The 10th Annual MS Songwriters Festival features over 100 national and regional songwriters at 10 venues in downtown Ocean Springs, 1 in Gautier, 1 in Moss Point and Margaritaville Biloxi. A Top 20 Event Award winner 1000’s of fans take to the streets at Mississippi’s largest songwriter festival. Legendary local Songwriter Paul Overstreet is being honored September 19th on stage 7pm at the Historic Mary C. Theatre in Ocean Springs with the MS Songwriters Hall of Fame Award presented by 15 local and state officials. Local sonPaul, is a Grammy Award winning country music singer and songwriter who has written and co-written 27 top ten songs, won ACM and GMA Song of the year and was named BMI Songwriter of the year five straight years.The Festival is free for all ages Sept. 19-22 info at mssongwritersfestival.com
The first induction into the Mississippi Songwriters Hall of Fame will be Paul Overstreet, by the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance, on September the 19th at 7 pm at the Mary C O'Keef Cultural Center in Ocean Springs Ms.