4 Jan 2019
For those who live to celebrate the song, it’s almost time to gear up for the 10th Annual 30A Songwriters Festival, starting January 18th! With a whopping 175 artists setting the stage at 25 select venues across 16 beach neighborhoods, 30A is getting ready to enjoy the talents of some of the best folks to put words to music. What’s more, in addition to giving 100% of the proceeds to help fund the local nonprofit of Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, a portion of this year’s sales will also be donated to Hurricane Michael survivors. Here’s to good music and good deeds!
BIG & SMALL
Musicians of all calibers join together to collaborate for a total of 225 planned performances from January 18th through the 21st. With headliners Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile and Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals - there’s no doubt that 30A Songwriters Festival is sure to delight true singer-songwriter fans. The list doesn’t stop here, there will be can’t-miss Americana shows along 30A all weekend. Be sure to watch out for Amanda Shires, Hayes Carll, Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle, Elizabeth Cook, Rosanne Cash, Aaron Lee Tasjan, The War & Treaty, Tall Pines, and Birds of Chicago.
Give ‘em all a listen by checking out the official 30A Songwriters Festival Playlist on Spotify.
It is vital for venue hoppers to plan ahead at an event this size. In nature of music festivals, 30A Songwriters Festival is bound to cause quite a bit of commotion in South Walton. To make things easier for you, 30A Songwriters Festival will be providing a smartphone app to help keep you up-to-date with last minute schedule changes, venue information, and safety alerts. Click here to find more tips on how to plan your trip.
HOW TO NAVIGATE
Between the hours of 5:30 pm until 12:00 am on Friday to Sunday, festival shuttle buses will be making stops from Vue on 30A to Rosemary Beach. The buses will also be stopping at public parking lots in Grayton Beach and Silver Sands Premium Outlets on Saturday and Sunday between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm for the headlining shows on Grand Boulevard. You can find more information on the Festival Shuttle Map. If you’re not ready to face the crowds just yet, have no fear! There will be taxis, limos, Uber, and Lyft prepared to service the area over the long weekend.
WHERE TO STAY
If you’re looking for a great place to stay, look no further than 30A Cottages and Concierge. We provide a range of luxurious vacation rentals located in the surrounding beach communities on the scenic Highway 30A. Any one of our beach cottages would the perfect place to hang your hat after a long day of show-hopping.
30A Cottages and Concierge is dedicated to providing the best vacation home rentals in South Walton. >Give us a call and book your dream cottage today!