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Series 3 Prizes
Nashville Artist Development is awarding a complimentary song demo to our grand prize winner, and a career guidance consultation to our 4 finalists. At each open prelim round, we’ll conduct a random drawing from all who signed in for the round for a complimentary song demo (guitar or piano/vocal) recording by Nashville Artist Development producer, Elliott Didur. Nashville Artist Developments helps artists and songwriters do what they love and teaches them how to earn a living doing it!
Martin Guitars – Everyone who performs at least 1 song in any round in this series is entered into a random drawing for a Martin GPCRSG Acoustic Electric Guitar W/Hardshell Case (retails for $1699). The more times you perform, the better your chance of winning this awesome prize! The GPCRSG is a cutaway Grand Performance model that is crafted with a Sitka spruce top. This guitar produces a beautiful even tone with good bass response and clear mids and trebles. The GPCRSG also features a Richlite fingerboard and bridge, high performance taper neck and Fishman® Sonitone electronics to make this guitar ready for the road. The drawing will be held at the final round of this series on November 19! Must be present at the venue to win!
Gretsch Guitars is awarding one G5013CE Rancher™ Jr. Cutaway Acoustic/Electric w/Fishman® Pickup System, Black, w/Hard Shell Case to our grand prize winner. This prize is courtesy of our friends over at Tennessee Songwriters Association International.
Walkabout Drum is awarding one Walkabout Odyssey their top of the line WalkaBout featuring an exclusive dual source microphone/pickup system from LRBaggs. The mic & pickup can be output as one mono signal (with mix and volume controls) or split via TRS cable to two discreet signals. Includes strap, strap lock, snare & nylon gig bag with accessory pocket.
The Song Tuner: Sandy Ramos is a hit songwriter with her songs on albums with sales of over 25 million! She helps songwriters define and refine their songs, and offers opportunities to get your songs to people who get them cut and licensed! Sandy is awarding $50 CASH and a song co-write with her to our grand prize winner.
Nashville Guitar Guru Dave Isaacs is dedicated to helping songwriters become stronger, more articulate musicians. Dave is offering an intensive package of four one-hour sessions to the grand prize winner, and a 30-minute consult/evaluation for the three runners-up.
The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is awarding the following: Our grand prize winner will receive an invitation to perform on their main stage at the August 2019 Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival in Gatlinburg, TN. Our 4 finalists will also be invited to perform at the festival on our Nashville Rising Song stage. Weekly Prelim round winners will have the opportunity to enter 4 songs for the price of 1 should they elect to enter their songs into the SMSWF Song Competition.
Tennessee Songwriters Association International is awarding a 3 year membership to TSAI to our grand prize winner. Tennessee Songwriters Association International (TSAI) is a “hands-on” organization that has been opening doors for songwriters for over 34 years. With a low annual membership of only $99.00, TSAI offers a wealth of services specifically designed to address your needs as a songwriter, including weekly meetings, over 30 Pitch-A-Pro events annually, song critiques, guest speakers, seminars, performance opportunities, an annual Awards Banquet and other social events, networking and co-writing opportunities, informative weekly and monthly newsletters and invaluable membership discounts.
The Iceman – Bobby Golomboski One of a kind Nashville based Syndicated Country Music Radio Personality Robert “The Iceman” Golomboski, The last man standing in the world of Throwback Radio Personalities, has aired a number of artists early in their career’s before they broke into the mainstream. Bobby will interview our grand prize winning songwriter live on his show and feature their winning song.
Global Songwriters Connection: Sheree’ Spoltore’s mission is to encourage, equip and empower songwriters worldwide, to earn a living with their gifts and talents. GSC brings industry professionals right to where you are through their online services. Global Songwriters is awarding a 1 year unlimited membership to their organization and $100 cash to the grand prize winner.
The Workshop is awarding a 3 month membership to their songwriter rooms to our 4 finalists. The Workshop is Nashville’s only 24-hour songwriting space. With four comfortable rooms right on historic Music Row, writers can come here and escape the distractions and limitations of writing at home. Think of it as a 24-hour gym for songwriters. The Workshop offers several services beyond writing rooms, including weekly Facebook Live showcases, monthly writer rounds and networking events as well as a song pitching service called Sync or Swim that is aimed directly at getting television and movie placements for your music. The Workshop doesn’t lock you into an annual contract and your first write is free, so you can try it without spending a dime.
Nashville Cool is awarding a free application fee ($25 value) to each of our 20 weekly preliminary round winners, and 10% off registration fee for their hit songwriter invitational retreat (valued at $200) to our grand prize winner.
WSK Productions is awarding a complimentary lyric video to the grand prize winning songwriter for their winning song. Wyatt Scott Kassin provides quality graphic/web design and animation services to artists and creatives.
Highway PR is awarding a complimentary Press Release announcing the grand prize winner of Nashville Rising Song Series 1 to our grand prize winner
At each preliminary round, we’ll conduct a random drawing from the pool of all songwriters who came out to the round for a genuine, collectors edition laser etched “Nashville Rising Song” capo provided by G7th Capos
At each preliminary round, we’ll conduct a random drawing from the pool of all songwriters who came out to the round for a set of Stringjoy Guitar Strings