HIT WRITER WORKSHOPS
& PLAY FOR PUBLISHER EVENT
Times Are Subject To Change!
Creative Xperience: 9am - 4pm
9:00 Doors Open
9:30 - 10:00 Welcome: Marty & Clay
10:00 - 12:00 Publisher Panel*
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (on your own - list of local eateries)
1:00 - 2:00 Melody Workshop
2:00 - 3:00 Lyric Workshop
3:00 - 4:00 Co-writing Activity
Coffee & Light Refreshments Provided
*Top songs played for publishers with chance for one-on-one meetings!
Birthday Bash: 6pm - 9pm
6:00 Doors Open
6:30 - 7:30 Member Rounds
7:30 - 8:00 VibeCity Round
8:00 - 9:00 Hit Writes Round (Clay, Marty, & Special Guests)
Townie Awards will be given throughout the evening!
Cash Bar Available
Both events will take place at Riverside Revival in East Nashville!
What's On Tap For The Creative Xperience Workshop 2022...
- Mastering Melody Writing Workshop - Multi-#1, Grammy-nominated songwriter Clay Mills will take you through an exciting workshop showing you how to write hooky melodies that will emotionally impact your listeners.
- Hit Lyric Writing Workshop - Multi-#1 songwriter Marty Dodson will share his tips and tricks on how to write hit lyrics and get your songs noticed.
- Chance to Get Heard! - Attendees will be sent a link to submit their best song for the Creative Xperience Publisher Panel. We will listen to as many songs as possible during the session. This is a great opportunity to possibly get your song played for some of the industry's best publishers. If a publisher is interested in your writing, you'll get to meet one-on-one to discuss your tune.
- Gain Valuable Insight Into What Publishers Are Looking For - Our Publisher Panel will be giving you the latest scoop on what they are looking for when listening to sign songs and writers.
- Mix & Mingle - The Creative Xperience Workshop is a great place to meet potential collaborators and industry pros.
- Have A Blast! - Marty and Clay believe there is nothing better than waking up every day and chasing your passions. This day is dedicated to the art of songwriting and you!
Creative Workshop and Bash Pass: TBD
Bash Pass Only: TBD
Meet Your Pro Instructors & SongTown Co-founders...
Multi #1 Songwriter/ 2x Grammy Nominee
“Beautiful Mess” (Diamond Rio)
“Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It” (Darius Rucker)
"History In The Making" (Darius Rucker)
• Marty Dodson (SongTown & VibeCity Co-founder)
• Clay Mills (SongTown & VibeCity Co-founder)
More pro publishers to be announced!
After the Creative Xperience Workshop, join us for the...
9th Annual ST Birthday Bash & Townie Awards!
This year's ST Birthday Bash extravaganza & Creative Xperience Workshop will be held at the beautiful Riverside Revival venue in East Nashville.
Oct 14th (Times TBD)
1600 Riverside Drive
Nashville, TN 37216
(Parking is limited, so you may want to carpool or take Uber/Lyft)
All Day Workshop & Bash - TBD
Bash Ticket Only - TBD
SongTown Success Stories
#1 song on the Pop Chart! “abcdefu” recorded by GAYLE.
- GAYLE (SongTown Alum)
- Bill O'Hanlon, Mark Dolin & Chris Ising
Writer on Ashley McBryde's Album "Lindeville".
- Jon Decious
Song "Watcha Drinkin ’Bout" on the Big Sky TV series.
- VibeCity Publishing, Ryland Fisher, Stephanie Quayle and Joey Ebach
Song “Hallelujahville” recorded by Superstar Tim McGraw!
- Blake Griffith
Signs deal with world-wide publisher Big Machine Music and co-writes #1 song "abcdefu"
- Sara Davis (Staffwriter at Big Machine)
Wrote the #1 Billboard smash "My Boy" for country artist Elvie Shane!
- Lee Starr
Celebrates #1 song "I Will" (Darrin Morris Band) on the Texas Country Music Chart!
- Randy Morrison, Jan Edwards, and Matt Rodgers
3 weeks at #1 on the British and Irish Top 10 chart! "All Time Favorite", recorded by Hurricane Highway.
- Kelly McKay, Kevin Rowe, Nancy Moser
- Karen Kiley, Jan Edwards, Colleen Francis
5 million Tik Tok plays and over 1 million streams on her single “Just Drive!”
- Erin Kinsey
Songs featured on “The Voice” and “The Most Expensivist!”
- Rita Weyls
#1 song on Australian CMT Country Charts! "Right About Now” recorded by Josh Setterfield.
- Jesse Slack
Signs exclusive writer/record deal with Given Music Entertainment. First single cracking the Billboard Charts!
- Conner Sweet
Sync placement in movie “You Got This” on Netflix!
- Bobby Evans, Mathew Pownall, & Elias James Edlund
Celebrates a #1 song with Australian country artist Benn Gunn!
- Kevin Rowe & Andrew Cavanagh
Song placement on network TV Show - Lethal Weapon!
- Ray Weaver
Signs exclusive staff-writer deal with VibeCity Publishing!
- Kelly McKay
Gold Single for song "Tell You Everything" sung by Robyn Ottolini
- Jesse Slack