The Sound Wall Music Initiative

Opelika's Premiere Listening Room


OCT 5-8, 2023

An annual destination event featuring songwriters from across the US & Canada offering over 80 performances throughout Historic Downtown Opelika.

Entering its 4th year, OPELIKA SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL attracts die-hard music lovers from around the Southeast. Over 40 singer songwriters will come from all over the country to perform over 80 shows in restaurants, coffee shops and breweries throughout Downtown Opelika, Alabama.

Along with the music, Opelika Songwriters Festival is the perfect event for people who like to combine music, sports, and relaxation at a world-class spa. The official Festival hotel is the Opelika Auburn Marriott Resort and Spa at Grand National featuring three 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Golf golf courses, with scenic views, driving ranges, putting greens, and golf lessons. Additionally, there are elaborate resort-style pools with bar service, as well as eight tennis courts and an award-winning spa.

Past Performers —

  • Indigo Girls
  • Rickie Lee Jones
  • The War & Treaty
  • Shawn Mullins
  • John Paul White
  • Glen Phillips
    (Toad The Wet Sprocket)
  • Kristian Bush
  • Dan Navarro
  • Sarah Lee Guthrie
  • Chris Stills
  • Kim Richey
  • Jeff Black
  • Leigh Nash
    (Sixpence None The Richer)
  • Abe Partridge
  • Grayson Capps
  • Paul McDonald
  • Peter Bradley Adams
  • Goldpine
  • Wyatt Espalin
  • Meaghan Farrell
  • Michelle Malone
  • Cousin Curtis
  • Cat Ridgeway
  • Adam Hood
  • Mindy Smith
  • Jeffrey Steele
  • Charlie Mars
  • Amy Lavere
  • Steve Poltz
  • Liz Longley
  • Pierce Pettis
  • Kate Campbell
  • Pat Wictor
  • Noah Zacharin
  • Jack Barksdale
  • Cliff Eberhardt
  • Louise Mosrie
  • Ryanhood
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Opelika Songwriters festival
Is Produced By The Sound Wall Music Initiative & Russell Carter Artist Management

RCAM has coproduced the prestigious 30a Songwriters Festival for the past 13 years on the Northwest Florida Coast.