Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival set for April 2 – 6, 2024

by Preshias Harris / 58 days ago / Comments

New venue, new programs added for 32nd Tin Pan South

It’s official: Tin Pan South will be back in Nashville in April, with some exciting new programs and a new venue added to the lineup.

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) has released new details about the 32nd Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival presented by Regions. The Festival that will take place April 2 through April 6, 2024.  There will also be enhanced ticketing procedures that will be welcomed by many die-hard Tin Pan South attendees. Scroll down for Ticket info and on-sale dates.

As in previous years, attendees will be able to see and hear hit songwriters in intimate settings around Music City during the five-day Festival. Audiences can anticipate ‘surprise guests’ popping up at many of the shows too.

For the first time, festival programming will include two midday events diving deeper into the world of songwriting. Hosted by Analog at the Hutton Hotel, at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 there will be a Legislative Panel featuring Danielle Aguirre (EVP & General Counsel, National Music Publishers Association), Mitch Glazier (Chairman & CEO, Recording Industry Association of America) and Bart Herbison (Executive Director, Nashville Songwriters Association International).

Later the same day, there will be a Songwriter Conversation featuring Siedah Garrett ("Man In The Mirror", "Love You I Do") at 2:00pm with an option to also purchase a lunch add-on for the afternoon. 

Additionally, Tin Pan South has partnered with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to present a Poets and Prophets program featuring songwriter Jackie DeShannon on Saturday, April 6 at 2:30pm.  Festival ticket-purchasers can purchase discounted museum admission and reserve tickets to the program here. This ticket includes museum admission with an entry time of 12:45pm, followed by the program.

For the evening performances that attendees have come to know and love, this year promises to bring incredible talent to the stages of several returning venues and a new addition to the festival family, Anzie Blue. Returning venues include: 3rd and Lindsley Nashville, Analog at the Hutton Hotel, The Bluebird Cafe, The Lounge at City Winery Nashville, Commodore Grille, Cross-Eyed Critters Watering Hole, Hard Rock Cafe, The Listening Room Café and The Station Inn.

Ticket on-sale information: 

Tuesday, April 2 Shows – 8:00am CT, Tuesday, March 12 on-sale.

Wednesday, April 3 Shows – 8:00am CT, Wednesday, March 13 on-sale.

Thursday, April 4 Shows – 8:00am CT, Thursday, March 14 on-sale.

Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 Shows – 8:00am CT Monday, March 18 on-sale. 

As previously announced, an updated ticketing process will be introduced this year, instituting pre-show ticket sales to allow ticket holders the confidence of attending the shows with tickets in-hand. The festival line-up will be revealed on Thursday, March 7th and sales begin Tuesday, March 12 at 8:00am CT. Tickets for each festival show will go on sale three weeks in advance of the respective show date and will be available for purchase here. For shows that have remaining day-of tickets available, they can be purchased at the door.

There will also be educational seminars. The 2-day educational event that takes place at The Fisher Center at Belmont University. Seminar presents more than 20 music industry professionals and songwriters in front of 200+ developing songwriters for panels, discussions and Q&A sessions.  Seminar registration information is available here.

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization. Established in 1967, the membership of more than 5,000 spans the United States and 10 foreign countries. For over 55 years, NSAI has been dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music. For more information, visit https://www.nashvillesongwriters.com.

For the most up-to-date information and announcements regarding all things Tin Pan South, connect with @tinpansouth and #TinPan2024 on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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About Preshias Harris

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Preshias Harris is a music journalist who has interviewed everyone from Alabama to ZZ Top for articles and stories published in numerous music magazines. She is the author of longest-running monthly country music column in America and authored The College of Songology™ 101: The Singer/Songwriter’s ‘Need To Know’ Reference Handbook. As a music career development consultant with special emphasis on emerging and aspiring artists and songwriters, she focuses on ‘chasing the dream’ while understanding the realities of the music industry. She maintains a writers’ room on Music Row – named The Sangtuary – for her clients and their co-writers. She is a member of ASCAP (as a publisher), BMI, The Country Music Association (CMA), The Recording Academy, The National Association of Talent Directors (NATD) and a life member of Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).

You can find out more about Preshias at https://www.collegeofsongology.com and find her blog at www.nashvillemusicline.com