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Discover Music – with a View

In the mood to discover some new music? For a “toes in the sand” experience, there’s no better place to stake your spot than the Pensacola Bay Area. Our sugar-white beaches are home to two major music festivals every year — the Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival in October and the Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival in November. In an eclectic mix of venues spread across Pensacola Beach to Perdido Key, hundreds of music artists arrive on our pristine-white shores to take the stage and give you a glimpse behind the music. From up and coming hit makers to some of the most successful Grammy-nominated songwriters of all time, you'll hear it all with a view that can’t be beat.


Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival

Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival

October 4-7, 2017


Watch some of the country’s best songwriters liven the Pensacola Beach crowds with great music, intriguing stories. Hear the stories behind some of your favorite songs while you enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. During this four-day learning experience, award-winning artists discuss the trials – and many rewards – of songwriting. Sit back and listen to songs in their purest forms, performed by the writers who crafted them.

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Frank Brown Songwriter's Festival

Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival

November 9-19, 2017


For more than 30 years, songwriters have migrated south for this meet-up of Grammy Award-winning lyricists and up-and-coming stars of tomorrow. They take to the stage each night in venues across the Pensacola Bay Area, giving audiences an up close and personal concert experience, sharing songs and stories in settings from quiet, intimate performances to raucous, sing-along parties.

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