Sunday, November 17, 2013

'Tunesmithing' to Feature Professional and Emerging Songwriters on Nov. 19

Monthly Songwriters Showcase

Featuring Professional Songwriters
The House, Sean & Laurie O'Shea, and J.Karen Thomas

With Emerging Tunesmiths
Summer Collins, Brooke McBride, Benjamin Bogue Pranger,
 Machaela Sullivan, and Baylor Wilson

Nov. 19 (Tuesday), 8-10:30 p.m.
Professional Songwriters Segment: 8-9:30 p.m.
Emerging Songwriters Segment: 9:30-10:30 p.m.

The Row Kitchen & Pub, 110 Lyle Ave. (near Music Row)

            NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 2013) -- The monthly "Tunesmithing" songwriters showcase will spotlight 11 professional and emerging songwriters from 8-10:30 p.m. Nov. 19 (Tuesday) at The Row Kitchen & Pub, 110 Lyle Ave. (near Music Row). Taking the stage for the "Professional Songwriters Segment" at 8 p.m. will be the country/pop/R&B trio The House, the pop/country/inspirational duo Sean & Laurie O'Shea (music director at the Center for Spiritual Living Nashville), and the internationally known singer and actress J.Karen Thomas (portrays Audrey in ABC-TV's "Nashville"). The "Emerging Songwriters Segment" at 9:30 p.m. will feature Summer Collins, Brooke McBride, Benjamin Bogue Pranger, Machaela Sullivan, and Baylor Wilson. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Publicist Chuck Whiting and comedian Paulina Combow will emcee the show. Songwriter/audio engineer AJ Bigler will handle sound. "Tunesmithing" is sponsored by Whiting Publicity & Promotions, Music City Arts Update, and Shine Time Records and Books. Other upcoming shows include Dec. 17 (Amy Allen, Lisa Aschmann, and M Callahan). "Tunesmithing" was founded in 2003 to spotlight emerging, professional and hit songwriters. The event offers mentoring, career growth and networking opportunities for tunesmiths at all levels. For more information about "Tunesmithing", call (615) 423-9857, write, or visit