at The Down Home in Johnson City
Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM
“The Bluebird Cafe’s long-time open mic night host, Barbara Cloyd will welcome area songwriters 7 p.m. EST Saturday, Feb. 23 to the stage of Down Home Music Room & Restaurant in Johnson City. Doors open 6 p.m. EST.
The event is one of four open mic nights Cloyd will host across Tennessee in celebration of the inaugural Tennessee Songwriters Week presented by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Bluebird Cafe. Other events will be held in Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga.
During each event, a panel of local judges will select a top songwriter who will have the opportunity to perform Sunday, March 31, 2019 at The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville. Each winner also earns an additional prize pack. Songs will be evaluated and scored on a numerical scale considering both the song and the performance. Judges will look at the originality of the song and the song’s ability to create an emotional connection with the listener.
Sign-ups for songwriters start 11 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 31 at www.tnsongwritersweek.com. Registration is limited to the first 25 songwriters who sign-up.”