UPDATED MARCH 8, 2018
The Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival, known as Tin Pan South, turns 26 this year. The festival, which will run on April 3 – 7, recently named the ten venues where the songwriters will perform during the five-day event. They are even touted as ten of Nashville’s “top music venues” by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), producer of the festival.
As stated in a recent press release, the venues confirmed to present nightly shows this year include 3rd & Lindsley, The Bluebird Cafe, Commodore Grille, Douglas Corner Cafe, Hard Rock Cafe, the Listening Room Cafe, The Local (formerly The Country), Station Inn and Whiskey Rhythm Saloon. New venue South has joined the roster of clubs this year.
The Lineup has been announced. VIEW THE SONGWRITERS HERE.
There are some highlights that Tin Pan South mentioned in a press release. They include the following:
Country hitmakers like Dustin Lynch, RaeLynn, Love and Theft and Larry Gatlin will be joined by newcomers Carly Pearce, Tenille Arts, Abby Anderson, Walker Hayes, Ryan Kinder and others at venues like The Hard Rock Café, The Commodore Grille, Douglas Corner Café, The Listening Room Café, The Local, Station Inn, Whiskey Rhythm and new Tin Pan venue South.
Blues guitarist Keb’ Mo’ will headline a show at The Bluebird Cafe, and hit writers like Jim Collins, Sonny Curtis, Liz Hengber, Marcus Hummon, Mike Reid and many others will be in-the-round at the influential venue celebrating its 35th year of providing a home for songs and songwriters.
Entertaining shows at 3rd & Lindsley will include Ashley Gorley, Chris DeStefano, Rhett Akins and friends, Lee Thomas Miller, Neil Thrasher, Wendell Mobley the inimitable Robert Earl Keen and more.
The popular Fast Access Passes have already SOLD OUT and they went fast. Most individual shows, not already at capacity, will have a general admission ticket option at the door for $10-$25 per ticket.
NEW this year is the Tin Pan South Festival app. It allows you to personalize your schedule, receive notifications of show changes, access a festival map and venue info, as well as news and social media feeds. Download the APP here.
Produced by Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), Tin Pan South reigns as the world’s largest all-songwriter festival. The 2017 festival featured over 400 talented songwriters performing 100 shows during the five-day event. Regions Bank returns for the 11th consecutive year as the presenting sponsor of the Festival. The event is part of Awesome April in Music City, a musical tribute to the city that promises a major event each weekend.