It’s Time for

the Gatlinburg Songwriter’s Festival
August 18-21, 2022!

Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival

Want to Play?

Many of you are songwriters and would like to apply to play our Showcase Rounds.

How? It's simple!

  1. Acquire annual membership. Once you are registered, a link to the application will be sent to the email address provided.
  2. Fill out the application and include your 2022 member number. Your member number will be the number we use to identify you throughout the year.

Note: All applications must be accompanied by your 2022 member number.

Submissions will begin being reviewed in January - June 2022.

Songwriters Spotlight with Bobby Tomberlin and Steve Dean

The Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival and the Historic Gatlinburg Inn will be hosting a Songwriters Spotlight even on Friday, January 28th, featuring songwriters Bobby Tomberlin and Steve Dean, each of whom has multiple number one song credits to his name. This intimate event includes a live performance, as well as a meet-and-greet with the performers, wine and appetizers.

Songwriters Spotlight

The Gatlinburg Songwriter’s Festival is a three-day musical event and conference that takes place in and around the Great Smoky Mountains. There are nightly performances by “#1 Hit Songwriters” in intimate settings around the city as well as an opportunity for songwriters to perfect their craft, get advice, meet & write with industry leaders and more.