17th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival produced by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) will be held March 31st to April 4th.
With 5 days and nights there will be over 100 shows!
“One of the things that has helped the festival grow over the years is NSAI’s commitment to keeping things diversified, “ said Erin Burr, the festival’s communications director, as quoted in theCityPaper. “We have a variety of performers at the different locations and each show presents very secial talents. There’s a different surprise every night.”
Nine Nashville clubs will be participating in this year’s event:
12th & Porter
114 12th Avenue North
3rd and Lindsley
818 3rd Avenue South
402 12 Avenue South
410 Fourth Avenue South
Douglas Corner Café
1206 Eighth Avenue South
One Cannery Row
The Listening Room
209 10th Avenue S, suite 200
Edgehill Studios Café
1201 Villa Place, suite 105
The Bluebird Café
4104 Hillsboro Road
A 2 day event “Spring Training 2009, A Songwriter’s Symposium will be held at The Millennium Maxwell House Hotel on April 3rd and 4th. Ray Stevens, pianist, vocalist and songwriter will be interviewed on the first day. His more popular hit of the 70’s “Everything is Beautiful” is just one of the many songs he has either written or corroborated on. At closing, Jeffery Steel, songwriter, producer and musician will be interviewed. Steele’s biggest hits include “What hurts the most” and “Love is a Beautiful Thing”.
There will be break out sessions at the symposium that allow Publishers, Producers and Songwriters to work directly with each other and share some of their talents.
This years image was provided by Craig Gwin a student of Watkins College of Art and Design in Franklin, TN.
For a complete schedule of events visit Nashvillesongwriters.com
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