January 22, 2015
Some of Nashville's best musical talents will flock to Hope Town, Abaco, for the Third Annual Patrick Davis Songwriters Festival.
Songwriters performing include artists such as Sirius XM Radio's "The Highway" artist JT Hodges, Mark Bryan of Hootie & The Blowfish, James Otto, Django Walker, James Slater, Randy Montana, Tyler Reeve, Johnny Bulford, Jesse Rice -- who penned "Cruise" for duo Florida Georgia Line, Corey Crowder, American Idol's Janell Wheeler, Wayne Munn, Bryson Jennings and festival host, Patrick Davis.
The talented artists have been involved in the writing of hits for star performers like the Zac Brown Band, Pat Green, Edwin McCain, Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, LeAnn Rimes, Blake Shelton, Alan Jackson and many more.
The free festival will be held February 17- 22 at multiple locations around Hope Town -- Firefly Sunset Resort, Harbour's Edge Restaurant, Abaco Inn, Sea Spray Resort and Marina, Hope Town Inn and Marina, Cracker P's and Lubbers' Landing Resort.
The festival will illuminate the Bahamian beach village with events from some of Nashville's greatest musical talent and includes a mix and mingle with the songwriters, live music shows and stories behind the writing. All of the week's events are free and open to the public.
Co-founder of the festival singer-songwriter, Patrick Davis is known for writing many hits such as Jason Michael Carroll's Top 10 hit, "Where I'm From," and "Be Wary of a Woman," for Charleston native Darius Rucker. He has also had songs recorded by Jimmy Buffett, Lady Antebellum and Guy Clark. Davis has also recorded and released four independent albums with his latest album "Red, White & Blue Jeans" released in 2014.
Tuesday, February 17: Mix & Mingle, 8:00 p.m. at Firefly Sunset Resort.
Wednesday, February 18: Songwriters In the Round, 8:00 p.m. at Sea Spray Resort & Marina.
Thursday, February 19: Songwriters In the Round, 8:00 p.m. at Hope Town Inn & Marina.
Friday, February 20: Songwriters in The Round, 8:00 p.m. at Harbour's Edge.
Saturday, February 21: Lunch Time Jam, 1:00 p.m. at Lubbers' Landing and Cracker P's.
Saturday, February 21: 8-Man Songwriters Jam, 8:00 p.m. at Firefly Sunset Resort
Sunday, February 22: Farewell Brunch Show, 1:00 p.m. at Abaco Inn.
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