Palm Coast Songwriters Festival to return May 4-7 for five-year anniversary

The locally organized event will feature over 125 No. 1 hits and and hundreds of other charted songs.

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The Palm Coast Songwriters Festival will return on May 4-7 for the event's five-year anniversary, with more than 125 No. 1 hits. 

The locally organized event will also feature hundreds of other charted songs, according to a news release. 

Songwriter/artists performing at the festival this year will include: Deana Carter, Darryl Worley, Ira Dean (formerly of Trick Pony), Matraca Berg, and Anthony Smith and almost 35 others. National radio personality Shawn Parr also returns as this year's emcee.  

Attendees come from states across the country and from cities across Florida and have an opportunity to learn the story behind the songs as well as hear the writers perform them, according to the release.

The festival supports charitable organizations including the Gold Star Mentors Foundation, the Dolly Parton Imagination Library/Early Learning Coalition for Flagler and Volusia Counties and the Daytona State College Foundation.   

Major sponsors include: “Title Sponsor” Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment, & Art; “Main  Stage Sponsors” SouthState Bank and Flagler Health+; “Major Media Sponsor'' Spectrum; along with Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches, Flagler Broadcasting, Quantum A/C, and others.  

For information about tickets and scheduling, go to or search PalmCoastSongFest on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. 


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