The NSAI Indianapolis, IN chapter is honored and excited to welcome Doug Johnson of Black River Entertainment as our guest speaker at our October 16th workshop. Doug will be talking about his experience in the music industry and giving advice on how up and coming songwriters can grow in their craft to meet their goals. Doug will also be providing song feedback to a limited number of NSAI Indianapolis, IN members exclusively.
Be sure to sign up as soon as possible for feedback since spots are limited. This invitation is open to NSAI members and Coordinators that would like to attend this event.
To register, please RSVP your interest by emailing Rhonda at: email@example.com
Special zoom event: October 16, 2021
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 pm (EST)
12:00 to 12:40 - Doug will discuss his music industry experience and give his best advice to upcoming songwriters.
12:40 to 1:20 - We will conduct a Q & A session with Doug.
1:20 to 2:00 - Song Feedback for Indianapolis Chapter members.
ABOUT DOUG JOHNSON
Doug Johnson (born in Swainsboro, Georgia) is an American record producer and songwriter. He began in the 1970s working as an engineer and mixer for the Lowery Group. His first production credit was for The Burch Sisters, an act which signed with Mercury Nashville in 1988. A year later, Johnson helped Doug Stone secure a contract with Epic Records. While at Epic, Johnson became the vice president of A&R, helping the label to sign Patty Loveless while producing for Ty Herndon, John Michael Montgomery, and others.
Johnson also assembled the members of the Gibson/Miller Band, which recorded two albums for Epic. He was promoted to senior vice president of the label in 1994, then moved to Giant Records in 1997, becoming president of that label. Johnson also produces and co-writes for Lee Brice.
Johnson has also written over 40 songs, including Randy Travis's "Three Wooden Crosses", which won the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Song of the Year award.