Tennessee Songwriters week is back
The 2nd annual Tennessee Songwriters Week will be February 23-29, 2020.
In celebration of the craft of songwriting, we’re recognizing past and present songwriters and paving the way for future artists by holding live performances throughout the state. Songwriters can perform in the official qualifying rounds by registering with one of the venues listed below. Registration begins December 9, 2019.
Top songwriters of each qualifying round will perform at one of six Tennessee Songwriters Week Showcase events.
2020 Qualifying Round
Songwriters should contact each venue directly for information on how to sign up.
230 S Lindell Street, Martin, TN 38237
2312 Ceder Street, McKenzie, TN 38201
202 S. Kingston Street, Wartburg, TN 37887
2020 Showcase Events
Winning songwriters from each of the qualifying rounds will perform at one of the Tennessee Songwriters Week Showcase events, happening in the following cities:
Puckett’s in Franklin
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Lafayette’s Music Room in Memphis
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
The Bijou in Knoxville
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020
Songbirds Guitar Museum in Chattanooga
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020
Ole Red in Gatlinburg
Friday, Feb. 28, 2020
The Down Home in Johnson City
Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020
Six total winners (1 from each showcase event) will then perform during the finale at The Bluebird Cafe Sunday, March 29, 2020.
2019 Tennessee Songwriters Week winners
More than 100 songwriters performed across the state at the first-ever Songwriters Week in 2019. The winners, seen below, were chosen to perform at The Bluebird Cafe by a panel of local judges and music industry professionals.
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