Song Contest "Connections"

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Song Contest "Connections"

Time: April 3, 2013 at 6pm to April 9, 2013 at 8pm
Location: Music Row - Dan McGuinness Pub
Street: 1538 Demonbreun St
City/Town: Nashville, TN
Event Type: contest
Organized By: Michael Kay
Latest Activity: Apr 3, 2013

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Nashville Universe is all about meeting people, making music and making connections!  Here is the DEAL!  The Song Wars Song Contest will go like this:

1. Send one MP3 of the song you want to submit to the contest.  NOTE that the format of this contest is open to the public to listen (only members can vote), so make sure you have protected your music!  Send ONE song to our email and the title of email should read "contest song entry."


CONTEST IS CLOSED AND IN VOTING.  Winner to be annouced 4/9/13 at Dan McGuinness on Music Row at 8PM Live show!

What do you win???

The winner gets a songwriter's dream package....

An acoustic one song demo in the personal studio of TOBY KEITH'S Guitar Player and.... he will play on your song!  Nashville Universe will take you out to lunch on Music Row and then to a meeting (with your song) to a MAJOR songplugger and then to a meeting with a MAJOR Music Publisher. 

Meeting with songplugger and publisher does not guarantee any deals or contracts its an introduction and designed to kick start your contacts!

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Comment by Alisa Star on April 1, 2013 at 11:34am

Huge thanks to all who voted "Hurricane" onto round 2!  Im hoping to keep on moving through!  Thanks for being a part of my dream!  Congrats and good luck to all other participants as well!

Much Love, Alisa Star*

Comment by Christina Dant( aka ChrisyD) on March 29, 2013 at 8:21pm

Thank-you All who voted  "Invisible" into Round 2! Let's see if it can cut the mustard! Wish me luck, as I wish the other contestants luck, as well<3, Thanks Again, ChrisyD

Comment by Christina Dant( aka ChrisyD) on March 22, 2013 at 12:01am

I enjoyed listening to all the entries .Good luck to us all. Looking forward to round 2!. ChrisyD

Comment by Michael Kay on March 5, 2013 at 10:17pm

Song entry deadline has been extended until 3/15/13 at midnight central time!

Comment by Michael Kay on March 1, 2013 at 11:55am

"Connections" entries are from the following people.  If your not on this list you need to submit your song asap.  Darren Coleman, Bob Rotonda, Peter Britt, Brandon Johns, James Miller, Jody Dickey, Nick Nichols, James Odle, David Stevenson, Randy Benjamin, Trenell Parfait, Mike Short, Jr., Gail Drake, Sonny Lee, Brittany Knott, Scarlett Hill, The Kid, Alex Segal, Wile/Dozier, Paul Randy Mango, Kane Harrison, Selepri Amachree, Robbie Hancock, Jessie Nickes, Heather Linkenhomer, Lindsay Jurek, Joseph Page, Dozier/Beavers, Travis Wayne, David Brendan Hunt, Hannah Kraus, Russ Roberts, Rod Ballou, Nick Matthews Band, The Django Riders, Larry Migliore, Daniel Hutson, Tom Boisvert, Frank Schonberg, Nickles/Susa. 

Comment by Michael Kay on February 26, 2013 at 8:53am

The Songwriter “Connections” Contest entries end 3/1/13 at midnight central time.  Please send songs in MP3 format  to SurfNashville [@] g m a i l . com we will have you in the contest!  Make certain that your material is protected as voting will be in a public format!  Voting and entries are only for members of NashvilleUniverse.  Winner gets a demo in Toby Keith’s guitar player’s studio, a meeting with major publisher and a major songplugger.   Talk about connections!

The Wednesday night  “Welcome To Nashville” show has be a great success and many have received the exposure they need from labels, publishers and tour managers.  Chance is a great host and happy to introduce you to anyone in the room.  We are additionally sponsoring a Thursday night show at The Silver Dollar Saloon and are putting together the list for performers for our show during CMAfest.  This show was a smash last year and we had lots of music people present.  Exposure is the name of the game!

Artist of the Month will begin shortly and submit your entries to SurfNashville [@] g m a  i l . c o m.  One artist a month will be chosen by us and will be included in emails and links all over the music industry (Nashville, L.A., NYC, Austin, Chicago, etc.).  Artist must have an EPK, high res photo and music on NashvilleUniverse to be considered.  This is because industry professionals (labels specifically) will request this.

Battle of the Bands starts in 10 days!!!  Go to to enter.  This is a NashvilleUniverse Sponsored event with and a major label to be announced!

Have a great week!




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