The monthly Music Walk event returns February 26th. The downtown Saturday event features live music at over a dozen venues, including restaurants, galleries and bars, plus a variety of street performers all over the beautiful downtown Fort Myers River District. Music Walk venues showcase a range of music, from original indie rock to steel drums, piano, vocalists and saxophone. The event is the largest monthly of its kind regionally. Music Walk is an all ages event that starts at 7 p.m. and goes until close at many venues. Free parking available.
Music Walk partners and venues include: HOWL Gallery/Tattoo, Spirits of Bacchus, Red Rock Saloon, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Space 39, French Connection Cafe, Happenings Magazine, Hotel Indigo, Twisted Vine Bistro, Indigo Room, Harborside Event Center, City Tavern, Downtown House of Pizza, World Cigar Bar, Hideaway Sports Bar, Morgan House, The Veranda Restaurant, AmeriDry, Classic Rock 94.5, WinkTV, and Cool Hand Luc's.
Highlights of the Saturday, February 26th Music Walk include:
HOWL Gallery/Tattoo - Featuring original indie rock by Hothouse and David Groves. David Groves performs live on the WINKTV Morning Show Friday, February 25th between 8 and 9am.
Spirits of Bacchus - Live music by Very Vanilla featuring Heather Brooks (Vanilla Crosby).
Red Rock Saloon - Michael Allen at 7pm and hard rock by the Gladezmen at 9pm. Plus Harold Antoine performs on steel drums outside 6:30 to 9.
MUSIC WALK DATES 2011
February 26th (4th Saturday)
August 20th (1 Year Anniversary)
October 22nd (4th Saturday)
French Connection - Live music by Mike Imbasciani.
Cigar Bar - Clockwork outside from 7-10, and Pillow Tramp inside from 10- close
Twisted Vine (formerly H2) - Live music by Patrick Jerome.
Indigo Room - Featuring live music by rockabilly band Memphis56.
The Veranda - Enjoy the musical stylings of Gary Goetz at our Piano Bar.
Hideaway Sports Bar - Live rock by Triple Threat outside. Red socks block party all day.
Downtown House of Pizza - Live music by Anthony Wayne.
City Tavern - Featuring live rock by Headcount.
The Fort Myers Highschool drumline kicks off Music Walk at 7pm
For more information or to download a map of the event visit the Music Walk website: www.fortmyersmusicwalk.com.