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Belize Songwriter Festival 2025

Belize Songwriter
Festival 2025

Belize Songwriter Festival

Join Us Again Next Year: May 23rd & 24th, 2025

Belize Songwriter Festival

Join Us Again Next Year: May 23rd & 24th, 2025

We had an incredible first annual Belize Songwriter Festival thanks to your support and we’re getting ready to do it all over again! Mark your calendars for the 2025 Belize Songwriter Festival. Keep an eye on this space for updates.

Belize Songwriter Festival

Join Us Again Next Year: May 23rd & 24th, 2025

We had an incredible first annual Belize Songwriter Festival thanks to your support and we’re getting ready to do it all over again! Mark your calendars for the 2025 Belize Songwriter Festival. Keep an eye on this space for updates.

2024 line up

Rodney Clawson

Andrew Wiscombe

Stephen Covell

Tyler Farr

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phil Lammonds

Jamie Paulin

Lucas Hoge

Nate Kenyon

Kylon Eiley

Meet The Artists

Rodney Clawson

Rodney Clawson

Rodney Clawson is a farmer-turned-songwriter from Gruver, Texas.

He attended West Texas A&M and has written 24 Number One songs and 8 additional songs that have reached the Top 10. His storytelling has earned him multiple nominations for Best Country Song at the GRAMMY Awards and multiple Song of the Year nominations at the CMA Awards and the ACM Awards.

Clawson is now being inducted into the Texas Songwriter Hall of Fame.

Rodney Clawson

Rodney Clawson

Rodney Clawson is a farmer-turned-songwriter from Gruver, Texas.

He attended West Texas A&M and has written 24 Number One songs and 8 additional songs that have reached the Top 10. His storytelling has earned him multiple nominations for Best Country Song at the GRAMMY Awards and multiple Song of the Year nominations at the CMA Awards and the ACM Awards.

Clawson is now being inducted into the Texas Songwriter Hall of Fame.

Andrew Wiscombe

Andrew Wiscombe, a folk musician hailing from Utah, is renowned for his foot-stompin’ street music style, often playing up to five instruments simultaneously as a one-man band. With a background as a Berklee-trained award-winning songwriter and a former U.S. Army sniper, Wiscombe brings a unique perspective to his music, weaving stories, words, and emotions into American roots music. Raised in a blue-collar family and having experienced life as a laborer across various industries, his songs resonate with the working-class experience, earning him praise and comparisons to contemporary songwriting greats. Through his music, Wiscombe shares poignant stories that touch on the human experience, whether seen through the eyes of a child, the hands of a hard-working family man, or the scope of his sniper rifle.

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ANDREW WISCOMBE

Andrew Wiscombe

Andrew Wiscombe, a folk musician hailing from Utah, is renowned for his foot-stompin’ street music style, often playing up to five instruments simultaneously as a one-man band. With a background as a Berklee-trained award-winning songwriter and a former U.S. Army sniper, Wiscombe brings a unique perspective to his music, weaving stories, words, and emotions into American roots music. Raised in a blue-collar family and having experienced life as a laborer across various industries, his songs resonate with the working-class experience, earning him praise and comparisons to contemporary songwriting greats. Through his music, Wiscombe shares poignant stories that touch on the human experience, whether seen through the eyes of a child, the hands of a hard-working family man, or the scope of his sniper rifle.

STEPHEN COVELL

Steven Covell

Stephen Covell, a musician, vocalist, and combat veteran, began his musical journey at a young age, learning piano at 6 and picking up the guitar at 17. After attending the University of Arizona’s Vocal Performance program and serving as a combat medic in the 82nd Airborne from 2006-2010, he contributed songs to Operation Encore’s compilation albums and released several solo albums, including “Perfect Parade” and “Her Cold Hands,” which gained international attention for its award-winning music video. Covell’s diverse interests also extend to culinary arts, illustration, and writing, having earned a degree in Creative Non-Fiction Writing from the University of San Francisco and currently working on his first book, “Bring Your Gun To Work Day.”

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Steven Covell

Stephen Covell, a musician, vocalist, and combat veteran, began his musical journey at a young age, learning piano at 6 and picking up the guitar at 17. After attending the University of Arizona’s Vocal Performance program and serving as a combat medic in the 82nd Airborne from 2006-2010, he contributed songs to Operation Encore’s compilation albums and released several solo albums, including “Perfect Parade” and “Her Cold Hands,” which gained international attention for its award-winning music video. Covell’s diverse interests also extend to culinary arts, illustration, and writing, having earned a degree in Creative Non-Fiction Writing from the University of San Francisco and currently working on his first book, “Bring Your Gun To Work Day.”

