Songwriters Week


The Bluebird Cafe, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, hits the road February 2019 for a string of open mic nights in Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Johnson City during Tennessee Songwriters’ Week. The Bluebird Cafe’s long-time open mic night host, songwriter Barbara Cloyd will host each event and a panel of local judges will select the top songwriter from each event. Those four winners convene at The Bluebird Cafe on Sunday, March 31, 2019 during Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival to perform. Events are scheduled as follows:

- Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 – Lafayette’s Music Room in Memphis
- Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 – The Camp House in Chattanooga
- Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 – WDVX in Knoxville
- Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 – The Down Home in Johnson City

Events start at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Sign-ups for songwriters begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31. Registration is limited to the first 25 songwriters who sign up. The first 25 songwriters will be notified by phone. Anyone who registers after the event is full will be added to a wait-list.

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