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2ND ANNUAL SONGWRITER FESTIVAL - SOUTHPORT - APRIL 18-24

Posted: 02.17.2016

ScreenDoor Alliance, a non-profit volunteer organization to promote songwriting, songwriters, and build community, is proud to present the 2nd Annual Southport Songwriter Festival.

S2F-2 offers a week of musical opportunities in personalized, unique, Southport settings, designed to showcase local, regional, and international songwriters, provide educational events, and celebrate Southport as an arts community.

2016 SCHEDULE: All Events Monday April 18 - Sunday April 24

* MONDAY 1-5pm SONGWRITER WORKSHOP with master ELIZA GILKYSON. By reservation - Includes Monday concert 7-9pm.

SONGWRITER ROUND CONCERT - 7-9pm

Nashville Style Concert with ELIZA GILKYSON, TERESA NEAL, and Festival Producer/Host LOUISA BRANSCOMB. Sponsored by Frying Pan Restaurant. $20 by reservation via email.

*TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY 1-4 pm SONGWRITER MENTOR SESSIONS

Teresa Neal and Louisa Branscomb by reservation via email. $30/half hour. Private setting in Southport cottage or Inn.

*THURSDAY 6 -10 pm. SONGWRITER OPEN MIC, Yacht Basin Eatery, Host: Jeremy Truett - FREE

*FRIDAY 7-10 pm FULL MOON CONCERT - BLUES BY THE BAY, Southport Marina

Blues Showcase with Rev Geutschow, Dennis Walton, Guy Phillips and Others TBA - (Included in Weekend Pass) $20 at gate

*SATURDAY 12-5 pm FRONT PORCH SONG STROLL

Front Porch Song Stroll, 30 writers from across the country showcase originals on historic Southport Porches. (save on advance ticket - $25 at the gate).

Sponsored by Southport Realty. (Included in Weekend Pass)

*SATURDAY 7 -9:30 pm TAKE FIVE PREMIER CONCERT- Southport Marina

A powerhouse showcase of 5 of Acoustic Music's Leading Songwriter/Performers and virtuoso supporting musicians!

Featuring:

MISSY RAINES & THE NEW HIP

CLAIRE LYNCH with BRYAN MCDOWELL

JEANETTE WILLIAMS BAND with JOHNNY WILLIAMS plus guest LOUISA BRANSCOMB. $40 advance, $45 at door. Sponsored by Strings and Beyond

 Please go to our website (http://www.southportsongwriterfestival.com) and Facebook page for up-to-date information! Our personalized venues have limited space, seating not guaranteed without advance ticket! Check website frequently for details and updates and join us on FB!

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