Sunday, August 30, 2015

'Tunesmithing' to Celebrate Americana Music in Nashville on Sept. 16

         NASHVILLE -- "Tunesmithing" will celebrate Americana Music Week with a songwriter spotlight from 7-10 p.m. Sept. 16 (Wednesday) at WXYZ Restaurant/Bar at the Aloft Nashville Hotel, 1719 West End Ave. (near Music Row). 

           Attendees will enjoy original songs by pop/rock/Americana artist Chakra Bleu ("All of Me"/Number one on NMW Top 40 Indie Chart); country/Americana artist Scott Coner ("Maybe She Lied"/Tanya Tucker duet); folk/Americana artist Mary Beth Cross ("Beyond Good and Evil"/2014 Country-Folk CD of the Year); the alternative/folk/rock band Dark Waters Project ("The Rains" CD); pop/Americana trio East Side Story ("I'll Be Waiting Here"/CD); and Celtic/folk/Americana artist David Llewellyn (Grand Prize Winner/John Lennon Songwriting Competition). 

Scott Coner performs at a recent "Tunesmtihing"
          Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Publicist Chuck Whiting will emcee the show. Songwriter/audio engineer AJ Bigler will handle sound. "Tunesmithing" songwriters showcase is sponsored by Whiting Publicity & Promotions, Music City Arts Update, and Shine Time Records and Books

          The monthly show 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

Chakra Bleu

Mary Beth Cross

Dark Waters Project

East Side Story

David Llewellyn