Enjoy Some of Country Music’s Hottest Stars at this Upcoming Belize Festival

by Khaila Gentle
Start booking your stay with The Belize Collection for the music festival that might just be every country lover’s new favorite. 

Eleven artists, four performances, and four amazing resorts. It’s all coming together this May for the first annual Belize Songwriter Festival. Set to take place in Hopkins, Belize, this 2-day festival might just be the new favorite for country music lovers with a case of wanderlust.  

This past month, The Belize Collection announced the dates—and the lineup—for the Belize Songwriter Festival. On May 19th and 20th some of country music’s hottest stars and veteran songwriters will grace the stage with their musical talents. Keep reading for more on the upcoming Belize Festival, including what (and who) to expect. 

Veteran Songwriters and Up and Coming Hitmakers 


The upcoming country concert has a loaded lineup, complete with eleven performers. They include No. 1 Billboard selling country artist Lucas Hoge, two time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Paul Overstreet, and winner of Billboard’s “Best Country Album” of 2017, Lindsay Ell. 

Also set to hit the stage are Craig Campbell, Australian songwriter Phil Barton, Forest Whitehead, Trent Tomlinson, Carmeron Bedell, Tim Gates, Tyree Woods, and JB Brown. 

Guests can expect a series of fantastic performances complete with a cocktail hour each day, starting at 5:00 pm. Performances will be held at three locations along the beach in Hopkins:  The Lodge at Jaguar Reef, the Play Bar, and Mango’s Bar. 

4 Dreamy Resorts: Book Your Stay for the Belize Songwriter Festival

Beach Villas at The Lodge at Jaguar Reef

May 17th to May 21st are the dates to lock in on if you’re planning to travel to Belize for the Belize Songwriter Festival. Accommodation choices include four beautiful properties situated right next to each other along the beach in Hopkins. The Lodge at Jaguar Reef, Almond Beach Resort, Villa Margarita, and the Colonial Inn all belong to the Belize Collection of Resorts. This collection of resorts, restaurants, and residences offers luxurious stays with picturesque views. 

For the event itself, festival goers have the option of purchasing a 1-day pass for US $75 or a 2-day pass for US $150. Purchased concert packets will include event tickets, drink tickets, and your room key for your accommodation of choice. Learn more about the first annual Belize Songwriter Festival by visiting the Belize Collection’s website here.

All photos courtesy of the Belize Collection unless captioned otherwise.

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