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Nashville- Based Artists to Perform at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, October 1-3
Miramar Beach, Fla. (Aug. 18, 2015) – Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and the Florida Restaurant Lodging Association (FRLA) in conjunction with Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) have announced that the Endless Summer Songwriters Music Series will take place at multiple venues inside The Village of Baytowne Wharf from October 1-3, 2015. The sixth annual event will showcase 14 Nashville-based BMI songwriters who will sing their biggest hits and explain the inspiration behind their songs. The event is free and open to the public.
“We are very excited about the Endless Summer Songwriters event coming to Sandestin,” said Mark Hodgdon, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. “This is a great opportunity for people to visit South Walton to enjoy more than a dozen great songwriters performing inside The Village of Baytowne Wharf for an amazing weekend of music. We appreciate the partnership and vision of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association to bring this event to Sandestin where we plan to make it home for years to come.”
“We are thrilled to bring our Endless Summer Songwriters Series to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, where outstanding venues will highlight exceptional musicians,” said Carol Dover, President and CEO the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association. “We are eager to have festival goers take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to meet the artists at The Village of Baytowne Wharf located within Sandestin’s world-class resort. It’s the perfect pairing of wonderful entertainment with a picturesque destination in Florida. It’s sure to be a fun-filled weekend, free to concertgoers this fall.”
The concert schedule features acoustic performances by Nashville Songwriters including: Aaron Barker, Kendell Marvel, Alissa Moreno, Steve Bogard, Brent Cobb, Will Rambeaux, Sherrie Austin, Trent Summar, Karla Davis, Hailey Steele, Jamie Lee Thurston, Hugh Mitchell, Even Stevens and Carl Anderson whose songwriter resumes boast songs for chart-topping artists such as Blake Shelton, George Strait, Luke Bryan, Faith Hill, Rascal Flatts and many more. The public is invited to attend these free performances on Friday and Saturday evening.
Nightly concerts will be held at numerous venues inside the Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin and will be staged progressively, so fans will have the opportunity to see all performances. Locations inside the Village where the songwriters will perform include: Rum Runners, The Village Door, Hammerhead’s Bar & Grille, Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack, and the Village Events Plaza stage.
Accommodations for the weekend can be made at the resort’s new website at Sandestin.com or by calling 866.91.BEACH. Refer to the promo code: SING30 to save up to 30 percent on lodging options of three nights or more.
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a major destination for all seasons and all ages, and was named the #1 resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring more than 1,250 South Walton vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in hotel accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife. People are invited to download Sandestin’s APP for iPhone and Android devices, or become a Facebook Fan or Twitter follower for the latest events and news.
About the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
FRLA is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Our mission is to ‘Protect, Educate and Promote’ Florida’s $82 billion hospitality industry which represents 23% of Florida’s economy and more than 1.1 million employees – making it the state’s number one industry. We offer regulatory compliance and food safety training needs (RCS andSafeStaff®); industry developed career-building high school programs (FRLAEF); sponsor the only event in Florida exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry (FR&L Show, October 6-8, 2015 in Orlando); and we safeguard the needs of the hospitality industry by providing legislative advocacy. We represent and serve more than 10,000 independent and household name members, suppliers, and theme parks. For more information, go to http://www.FRLA.org and find us on Twitter @FRLAnews, Facebook and YouTube.