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Matanzas on the Bay announces drink specials, music schedule for Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Sept. 24-26

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Matanzas on the Bay is among seven sites on Fort Myers Beach hosting the final weekend of the 2021 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, a multi-day music festival that features more than 60 singer-songwriters from around the country.

Music lovers can enjoy drink specials at Matanzas on the Bay throughout the weekend, with buckets of Landshark for $15, buckets of Corona Premier for $18, Bud Light Seltzer for $5 and Deep Eddy Vodka drinks for $5.50.

The following musicians will be performing at Matanzas on the Bay for Island Hopper:

Friday, Sept. 24

  • 7 p.m.: Rich Lafleur, Brad Hutsell
  • 8:15 p.m.: Heidi Raye, Julianne Ankley

 

Saturday, Sept. 25

  • 2:30 p.m.: Katie Lyon, Eric Durrance
  • 4 p.m.: Nick Wayne, Hannah Ellis
  • 6 p.m.: Liz Moriondo, J. Robert
  • 7:15 p.m.: Angie K, Heidi Raye

 

Sunday, Sept. 26

  • 1:30 p.m.: Kristen Kelly, Julianne Ankley
  • 3 p.m.: Jay Allen, Kylie Morgan

 

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest runs from Sept. 17-26. It kicks off on Captiva Island, Sept. 17-19, then moves to historic downtown Fort Myers, Sept. 20-23, and wraps up on Fort Myers Beach, Sept. 24-26. The event is the largest songwriter festival in Southwest Florida and offers a unique experience to interact with songwriters at pool parties and beachside venues.

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is produced by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, iHeartMedia, Cat Country 107.1 and BMI, the largest music rights organization in the U.S. Schedule is subject to change, with latest performance information available on the Island Hopper mobile app. For more information, please visit IslandHopperFest.com and follow the festival hashtag #IslandHopperFest on social media.

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Matanzas on the Bay to host musicians, music fans for Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Sept. 27-29

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Drink, food specials on deck for festival weekend

Matanzas on the Bay is among eight sites on Fort Myers Beach hosting the final weekend of the 2019 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, a multi-day music festival that features more than 80 singer-songwriters from around the country.

Music lovers can enjoy drink and food specials at Matanzas on the Bay throughout the weekend, with all Blue Chair Bay specialty drinks on special for $7 and buckets of Landshark for $15. With the purchase of a Blue Chair Bay drink, guests can also enjoy half-price appetizers, choosing among Matanzas on the Bay’s popular dishes including beef satay skewers, coconut shrimp, bacon-wrapped scallops and more.

Matanzas on the Bay has announced the following performance schedule for Island Hopper:

Friday, Sept. 27

  • 7 p.m.: Johnny Bulford, Heidi Raye
  • 8:15 p.m.: Hunter Smith, Ayla Lynn

 

Saturday, Sept. 28

  • 2:30 p.m.: Ashley Ray, Megan Linville
  • 4 p.m.: LaLa Deaton, Lena Stone
  • 6 p.m.: Rachele Lynae, Jordan Minton
  • 7:30 p.m.: Ava Suppelsa, Carly Tefft

 

Sunday, Sept. 29

  • 1:30 p.m.: Jared Mullins, Keefe Klug
  • 3 p.m.: Gabrielle Macafee, Cassidy Daniels

 

Island Hopper is a multi-city music festival that attracts thousands of music lovers to Southwest Florida. The event starts Sept. 20-22 on Captiva Island, then moves Sept. 23-26 to historic downtown Fort Myers before closing Sept. 27-29 on Fort Myers Beach.

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is produced by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, iHeartMedia, Cat Country 107.1 and BMI, the largest music rights organization in the U.S. For more information, please visit IslandHopperFest.com and follow the festival hashtag #IslandHopperFest on social media.