Music City Mentors

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Presented by WSM at The Factory at Franklin, Franklin TN

Mar 23
Music City Mentors

Music City Mentors Open to aspiring music professionals ages 15 and older! Make plans to join WSM for our inaugural Music City Mentors event on Saturday, March 23 at The Factory at Franklin in Tennessee (just south of Nashville).

Pairing top entertainment professionals with individuals who dream of a career in the music industry, Music City Mentors will provide instructional panel discussions and professional development opportunities to aspiring music professionals ages 15 and over. No matter your area of interest in the music industry, we’re sure to have something for everyone!

SVP Artist Relations and Grand Ole Opry GM, Sally Williams, will give the keynote address.

The event will feature 45-minute panel-led sessions focusing on tips for landing a record deal, songwriting, publishing, artist management, tour life, working behind-the-scenes, marketing, money management, music distribution, performance, publicity, and everything in between.

Throughout the day, participants will have the opportunity to take part in a job fair featuring venues, companies, and entertainment employers. Attendees will conclude the day of unique professional development with “speed networking” opportunities from best-in-the-business professionals.

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$40/General Admission Tickets

$30/Special STUDENT Tickets (must show student ID upon arrival).

Lunch tickets will be available for purchase when registering for your sessions.

Note: You may register for more than one session throughout the day. However, please register for only one session per time period listed.

Contact: (615) 458-9429


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  • Attendees should plan to dress in business casual attire.
  • Parking is provided at The Factory at Franklin, but we suggest arriving early, as close parking will be limited.
  • Event open to ages 15 years and older.
  • Onsite check-in will begin at 8:00 AM|CT.


Special thanks to our event sponsors: Durango BootsZaxby’sBeacon Capital ManagementLes Paul FoundationGulf Shores & Orange Beach TourismLyftSilent EventsSongwriting University, and Green Iris/Still Working Music.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Factory at Franklin

230 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37064

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