Historic Downtown Opelika
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Date: October 14th - October 16th, 2022

Opelika, Alabama – Over the past four years, the Opelika Songwriters Festival has attracted die-hard live music fans from around the Southeast to hear original songwriters spanning many genres of music perform their songs. Restaurants, bars, a distillery and an Inn in historic downtown Opelika become music listening rooms for two nights and a third day for dozens of solo, band, and in-the-round performances throughout the weekend of October 14 – 16, 2022. Tickets are on-sale now HERE.

Opelika Songwriters Festival will celebrate its 3rd year with performances on the main stage at 1st Ave in downtown Opelika on Saturday afternoon October 15th with headline performances by renowned artists Indigo Girls and Rickie Lee Jones. Shawn Mullins and John Paul White perform two evening shows during the Festival weekend. Other artists performing include Leigh Nash, Jeff Black, Dan Navarro, Kim Richey, Peter Bradley Adams, Paul McDonald, Adam Hood, Larry Mitchell, Abe Partridge, Meaghan Farrell, Katie Martin, Bradley Cole Smith, Martha's Trouble and Haraway Brothers.

Along with the music, Opelika Songwriters Festival is the perfect event for people who like to combine music, sports and relaxation at a world class spa. The official Festival hotel is the Opelika Auburn Marriott Resort and Spa at Grand National featuring three 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Golf golf courses, with scenic views, driving ranges, putting greens and golf lessons. Additionally there are elaborate resort-style pools with bar service, as well as eight tennis courts and an award-winning spa. 

2022 Lineup

  • Indigo Girls
  • Rickie Lee Jones
  • Shawn Mullins
  • John Paul White
  • Leigh Nash
  • Jeff Black
  • Adam Hood
  • Kim Richey
  • Dan Navarro
  • Peter Bradley Adams
  • Paul McDonald
  • Meaghan Farrell
  • Abe Partridge
  • Martha's Trouble
  • Bradley Cole Smith
  • Haraway Brothers
  • Larry Mitchell
  • Katie Martin
  • Grayson Capps
  • Mark True
  • Dave Potts
  • Stephanie Jeck
  • Webster's Wheel
  • Mutt Cooper
  • many more TBA!