30A Songwriters Festival Jan. 17, 18, 19, 2014

December 15, 2013


The 5th annual 30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL is set for January 17, 18 and 19, 2014. Taking place at venues along northwest Florida’s scenic Highway 30A and the resort neighborhoods of South Walton, the event will feature performances from such esteemed artists as Kristian Bush (Sugarland), Loudon Wainwright III,  Ani DiFranco, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Richard Thompson, Shawn Mullins, John Oates, Jerry Douglas, Rusty Young (Poco), Jonathon Edwards, Jesse Harris, Craig Fuller (Pure Prairie League), John Gorka, Mary Gauthier, James McMurtry, Bob Schneider, Glenn Phillips Band, Matthew Sweet, Jeffrey Steele, Jim Lauderdale, Jimbo Mathus (Squirrel Nut Zippers) and Tinsley Ellis.

Artists conformed for 2014 include Marshall Crenshaw, Teddy Thompson, Grant-Lee Phillips, Ellis Paul, Kim Richey, Hayes Carll, Marshall Chapman, Pierce Pettis, Tommy Talton, Chuck Cannon, Willie Sugarcapps, Allison Moorer, Charlie Mars, Eric Taylor, Tommy Womack, John Driskell Hopkins (Zac Brown Band), Gretchen Peters, Kristy Lee, David Olney, Sergio Webb, Chas Sandford, Joe Leathers, Michael McDermott, Eliot Bronson, The Saint Johns, Garrison Starr,  Peter Mulvey,Cooper Carter & the Royal Senders, Callaghan, Seth Walker, Gabriel Kelley, Liv Mueller, Steve Bogard, Kelsey Anna, Brigitte DeMeyer, Kurtis John, Erick Baker, Andrew Combs, Phil Madeira, Buzz Cason, Alan Rhody, Eric Himan, Webb Wilder, Don Dixon & Marti Jones, Paul Cebar, Amy LaVere, Jeff Black, Kyle Jacobs, Ruston Kelly, Pete Sallis, Bryan Kennedy, Old Salt Union, Donnie Sundal and Boukou Groove, Daphne Willis, The Quaildogs, David Berkeley, Ben Glover, Brian White, Karyn Williams, Hannah Thomas, Ryan Culwell, Max Gomez, Mike Whitty (Walton County Musician of the Year), Dave Franklin, John Brodeur, People’s Blues of Richmond, Emily Hearn, Kazoots, Scott Boyer & NC Thurman, Chris Michaud, Max McCann, Angel Snow, Reed Waddle, Ashleigh Flynn, Jessica Cayne, DeAnna Cox, Dannica Lowery, The Tall Pines and more – please check the website for a complete listing with photos and bios.

Festival weekend passes are now available for $170 and can be purchased at www.30asongwritersfestival.com, and locally on 30A at the Cultural Arts Alliance office and at Central Square Records in Seaside.