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Tennessee Songwriters Week

A statewide celebration of the craft that put Tennessee on the map.

Tennessee Songwriters Week

Songwriters can sign up for the 2022 Tennessee Songwriters Week Qualifying Rounds at venues across the state. Winners of the qualifying rounds will advance to the showcase events at venues in Memphis, Franklin, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Gatlinburg and Johnson City. The showcase winners will get their chance to take the stage at The Bluebird Cafe.

Tennessee Songwriters Week supports music venues, generates awareness of songwriters’ contributions to Tennessee, paves the way for future artists and inspires travelers to experience the state’s music stories, history, attractions, and venues.

Tennessee Tourism, The Bluebird Cafe and NSAI are committed to make sure songwriters can share their original work on stage with other writers. #MadeInTN #NowPlayingTN

Jan. 30-Feb. 12, 2022 – Qualifying Rounds
Feb. 20-26, 2022 – Showcase Events
March 20, 2022 – Finale at The Bluebird Cafe


Covid-19: Each venue must act in accordance with CDC guidelines and the venue's local government requirements. Please check with each individual venue regarding additional health & safety protocols, including mask, vaccine and/or negative test requirements.

Check out our FAQs and Official Sweepstakes Rules

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