We’re excited to have Zager Easy Play Custom Guitars onboard with us for our upcoming Series 4! They are awarding a gorgeous ZAD80 Solid Cedar/Rosewood Guitar to our grand prize winner! This beautiful guitar retails for $1595.00. Learn more about this fantastic prize and Zager Guitars here: zagerguitar.com/guitars/zad80/
Thank you Dennis Zager Sr and Jr for the wonderful guitar! Go to their website to learn about their entire line of guitars, and the Zager story! Dennis Zager Sr. was one of the songwriters of the megahit (20 million sold) “In The Year 2525”. So cool!
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.
Nashville Underground, our host venue for this series is awarding a featured show to our grand prize winner shortly after the series ends. This is a great prize for our winner!
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 Development helps artists and songwriters do what they love, and teaches them how to earn a living doing it!
Ten Ten Music Group is offering a single song publishing deal to the grand prize winner. Ten Ten has a long history in Music Publishing, discovering and developing Keith Urban, and publishing Alan Jackson’s catalog. Ten Ten President Barry Coburn was the CEO/President of Atlantic Records Nashville and is on the board of directors for ASCAP.
Row Call is a new songwriter group with song pluggers, Shar’n Clark (Blake Shelton, George Strait, Reba McEntire), Nancy Deckant (Charles Esten of Nashville TV Show) ). They’ll review songs, and if ready, they pitch them to their industry contacts. They are awarding 3 months of service to the grand prize winner.
Nashville Cool is awarding 10% off the registration fee for their Hit Songwriter Invitational Retreat (valued at $200) to our grand prize winner, $50 cash and a song co-write with Nashville Cool’s CEO/Founder Nancy Deckant.
Nashville Underground Management Shawn Carnes and Shawn Davis are Nashville Underground Management. They manage the careers of established and up and coming artists and songwriters. They are providing a complimentary 1 hour face to face meeting to our grand prize winner to discuss their music ambitions PLUS $200 cash!
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.
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.
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.
Music City Photographer is awarding a full photo shoot to our grand prize winner valued at $300. (1 Hour Photo Session. On location or Locations to be determined (NASHVILLIE OR SURROUNDING LOCATION), Four outfit changes / Props / Guitar etc. (Your Choice) Winner must supply Headshots / Full Body. Approx. 100 Images to be delivered to the winner in a digital format. 10 Select Edits. Shared Digital Rights: The Photographer keeps the copyright of all photographs and hereby gives the winner unlimited non-exclusive rights to use or reproduce the photographs both digitally and/or print. Both parties agree to include proper credit to any and all digital and/or prints related to this session.)
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.
H.O.M.E. – Helping Our Music Evolve. Their mission is to provide a supportive community for artist development and music production. H.O.M.E is providing 10 hours of rehearsal space rental valued at $500 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.
Stephen Mychal Productions is providing a complimentary audio/video of the winning song. This includes recording acoustic guitar or piano with vocal at Stephen’s studio, plus a video recording of the winner with editing.
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