Key West is always unique for its eclectic mix of residents and the 2010 Key West Songwriter Festival is a perfect example of the diversity of our small island is famous. Events are a way of life here in The Taste of Key West Fantasy Fest and almost everything imaginable in between. In 2010/2011, the Tourist Development Council has published more than thirty events surrounding the Florida Keys and we ask that you try to plan your vacation or holiday in one of these events.
Highlights include Bed Races, Drag Races and the taste of Key West. We appreciate your support for these events and our island will depend on your patronage to survive. When planning your trip to Key West or the Florida Keys to make sure that you happen to find out what events are. The following message was provided by the Key West Songwriter Festival on their website. See below for web address: celebrating its 15th year, the Key West Songwriters Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the world. Since 1997, BMI has a charter sponsor of the festival and helped to grow into both a tourist attraction and a favorite of the island locals. The festival revolves around five days and nights of more than 20 free performances, staged in a series of the most popular on the island drinking holes and hot spots, where music bliss masses live leads to the faces, voices and stories behind the songs. Various configurations with more than 100 top songwriters deliver rare “Key West-only” moments: Informal adaptations Nashville signature in-the-round acoustic showcases dominate much of the schedule, while an event-capping street concert adds an enticing Mardis Gras boost in the mix.
Tony lives in tropical Key West, FL and operates the Key West travel website Travel Resources. You can book your travel plans and attraction tickets and grab a map and information KW. Tony also contributed; write to Key West under the ultimate guide for Key West: The Ultimate Guidebook. For more information about the songwriters festival can be found here: Key West Songwriters Festival website