Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Photo: 'Tunesmithing' Performers Celebrate After The Show On March 18

One of the greatest things about "Tunesmithing" is the camaraderie and mentoring that occurs when a mix of professionals and emerging songwriters takes the stage. Celebrating after the show on March 18 are (from left) TaylorX, Dan Reifsnyder, Jonathan Cigary, Joel Atkins, Mason Doughtie, Karolyn Marie Roberts, Chloe', and show organizer Chuck Whiting. Are you interested in performing at "Tunesmithing"? If so, please write us at or

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

'Tunesmithing' to Feature Joel Atkins, Dean Madonia and Taylor X on March 18

     The monthly "Tunesmithing" songwriters showcase will spotlight eight professional and emerging songwriters from 8-10:30 p.m. March 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 Joel Atkins (co-wrote the new song/book "WhaleOsaur" with Emmy Award winner Ed Tossing); Dean Madonia (Top-40 song "I Called Her Tennessee" by Curb Records' Tim Dugger); and Taylor X (PCG Nashville artist who recently released the single "Red Flag").
Joel Atkins

     The "Emerging Songwriters Segment" at 9:30 p.m. will feature Global Songwriters Connection members Chloe', Jonathan Cigary, Mason Doughtie, Dan Reifsnyder, and Karolyn Marie Roberts

     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 & PromotionsMusic 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. 

    For more information about "Tunesmithing", call (615) 423-9857, write, or visit