Tyler Farr

Tyler Farr, born on February 5, 1984, is an American country music artist known for his distinctive voice and songwriting talent. Starting with BNA Records, he later joined Columbia Records Nashville, releasing albums like “Redneck Crazy” (2013) and “Suffer in Peace” (2015), with hit singles including “A Guy Walks Into a Bar.” Farr’s career highlights include charting eight singles on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, with “A Guy Walks Into a Bar” reaching No. 1 in 2015. He has also written songs for artists like Cole Swindell and Joe Nichols, showcasing his versatility as a songwriter. After parting ways with Sony Music Nashville in 2018, Farr signed with Broken Bow Records in 2019 and released the EP “Only Truck in Town” in 2020 under Jason Aldean’s imprint, Night Train Records.

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Tyler Farr

Tyler Farr, born on February 5, 1984, is an American country music artist known for his distinctive voice and songwriting talent. Starting with BNA Records, he later joined Columbia Records Nashville, releasing albums like “Redneck Crazy” (2013) and “Suffer in Peace” (2015), with hit singles including “A Guy Walks Into a Bar.” Farr’s career highlights include charting eight singles on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, with “A Guy Walks Into a Bar” reaching No. 1 in 2015. He has also written songs for artists like Cole Swindell and Joe Nichols, showcasing his versatility as a songwriter. After parting ways with Sony Music Nashville in 2018, Farr signed with Broken Bow Records in 2019 and released the EP “Only Truck in Town” in 2020 under Jason Aldean’s imprint, Night Train Records.

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Phil Lammonds

Phillip Lammonds, long celebrated as a songwriter’s songwriter in country music, steps out of the shadows with his debut album, “Cowboy Things,” produced by close friend Lee Brice. Despite his successful career penning hits for others, Lammonds initially hesitated to take the spotlight but was nudged by Brice and others to finally share his own music. Recorded in a rustic barn studio with a lineup of A-list collaborators including Darius Rucker and Billy Gibbons, the album features plainspoken tracks filled with worldly wisdom and casual country-boy flair, reflecting Lammonds’ genuine and unfiltered style. “Cowboy Things” captures the essence of Lammonds’ storytelling prowess and his love for the craft, marking a new chapter in his musical journey.

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Phil Lammonds

Phillip Lammonds, long celebrated as a songwriter’s songwriter in country music, steps out of the shadows with his debut album, “Cowboy Things,” produced by close friend Lee Brice. Despite his successful career penning hits for others, Lammonds initially hesitated to take the spotlight but was nudged by Brice and others to finally share his own music. Recorded in a rustic barn studio with a lineup of A-list collaborators including Darius Rucker and Billy Gibbons, the album features plainspoken tracks filled with worldly wisdom and casual country-boy flair, reflecting Lammonds’ genuine and unfiltered style. “Cowboy Things” captures the essence of Lammonds’ storytelling prowess and his love for the craft, marking a new chapter in his musical journey.

Jamie Paulin

Jamie Paulin, originally from Adna, Washington, developed a passion for country music at a young age, inspired by artists like Marty Robbins, Merle Haggard, and George Strait. Moving to Nashville in 1998, Paulin began his songwriting journey, eventually achieving success with No. 1 hits for artists such as Chris Janson and Kenny Chesney. His songwriting talents have also been recognized through cuts by numerous other artists including Justin Moore, Tim McGraw, and Jordan Davis, solidifying his reputation as a respected songwriter in the country music industry.

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Jamie Paulin Picture

Jamie Paulin

Jamie Paulin, originally from Adna, Washington, developed a passion for country music at a young age, inspired by artists like Marty Robbins, Merle Haggard, and George Strait. Moving to Nashville in 1998, Paulin began his songwriting journey, eventually achieving success with No. 1 hits for artists such as Chris Janson and Kenny Chesney. His songwriting talents have also been recognized through cuts by numerous other artists including Justin Moore, Tim McGraw, and Jordan Davis, solidifying his reputation as a respected songwriter in the country music industry.

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Lucas Hoge

Lucas Hoge, a versatile No. 1 Billboard-charting artist, seamlessly balances his music career with his passion for the outdoors as showcased on his hit television series “Hoge Wild.” With engaging storytelling and a blend of music and outdoor adventures, Hoge captivates audiences worldwide, while also dominating the live streaming scene with his weekly virtual concerts. Beyond his entertainment endeavors, Hoge is deeply committed to humanitarian causes, particularly supporting the U.S. military through his performances on the Wrangler National Patriot Tour. With a Ryman Auditorium debut under his belt and a forthcoming album embracing his small-town roots, Hoge’s relentless creativity and Midwestern charm continue to drive his success, promising even greater achievements on the horizon.

