Brent Baxter Event
Brent Baxter Pro SOngwriting Workshop Saturday October 12 1- 4 PM
Brent Baxter is a hit songwriter with cuts by Alan Jackson, Randy Travis, Lady Antebellum, Joe Nichols, Ray Stevens, and many more. He blogs at SongwritingPro.com and also hosts a top-rated songwriting and music business podcast called, “The C.L.I.M.B.” which can be found on iTunes or your favorite podcast app.
Brent with co-writer Erin Enderlin and artist Alan Jackson , who cut their song Monday Morning Church
Brent's program will be "Song Idea Discovery & Development" . We will have a 2 hour teaching session , a break and then Brent will do a live song evaluation for the first 12 people to register or prepay for a seat. To reserve a seat , you can prepay , $20 for NSAI Members or $25 for non-members to this Paypal NSAI Ticket Link . Be sure to list your name and Brent Baxter event where it says "note". Once you pre-pay you have a reserved seat. We will also accept cash at the door , but we have a seating limit, so be sure to go the Facebook Event link and click "going" or email us and tell us in advance you plan on being there. This helps us arrange seating.
“SONG IDEAS: DISCOVERY & DEVELOPMENT”
In this transformative 3-hour live workshop, hit songwriter Brent Baxter reveals repeatable techniques that will help you consistently generate more and better song ideas. You don’t have to be at the mercy of inspiration. After this fun, interactive event, you’ll overcome the “blank page bully” again and again.
You’ll also discover powerful tools to help you develop your new song ideas into your best songs ever.
This workshop will be held at Second Presbyterian Church , 600 Pleasant Valley Dr Little Rock 72227 . You can email Don Tucker for more info or if you have any problems with the prepayment link.
Wood Newton & Rafe Van Hoy
Arkansas native Wood Newton has had his songs covered by Kenny Rogers, Oak Ridge Boys, Steve Wariner , Anne Murray, David Ball and a host of others . Rafe Van Hoy has many cuts under his belt , including the classic "Golden Ring" by George Jones & Tammy Wynette. They shared many anecdotes of their experiences with artists , publishers and other songwriters. They also offered insight into their writing process, We heard snippets of great songs like 'What's Forever For" by Rafe , and "Twenty Years Ago" by Wood , along with other tunes. All in attendance walked away impressed and better informed on the challenge of making it in the songwriting business.
The NSAI Central Arkansas Chapter tries to bring in Pro songwriters every year to give local songwriters a chance to learn from someone who has had success with their writing , has experience with the music business in Nashville , and has a desire to teach and help other writers. In the past few years, we have featured Richard Leigh , Wood Newton , Rafe Van Hoy , Erin Enderlin , Craig Carothers , Max T Barnes and many others. This helps us meet our mission statement , to help & inform songwriters. As songwriters, it is important to understand that there is always room to grow and improve. Even the pro writers who come in know that the songwriting market is always evolving , and you have to change with the times to succeed.