FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2023) – Caloosa Sound Amphitheater, the premier outdoor entertainment venue located adjacent to Luminary Hotel & Co., is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated inaugural show of 2023 featuring legendary rock band, Foghat. On Thursday, Oct. 12, Foghat will rock the stage, taking concertgoers on a “slow ride” of musical nostalgia with a show that promises to relive classic hits and make new memories celebrating music, community, and the vibrant spirit of Downtown Fort Myers.
“Our team is excited to present Foghat for the inaugural show of our 2023 season at the Caloosa Sound Amphitheater,” said Robert Nokley, General Manager of Luminary Hotel & Co. “The start of the new concert series underscores our dedication to creating unforgettable experiences and bringing exceptional live entertainment to the riverfront.”
Foghat was a mainstay of 1970s rock and roll with a rich musical history spanning more than five decades. Achieving eight gold records, one platinum and one double platinum album, they are known for such hits as “Slow Ride,” “Fool for the City,” “Ride, Ride, Ride” and “I Just Want to Make Love to You.” Drummer and founding member Roger Earl and lead guitarist Bryan Bassett (a 24-year member of Foghat) lead the band. Scot Holt, former Buddy Guy guitarist, and Rodney O’Quinn round out the group.
Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, Sept. 1 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at CaloosaSoundAmp.com. A selection of VIP, reserved seating, and general admission tickets will be available, ranging from $37 general admission (seat not provided) to $120 VIP on stage. Concertgoers can enjoy food and drinks served inside Caloosa Sound Amphitheater; outside food, drinks, and coolers are prohibited. Small lawn chairs and blankets are permitted in the general admission lawn area.
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About Luminary Hotel & Co.
On Sept. 23, 2020, the waterfront Luminary Hotel & Co. opened its doors, soaring 12 stories above downtown Fort Myers, Florida, as the area’s first hotel in the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International. More than a hotel, the AAA Four Diamond Luminary is a hub of excitement and discovery – a focal point where locals and travelers tap into the collective energy of a city, and a story, begun by a brilliant cast of audacious local luminaries. The 243-room boutique hotel is home to the signature Silver King Ocean Brasserie and Lobby Bar; Beacon Social Drinkery rooftop lounge; Ella Mae's Diner; Oxbow Bar & Grill; Dean Street Coffee Roastery & Retail; Chips Sports Pub & Topgolf Swing Suite; The Workshop culinary theater; an indoor and outdoor fitness facility; and a spacious pool area on the fourth floor featuring an event deck overlooking the Caloosahatchee River. Luminary offers 10,000 square feet of adaptable indoor and outdoor function space ideal for a variety of events and meetings and is adjacent to the neighboring Caloosa Sound Convention Center. The hotel also offers convenient access to the new Caloosa Sound Amphitheater located on the Caloosahatchee. LuminaryHotel.com
About Mainsail Lodging & Development
Mainsail Lodging & Development is an award-winning, Tampa, Florida-based company specializing in hotel, furnished housing, and resort property management and development, marketing and sales. An established company with a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit, Mainsail prides itself in finding unique lodging opportunities with a purpose and applying its passion and expertise to each project. Founded by President Joe Collier with a combination of daring vision and dogged determination, Mainsail has built an impressive portfolio of top-branded properties throughout the southeastern United States and Caribbean. Each Mainsail property inspires guests with a distinct character and meticulously crafted, sophisticated style, from a private island resort, and urban culinary showplaces, to waterfront marvels, boutique southern hotels, and a historic jazz era icon. Stay Sojo, Mainsail’s newest brand, provides short-term furnished living options across the country, while Mainsail Vacation Rentals manages a collection of private vacation homes in Florida and the Caribbean. To ensure long-term success and profitability, Mainsail relies on the dedication of its high-performing associates, a growing group of enterprising investors, and a commitment to giving back, every step of the way. MainsailHotels.com