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PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar welcomes music fans to 2018 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on Sept. 28-30

posted on September 21, 2018

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar again has been selected to host performing artists and music fans attending the 2018 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on Fort Myers Beach.

Island Hopper is multi-city, multi-day music festival that attracts thousands of music lovers in town to see more than 75 singer-songwriters from across the country. The event starts Sept. 21-23 on Captiva Island, then moves Sept. 24-27 to historic downtown Fort Myers before closing Sept. 28-30 on Fort Myers Beach.

Sheena Brook, a recording artist from Fort Myers Beach and Season 12 contestant on NBC’s ‘The Voice,’ highlights PierSide’s Island Hopper schedule, in addition to a number of singer-songwriter performances, including:

Friday, Sept. 28

  • 7-8 p.m.: Karleen Watt, Cassidy Daniels
  • 8:15-9:15 p.m.: Heidi Newfield, Steve Dean
  • 9:30-10:30 p.m.: Will Bowen, The Bass Brothers


Saturday, Sept. 29

  • 2:30-3:30 p.m.: Steve Dean, Megan Linville
  • 4-5 p.m.: Reverie Lane, Skye Claire
  • 6-7 p.m.: Shelby Lee Lowe, Johnny Bulford
  • 7:15-8:15 p.m.: Bridgette Tatum, Marc Fortney
  • 8:30-9:30 p.m.: Kylie Morgan, Sheena Brook


Sunday, Sept. 30

  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Bob DiPiero, Kylie Morgan
  • 3-4 p.m.: Lee Thomas Miller, Bridgette Tatum

We’ll See You Soon!

As our community faces the current COVID-19, PierSide Grill has been committed to following the important recommendations from Governor DeSantis, the CDC and our local health authorities. Our restaurant is temporarily closed at this time, however, we are closely monitoring all new developments and look forward to serving you again very soon. Stay up to date and follow us on social media for latest updates and to know when we’re open to serve you again or call us at (239) 765-7800.

As always, we’re thankful for the many decades we've served Southwest Florida, and we appreciate your continued loyalty and business during this challenging time for our community.