ISLAND HOPPER SONGWRITER FEST October 3-6 Join in on the last weekend of the first ever Island Hopper Songwriter Fest to hear nationally acclaimed singer-songwriters at popular island venues on Fort Myers Beach. With dozens of intimate shows, you experience the voices, stories and personalities of the artists, and share in memorable performances. Most shows are free. October + November — In Concert Oct 3- 6 EARTH, WIND + FIRE: THEN, NOW + FOREVER October 12 Iconic American soul-funk-fusion vocal group Earth, Wind & Fire takes the stage at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at 7 PM America’s seventh top-selling musical group of all-time still amazes fans in its fifth decade. In 2013, the group released Now, Then & Forever, its first new studio album in eight years, and performs this newest body of work as well as Rock & Roll Hall of Fame classics. Oct 12

Oct 19

RINGO STARR + HIS ALL STARR BAND Oct 19 The legendary former Beatles drummer and his amazingly talented band mates take over Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers at 7 PM to rock many of Ringo’s extraordinary catalog of hits, including songs from his seven-inch vinyl singles collection featuring “Photograph,” “It Don’t Come Easy,” and “(It’s All Down To) Goodnight Vienna.” At 50 years since the Beatles’ famous appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Ringo Starr is every bit the powerhouse of music today.

Nov 6

PRIDE + PATRIOTISM November 6 YOUTH CELEBRATING THE ARTS + HONORING OUR VETERANS. Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall presents a 7 PM Veterans’ Day tribute that includes inspiring patriotic music performed by the Southwest Florida Youth Symphony Orchestra, rousing marches by an area high school band and vocal numbers by local young people. Student patriotic expressions of art, photography, poetry, and films are honored, and veterans participate in recognition to the anthem of their branch of service. O.A.R. WITH SPECIAL GUEST ANDY GRAMMER: THE ROCKVILLE LP TOUR Nov. 13 O.A.R. is renowned for its intense, colorful live performance — including selling out Madison Square Garden twice — and the familial bond the ban shares with its loyal fans. O.A.R. drops by Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at 7:30 PM to share music from their eighth album, “The Rock- ville LP,” an homage to the creative renewal and inspiration they felt in going home again — which for band members, is Rockville, Maryland. Nov 13


Made with FlippingBook - Online Brochure Maker