Sunday, February 9, 2014

'Tunesmithing' to Feature Pam Belford, Mike O'Quinn and Tay Barton on Feb. 18

          NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 2014) -- The monthly "Tunesmithing" songwriters showcase will spotlight eight professional and emerging songwriters from 8-10:30 p.m. Feb. 18 (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 Tay Barton (finalist/Disney's "Next Big Thing"); hit singer-songwriter Pam Belford (wrote "If I Know Me" by George Strait); and singer-songwriter Mike O'Quinn (touring pianist/singer/songwriter who has accompanied the Allman Brothers Band, Poco and Restless Heart).
Pam Belford

          The "Emerging Songwriters Segment" at 9:30 p.m. will feature Global Songwriters Connection members Kyle Brooks, Danika Holmes, Rachel Hutcheson, Chad Parker and Alex Saad

          Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Publicists Chuck Whiting and Scott Johnson 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. "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.
Tay Barton
          For more information about "Tunesmithing", call (615) 423-9857, write, or visit

Mike O'Quinn