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NEWSLETTER 2-24-24 (click to open)

This Week

Tuesday 2-27-24

6 pm

Awards Show production meeting

Everyone who wants to help

in anyway, we'll discuss

and assign.

The 2024 TSAI Songwriter Awards

Ballots are in and counted,

Awards are ordered!

Congratulations to this year's

Hall Of Fame Inductees

Janelle Angel, James Breedwell

Thank you all for participating!

The 2024 TSAI Songwriter Awards

will be Saturday March 23, 2024

2pm, Sam Ash Music

Make your plans Now!

-- BIG NEWS --

We are will now be in

the Main Room on the

Big Stage!

We are excited to announce

a New Award this year.

The first TSAI

Lifetime Achievement Award

The first recipient will

be Mr. Tony Brown!

From time with Elvis's TCB Band,

Sony Nashville, MCA,

Universal South,

Dead Horse Branding,

winner of 4 grammys,

and countless more successes,

Tony Brown is an icon, and we

are very happy to have

him as our guest!


Regular Meetings are

at Sam Ash Music!

Tuesdays, 6 pm

Mail your flashdrives to

152 Dueler Dr

Hermitage, Tn 37076

 All other mail to

PO Box 593 Burns Tn, 37029


Our account has been revised.

SAME handle as before,



For Pitch procedure,

See previous Newsletters

and website.

TSAI has a QR code!

Takes ya right to our website, how

cool is THAT!

( you're on the site now, but..)


TSAI YouTube Channel

"TSAI Nashville" on YouTube

"Songwriters Workshop Tips from TSAI"


The TSAI Around Town

Artist and Songwriter Showcase at

Sam Ash Stores, Madison, Tn!

Every Saturday afternoon 2-5 pm

Fantastic Sound!

First half hour is open mic, winner gets

added to a showcase spot!

Audience vote, bring your friends!

See below for hosts.

We need someone to

continue hosting these.

If no one does, we'll

just drop them.


TSAI channel on

Nashville Country Television Network

Our Around Town shows and Awards Shows

are up now, with more coming!

You may need to add NCTVN to your ROKU

On the Home page, scroll down past the

premier networks to "Add a Channel"

Type Nashville Country Television in

the search box,

select the Logo on the right, and let it load.

Scroll across to the TSAI Channel, and enjoy!

We're under "TV Shows".

TSAI is partnering with our friend

(Award Winning Hit Writer) Chris Wallin,

to get you his fantastic "Building Great Songs!"

See our Home page for details, TSAI supporters

get a discount, too!

Remember, you are now on our website.

Back up and look around!

"Stroll around the grounds until you feel at home..."

Please remember to use the Amazon links on our

website when you're on-line shopping.

Going to Amazon from our site helps TSAI!

Meeting Calendar

Tuesday Night Meetings


Awards Show production meeting



Dead Horse Branding

They will let us know

soon what they are

listening for.


- Saturdays -

Sam Ash Store in Madison

2-5 pm

We are currently looking

for Hosts for this year.

We hope to continue these,

they have been fun, and great

opportunities for guests, Networking,

and video. If you are interested,

or come to this Tuesday's meeting!

Richard Trest will be hosting

February 2024

contact him at

We need someone to

continue hosting these.

If no one does, we'll

just drop them.

- Special Event -

Saturday, April 6

2 pm

Gene Higgins

Founder of the CCMA and

former President of the

ICMA Awards

- Wednesdays -

Sam Ash Store 3-5 pm

"Play With The Band"

The Ashtones, and maybe YOU!


2024 TSAI

Songwriter Awards

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Sam Ash Music, 2 pm

Main Room, Big Stage

The Podunk Bluegrass Festival

Songwriting Contest

Entries are accepted until

April 30, 2024

Winners from all over the country!

for rules and requirements.

If you're in the SW Virginia area,

and want to go to the

TSAI Chapter meeting,

contact Brooke McGrady at 540-312-1593

Special news for our performing supporters!

If you're looking for a great option for

merch, contact our sponsor Helen's Pop Art!

We have worked out a deal for you

as a supporter of TSAI! Links above

and on the website.

TSAI has a new Chapter in Colorado!

Contact Revele at


You can now use Venmo for all your

purchases at TSAI!

Awards Show tickets,

Pitch Program renewals,

Real Country Music On Radio wristbands,


TSAI now has an Instagram account!

TSAI Nashville

Twitter: TennesseesongW1


TSAI needs help with: IT, website development,

Blog writing,

photography, social media, accounting, and more.

If you'd like to get involved, we'd love


wristbands are

available at

Please help us convince Radio there should be 2 separate

Country music formats, Pop Country and Traditional Country

Twice as much room for all of us!


Some other

recommended Recording Studios

Pat Lassiter

John Heinrich

If you are looking to edit your video footage,

or you'd like stage footage of

your event, reach out to

Joe @Shocker Editing

It can be individual songs turned into music videos

or an entire television show.

Tennessee Songwriters Association, International


PO Box 593, Burns Tn, 37029

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