Headliners Announced for 2019 30A Songwriters Festival

The 10th Annual Festival has been set for January 18-21 across 30A venues.
Brandi Carlile is one of three headliners for this years 30A Songwriters Festival. Photo courtesy 30A Songwriters Festival

Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile and Felix Cavaliere’s will headline the 10th annual 30A Songwriters Festival, set for Jan. 18-21 at select venues along scenic Highway 30A in Florida’s South Walton County.

Also performing throughout the weekend are renowned songwriters including — Patty Griffin, Steve Earle, Gregory Alan Isakov, Suzy Bogguss, Amanda Shires, Shawn Mullins, Livingston Taylor, John Fullbright, The Secret Sisters, The War And Treaty, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Robyn Hitchcock, Jeffrey Steele, Chely Wright and Radney Foster.

The 30A Songwriters Festival takes place in amphitheaters, town halls, restaurants, theaters, bars and covered patios across the region.

The festival production team transforms these locales into unique music venues, ranging in capacity from 75–500 seats indoors and 5,000 outdoors.

“This will be our 10th annual 30A Songwriters Festival, and we are delighted to welcome back some of our favorite performers from past years,” said festival producers Russell Carter and Jennifer Steele.

The festival benefits the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, which supports artists and nonprofit cultural events and businesses throughout the county.

A portion of this year’s net proceeds will be donated to storm relief efforts following Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida panhandle in October.

The 30A Songwriters Festival also has teamed up with NPR’s Folk Alley on the syndicated Folk Alley Radio Show.

The Sessions from the 30A Songwriters Festival are archived as well at folkalley.com.

Festival weekend passes are available for $280.

VIP tickets that include premium seating on the lawn at Grand Boulevard for the headline shows on Saturday and Sunday afternoons — along with access to the VIP tent serving complementary food, beer, wine and cocktails — are available for $685.

VIP Premier weekend passes with all VIP amenities plus the best seats in the house are $810.

Weekend and VIP weekend passes can be purchased at the office of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County at 105 Hogtown Bayou Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, or at Central Square Records at 89 Central Square in Santa Rosa Beach.

Additional confirmed performers include: Steve Poltz, Bob Schneider, Amythyst Kiah, David Ryan Harris, Kim Richey, Hayes Carll, Liz Longley, Drivin N Cryin, Emerson Hart (Tonic), Chris Stamey And Peter Holsapple (The dB’s), John Driskell Hopkins (Zac Brown Band), Griffin House, Charlie Mars, Willie Sugarcapps, Lauren Morrow Of The Whiskey Gentry, The Mulligan Brothers, Amy Lavere And Will Sexton, Robby Hecht, Tommy Womack, Farewell Angelina and many more.

For more information on this year’s festival, including live updates on confirmed artists, venues, and ticket purchase information, visit 30asongwritersfestival.com.

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