Kyle LaMonica

About the Artist: 

Kyle LaMonica is an acoustic singer songwriter who grew up just west of the beaches of south Walton in Niceville, FL. Since 2002 while majoring in music at Florida State University, Kyle has performed as a solo musician throughout the region and especially the local area around Destin, FL. Kyle’s music has a feel similar to popular rock bands like Dave Matthews Band, Guster and David Gray. You can always expect Kyle's music to showcase a major emphasis on his vocal melodies and dynamic acoustic guitar playing. Kyle has released two albums (Matter of Time-2003 and Egoliath-2005) as a member of Free Monica, a band that he co-founded in 2003 with his friend and fellow musician, Ben Friedman. Free Monica continues to perform locally along the panhandle beaches. Kyle has been nominated multiple times for the annual Hotspot Awards “Hottest Local Musicians/Bands” category. He has also been nominated for the annual local Beachcomber Music Awards multiple times, specifically for the Musician of the Year and Best Solo Artist categories. This marks the eighth year that Kyle has performed at the 30A Songwriters Festival. You can find out more about Kyle and purchase Free Monica’s album, Egoliath, at