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POSTPONED - Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival

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Presented by Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) at Various Venues | Nashville, Nashville TN

Mar 24 - 28 2020
POSTPONED - Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival


“After heavy consideration, in light of the tornado this week as well as growing health concerns over the Coronavirus, we have decided to reschedule Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival to later this year, in the Summer,” said NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison. “We feel this is the responsible decision and it is supported by Tin Pan venues and sponsors involved in the festival. We want to thank everyone who had planned to participate in or attend the festival, and appreciate the support in rescheduling it.”

It is possible that several of the venues will move forward with the previously scheduled events, this will be decided between the venues and participants and it is likely that several events will now be modified to benefit tornado relief efforts.

For those that have purchased Tin Pan South Fast Access Passes to the festival and/or registered for the Tin Pan South Songwriting Seminar, the option to receive a refund or to transfer the passes or registration to the newly scheduled date will be available. Information has been distributed to those affected. (Refunds can be requested at refunds@nashvillesongwriters.com). LEARN MORE HERE.

The 28th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival reigns as the world’s largest all-songwriter festival, and thousands of music fans attend the event annually to hear songwriters tell stories behind hit songs they have written and perform the songs as they were originally composed. Regions Bank returns for the 13th year as the Presenting Sponsor of the event, which will be held at 10 Nashville-area music venues featuring hit-makers from all genres of music.

View the lineup and venues for the 2019 festival.

Source: Tin Pan South

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world’s largest not-for-profit songwriters trade association. Established in 1967, the membership of more than 5,000 active and professional members spans the United States and foreign countries. NSAI is dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music.


$10-$25/Ticket At-the-Door Admission
$130/Fast Access Pass NSAI Members
$150/Fast Access Pass Non-Members

The popular week-long Fast Access passes are scheduled to go on sale TBD.

At-the-Door Admission Details:
Festival attendees without passes will take their places in the Cash Line at each venue. That line will be admitted into the venue as space permits after Fast Access Pass holders are admitted. Without a Fast Access Pass, festival admission is on a show-by-show, cash-at-the-door basis.

Fast Access Pass Details:
Fast Access Pass holders will take their places in the Fast Access Line at each venue on a first-come, first-served basis. With the exception of early shows at the Bluebird Cafe and both shows at 3rd and Lindsley, admission will begin 30 minutes prior to show time for each show. Admission will begin 1 hour prior to show time for each early show at the Bluebird Cafe and both shows at 3rd and Lindsley. There are no “seat holds.”  “Holding a seat” for someone who has not yet been admitted to the venue does not guarantee their admission.  Fire code capacities are determined based on the number of people admitted through the door, not seat availability.

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Various Venues | Nashville

Nashville, TN

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