Tin Pan South Shines Spotlight on Songwriters

Posted in News on March 23, 2007

Tin Pan South proceeds with its welcome annual invasion of Nashville March 27-31. BMI, a perennial sponsor of the festival, will support hundreds of songwriters during their performances all week, and will tout hit writers Tony Martin, Jim Collins, D. Vincent Williams and Neil Thrasher at its BMI Presents showcase Saturday, March 31 at the Bluebird Café. The latter of the two Bluebird Tin Pan South shows, BMI Presents starts at 9:30pm; a limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

  • Tony Martin
  • Neil Thrasher

The diverse line-up scheduled for Tin Pan 2007 includes major motion picture composers, award-winning and legendary country songwriters, alt-country heroes, pop music hitmakers, rockers and progressive tastemakers. The festival will feature over 250 performers showcasing at 74 club shows over five nights of music.

  • Jim Collins
  • D. Vincent Williams

Tin Pan South is America’s largest music festival dedicated to songs and songwriters. Produced by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, the festival is a legislative fundraiser in support of NSAI’s efforts in Congress. Each year, in late March/early April, several hundred songwriters perform approximately 100 shows over the course of the week. For five days and nights the festival encompasses Nashville venues, elevating songwriters and the contribution they make to the city and to the world of music. Along with raising money for NSAI’s legislative efforts, Tin Pan South underscores the rich cultural heritage of Tennessee and draws attention to the wide variety of songwriters who live and work here today.


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