The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival showcases songwriters and the importance of the craft of songwriting. Remember… Without a songwriter there would not be a song.
Mon Aug 13 2nd Monday SMSWF Songwriters Showcase Reunion at Crystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill hosted by John Condrone.
Tues Aug 14 Pre-Release CD Party for Erin Ott’s “Whole Lot of Love” album at Crystelle Creek Restaurant & Grill 7:00-8:00 PM.
Weds Aug 15 SMSWF Rocky Top Co-write with Hit Writers Experience Click here for details and to register for the Co-Write at the Festival.
Thurs Aug. 16 Workshops Start 1:00 – 3PM 3:30 – 5:30 at the Edgewater Hotel. Click here for details on the workshops and to register.
Thurs Aug. 16th VIP MEET & GREET RECEPTION at 5:00-6:30 PM in the Davy Crockett room at the Historic Gatlinburg Inn (755 Parkway) for the songwriters performing in the festival, the workshop presenters, judges, song competition, workshop, co-write with HIt Writers, mentoring and audition participants along with our Sponsors and City officials and the members of the GVCB. Not open to the public. Only those who are involved in the festival.
Thurs Aug. 16th Welcome Ceremonies & Kick Off Show hosted by Molly Jeanne. Curb Artist Mo Pitney is the featured songwriter at the Kick Off Show. Welcome Ceremonies start at 7:00 PM. Public Welcome. There will be chairs on the lawn but feel free to bring your own chairs so you know you get a seat.
Fri Aug. 17th Artist/Songwriter Celebrity Showcase at the Glenstone Lodge 504 Historic Motor Nature Trail featuring SYLVIA, “Nobody”, Bobby G. Rice “You Lay So Easy On My Mind, and Leona Williams, “Someday When It Is Good”. Admission: $20 plus tax Under 12 $10 Lap Babies free. Get Both Ticketed Concerts for $30 plus tax Under 12 $12.00 Click here to buy tickets.
Sat Aug. 18 ‘Country Royalty’ Descendants of the Legends at the Glenstone Lodge 504 Historic Motor Nature Trail hosted by Bobby Tomberlin “One More Day” featuring Carrie Tillis, daughter of Mel Tillis, Hilary Williams and Sam Wiliams children of Hank Jr. and grandchildren of Hank Sr. Admission: $20 plus tax Under 12 $10 plus tax Lap Babies free. Get Both Ticketed Concerts for $30 plus tax Under 12 $12.00 Click Here to Buy Tickets.
Sat Aug 18 The 2018 SMSWF Song Competition Finale and Awards Show at Drafts Burger Bar 240 River Rd. 12:00 noon – 2:30 PM Public Welcome. There is a Listener’s Choice award so the audience gets to vote. Click Here for a list of the Finalists.
Sun Aug 19 Gospel Sunday 9:30-2:00 PM on the Sound Biscuit Stage at the Gatlinburg Inn (755 Parkway).
Sun. Aug. 26, 2018 ORIGINAL MUSIC IN GEORGIA (OMGA) at the Dogwood Terrace Restaurant in Acworth GA hosted by Amy Beville. If you want to perform contact Amy at 423-457-5748. Click Here for Details.
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Click here for Venue Schedules
Every 2nd Monday 6-9 PM SMSWF Songwriters Showcase hosted by John Condrone. at Crystelle Creek Restaurant and Grill in Gatlinburg, TN. If you want to perform contact John at 865-898-7301. Click Here for Details.