Jay Allen set to perform in Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series June 11

Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau
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Jay Allen set to perform in Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series June 11

What: The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, iHeartMedia and Cat Country 107.1 welcome Jay Allen to the Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series. The Instagram live event, hosted by DJ Mike Tyler from Cat County 107.1, will feature Allen’s music, interviews and stories behind the songs. Songs from the Sofa debuted in May with music sensation Sam James. His performance is archived on the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Instagram page.

Who: Jay Allen, BMI singer-songwriter and rising star, gained recent success from his hit, “Blank Stares,” a song he wrote for his mother who passed away from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The country music breakout artist caught the attention from fans right away with his first hit single, “Sounds Good to Me,” listed as a “Highway Find” on Sirius XM’s “The Highway” channel.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 11

Where: Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Instagram page

Why: To celebrate music with one of the songwriters who will perform at the seventh annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, taking place Sept. 18-27, on Captiva Island, historic downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. The festival is still scheduled and will include best practices in compliance with CDC guidelines. For now, Songs from the Sofa should provide an exciting way to experience a quality performance in your own home.

For more information: Please visit https://www.island-hopper.fortmyers-sanibel.com/

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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 Twitter, Instagram and Facebook feeds.

Media Contacts

Francesca Donlan, Miriam Dotson, 239-338-3500