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2nd Annual Opelika Songwriters Festival
March 27 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Opelika Songwriters Festival will entertain music fans at its 2nd annual celebration at multiple venues in the town’s historic downtown. Rob and Jen Slocumb, a.k.a. Martha’s Trouble (a husband-and-wife folk/rock duo and owners of Opelika recording studio/event center The Sound Wall) are bringing the new festival to life. The Opelika Songwriters Festival is a co-production of The Sound Wall and The Arts Association of East Alabama.
More than 30 singer-songwriters attended last year’s inaugural event, from local acts to international touring artists, including Grammy Award-winner Dan Navarro, Kate Campbell, Harpeth Rising, and many more. This year’s lineup includes:
THE WAR & TREATY | DARK WATER | SHAWN MULLINS | DAN NAVARRO | KIM RICHEY | JEFF BLACK | SARAH LEE GUTHRIE | LEIGH NASH | GRAYSON CAPPS | CHARLIE MARS | STEVE POLTZ | ABE PARTRIDGE | ADAM HOOD | SUGARCANE JANE | SZLACHETKA | PIERCE PETTIS | MARTHA’S TROUBLE | LIZ LONGLEY | JANET SIMPSON | KATIE MARTIN | B.B. PALMER | BRADLEY COLE SMITH | HARAWAY BROTHERS | BRETT MCDANIEL | MARK TRUE | STEPHANIE JECK | EVAN STEGNER | EDUARDO LEON | MAKE SURE | SKY BELLS | COLEMAN.X | MUTT COOPER | BRIAN ADKINS | SCOTT SINGER | TED MCVAY | DAVE POTTS
The festival will take place in Downtown Opelika at more than 10 venues, including Resting Pulse Brewing Company, Ampersand Wine, The Bottling Plant Event Center, Chirpwood Art Gallery, John Emerald Distillery, Sneak & Dawdle, Irish Bred Pub, Eighth & Rail, Ma Fia’s Outdoor Patio and the Sound Wall.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here. The 3-day pass is $125; the 3-day VIP pass is $225 and includes a buffet-style brunch and an up-close and personal ‘in the round’ concert with 3 festival artists. These tickets are discounted and VIP passes are limited, so act fast!