In October 1967, forty-two songwriters got together and formed the Nashville Songwriters Association, because they knew their profession needed a voice. Today, NSAI is the largest not-for-profit member trade association for songwriters in the world.
In 1993, a handful of songwriters and the staff at NSAI produced the first Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. Now in its twenty-fifth anniversary year, Tin Pan South embodies the spirit of the songwriting community.VENUE HISTORY LEGEND'S SHOWS PERFORMER HISTORY
2017 LETTER FROM NSAI BOARD PRESIDENT, LEE THOMAS MILLER
Welcome to the our silver anniversary – the 25th annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. This is the week where Nashville hosts the world as we celebrate, not only the songs, but the ones who create them. Come hear the behind the door stories of your favorite music and meet the unique individuals who make this stuff up out of thin air, everyday. Every show will be different and every night will be memorable. Thank you for loving music and, on behalf of the Nashville Songwriters Association International, thank you for visiting our town – Nashville – where “It all begins with a song.”
Lee Thomas Miller
President, Nashville Songwriter’s Association International