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 the first 80 people. Additional
seating is also available on the sand. www.friendsofloverskey.org
This months concert will feature Tim McGeary, Carleen Thissen, and
Tim McGeary is an accomplished songwriter who
writes and sings songs that can connect to people and bring them to an
McGeary’s dedication to his muse has never faltered, and now,
even after a couple of decades of plying his craft, that passion is as intense
McGeary’s songs have been tapped for such hit television shows as
“Smallville,” “One Tree Hill” and “Glory Days,” as well as the made-for- HBO
film “Girl Got Moe.” McGeary’s songs are not only a perfect soundtrack for the
Hollywood hit-makers, but for those everyday individuals who can relate to
those intimate feelings and connect them with their own.
Carlene Thissen, is a singer, songwriter and author
from Naples, Florida. Her voice reminds us of her influences, Judy Collins,
Joni Mitchell, and Joan Baez. From Woodstock memories to her passion for
Immokalee’s farm workers, Carlene’s music will take you back and may even
inspire you to Go Change the World.
Marie Nofsinger is an award winning songwriter, national
touring performer and recording artist who will take you on a journey into the
soul of America.
Tales of outlaws, anarchists, the common working man, Jesus and
broken hearts fill her original repertoire. Lilting melodies, swamp stomp
rhythms, as well as jazzy swing tunes carry the lyrics into your memory.
A published BMI songwriter, her credits include; Her CD “Boots”
which was voted City Link Magazine’s “Best Acoustic CD of 1999” and the
latest 2010 release “The Wildlife Rides Again” chosen as “Best Roots
and Acoustic CD of 2010” by the Palm Beach Post Entertainment Editor.
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
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 origianl 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, March 7, 2019 4:30pm
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