Songpreneurs Nashville Songwriting and Music Business Conference

12th annual event

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We're so happy to see you, and look forward to meeting you in person at the upcoming conference.

Nashville Songwriting and Music Business Conference

Location:  Nashville, Tennessee U.S.A. @ The 7695 Private Events Space

Dates:  Jun 22 - Jun 25, 2022

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Head Instructor

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Amanda Colleen Williams

Founder & Director Songpreneurs LLC.

 

Amanda is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum awarded song writer and music publisher based in Nashville, TN.  She holds a magna cum laude Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music with a focus on Music Business/Management, and is the owner of Hillbilly Culture LLC Music Publishing Company and Songpreneurs LLC.

 

Her co-write with Garth Brooks "She's Tired of Boys" is on Man Against Machine and The Ultimate Collection, just to name one of her 500+ song catalogs housed with Sony Music Publishing, BMG and independently.

 

As a touring speaker, educator and performer, in 2018 she helped launch the Arts Envoy IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) program with the United States Department of State, and serves as Arts Envoy specialist and U.S. Department of Labor occupational expert.

As a trained educator and workshop provider, Amanda's curriculum based programs have a proven track record of success in human development through creative and artistic methods.  She can bring out the best in you, and help you apply that to your music career success - wherever you're starting from today.

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Expert Guests

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- Pat Flynn -

Bluegrass Hall of Fame Member, virtuoso guitar player and founding member of New Grass Revival and hit songwriter Garth Brooks' Do What You Gotta Do, Pat joins us for a workshop lab session called The Color of Sound on Saturday morning, Jun 25.

- George Gruhn -

Owner of world famous Gruhn Guitars and guitars.com, author of Gruhn's Guide to Vintage Guitars, the definitive field guide to vintage fretted instruments, and renowned country music historian, Mr. Gruhn joins us for the Conference Keynote Interview and audience Q&A on Saturday, Jun 25.

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Venues

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 Nashville Music Venues

Conference live performances are held at popular Nashville Music Venues to give you a taste of Music City from a songwriter eye view.  2022 host venues are: The Local Nashville, Nashville Songwriter's Showcase hosted by Jimmy & Annalisa Copens at The Commodore Grille located in The Holiday Inn Vanderbilt, and The 7695 Nashville private events venue located on River Road.

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Host Venue | Conference HQ
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The Nashville Songwriting and Music Business Conference is headquartered at The 7695 private events space located at 7695 River Road Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37209.

There are three indoor meeting spaces - upstairs and downstairs in the main clubhouse -  former best of Nashville awarded live music venue, and the new green room cottage plus 20 + acres of semi-wooded creek frontage.  Learn more here at www.7695.us

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Schedule | 2022 Conference

Thursday - Jun 23

9am Conference grounds open at The 7695 Nashville | 7695 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209.  Bring instruments.  Casual dress.

10am Write Brain Song Crafting™ workshop and co-writing session

12pm break 

2pm Vocal Training – creekside

4pm Story and Song Circle

6pm Conference grounds close. Explore Nashville with your new friends.

Wednesday - Jun 22

5pm Opening night reception and performances at The Local Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203.  No need to bring instruments.  Casual dress

Friday - Jun 24

9am Conference grounds open at The 7695 Nashville | 7695 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209.  Bring instruments.  Casual dress.

10am Getting Started™ Music Biz copyright lecture / round robin current events discussion

12pm break 

2pm Melody As Emotion – Write Brain Song Crafting Lab™

3:30pm Song Swap – Revision and Suggestion Lab

5pm Conference grounds close. Head to The Commodore Grille 2613 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203.

7pm Songpreneurs Round at Nashville Songwriter's Showcase hosted by Jimmy and Annalisa Copens at The Commodore Grille

8pm Conference closes for evening.  Explore on your own.

Saturday - Jun 25

9am Conference grounds open at The 7695 Nashville | 7695 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209.  Bring instruments.  Casual dress.

10am The Color of Sound with Bluegrass Hall of Fame's Pat Flynn - discussion lab

12pm break 

2pm Guitar Gauntlet – skills practice activity and game

5pm Keynote Interview with Mr. George Gruhn 

7pm Nashville Rounds and A Story of Love Concert at The 7695

11pm Conference ends.  See you next year!

Past Conference Photo Gallery

This year marks our 12th annual event.

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