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SOURCE Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce
PENSACOLA, Fla., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 29th annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival will feature more than 200 nationally acclaimed songwriters in multiple venues along the Florida-Alabama Gulf Coast from November 7-17, 2013. The festival is an opportunity for seasoned and aspiring songwriters and musicians from all over the world to have their songs heard, and for the public to learn the stories behind the lyrics that only the song's author can express. During this exciting 11-day festival, performers will be hosted in over 30 venues from downtown Pensacola and Perdido Key, Fla., into Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Bon Secour and Silverhill, Ala. Most concerts are free to attend although a few venues may collect a cover charge.
The 2013 festival was named one of the Top Twenty Events by the Southeast Tourism Society. It has also been recognized by Billboard and American Songwriters Magazine. The Frank Brown Songwriters' Festival is the oldest and largest festival of its kind and has been referred to as the largest gathering of songwriters at one time anywhere in the world.
This year's festival features a legion of Grammy award winning hit songwriters, the legends of American music, and the up and coming stars of tomorrow. Visit the official website at www.fbisf.com for a list of artist bios and a complete schedule of performances. The 2013 Festival is presented by the Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism and the Flora-Bama.
FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS' FESTIVAL
FBISF is an 11 day music festival established in 1984 that takes place in multiple venues along the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast each November. The festival brings approximately 200 songwriters including Grammy award winners and the up and coming stars of the future out of the shadows and into the spotlight to share their music and the stories behind the songs. www.fbisf.com
ABOUT PERDIDO KEY, FLA.
Located on a narrow strip of sugar-white beach, Perdido Key is nestled between Pensacola, Fla. and Orange Beach, Ala. No more than a few hundred yards wide in most places, the key stretches some 16 miles. "Perdido" translates to "lost," a gift from the Spanish conquistadors who explored the area in the 17th century. True to its name, the key encompasses some of the most secluded and pristine beaches on the Gulf Coast. Nearly 60 percent of the island is situated in national or state parks and will remain forever "lost" to overdevelopment. For more information visit: www.VisitPerdido.com.
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