Friends of Lovers Key (FOLKS) has joined with the Americana Community Music Association (ACMA), to offer a series of monthly Free Acoustic concerts of all original music this upcoming season.
The concerts will take place in the large gazebo located right on the beach. Seating is available for he first 80 people. Additional seating is also available on the sand. www.friendsofloverskey.org
This months concert will feature Ricky Baker Cegelis, Mike McMillan and Boz.
Ricky Baker Cegelis started playing guitar when he was 45. Musical influences include Bob Dylan, Neil Young, John Prine, Steve Earle, Mississippi John Hurt and Rolling Stones. Ricky plays locally with 4 Man Trio, and RPM. His songs emerge from personal experience and whimsy.
Mike McMillan got his first guitar as a teenager and has been pursuing his musical dreams ever since (in between jobs, 4 kids and several dogs). After his first Doc Watson concert in the 1970’s, he was inspired to learn finger picking and then later, many blues songs. Mike can be found performing regularly on Fort Myers Beach with The Pearl Street Band.
Boz is a local singer songwriter who performs regularly in the Naples area.
Born in Detroit and raised just north of Boston,Boz began playing guitar at the age of 14.
Always a writer of both poetry and songs. he played in local bars and venues throughout his life.
Continuing to do so today, he plays both original and cover music.
Boz is also an RN of 27 years.
Prior to the start of the concert, FOLKS will be hosting a Beach BBQ with hamburgers, hot dogs, soda, wine and beer for sale. All proceeds from the Beach BBQ will go towards the future Visitors Center at Lovers Key State Park.
FOLKS (Friends of Lovers Key, Inc.) is a 501 ©(3) non-profit Citizen Support Organization established to protect, preserve and support Lovers Key State Park.
The ACMA is a Fort Myers based organization that promotes local artists who write and sing their own original songs.
Come hear great original music and the stories behind the songs in an intimate Songwriters Showcase. The show will finish with a fabulous Lovers Key Sunset. www.americanacma.org
Come Early to enjoy the Beach BBQ, and give yourself time to take tram or walk to the beach!
For more information, visit our website at www.friendsofloverskey.org
FEES: Free with paid park entry fee.
Park entry fees are $8 for vehicles (2-8 people), $4 for single person in vehicle, $2 for pedestrian/bicyclist.
Future Songwriters at Sunset Beach BBQ and Concert Dates:
Thursday, April 4 5:45pm
Beach BBQ starts 1 hour prior to the concert start time.
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931