Key Largo Original Music Festival

A live performance last year at The Key Largo Original Music Festival.
A live performance last year at The Key Largo Original Music Festival.

Bands and soloists from around the U.S. will gather together for the annual Key Largo Original Music Festival taking place Thursday to Sunday, May 15-18, in Key Largo, FL.

The 4-day festival features performances from Nashville’s Saints of Havana, Jer Gregg, Texas folk-inspired performer Jim Halfpenny, and Diana Corcoran, country vocalist from Australia. Several South Florida and Florida Keys country, rock, and bluegrass bands will also be performing including 33 Years, Dave Feder and Maggie Baugh, as well as a 13-year-old teen guitarist and fiddle player who has shared the stage with Charlie Daniels.

The festival starts at 3 p.m on Thursday, May 15, at Snapper’s Waterfront Restaurant; Friday and Saturday there will be multiple bayfront stages set up at Sundowners Restaurant, Cactus Jack’s and Senor Frijoles; and on Sunday, May 18, guests and musicians will set sail aboard a 78-ft. paddlewheeler for the VIP Musicians Sunset Cruise—food and drinks will be served. Tickets for the sunset cruise, which departs at 5:30 p.m. from the dock at Sundowners, are $35 pp.

For clients interested in attending the music festival, there are a variety of hotels in the area, including the Marriott Key Largo Bay Resort. For more information, visit