Tin Pan South 2017 Update!

Star-studded lineup of 400+ hit songwriters announced for Tin Pan South March 28 – April 01

I’m excited to report that organizers of The 25th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank pulled out all stops for the Silver Anniversary, and the 100 shows and more than 400 writers have been announced and are now available at TinPanSouth.com. Set for March 28-April 1, 2017, writers representing virtually every genre will perform at 10 of Nashville’s top music venues.

The Tin Pan South 2017 poster designed by Micah Mathewson, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

CMA Vocal Duo of the Year winners Brothers Osborne will entertain at 3rd & Lindsley, and “Nashville” television show stars Charles Esten, Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen will appear at the Hard Rock Cafe and The Listening Room Cafe, respectively. Grammy Award-winner Keb’ Mo’ will bring his unique Blues style to The Country, and Rock legend Jim Peterik returns to perform at Whiskey Rhythm.

Country hitmakers Jake Owen, Craig Campbell, Maddie & Tae, Danielle Bradbery, Mo Pitney, Kristian Bush, Love and Theft, Mickey Guyton, Luke Combs and others will hit various stages, and legends like Larry Gatlin, Lee Roy Parnell and Mac Davis will tell fascinating stories behind their biggest hits.

Maddie & Tae. Photo credit: Billboard

After a two-year absence, BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year, producer, music publisher, author, Broadway performer and TV personality Kara DioGuardi is set to perform. Dove and Emmy Award winner Brandon Heath will delight with his story telling, and former Sixpence leader Leigh Nash returns to Tin Pan.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on April 1, 1967, the museum is offering Fast Access Pass holders free admission on Saturday, April 1. 2017. The Tin Pan South Fast Access Passes permit patrons to bypass the cover charge at the door and allow advance entrance, space permitting. Most venues offer cash admission for individual shows not already at the posted capacity, and single show tickets will be available at the door and range from $­10 – 20.

Free Tin Pan South app

Brothers Osborne. Photo credit: UMG Nashville

The free Tin Pan South Festival App is now available for IOS and Android devices and features: The ability to add individual events to a personal schedule; News and social media feeds to stay informed of festival happenings; Real-time notifications on the status of show changes; Festival map and venue information; Explore Music City with a list of landmark recommendations.

Tin Pan South is set to run March 28-April 1, 2017 at 10 of Nashville’s top music venues.Produced by Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), Regions Bank returns for the tenth year as the presenting partner of the Festival.

For up-to-date lineups, tickets, venues, schedules and other festival information, download the Festival App or visit tinpansouth.com. Updates can also be found on the Tin Pan South Facebookpage, Twitterand Instagram. The Tin Pan South program will be published in the March 22, 2017 issue of the “Nashville Scene.”

Organizers of the 25th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival would like to thank the following Platinum and Gold Corporate Partners:

Regions Bank – Presenting Partner; Southwest Airlines – Official Airline Partner; News Channel 5 – Official Broadcast Partner; Vident Financial: Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.; ASCAP: BMI; SESAC; Ford; Jack Daniel’s and ole.