The 2012 festival is over. Below are some details of this very successful event.
L.A. Songwriters' Festival
the 8th Annual Celebration of Original Music
September 13, 14 & 15, 2012
‘Catch the Music’
on the American Legion Hall Stage in Fairhope
Thursday, September 13
(with Rick Gambino as Master of Ceremonies)
7- Cathe Steele / Jon Cook / Jimmy Lumpkin / Alan Hartzell
8:15- Matt Hoggatt / Tyron 'Gretsch' Lyles / Eric Erdmann / Rick Carter
9:30- Bo Roberts / Chris Newbury / Rhonda Hart / Mark Sherrill
Friday September 14
7- Sugarcane Jane (Anthony and Savana Crawford) / Kyle Brady
8- Hannah Aldridge / Wes Lee
9- Charles Davis / Evans Davis / Ashe Underwood
10:15- Gregg Fells / Johnny Barbato / Jimmy Lee Hannaford
Saturday September 15
6- Ryan Balthrop / Jer Gregg / Tyler Champion
7- Karen Waldrup / Ashlee K. Thomas
8- Suzi Ragsdale / Rick Whaley / Cowboy Johnson
9:15- Scott Boyer / Dan Tyler
$15 admission daily
$25 per couple, or
$30 for 3 day pass
Proceeds to benefit the HAVEN in Fairhope.
Food during the festival by DOUG'S DOGS of Fairhope.
Talent scheduling by Randy Branch.
No smoking indoors!
See listing of previous festival songwriters below.
Come and 'CATCH THE MUSIC !'
FESTIVAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS & STAFF -2013
Chairman - Skip Jones; Vice Chairman and Creative Director - Charles Davis; Talent Director - Randy Branch; Director of Operations - Susan Mitchell; Event/Planning Director - Kimberly Davis; Advertising Director - Rod Platt; Treasurer and American Legion Coordinator - John Henderson; Green Room and Equipment Coordinator - Jeremy Dolan: Photographer - Angela Montgomery.
DIRECTIONS TO AMERICAN LEGION POST 199
From I-65 (east from Mobile, Alabama), take US Highway 98 south toward Daphne and Fairhope. Continue on Scenic 98 through Fairhope within sight of the bay. The American Legion is just south of Fairhope's Municipal Pier on beautiful Mobile Bay. Plenty of free parking.
Baron's Motel, Gambino's Restaurant and the Elk's Lodge are directly across the street from the Legion.
PARTICIPANTS IN PREVIOUS L.A. SONGWRITER FESTIVALSAlan Hartzell ~ Alvin Porter ~ Andrew Duhon ~ Andy McDonald ~ Anthony Crawford ~ Ashe Underwood ~ Ashley Miller ~ Ashlee K. Thomas ~ Benita Murphy ~ Beverly Jo Scott ~ Bill Press ~ Blind Dog Mike ~ Bo Roberts ~ Brent Burns ~ Brittany Grimes ~ Burke Ingraffia ~ Buzz Cason ~ Buzz Kiefer ~ Cary Hudson ~ Cary Laine ~ Cathe Steele ~ Chad Maness ~ Charles Davis ~ Chris Graham ~ Chris Newbury ~ Chris Cuevas ~ Cowboy Johnson ~ Damien Lamb ~ Dan Tyler ~ David Dulion ~ Davis Raines ~ Delta Funk ~ Dixie Flyers ~ Donna Hall ~ Donna Slater ~ Donnie Mills ~ Doug Forshey ~ El Cantador ~ Elaine Petty ~ Ellen Robertson ~ Eric Erdmann ~ Eric Randall ~ Evans Davis ~ George Eberlein ~ Granville Automatic ~ Greg Travis ~ Gregg Fells ~ Hannah Aldridge ~ Hank Becker ~ Heath Underwood ~ Hunter Lawley ~ J. Hawkins ~ J. Michael Tilley ~ Jason Feinstein ~ Jason Smith ~ James Floyd ~ Jason Feinstein ~ Jeanie Perkins ~ Jenny Reynolds ~ Jerry Powell ~ Jimmy Lee Hannaford ~ Jimmy Lumpkin ~ Jody Payne ~ Joe Langley ~ John Joiner ~ John Lisi ~ John Reno ~ John Edd Thompson ~ Johnny Barbato ~ Jon Miller ~ Justin Fobes ~ Kathryn Scheldt ~ Karen Waldrup ~ Keith Glass ~ Kerry Polk ~ Kevin Clements ~ Kim Carson ~ Kurt Winn ~ Kyle Brady ~ Larry T. Wilson ~ Lee Yankee ~ Les Lydon ~ Lisa Christian ~ Lisa Mills ~ Lolly Lee ~ Mackey Lister ~ Mark Bintliff ~ Mark Robinson ~ Mark Sherrill ~ Matt Hoggatt ~ Matt Goedken ~ Micah Husband ~ Mike Hutchinson ~ Milton Brown ~ Nick Gill ~ Paul Brammer ~ Phil Proctor ~ Randy Branch ~ Rhonda Hart ~ Rick Carter ~ Rick Whaley ~ Rock Killough ~ Roger Fleshman ~ Rondell Overstreet ~ Rusty Miller ~ Ryan Balthrop ~ Savana Lee ~ Scott Albert Johnson ~ Scott Boyer ~ Scott McPherson ~ Sean Donahue ~ Seth Cherniak ~ Stephen Foster ~ Steven Lee Veal ~ Sugarcane Jane ~ Suzi Ragsdale ~ Tim Simmons ~ Tommy Nichols ~ Top Hat & Jackie ~ Troy Brannon ~ Tyler Champion ~ Tyron 'Gretsch' Lyles ~ Vic DuBose ~ Wes Lee
The schedule of future songwriters' festivals will be published on this site when available.
The 9th Annual L.A. Songwriters' Festival is September 12, 13 & 14, 2013
Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival web site is www.fbisf.com
Mobile Bay Songwriters web site is www.hometown.aol.com/johnedd/