Sponsored by The Sound Wall

Date: March 27th - March 29th, 2020

Kick back and relax with the 2nd Annual Opelika Songwriters Festival! Enjoy live musical performances by local, regional, and national songwriters in historic downtown Opelika on March 27-29, 2020. 

The Opelika Songwriters Festival will entertain music fans at its 2nd annual celebration at multiple venues in the town's historic downtown. Rob and Jen Slocumb, a.k.a. Martha's Trouble (a husband-and-wife folk/rock duo and owners of Opelika recording studio/event center The Sound Wall) are bringing the new festival to life. The Opelika Songwriters Festival is a co-production of The Sound Wall and The Arts Association of East Alabama. 

More than 30 singer-songwriters attended last year's inaugural event, from local acts to international touring artists, including Grammy Award-winner Dan Navarro, Kate Campbell, Harpeth Rising, and many more. This year's lineup includes:

THE WAR & TREATY | DARK WATER | SHAWN MULLINS | DAN NAVARRO | KIM RICHEY | JEFF BLACK | SARAH LEE GUTHRIE | LEIGH NASH | GRAYSON CAPPS | CHARLIE MARS | STEVE POLTZ | ABE PARTRIDGE | ADAM HOOD | SUGARCANE JANE | SZLACHETKA | PIERCE PETTIS | MARTHA'S TROUBLE

The festival will take place in Downtown Opelika at more than nine venues, including John Emerald Distillery, Sneak & Dawdle, Irish Bred Pub, Eighth & Rail, Ma Fia's Outdoor Patio, The Depot Outdoor Stage, Zazu Gastro Pub, and Studio 319.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here. The 3-day pass is $125; the 3-day VIP pass is $225 and includes a buffet-style brunch and an up-close and personal 'in the round' concert with 3 festival artists. These tickets are discounted and VIP passes are limited, so act fast!