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ACMA Songwriters at the Plaza

November 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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ACMA Songwriters at the Plaza
The Lee County Library has joined with The ACMA (Americana Community Music Association), to offer Free Acoustic concerts of all original music. Concerts will take place in the Amphitheater, which is located on South Cornog Plaza. Bring a chair or a blanket, shows will be moved indoors depending on weather.
The ACMA is a Fort Myers based not for profit that promotes local artists who perform their own original songs. Come hear great original music and the stories behind the songs in an intimate Songwriters Showcase. Be prepared to enjoy an evening of professional quality acoustic Americana music. Americana music a coming together of blues, roots, folk and country.
Music: Mary Dahl,& Carolyn Stanley, Smokey Dayton & The Floridians
Carolyn Stanley began playing guitar as a teenager learning to finger pick country blues from her older brother. Since then she has played solo, and joined several duos and an eclectic string band.
Mary Dahl performed for 20 years with The Lite Side quartet in PA. Their highlights included six performances at the White House, Christmas specials at Hershey Chocolate World and opening for the Kingston Trio.
Carolyn and Mary have forged a harmonious duet and friendship since joining the ACMA
Gene Martin has been singing in church choirs and choruses since childhood, playing guitar since his teen years and joined the ACMA in 2016 when he began song writing.
He soon founded “Smokey Daytona and The Floridians”, a trio that features his original songs and covers with the tight harmony, which is their specialty . This trio includes Al Candelaria and Mary Dahl.
Al Candelaria is a member of the trio ‘The Innocents’ and is a BMI songwriter.
Highlights include being featured in the PBS special, “Rock, Rhythm, and Doo Wop” in 2001 and being inducted into the Doo-Wop Hall of Fame in 2014.
Date: November 9, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: FREE
Address: 1651 Lee St
Fort Myers , FL 33901 United States

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