The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) has set March 31–April 4, 2009 as the dates for its renowned Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. Regions Bank is back as the presenting sponsor of the 17th annual event. A Tin Pan South Preview Party, scheduled for March 3 at The Rutledge, will feature songwriter performances and announcements about the Festival line-up, venues, tickets and more.
An annual fundraiser for NSAI’s work on behalf of songwriters, last year’s Festival featured nine Nashville venues hosting over 350 songwriters performing 80 shows. Tin Pan South is the world’s largest all-songwriter festival, drawing over 9,000 fans in 2008.
Regular updates regarding the 17th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival and the sale of the popular Fast Access passes can be found at www.nashvillesongwriters.com and www.tinpansouth.com beginning Jan. 19. Fast Access passes will go on sale March 4, 2009.