Bell Tower Shops presents ROCKtoberfest, a free, live music series every Thursday in October from 6 to 8 p.m.
Set in Center Court, all ages will enjoy this energetic concert series. The outdoor bar, offering beer, wine, soft drinks and water, is hosted by and benefits Rotary Club of Fort Myers South and Rotary Club of Fort Myers—Sunrise.
The musical lineup is:
Thursday, Oct. 3—Memphis 56—Favorites of the downtown Fort Myers music scene and regulars at Art Walk and Music Walk, this trio plays rockabilly and roots rock including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Hank Williams. You won’t want to miss their “flaming” upright bass!
Thursday, Oct. 10—Rotary Rocks—The house band for Rotary International District 6960 makes a special appearance at Bell Tower Shops with their blend of early and classic rock. Featuring vocalist Cyndi Doragh, the all-Rotarian band will get you dancing around the Center Court fountain.
Thursday, Oct. 17—Rockin’ Horse —Boasting band members who have opened for the Allman Brothers and Toby Keith, this classic rock powerhouse has taken Southwest Florida by storm with their awe-inspiring renditions of Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Black Crowes, Tom Petty and Neil Young. You won’t want to miss this show!
Thursday, Oct. 24—Barefoot & Brendon — Barefoot & Brendon play an eclectic mix of modern and classic rock. The duo brings acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass and drums adding up to a full-band sound. Favorites include Muse, U2 and more. See them at this rare Ft. Myers appearance!
Thursday, Oct. 31—Strange Arrangement —Unique and unpredictable, it is impossible to categorize Strange Arrangement aka The Brothers Van Kirk. Playing original, fun and funky music, the group is also known for their awesome stage presence, often incorporating costumes into their high-energy performances.
The Oct. 31 concert will culminate in a Halloween costume contest at 8 p.m.