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PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar reveals drink specials, welcomes music fans for 2021 Island Hopper Sept. 24-26

posted on September 20, 2021

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar again has been selected to host performing artists and music fans attending the 2021 Island Hopper Songwriter Fest on Fort Myers Beach.

The restaurant has announced drink specials for festivalgoers to enjoy throughout the weekend, which include $4 Landshark lagers, $6 Corona Premiers and $6 lemon drop and grapefruit crush shots made with Deep Eddy Vodka.

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, a free 10-day music festival – except for a few ticketed events – runs from Sept. 17-26. It kicks off on Captiva Island, Sept. 17-19, then moves to historic downtown Fort Myers, Sept. 20-23, and wraps up on Fort Myers Beach, Sept. 24-26. The event is the largest songwriter festival in Southwest Florida and offers a unique experience to interact with songwriters at pool parties and beachside venues. This year, more than 60 singer-songwriters from around the country will perform more than 100 shows.

Singer-songwriters performing at PierSide Grill include:

Friday, Sept. 24

  • 7 p.m.: Brian Sutherland, Hannah Ellis
  • 8:15 p.m.: Nick Wayne, Danny Myrick
  • 9:30 p.m.: Andrew McGinn, Blake Esse


Saturday, Sept. 25

  • 2:30 p.m.: Heidi Raye, Angie K
  • 4 p.m.: Brian Sutherland, Andrew McGinn
  • 6 p.m.: Alex Rohan, Hunter Smith
  • 7:15 p.m.: Jay Allen, Kristen Kelly
  • 8:30 p.m.: Eric Durrance, Kylie Morgan


Sunday, Sept. 26

  • 1:30 p.m.: Heidi Raye, Johnny Bulford
  • 3 p.m.: Trailer Choir


Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is produced by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, iHeartMedia, Cat Country 107.1 and BMI, the largest music rights organization in the U.S. Schedule is subject to change, with latest performance information available on the Island Hopper mobile app. For more information, please visit and follow the festival hashtag #IslandHopperFest on social media.

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