DiamondHead to Host Island Hopper Songwriter Performances

Fort Myers Beach, Fla. – September 7, 2016 – SunStream Hotels & Resorts is excited to announce that DiamondHead Beach Resort will be a return host this year for the latter portion of the 3rd Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest. Guests of DiamondHead as well as locals are invited to enjoy live performances from several nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters, September 30th – October 2nd at DiamondHead Beach Resort, located on Fort Myers Beach.

Performances will be held Friday evening, all day Saturday, and Sunday afternoon at Cabañas Beach Bar & Grille, located just steps away from the sand at DiamondHead Beach Resort. Guests and visitors can catch live performances by talented songwriters, including Dave Gibson, Cory Young, Danny Myrick, Neon Summer, and more, right at Cabañas. Island Hopper attendees will have the unique opportunity to enjoy the voices as well as the back stories of the songs and artists performing. “Last year’s Island Hopper Fest was a huge success,” says DiamondHead’s General Manager, Neil Hopgood. “We’re so excited to be a big part of the event again this year and the years to come as this event continues to grow.”

DiamondHead Beach Resort is offering a Beachside Beats package for this special event, which includes accommodations for two in a one-bedroom gulf view suite, two complimentary welcome cocktails in a souvenir Cabañas cup, a $25 credit toward food and beverage per night, along with poolside access to live music, and food and cocktail service. You’ll want to take advantage of this exclusive offer, as these packages are limited. Sister resorts GullWing Beach Resort and Pointe Estero Beach Resort are also offering 15% off accommodations during the songwriter fest. To learn more and book any of these offerings, please call 855-946-5644.


DiamondHead Beach Resort is a landmark beach resort in the entertainment district of Fort Myers Beach, featuring spacious 1-bedroom suites, Cabañas Beach Bar & Grille with poolside service and seating in the sand, Chloës Seafood & Steaks with a beachfront terrace, rejuvenating spa services, beachfront pool, beach sports, and recreational activities for the whole family.

For reservations call 855-946-5644. For more information about SunStream and their portfolio of hotels and resorts, visit SunStream.com.


The third annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns with dozens of star-studded performers set to play against the tropical backdrop of Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach, and historic downtown Fort Myers in Southwest Florida.  Singer-songwriters who have penned No. 1 hits for such artists as George Strait, Garth Brooks, and Luke Bryan will perform at multiple venues from September 23rd – October 2nd.  Presented by BMI, iHeartMedia, Cat Country 107.1, and The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, attendees will have the unique opportunity to experience the voices, back stories, and personalities of the songwriters in intimate island settings.  As you hop from island to island, all venues are easily accessible, and within walking distance.

For more information about the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, visit IslandHopperFestival.com.

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