Nashville Rising Star Series 2 kicks off this coming Wednesday, October 8 at Wild Wing Cafe in Cool Springs, TN. Wild Wing cafe has one of the nicest stages and live productions around! Open to ALL songwriters of ANY genre, Nashville Rising Star is the premier songwriter open-mic contest in Nashville, having been held at various venues for the past 6 years!
Facilitated by Keith and Sue Mohr, of Mohr Creative Group, Nashville Rising Star has a reputation as one of the top discovery mechanisms for aspiring songwriters in Nashville. There are no auditions, simply walk in, signup and share your song in front of people who want to hear what you have written!
A songwriter open-mic contest open to anyone who writes original songs! Win cash and prizes, plus make industry connections, forge songwriter friendships, and create new fans! Our music industry pros listen and vote for their favorite song. One of our previous contestants is signed with EMI and tours internationally (Colton Dixon). Another is signing any day with Warner Music Group (Brandon Calynn Green). Still another tours full time with Miley Cyrus as her background vocalist (Dani Elliott). Plus tons more stories of success due to involvement with Nashville Rising Star! Why sit at home wishing you could get rich and famous, when you have the opportunity to create momentum towards it at Nashville Rising Star?
For Fans of New Music:
The audience votes for their favorite song, hear the hits before they hit! Make it a weekly fun night out listening to talented songwriters, and partake of the fantastic food and drinks. Wild Wing Cafe is a great place to hear live music!
There are 7 Preliminary Events in each series, then a semi-final and a final round. Up to 20 songwriters perform 1 song each at the preliminary rounds. There are 2 preliminary winners at each preliminary round and they win a $25 Wild Wing Cafe gift certificate, plus are entered into the semi-final round! The grand prize winner wins $500 CASH, plus lots of other great prizes!
Schedule (Events held on Wednesday):
Prelim 1- Oct 8
Prelim 2- Oct 15
Prelim 3- Oct 22
Prelim 4- Oct 29
Prelim 5- Nov 5
OFF- Nov 12
Prelim 6- Nov 19
OFF- Nov 26
Prelim 7- Dec 3
OFF- Dec 10
Semi-Final- Dec 17
OFF- Dec 24
OFF- Dec 31
Final- Jan 7
Songwriters, walk in and sign up to share your song from 6-7PM. The event starts at 7PM and ends by 9PM
Embassy Music: Embassy Music has been in Nashville for over 20 years, developing artists and songwriters, and honing their crafts. Their Ultimate Talent Search has been a discovery mechanism for the biggest names in the country and Christian music world.
Learn more at: embassymusic.com
Sabre Music Entertainment: SME does Management and Artist Development, as well as Booking and promotion. They Make it Happen!
Learn more at: sabremusicentertainment.com
The Recording People: Becky and Sean are recent graduates of Berkley College of Music in Boston. They now make Franklin, TN their home where they develop, produce, record, and promote songwriters and artists. They do great work!!
Learn More at: therecordingpeople.com
Levelo Music: Soon opening for biz, Levelo will be the Nashville music catalog for film, TV and commercial usage. More than a publisher, Levelo syncs songs to revenue generating opportunities.
Learn more at: levelomusic.com
Nashville Song Pitcher: Operated by NRS creator, Keith Mohr, NSP finds opportunities for songs and presents them to music industry decision makers. In the game of music, before they are hits, there are pitches!
Learn more at: nashvillesongpitcher.com
We hope to see you this Wednesday at Nashville Rising Star!
Keith and Sue Mohr