Country Artist George Strait to Highlight ‘Legends of Music Row’ Festival in Key West

KEY WEST, Florida Keys — The three-night Legends of Music Row Music Festival, hosted by Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter Dean Dillon with a special appearance by country legend George Strait, is slated Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 13-15, at Key West’s Coffee Butler Amphitheater.

Festival proceeds are to help benefit Volunteer Florida, a Tallahassee-based foundation established in 1994 to manage the Florida Disaster Fund, which assists high-impact national service programs and promotes Florida volunteerism.

Festival charity partners Adaptive Sports Center and the Nikki Mitchell Foundation are committing a percentage of proceeds from the fest’s benefit auctions, scheduled 9:30-10 p.m. nightly, to Volunteer Florida.

Country fans and music lovers can enjoy Key West’s breezy subtropical evenings during the three nights of intimate main-stage shows at the island city’s open-air amphitheater, located at 21 E. Quay Road in the Truman Waterfront area.

Performing Thursday, Oct. 13, are to be  Brice Long, Jim “Moose” Brown, Josh Martin, Randall King, Lainey Wilson and Billy Currington.

Scheduled artists Friday, Oct. 14, include Buddy Cannon, Casey Beathard, Marla Cannon-Goodman, Due West, Craig Morgan and Ronnie Dunn.

Jamey Johnson and special guest Strait are slated as 10 p.m. headliners Saturday, Oct. 15, following performances by Dean Dillon, Scotty Emerick and the Josh Martin Band.

Festival admission options include single-day and three-day bronze passes. Prices range from $275 plus ticket fees for one-night lawn access to $3,400 plus fees for VIP Pass packages that include side-stage table seating and admission to private events.

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Legendary country music performer George Strait relaxing in Key West. Image: Rob O'Neal

Legendary country music performer George Strait relaxing in Key West. Image: Rob O'Neal

This article was updated on October 16, 2022 at 5:51 PM