TN Songwriters Week Qualifying Round

Thursday, February 9, 2023 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM) (CST)


The Livingston Overton County Chamber of Commerce and Iron & Oak Event Center, Home of Americanaville are proud to announce that we will be hosting one of the official qualifying rounds for the 2023 TN Songwriters Week. All singer / songwriters in all genres are eligible to compete. The event will be held Thursday February 9th 2023 from 6pm - 9pm. Only 20 spots are available. Winner of the qualifying round will advance to seven pre-determined showcase event venues across the state from Feb. 19-25, 2023. Please note the following qualifications to compete: 1. You may only select one location to sign-up. Should an Entrant sign up for more than one location, Entrant will be removed from the list and/or wait listed from all locations. State employees are not eligible. 2. You must perform one original song (which you own / retain rights to perform and either wrote or co-wrote) not to exceed five (5) minutes. You will be asked to provide a lyrics sheet. You may sing acapella or have live accompaniment. Light percussion is allowed if there is no set-up time necessary. Entrant may bring up to two (2) performers to play an instrument. Back up tracks are not permitted. 3. Each and every performance will be judged by a panel of at least three (3) individuals from the music community in and around Tennessee. Entrants will be evaluated numerically in the following categories: • Song Quality scored on a scale of 1-10: Considering lyrical originality, lack of cliches and clarity of the narrative; • Performance score on a scale of 1-6: Considering instrumental sound (voice or musical instrument), ability of the audience to audibly understand the lyrics and the Entrants connection with the audience. Complete rules for TN Songwriters Week can be found at this link Please complete this form to enter. By doing so you confirm you are available Thursday February 9th from 6pm - 9pm to perform. If you have any questions, call Shannon at 931-823-6421 or email Sign ups will continue until all slots have been filled. Please note that you are only allowed to sign up and compete at one qualifying round. Once your entry is confirmed, we will contact you with more details of the event. LINK TO SIGN UP:
Iron & Oak Event Center
208 S Church St
Livingston, TN 38570 United States
Event Contact
Shannon Cantrell
Thursday, February 9, 2023 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM) (CST)
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