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KEY WEST (CBSMiami/FKNB) — The Key West Songwriters Festival concludes Sunday, after a five-day schedule packed with more than 50 shows featuring over 200 top performing songwriters.

kwp02 Key West Songwriters Festival Stars Maren Morris, Other Top Talents

Grammy Award-winner Maren Morris performs. (Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Thousands of music lovers filled Key West’s Duval Street Saturday evening for a free outdoor main stage concert starring Grammy Award-winner Maren Morris. Morris earned a 2017 Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance for “My Church.”

Saturday’s performers also included the award–winning Old Dominion and singer/songwriter Cam.

Among other festival talents were the Dylan Altman Blues Band, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Cropper, Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen and superstar songwriters Scotty Emerick, Dean Dillon, Chuck Cannon and Jeffrey Steele.

kwp03 Key West Songwriters Festival Stars Maren Morris, Other Top Talents

(Rob O’Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

During the festival, fans of live music rocked to performances at landmark Key West bars and restaurants, waterfront resorts, boutique theaters, a historic Cuban cultural center and even on a sunset catamaran cruise.

In its 22nd year, the Key West Songwriters Festival has become an annual tradition for many of America’s leading country and pop hitmakers.


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