The Inaugural Southern Drifter Music (SDM) Festival is the music lover’s ideal getaway. This festival welcomes music lovers of all kinds—from devoted concert-goers to regional superstars—to a vacation designed specifically for them.
For a tropical take on Nashville’s greatest music, food and fun, look no further than the SDM Festival. With three stages, oceanfront views and local bars and restaurants that are just a short walk away, festival guests are sure to have a memorable musical experience.
In the heart of sunny paradise Jekyll Island, the SDM Festival will feature live performances by talented singer/songwriters. Festival guests who stay at the Westin Hotel can even listen to performances from their own balconies as acts will take place in the courtyard of the oceanfront Westin Hotel. When the music acts end at the hotel, there will be more live music to enjoy at local bars and restaurants. All After Hours activities are all a walkable distance from the Westin Hotel.
The SDM Festival will feature more than just music. Guests can indulge in luxurious spa treatments, restorative yoga, competitive golf, mellow singer/songwriter workshops and more!
Weekend Pass: Enjoy 2 days of great music with an ocean front view. This ticket will grant you access to Friday's and Saturday's FULL lineup. You will also receive 6 drink tickets to be used during the festival.
Day Pass: Enjoy EITHER Friday or Saturday of great music with an ocean front view. This ticket will grant you access to your selected days FULL lineup. You will also receive 3 drink tickets to be used during the festival.
The Songwriters Workshop will be led by industry veteran and songwriter Leslie Satcher along with Alex Seier, during a special session focused on the development and education of the magic of songwriting.
This one hour workshop will cover the craft of songwriting, song structure, Q & A, exploring creative collaboration and an overview of the music industry today. Whether you are an aspiring song writer, or just interested in how the magic happens, come and learn the process of how your favorite songs have come to reality! Lunch is included.