Online Video Library

Members receive unlimited access to exclusive NSAI educational material to inspire your growth as a songwriter.





Topics include:

  • Archived videos from the Nashville Thursday Night Workshops
  • Lectures on the craft of songwriting
  • Songwriter interviews
  • Impromptu performances
  • and more
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Originally from Hanston, Kansas, Chris began his musical journey at the age of 7 when he taught himself to play the fiddle. After years of performing in a Bluegrass/Country family band (while... read more

Helene Cronin is a Texas artist who spent most of 2019 working on a new full-length record, produced by Matt King. OLD GHOSTS & LOST CAUSES is slated for release on... read more

The NSAI Staff welcomed songwriters from all genres to experience three days of co-writing, song feedback, and performance opportunities! Watch the recap video below.Thank you to the songwriters,... read more

Hit songwriter Ed Hill ("It Matters to Me," recorded by Faith Hill and "Most People Are Good," recorded by Luke Bryan) takes readers back to the beginnings of his musical journey and on through... read more

Billy Ray Cyrus is a prolific songwriter, artist, and actor. He started his career recording his first album, Some Gave All at The Music Mill. He visited NSAI in the last month to film... read more

We recently recorded a "Story Behind The Song" episode with songwriter and musician Jim Peterik! Our Administrative Assistant, McKenzie Parker knew every word to his legendary anthem, "Eye Of The... read more

NSAI, CMT and Martin Guitars & Strings are all proud to announce the award recipients of the 19th Annual NSAI Song Contest! Take a listen to the finalist's... read more

Songwriter/artist Adam Hambrick has written several songs for recording artists like Miranda Lambert and Eli Young Band. He celebrated two number 1’s in 2017, “How Not To” (Dan & Shay) and “... read more

In this video, we'll run through the guidelines of participating in Open Mic, signing up for auditions and making reservations to see a show at the Bluebird! Open Mic Guidelines can be found... read more