City of Kemah Parking Lot

The first Galveston Bay Songwriters Festival, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2017, features headliners Country star David Lee Murphy (“Dust on the Bottle,” “Loco”) and Americana artist and Texas native Radney Foster (“Nobody Wins,” “Just Call Me Lonesome”) and dozens of free songwriter-in-the-round shows with performances by area artists in Americana, country, roots-rock and related genres at five venues. The festival was created to introduce songwriters from Texas, Nashville and beyond to new fans in the Galveston Bay region while drawing music fans from across the country to experience and enjoy the multiple attractions in the Kemah Lighthouse and Seabrook waterfront areas.