Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival

August 16 – 18, 2024

Welcome to the Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival – an intimate, two day music series taking place at the Historic Gatlinburg Inn that features some of the top songwriters in Nashville, responsible for multi-platinum hit songs.

August 16 – 18, 2024
The Historic Gatlinburg Inn

2023 Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival Schedule

All events take place at the Historic Gatlinburg Inn.

Friday, August 18

4 – 5 PM

Meet & Greet
Come and network with old friends and meet some new ones! The meet and greet has always been a festival favorite! We will have beer & wine and some light appetizers as we get ready to kick off the night! 

5 – 6 PM

Round #1

6 – 7 PM

Round #2

7 – 8 PM

Round #3

8 – 9 PM

Acoustic Round in the Fireplace Room
Enjoy your favorite songwriters ‘unplugged’ in a much more intimate setting. Seating is limited! 

9 – 10:30 PM

Open Rounds (rotate every 30 minutes)
2nd Floor Suites
Come on up and perform with hit songwriters and meet some new possible co writers in our late night open rounds! ALWAYS a great time! 

One hit songwriter and up to 8 aspiring songwriters in every room.
Register at Meet and Greet after purchasing ticket.

10:30 PM – ?

Front Porch Jam
This impromptu after hours jam party has always been the catalyst for great musical collaborations, storytelling and fun! We will play until we are told not to!! 🙂 

Saturday, August 19

10 AM – 12 PM

Songwriting Panel Discussion 
Come play your songs for a panel of established songwriters! Learn more about the art of crafting a song, get some feedback on yours… and get some great one on one time with fellow songwriters!! 

1 – 2 PM

Round #4

2 – 3 PM

Round #5

3 – 4 PM

Round #6

5:15 – 6:15 PM

Fireplace Room Round
An acoustic round in the peaceful fireplace room at the Inn.