Pete Sallis

Smoky Mountians Songwriters Fesrival, Pete Sallis, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TNPete, originally from Chicago, has been in Nashville almost twenty years starting out as a drummer for 10 years. He currently writes for Demolition Music/Shakes Spear Music. He is a Grammy nominated songwriter who’s had cuts across the genres. The pop of American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, Betty Who, and David Archuletta – the 3x Grammy winner Blues/Americana artist Keb Mo, and in country by Ronnie Dunn, Bucky Covington, and the single “Shut Up & Fish” by Maddie & Tae.