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Backyards of Key West Podcast with Mark Baratto 183: #183 – It’s festival season with RokIsland Fest, Mile 0 Fest & Key Western Fest

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Kyle Carter to talk about his newest island festival called, “Key Western Fest.”

We also talk about the lineup for RokIsland Fest and the festival that started it all, Mile 0 Fest.

RokIsland Fest:  Jan 17 – 21 Mile 0 Fest:  Jan 23 – 28 Key Western Fest:  Jan 31 – Feb 4

More on RokIsland Fest

Dates:  Jan 17 – 21


The world’s greatest rock bands descend upon the island of Key West for a 5-day music festival in paradise.

More on Mile 0 Fest

Dates:  Jan 23 – 28


The best in Red Dirt & Americana descend upon the island of Key West for a 5-day music festival in paradise.

More on Key Western Fest

Dates:  Jan 31 – Feb 4


Well..the greatest 4-day music festival on the planet, of course! AND we’re throwing a free kick-off party on Tuesday January 31st so be sure to come in early for 5 Nights of greatness! Oh…and you don’t have to wait until the evening to get your party started, you can listen to music all over the island during a week of unforgettable fun; from bars, boats and beaches, to pools and piers! 

More than 20 of the very best classic country bands bring their massive hits to the Southernmost City in the U.S. for a week of unforgettable songs, sun & sand! Take in the warm sunshine and tunes during the day at the island’s iconic bars, snag a bite from one of the renowned restaurants, leave your troubles on land during a live-music sail on a comfy catamaran, and then be ready to sing your heart out under the stars at night at The Truman Waterfront Amphitheater!

Our Full Experience Packages include accommodations, private parties, live music sails, and more!  We have partnered with the best Resorts, Guesthouses, and Vacation Homes on the Island – there’s something for every group size and budget.  We make it easy – all you have to do is come on down to Key West and enjoy four days of music and sunshine!

Packages are available in two Premier VIP Levels (Platinum Premier and Gold Premier) and one GA level  (Pirate).  Passes are available in two VIP Levels (Platinum and Gold) and one GA level (Beach Bum).

Geoff Bergey

Florida Native, Traveler, Photographer, Lover of Life, Clouds and Key Lime Pie.

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