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Singer, songwriter to again play Island Hopper fest

The Island Hopper Songwriters Fest is Lee County's largest scale music festival and it's coming to its sixth year.One of the scheduled performers, Kyle Anne, a performer/singer/songwriter out of Cape Coral, was in last year's festival and was invited to perform this year as well.Having studied ...

Songwriter festival set to start Sept. 20

It's the sixth year for the Island Hopper Music Fest, a southwest Florida centric singer-songwriter extravaganza. Going from Sept. 20-29, from Sanibel-Captiva to Fort Myers to Fort Myers Beach, there are plenty of reasons to be excited about this annual concert series.In collaboration with ...

Three musicians talk about their craft

Music is one of those ethereal things that everyone loves in some form or fashion. It evokes emotion, memories, and dreams. We talked to some of the Beach's local musicians and asked them about their experiences with the beach.Shawn Russell, Matt Freed, and George Lewis have given their life to ...

Parrot Key to host Caribbean Nights Dinner Shows

You'll feel like you're in an island paradise as you're greeted with a flower lei and surrounded by tiki torches at Parrot Key's new Caribbean Nights Dinner shows, which be held on Wednesday nights.The dinner shows include music like reggae, salsa, steel drums and more to be announced. There ...

The F.E.M. Collective to have first Summer Series show on Fort Myers Beach

The F.E.M. Collective believes that women deserve to be heard. They seek to amplify women's voices in the music industry. F.E.M. stands for female empowering musicians.The F.E.M Collective is about leaving the pressures that female artists/songwriters experience behind to simply appreciate the ...

Dogs and drinks and drag: Doggie Pride Fest to benefit canine rescue

End Pride month by celebrating with your beloved furry friend, for a cause. Doggie Pride Fest will be held at the Edison Country Club on the back patio on Sunday, June 30. The celebration will run from 3-7 p.m.Doggie Pride Fest is being put on by the rescue group Doghouse Rescue Academy. ...

Internet sensations shoot music video on Fort Myers Beach

The Moy Boys shot their most recent music video "Nautical" aboard Salty Sam's Pirate Ship on Fort Myers Beach and in Ocala. According to the boy band's manager, the video received more than 200,000 views within hours of being uploaded. "Nautical" is the second song released by the duo.The ...

Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival begins today

A popular event broadened its audience for the 13th annual festival to include Germany, Italy, Canada, Serbia, China, Australia and Ireland, which transformed its name to the Fort Myers Beach International Film Festival."We have screened some of the best in local, regional, national and ...

Rock the Arches Music Festival scheduled for Saturday

Restore Fort Myers Beach Arches Inc. is holding its biggest fundraiser and awareness event of the year this weekend at Bonita Bills Waterfront Caf, complete with raffles and live music.Restore Fort Myers Beach Arches, Inc. President Steven Ray McDonald said the inaugural event was an awareness ...

Eight weeks of summer camp to be offered at Mound House

Registration is open for the Mound House's second year of summer camps with Super Science Florida, geared towards 6-to-12 year olds.Director of Cultural Resources and Parks and Recreation interim Director Alison Giesen said she has been familiar with Super Science Florida for many years ...