Nickel Creek, also known for her collaborations with John Mayer, the Decemberists and others), and acclaimed singer-songwriter performer Anaïs Mitchell (winner of the Kerrville Folk Festival’s New Folk Award). This special “singers-in-the-round” style show features all three artists on stage together, sharing songs and accompanying each other for the entire evening.
Special thanks to The Mahaffey Theater for partnering with the Festival on this one. These three are going to sound so good in this theater!
Purchase tickets now at The Mahaffey Theater box office or athttps://www.themahaffey.com/show/Patty-Griffin-Sara-Watkins--Anais-Mitchell/492
Cliff Eberhardt with Louise Mosrie
Cliff Eberhardt headlines the second show of the Sunshine City Songwriters Festival! Known for his songwriting, guitar playing, and soulful voice, Cliff is one of the "most engaging and entertaining performers in the folk music universe." Louise Mosrie - one of "the brightest young folk-oriented artist to emerge from Nashville in many a year" will open the show. This concert will be at St. Petersburg's beautiful Palladium Theater.
Purchase tickets now at The Palladium box office or at http://www.mypalladium.org/cliff-eberhardt-sunshine-city-songwriters-festival/
RESERVED – TIER A: $33 IN ADVANCE
RESERVED – TIER B: $28 IN ADVANCE
$30 day of show
Cliff will also be hosting a 3-hour Songwriter's Workshop. To get more details on the workshop check out our Workshop page on this website. To register for the workshop email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to watch video of Cliff singing Bye Bye Blackbird
Originally from England, Zoe now resides in Provincetown on Cape Cod, MA, where she performs every summer. ZOË LEWIS is a band in a body! She plays jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk, funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! Troubadour, vaudevillian, storyteller, adventurer, singer-songwriter! Winner of the Colorado Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Troubadour Award in 2003, New Folk Winner 2002 at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas, and 2001 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Audience Favorite.
ZOË has performed all over the world with an array of incredible musicians and has toured with Judy Collins, Nanci Griffith, Pat Benetar, and The Indigo Girls. And now she will kick off the inaugural Sunshine City Songwriters Festival, performing at The Hideaway Cafe in St. Petersburg, Florida!
Purchase tickets now at: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1050577-sunshine-city-songwriters-saint-petersburg
Tickets: $15 in advance / $17 day of
Songs Around the Campfire
Winners will be announced at a campfire concert at The Ale and The Witch, located at 111 2nd Ave NE, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 on Wednesday, February 10th, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Prizes provided by:
Craftsman House Gallery
Ale & the Witch
To get details on the Sunshine City Songwriter Festival's International Songwriting Contest, check out our workshop page on this website.