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Lucas Hoge

Lucas Hoge, a versatile No. 1 Billboard-charting artist, seamlessly balances his music career with his passion for the outdoors as showcased on his hit television series “Hoge Wild.” With engaging storytelling and a blend of music and outdoor adventures, Hoge captivates audiences worldwide, while also dominating the live streaming scene with his weekly virtual concerts. Beyond his entertainment endeavors, Hoge is deeply committed to humanitarian causes, particularly supporting the U.S. military through his performances on the Wrangler National Patriot Tour. With a Ryman Auditorium debut under his belt and a forthcoming album embracing his small-town roots, Hoge’s relentless creativity and Midwestern charm continue to drive his success, promising even greater achievements on the horizon.

Nate Kenyon

Nate Kenyon, hailing from Baxley, Georgia, boasts a musical journey shaped by diverse influences ranging from Eminem to Luke Bryan. While initially immersed in rock and hip-hop, his later introduction to country music ignited a passion that led him to seamlessly blend country tradition with his eclectic musical background. Signing with Anthem Publishing in 2019 marked a turning point in his career, with his songwriting skills contributing to hits for artists like Lee Brice and Chris Young. Nate Kenyon’s ability to transcend genre boundaries and create unique, captivating music exemplifies the power of embracing diverse influences in artistic expression.

Nate Kenyon
Nate Kenyon

Nate Kenyon

Nate Kenyon, hailing from Baxley, Georgia, boasts a musical journey shaped by diverse influences ranging from Eminem to Luke Bryan. While initially immersed in rock and hip-hop, his later introduction to country music ignited a passion that led him to seamlessly blend country tradition with his eclectic musical background. Signing with Anthem Publishing in 2019 marked a turning point in his career, with his songwriting skills contributing to hits for artists like Lee Brice and Chris Young. Nate Kenyon’s ability to transcend genre boundaries and create unique, captivating music exemplifies the power of embracing diverse influences in artistic expression.

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Kylon Eiley

Kylon Eiley, a talented young vocalist from Placencia, Belize, is celebrated for his remarkable song renditions. As a Belizean musician, he captivates audiences with his impressive performances, showcasing his passion for music and his unique talent. Eiley’s dedication to his craft and his ability to connect with listeners through his music make him a standout artist in Belize’s vibrant music scene.

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Kylon Eiley

Kylon Eiley, a talented young vocalist from Placencia, Belize, is celebrated for his remarkable song renditions. As a Belizean musician, he captivates audiences with his impressive performances, showcasing his passion for music and his unique talent. Eiley’s dedication to his craft and his ability to connect with listeners through his music make him a standout artist in Belize’s vibrant music scene.

Official Accommodations

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2 Bedroom Penthouse with Plunge Pool
The best sea views
Claim the best sea views the Lodge at Jaguar Reef has to offer with this third-floor beachfront unit with your very own private plunge pool. The penthouse unit features a fully equipped kitchen, living room, two spacious bedrooms, and two full baths. Furnished with local artisan products, find pieces thoughtfully placed throughout for your comfort.
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2 Bedroom Seaview Villa with Pool
Seaside Slumber, Villa Bliss
Fall asleep to the sound of the sea gently greeting the shore in the two bedroom sea view villa. Choose to explore the grounds at Jaguar Reef and enjoy complimentary kayaks and paddleboards or forget the outside world with your private plunge pool. This unit is equipped with a full kitchen, two baths, and an outside seating area to take in the salt air.
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Standard 2 Bedroom Villa
Direct access to the Caribbean Sea
Gain direct access to the Caribbean Sea with these two-bedroom units. Designed with an open floor concept, this space is perfect for families. Keep an eye on the little ones while you prepare dinner in the fully equipped kitchen. Before delving into the day’s plans, savor your morning coffee with a touch of sea breeze on your private balcony.
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Seafront Suite
With Private Plunge Pool
Thoughtfully designed to offer the ultimate in luxury, our Seafront Pool Suites boast unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. Ideal for couples, these units provide 1,200 sq. ft. of space, in-room & outdoor sitting areas, vaulted ceilings, enclosed patios, and outdoor personal plunge pools.
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Deluxe Suite Upper Level
With Private Plunge Pool
Housed in a 2-storey condo-style building, each of our Deluxe Suites features 1000 sq. ft. of interior space. Enclosed balconies (upper level) & patios (ground level), in-room & outdoor sitting areas, and outdoor personal plunge pools ‐ perfect for that lazy evening dip whilst catching the sunset ‐ add to the seamless elegance of these units.