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Summer Singer-Songwriter Competition 2018

August 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

summer singer-songwriter competition

Second Annual
Summer Singer-Songwriter Competition

Friday, August 24th | Tickets $5
Music: 8pm | Doors: 7:30pm
FSW and FGCU students BOGO with Student ID at box office!


Join SBDAC and the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel for the Second Annual Summer Singer-Songwriter Competition! This annual event draws in original singer-songwriters from around the country to participate in winning recording time at Six Fingers Studios and a spot at the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest.

Meet the Judges

95.5 Radio Host “Big D”

Local Musician Sheena Brook

Kingsley Gardner

Enter the Summer Singer-Songwriter Competition!

There is no fee to enter the competition!

Audition videos will be​ prejudged by a panel. Finalists will be​ selected based on creativity, ​genre-relevancy, ​originality, lyricism, catchiness & vocal and musical ability.​ Please submit videos that are the best representation of you–with clear audio and ​ video of all performers. Live performances are preferred. Please submit a working video link; any broken video links will be disqualified. Finalists will be notified by the 15th of August prior to the competition that they have been selected to perform on August 24, 2018.

A panel of celebrity judges will select the Grand Prize winner. Judges will be announced prior to event date. People’s Choice winner will be selected by the audience on August 24, 2018. You must be present on August 24, 2018 during the Summer Singer-Songwriter Competition to compete live for a chance to win.

Submit your original song no later than August 10, 2018, by midnight, to be considered for the competition.

Grand Prize Winner will receive recording time for one single, plus a performance spot at the Island Hopper Music Fest.
People’s Choice Winner will receive recording time for one single.
Additional prizes from local businesses will also be included.



August 24, 2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center


Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First St.
Fort Myers, FL 33901 United States
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Ticket Policy

All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets except for cancelled events that are not rescheduled. SBDAC does not offer refunds on purchased ticket. In rare circumstances when a performance may be cancelled (due to extreme weather, artist absence, or other unavoidable situations) we offer refunds or replacement tickets for another performance.

Thank you to our 2017 – 2018 Sponsors!