15th Annual Songcrafting Seminar at the Bluebird Cafe Friday, January 25th - Sunday, January 27th 2019
This unique and intimate gathering features two full days of lectures, workshops, critiques, performances, and a publisher presentation that will totally change the way you look at songwriting. To learn more about possible topics to be covered, click here.
Workshops run from 9:00-4:30 Saturday and Sunday at the Bluebird Cafe, with a break for lunch from noon to 1pm. (There are numerous restaurants nearby.) The Bluebird is set up with a nice sound system and has natural light streaming in during the day.
The seminar features lots of lectures by Steve Seskin (writer of seven #1 records), and special guests each day including one of Nashville's most sought-after songwriters, Brandy Clark, #1 hit songwriter and cutting edge artist, Mark Irwin with #1s by Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, Alan Jackson and Tyler Farr and publisher extraordinaire Rusty Gaston from This Music. Check out their extensive list of credits and writer roster at www.thismusic.com.
Friday Concert at Douglas Corner Cafe 6 pm. Tickets: $12, free for workshop participants. An ITR performance with Steve Seskin, Jamie Floyd, Mark Irwin and Mary Bragg
Saturday Concert at 9:30 pm, the Bluebird Cafe. This is a benefit for Alive Hospice so it is not included in seminar price. Tickets are $20. Concert features Steve Seskin, Brandy Clark , Allen Shamblin and Steve Poltz
Cost (includes Friday night concert): $440.00 Regular Price $396.00 (10% discount!) Special Member Price for members of NSAI, ASCAP, BMI, TSAI, SESAC, NETN, and TAXI
Participants are encouraged to send one song for Steve to listen to. Of the songs submitted, 6-10 will be chosen to be critiqued during the seminar with an emphasis on what we can all learn from the process. One of these writers will be chosen to perform as a guest artist during the round at Douglas Corner on Friday. To submit your song, please send a lyric as well as an mp3 of the song to Phil Goldberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hour long one-on-one sessions with Steve will be available on Friday, January 25h and Monday, January 28th. The cost for an hour is $125. During the hour Steve can take an in depth look at two or three songs. These sessions are only available to seminar participants.
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