The 10th Annual Nashville SongWriters Festival is several music happenings in one! Find your place in the mix. It’s part live original music festival, part music conference, part networking opportunity and part gathering of old friends held June 1-3, 2012. The live performances, education and Open House are concurrently running events. Attendees can take in all or parts and “Play it by ear!”
It’s 3 Days of Live Original Music from all genres on multiple stages, classes, Open House held at the top of Music Row in Nashville, TN representing the past, present and future of songwriting.
Songwriters of all genres share their music on multiple stages and open sing rings. The fest is open to all forms of songwriting, from the novice to the professional. There are no pre qualifications to play or attend. Everyone is encouraged to come as they are. All attendees will have the opportunity to share their words or music and find their place in the mix.
While at the fest, writers can also get the information they want, about the business topics they want, when they want. Attend the Speciality Music Rooms on over 18 Industry Topics, Critiques, Recording, Publishing, Plugging, Legal, Records, Duplication, Distribution, Radio, Video, Broadcasting, Shop, Management, Promotions, Productions and more. Q & A sessions and gather other personal tid bits, all about the craft and business of music.
An Open House is held by participating recording studios, publishers, song pluggers and other music related businesses where writers can drop by without an appointment to ask questions, exchange samples or discuss what part they play in the business of Music. Register your music-related business for the Open House or if you’re a festival attendee, stop by and check out some of the industry.
For registered and non performing writers there will be a “Writer’s Area” provided by the Fest near the Info Booth. At the display table attendees can deposit their CDs and the fest staff will take inquiries or make sales for participants. Also drop off a copy of your songs in the Fest Drop Box where your materials can be checked out by the fest or forwarded to others.
Performing and Non performing songwriters, music related business, volunteers and the public wishing to participate in the June 1-3, 2012 activities can visit http://www.SongWritersFestival.org or call 615-424-1491.