Improve Your Songwriting - Attend A Festival
By HC News |
SongTown and Nashville Unplugged Launch Sunset Songwriting Festival
Top Nashville and Los Angeles music industry pros and music supervisors will connect songwriters, publishers and producers during three-day festival that offers valuable workshops, performances, networking opportunities, and much more
June 10, 2015, Las Vegas, Nev. — Songwriting community SongTown and hit show Nashville Unplugged have partnered to launch the first-ever Sunset Songwriting Festival, a three-day music immersion event taking place Oct. 9 – 11, 2015, at the Sunset Station Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The brainchild of hit songwriters Clay Mills, Marty Dodson and Aaron Benward, the Sunset Songwriting Festival will offer exciting performances by top music industry professionals from Nashville, music supervisors from Los Angeles, hit songwriters, professional development workshops, unique networking opportunities, and more. Workshop topics include:
- Song placements in film and television, presented by acclaimed music supervisors from Los Angeles
- How to maximize social media to build your career
- Writing songs that move audiences from indie stages to hit radio
- VIP pitch session to pitch songs to top publishers/music supervisor professionals
- Networking event with hit writers and publishers
“We’ve designed this festival from the ground up to be a great experience for fans, artists, and songwriters, including hit writer/artists and up-and-comers. It is a great platform to make industry connections, learn about the songwriting business, and most of all, have a fun time,” said Mills, GRAMMY Award-nominated hit songwriter and co-founder of the Sunset Songwriting Festival.
The Sunset Songwriting Festival is open to the public, and will offer four ticket packages to choose from. Space is limited. A complete line-up of hit performers will be announced soon.
Submissions to perform at the Sunset Songwriting Festival are being accepted through August 25, 2015. Performers will have the opportunity to play in front of songwriting influencers, prominent producers and publishers, and other top industry professionals.
To register for workshops, fill out the submission form, and see official rules and regulations, visit sunsetsongwritingfestival.com.
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Founded in 2012 by successful Nashville songwriters Clay Mills and Marty Dodson, SongTown provides songwriters with training, critiques, mentoring and opportunities as they interact with a group of like-minded creatives. As hard-working professional songwriters, Mills and Dodson both have achieved several number one charting hits, with cuts released by Bill Currington, Kenny Chesney, Darius Rucker, Diamond Rio, Carrie Underwood and many more. Find out more at www.SongTown.com.
About Nashville Unplugged
Co-founded in 2009 by singer-songwriter, actor and producer Aaron Benward, Nashville Unplugged is the ultimate intimate experience with the writers of the hottest country songs. Airing every Friday night out of Sunset Station Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nashville Unplugged has also enjoyed numerous residencies at different Harrah's casinos across the country. The show consists of hit songwriters telling the stories behind their songs and performing them in an-all acoustic setting that audiences have grown to love for six years and counting. Go to www.nashvilleunplugged.net for more information.