NSAI Knoxville, TN Chapter


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NSAI will be closed on Monday, February 17 in observance of Presidents' Day. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m.

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Meetings consist of reviewing a lesson on the craft of songwriting or a music business related subject. We then host a feedback session where participants share a song with the group. Members should bring a song to share and lyric sheets for the group.

February 24, 2020 (monthly on the 4th Monday of the month)
7 pm-9 pm
Joy Of Music School
209 Euclid Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
United States
We look forward to having you join us.

Welcome To Our Chapter!



Gordy Fritch
Mitch Townley

Chapter News and Events

The September meeting of NSAI-Knoxville is this Monday, September 23, 7:00pm at the Joy of Music School In Downtown Knoxville.
NSAI Knoxville meetings are held the 4th Monday evening of each month and consist of a short informational discussion on the craft of songwriting or a music business related subject followed by a song feedback session. Participants may bring one song to share via CD/mp3 player/phone or perform it live. Participants are requested to bring at least 8 typed lyric sheets.
I encourage you to take advantage of your NSAI membership by attending these meetings. They are free for NSAI members and beneficial for educational and networking purposes. We have a friendly and encouraging group of novice to experienced writers.

The JOY of Music School is located at 1209 Euclid Ave NW, Knoxville, TN 37921 in downtown Knoxville.

I hope to see you there. Please contact me by phone or email if you have any questions.

Mitch Townley,
Co-Coordinator: NSAI-Knoxville
Phone: 865-660-3792

NSAI News and Events

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