Jan. 20, 2021
Contacts: Miriam Dotson 239-338-3500
Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau
Bridgette Tatum to perform in Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series Jan. 21
What: The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, iHeartMedia and Cat Country 107.1 welcome Bridgette Tatum to the Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series. The Instagram live event, hosted by Louis Kaplan, vice president of programming at Cat Country 107.1, will feature Tatum’s music, interviews and stories behind the songs. Songs from the Sofa debuted in May 2020 with music sensation Sam James. The monthly live performances have included Jay Allen, Maia Sharp, Dave Pahanish, Ben Allen, Clint Daniels, Parmalee and Danny Myrick. All performances are archived on the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Instagram page.
Who: Bridgette Tatum, BMI singer-songwriter who along with previous Songs from the Sofa performer Danny Myrick co-wrote “She’s Country,” the 2009 hit recorded by Jason Aldean. Tatum has written songs performed by Gretchen Wilson, Kristy Lee Cook, and Randy Houser along with releasing her own self-titled album on iTunes. The South Carolina native is also the force behind “Loud” the official theme song for Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Football’s 2010 season. Tatum most recently co-wrote “Jealous of the Sky” performed by TikTok star Ashley Cooke.
When: 8 p.m. (EST) Thursday, Jan. 21
Where: Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Instagram page
Why: To celebrate with one of the singer-songwriters who will perform at Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, Sept. 17-22, 2021, on Captiva Island, historic downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. For now, on the third Thursday of every month, Songs from the Sofa should provide an exciting way to experience a quality performance in your own home.
For more information: Please visit https://islandhopperfest.com/
Island Hopper is produced by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, iHeartMedia, Cat Country 107.1 and BMI, the largest music rights organization in the U.S. Visit IslandHopperFest.com or access the media tool kit. Follow the festival hashtag #islandhopperfest as well as the event’s Instagram, Facebook and Twitter feeds.
*Bridgette Tatum photo attached