(l. to r.) - Waterloo Revival, Scotty Emerick, Lance Carpenter and Crystal Keith entertain at The Station Inn - Sponsored by D'Addario. Photo: Craig Campbell

Night Two, Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival

Night two of the 26th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank was brisk but beautiful, as nine Nashville music venues hosted writers rounds. Fans were delighted to see their favorite country stars performing all over town including Dustin Lynch, Lindsay Ell, Love & Theft, Eric Paslay, Cassadee Pope, Carly Pearce, Raelynn and more.
Creative Nation took over The Listening Room Cafe stage sponsored by Nashville Music City, with Luke Laird, Steve Moakler, Kassi Ashton and Alec Bailey entertaining a packed house during the early show and the late show featuring Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby, Lori McKenna and Tyler Johnson.
The Tree Vibez Music round, billed with Corey Crowder, Jordan Schmidt, Daniel Ross and RaeLynn, were joined by new artists Mitchell Tenpenny and Cale Dodds and new mentor on The Voice Cassadee Pope.
The 2017 NSAI Song Contest Presented by CMT winner John Gurney opened the 3rd & Lindsley late show, which featured Dustin Lynch, Lee Thomas Miller, Neil Thrasher and Wendell Mobley. Gurney performed the winning song, “Fairytale Dress,” which he co-wrote with Erin Ashley O’Keefe.
Produced by Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), the 26th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank runs through Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 10 of Nashville’s top music venues. Cash admission ranging from $10 to $25 for individual shows not already at the posted capacity will be an option at most venues.
The free Tin Pan South Festival App is currently available in the iOS and Android app stores or at TinPanSouth.com. For up-to-date lineups, tickets, venues, schedules and other festival information, download the Festival App or visittinpansouth.com. Updates can also be found on the Tin Pan South Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.

About Jerry Holthouse

Music editor for Nashville.com. Jerry Holthouse is a content writer, songwriter and a graphic designer. He owns and runs Holthouse Creative, a full service creative agency. He is an avid outdoorsman and a lover of everything music. You can contact him at JerryHolthouse@Nashville.com

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