Friday, October 23, 2020

New Florida Songwriter Series


J.Robert performs.

J.Robert performs.

J.Robert’s Florida Songwriter Showcase is performing a 2018 Winter Series at the Southwest Florida Event Center after an intensive 13-week 2017 Summer Series at The Players Theater on Marco Island. The show is a music presentation featuring songwriters who have composed and recorded original Florida music. Every first Monday evening of the month, songwriters will take the stage to share tales and original music ranging in style from southern rock, blues and country to folk and rock ‘n roll. The evening includes a performance, Q & A with the musicians, as well as a Nashville style songwriter jam. During the shows, musicians will share personal stories about Florida heritage that inspired their songwriting and musical talents.

Florida Songwriter Showcase: J.Robert (left) and Tim McGeary Submitted Photos

Florida Songwriter Showcase: J.Robert (left) and Tim McGeary Submitted Photos

After over 35 years of attending and performing music, J.Robert has developed friendships with many song artists residing in Florida. “It is my deep desire to present a showcase of my favorite Florida singers and writers. Everyone who likes ‘hit songs’ will love our new ‘heart songs!’”

The Florida Songwriters Showcase begins January 8 and is on stage every first Monday of the month through April 2. The full line-up, evening schedule and links to more information about the songwriters are available on www.FloridaFiddlerShow.com website. Here’s a brief description of the contributing songwriters:

January 8

Tim McGeary – Nashville hit
songwriter and former Collier
County EMS
Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield –
“Reckless Saints” Kim and Roy are
national Americana favorites!

February 5

Ray Cerbone – Lead singer for The
Apocalypse Blues Revue
Gator Nate Martin – The Pscyclebilly
Gladzeman singer from Devil’s
Garden!
Rita Youngman – Seminole woman
sings of Marshtackie horses and
warrior heroes

Michael Oakland – Tropic Gypsy
meets Django Reinhardt – a quiet gift
to SW Florida!
Captn Jac – Trop Rock Beach Party
sailor, songster, and RadioA1A
mainstay
Terry Lynn Melody – Fresh from the
songwriter’s kitchen, Terry’s songs
own eclectic!

April 2

Taylor Freydberg – “The Woodwork”
writer sings songs of youth, strength
and vision.
Marie Nofsinger – Award winning
songs take you on a journey into the
soul of America.
Frank Thomas – Florida Hall of Fame
songwriter and “cowman poet.”

J.Robert’s Florida Songwriter Showcase is on stage at Southwest Florida Event Center, located at 11515 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs. Advance tickets are $25. Contact 239-245- 9910 or info@SWFLeventCenter.com.

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