Songwriter Opportunities

The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival offers many opportunities for singer/songwriters to hone their craft of songwriting and test their original songs in public as well.

The 7th Annual SMSWF will run from Aug. 13-19, 2018.  It’s a singer/songwriter’s week long vacation with free live music and a few ticketed concerts thrown in.

New opportunities offered to songwriters give you a chance to plan a songwriter’s week long plus summer vacation in the Smoky Mountains!   The new schedule offers Mon. Aug. 13th  2nd Monday SMSWF Showcase Reunion, Tues Aug 14th is Songwriter Early Bird Arrivals Hike & Write opportunity and an Early Bird arriving singer/songwriter participant Open Mic stage.  The SMSWF Co-write starts on Weds Aug 15th  and our traditional ‘Opening Ceremonies’ becomes a ‘Welcome Ceremonies/Kick-off Show on Thurs Aug 16th, with Entertainment as usual Fri Aug 17 and Sat Aug 18 and Gospel Sun Aug 19  9 AM – 2 PM.

PUBLIC INVITED to participate and learn about the craft of songwriting.

Click category highlighted in blue below to learn the details.

(We encourage and welcome the public to participate in any of these opportunities.  After all, there is a song in all of us.)

2018 SMSWF Song Competition

2018 Request a Seat in Songwriter Rounds

2018 SMSWF Own Your Own Stage

2018 SMSWF Songwriting Workshops

2018 Mentoring/Audition Sessions

Aug. 15-16, 2018 SMSWF Co-Write with Hit Writers





If you have any questions or ideas of things you would like offered,  please contact us below.


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