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NEWSLETTER 3-7-22 (click to open)

Updated: Mar 22, 2022

3-9-2022 No Wednesday meeting this week

3-8-2022 Nashville Coffee 4-9pm

3-10-2022 12 Keys Saloon 6:30-10pm Filmed for the TSAI Television show to air on Roku

Sad to announce the passing of Jim Sylvis. Past President of TSAI for many years, he kept us going through many changes in the business and is missed very much.

We have VERY exciting News! Beginning March 15th, TSAI Around Town will

be at The Opry Backstage Grill at The Inn at Opryland EVERY TUESDAY! 6-8 pm.

This is a premier location in Nashville and a fantastic opportunity. It will mostly

be hosted by J Edwards, with Russ Roberts, Ken Mellons, Richard Trest and

Steve Stern rotating in, and featuring the best.

Please support these events, enjoy, and take advantage of the pitching and

networking available.


The 2022 TSAI Songwriter Awards are here!

All current members should have received their Official Ballot e-mail

Check your Promotion/Spam if you don't see it.

This email address is to be used only as directed, please don't send any

correspondence here. The regular TSAI email,, is

always used for questions, pitch requests, etc.

All of the nominated songs are on a password-protected TSAI Members page.

The password is on your Ballot.

This includes the Cuts you have sent in. The Cuts will show Writers and Artist,

all other songs will not. You can listen to each, and in the REPLY BODY of the email,

simply type in your selection/vote.

These will remain un-opened until it's time to count them.

Save this password, this page will soon have much NEW TSAI Around Town!

Starting March 13,

Every Sunday night at Twin Kegs II, we will be having a Songwriters Jam!

7:30 - 9:30, bring charts if you want and play with the Band.

They will write charts for $10. Facebook Live, too!

TSAI Night at 12 Keys Saloon will run until the March 10th, and be replaced

with The Backstage Grill which will be on Tuesdays.

Remember, you are now on our website. Back up and look around!

Please remember to use the Amazon links on our website when you're on-line

shopping. Going to Amazon from our site helps TSAI!


TSAI Around Town at Nashville Coffees, every Tuesday night, 4-9 pm

Every Sunday 10 am-1.

TSAI Around Town at 12 Keys Saloon, EVERY THURSDAY through March 10

4719 Andrew Jackson Pkwy, Hermitage Tn, 37076

Contact Richard Trest at to perform.

3/15/2022 TSAI Around Town, The Opry Backstage Grill 6-8 pm

Every Tuesday! The Inn at Opryland Filmed for TSAI TV Show on Roku

3/15/2022 We will also be at Larry's Grand Ole Garage 6pm-9pm

4/6/2022 TSAI Songwriter Showcase, Cash Creek Club 6 pm

featuring Brooke Butler and Craig Hendricks

5/4/2022 TSAI 2022 Songwriter Awards

6/1/2022 TSAI Songwriter Showcase at Cash Creek Club 6 pm

featuring Caddo Kats and Tammy Sue Taylor.


If you're in the SW Virginia area, and want to go to the TSAI Chapter meeting,

contact Brooke McGrady at 540-312-1593

TSAI is partnering with our friend Chris Wallin to get you his

fantastic "Building Great Songs!"

See our Home page for details, TSAI members get a discount, too!

TSAI now has our Stage set up in our office, for all pitch meetings

and small showcases. We are now OPEN from 10 am to 4 pm, Monday thru Friday!

(most of the time)

The lobby will be available for songwriting and meeting. Corey Lee Barker or

Richard Trest will be there working.

Special news for our performing members! 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 member of TSAI! Links above and on the website.

TSAI has a new Chapter in Colorado!

Contact Revele at

Remember, TSAI has Chapters in Las Vegas and Cincinnati, and a new one

starting up in Virginia, too.


You can now use Venmo for all your purchases at TSAI! Awards Show tickets,

membership renewals, Real Country Music On Radio wristbands, donations...

TSAI now has an active Instagram account! TSAI Nashville

And don't forget Twitter: TennesseesongW1


For all TSAI events streamed LIVE on Majiik, everyone is able to get the app.

Just text "TSAI" to 888-255-0077, click "GET", click "Activate Card" and that's it!

Our Event will show up on their schedule, and all of our events will show up under

TSAI. Streaming cost will be $10, to Majiik when you order, unless noted otherwise.

Most events will also be archived on Majiik, to watch at a later date, until they are

ready for NCTVN.


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 to have you! SHARE-(Volunteer) YOUR SKILLS!


available at

and at Music City Bar and Grill and Twelve Keys Saloon

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 recommended Recording Studios

Pat Lassiter

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. Whatever you need it will be the most affordable and best quality around

Tennessee Songwriters Association, International


2416 Music Valley Dr, Nashville Tn 37214 #133

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