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  • What is the Key West Songwriters Festival?
    The Key West Songwriters Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the world. The festival spans five days and nights where songwriters introduce crowds to the faces, voices and stories behind the songs!
  • Where is the festival taking place?
    The festival takes place in Key West, Florida at the most popular beaches, boats, bars, resorts, and Historic Theaters the island has to offer! Click here to view the schedule and locations of each show
  • Where can I stay?
    There are many wonderful hotels, inns, and vacation rentals in Key West! Click here to view a list of our hotel partners offering exclusive rates!
  • Where is the free show on Duval Street?
    Michael Ray will be performing on Saturday, May 6th on the Duval Street stage located on the 200 block of Duval Street
  • Where can I find drink specials?
    Check out our festival cup program and drink specials here
  • What are the rules and regulations for the Coffee Butler Amphitheater?
    Click here for more info including rules and regulations for the Coffee Butler Amphitheater
  • What shows do I need tickets to? Where can I buy tickets?
    Many of the shows at the Key West Songwriters Festival are free! Click here to view the festival schedule including both free and ticketed shows. Shows requiring a ticket can be purchased here
  • What kind of music can I expect to hear at the festival?
    You can expect to hear a wide variety of songs that you know and love and some that you may not recognize, but be prepared to leave with some new favorites! Check out the official Key West Songwriters Festival app, available in both the Google Play and Apple App store, to learn more about the songwriters performing at this year's festival.
  • What music can I see for free?
    In addition to our ticketed shows there is plenty of free music during the Key West Songwriters Festival! Full festival schedule is live and can be viewed on our 'schedule' page.
  • Is there VIP access to the festival?
    Yes! There is a Platinum Pass ticket option which includes: WEDNESDAY, MAY 3rd -Kick-Off Concert at Ocean Key Resort - Sunset Pier VIP Cocktail Hour 5 - 6pm Open Bar and Hors d'Oeuvres -Key West Theater Show 8pm CHOICE OF ONE BLOODY MARY BASH - 10am - 12pm Includes one complimentary Bloody Mary Thursday, May 4th Friday May 5th THURSDAY, MAY 4th 8pm San Carlos (VIP reserved seating) OR 7:30pm at The Sunset Green Event Lawn (VIP area) FRIDAY, MAY 5TH VIP reserved seating at the Jelly Roll concert at the Key West Amphitheater OR Choice of Ticketed Show at Key West Theater 5pm - 8pm or San Carlos 8pm - 11pm SATURDAY, MAY 6th -Private Pop-up Concert for VIP Passholders - time and performer TBA -VIP only access to Rick’s balcony for the Duval Main Stage Concert 7pm - 10pm Includes complimentary appetizers and drinks SUNDAY, MAY 7th Key West Theater Closing Show 8pm Includes Open Bar and VIP Seating Each Platinum Pass Holder will receive one Key West Songwriters Festival T-Shirt, plus additional swag! Platinum Passes can be purchased here
  • There are so many options, where do I start?
    The festival app is your resource for viewing the most up to date schedule, adding shows to your list, read about all the ASF artists, view a festival map, and check out points of interest.
  • Where can I buy festival merch?
    Merch can be purchased at our homebase, Rams Head Southernmost, located at 804 Whitehead Street.
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