The early details are emerging for the 28th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and Regions Bank announced the news that the 2020 Fest happens March 23 through 28 in Nashville. As always, these events happen at various venues throughout Music City.
This year, Tin Pan South will kick off their festival with a Whiskey Jam takeover. After that, they’ll host a songwriting seminar with an opportunity to learn from industry professionals. There’s also an NSAI open house and afternoon programming at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Once again, they’ll host five nights of back-to-back shows in 10 venues.
The 28th Annual Fest will include 100 shows at venues including Analog at Hutton Hotel, The Bluebird Cafe, Cross-Eyed Critters Watering Hole, Douglas Corner Cafe and Fat Kat Slim’s. There are also shows at The Listening Room, The Lounge at City Winery Nashville, NashHouse Southern Spoon and Saloon, 3rd and Lindsley and True Music Room and Bar.
Since the first Tin Pan South, they’ve offered their audiences a platform to discover new songwriters and watch legends at work. The past years have included performances by Lori McKenna, Thomas Rhett, Josh Osborne and so many more.
This year’s full lineup and schedule will be revealed on Feb. 25 at 10 AM on their official website. This is also when Fast Access Passes go on sale. For a sneak peek at the lineup, download the festival app and you can see the performer list on Feb. 21.
Tin Pan South 2020 Preview:
March 23 – Tin Pan South will kick off the 2020 festival with a Whiskey Jam takeover, giving attendees a taste of what to expect for the upcoming week.
March 23 – 24 – Tin Pan South Songwriting Seminar offering an opportunity to learn from over a dozen industry professionals (including several songwriters who will be performing later in the week during the festival!)
March 25 -NSAI will host an Open House at its location on Music Row from 2 PM to 5 PM
March 26 – In an invitation-only event, NSAI will hold its first Member Awards (presented by Regions Bank). First-year honors include awards voted by NSAI’s global membership and select honorees recognized by NSAI staff members.
March 26-28 – Afternoon programming at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum beginning at 2 PM each day.