Wednesday, February 29, 2012

'Tunesmithing' to Feature a Dozen Songwriters on March 21

NASHVILLE -- "Tunesmithing Off Music Row" will spotlight a dozen professional and emerging songwriters from 7-10 p.m. March 21 (Wednesday) at Belcourt Taps & Tapas, 2117 Belcourt Ave. in Hillsboro Village.  

Taking the stage for professional songwriter spotlights will be Lisa Aschmann, Rand Bishop, Lance Hoppen, and Nancy Moran & Fett.  "Open mic" guests will be Bishop Davidson, Paige Evans, Timothy Flynn, Brad Howard, Ashley Helms, and Antionette Olesen. Publicist-educator-composer Chuck Whiting and comedian Paulina Combow will emcee the show.  

Admission is free. "Tunesmithing" is sponsored by Whiting Publicity & Promotions, Music City Arts Update, and Shine Time Books & Music.  For more information about the event, call (615) 242-9857, write, or visit .

Friday, February 10, 2012

Sign Up for Tunesmithing's New 'Open Mic'!

"Tunesmithing Off Music Row" in Nashville is offering a wonderful opportunity for emerging songwriters who need exposure. We are now offering a one-hour-long "open mic" as part of our free monthly songwriters showcase. Interested? You can sign up to play two songs by leaving a message here or contacting us at Sign-ups are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Our next "Tunesmithing" will occur from 7-10 p.m. March 21 (Wednesday).  The "open mic" segment will run from 7-8 p.m.

We've already signed up the duo Bishop Davidson and Brad Howard.  So, act fast!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Congratulations to...

Nashville film and TV composer Greg Sims, who penned the underscore and re-produced nine of the 10 songs for "The Lion of Judah" Blu-ray 3D Pack, which is set for release on March 27. International Film Music Critics Association founder Mikael Carlsson wrote that the composer's score is "absolutely dazzling... thematically rich and expertly orchestrated with exciting action and stunning beauty." Read the full story at .

Monday, February 6, 2012

'Tunesmithing' to Return on March 21

NASHVILLE (February 2012) – "Tunesmithing Off Music Row" will celebrate its return with a big opening at Belcourt Taps and Tapas, 2117 Belcourt Ave (across from the Belcourt Theatre) from 7-10 p.m.

Performers will be Rand Bishop, Lance Hoppen, Lisa Aschmann, and Nancy Moran & Fett. The monthly event will feature an hour-long "open mic" and four 25-minute sets spotlighting emerging and hit songwriters.

You can sign up for the "open mic" in advance by e-mailing us at .

(Photo: Lisa Aschmann)