Thursday, August 19, 2010

“IT ALL BEGINS WITH A SONG” DURING NSAI’s SONGPOSIUM WEEK
Features World’s Largest #1 Party, SongPosium Classes & Shows At The Bluebird Café

Nashville, Tennessee (August 19, 2010) – “IT ALL BEGINS WITH A SONG” during the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)’s SongPosium Week. Festivities to educate, elevate and celebrate songwriters are scheduled from Monday, September 20 through Saturday, September 25.

Kicking off the week is the World’s Largest #1 Party at NSAI (1710 Roy Acuff Place) on Monday, September 20 from 4pm-6pm. Industry professionals and SongPosium attendees are invited to this event, co-sponsored by Avenue Bank and The Recording Academy®, which honors songwriters from the past year for their chart-topping tunes. Three special organizational awards – the Stephen Foster Award (in recognition of generous support for – and dedication to – songwriters, the music industry and NSAI), the Maggie Cavendar Award of Service (in recognition of extraordinary service to the songwriting community) and the NSAI’s President’s Choice Award (in recognition of outstanding contributions to the protection and betterment of the songwriting profession) will be presented as well.

From Tuesday, September 21 through Friday, September 24 NSAI will turn Music Row into a songwriting university to educate the songwriting community during SongPosium. Featuring more than 120 classes taught by some of the biggest names in the music industry, this is the most comprehensive songwriting educational event available. Attendees can fashion their schedule based upon individual needs and interests. Classes are available a la carte or in a discounted bundle called the Max Pack. Registration is now open here.

The Bluebird Café will also host 2 shows nightly from Tuesday, September 21 through Saturday, September 25 featuring songwriters like Brett James (“Cowboy Cassanova”), Rebecca Lynn Howard (“Forgive”), James Dean Hicks (“Goodbye Time”) and many more. Reservations can be made atbluebirdcafe.com are strongly recommended. SongPosium attendees will have priority access to shows via a promo code.

About NSAI: 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 seven international countries. For more than 40 years, NSAI has been dedicated to serving and protecting the rights of aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music. For more information, visit nashvillesongwriters.com.

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