Request a Seat in a 2019 Songwriter’s Round


2019 Round Request Process is Officially Opened.

Any songwriter can request a seat in the 2019 Songwriter Rounds at the 8th Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival Aug 11-18, 2019  Deadline to request a round seat is April 30, 2019

Performance Rounds are Fri. Aug 16th, Sat. Aug 17th and Sun. Gospel Aug. 18th.

Only Your Own Original Music can be performed in a SMSWF Round. If you perform a cover you will be asked to stop by the sound man.

Tip Jars & Merchandise Welcomed, Promoted and Encouraged!

A non-refundable $25 administrative processing fee is required to submit your request.

If there are particular people you want to be in a round with or special requests please let us know. No promises, but we will see what the Scheduler can do to accommodate you. If you do tell us who you prefer to sing with please communicate that with them as well so everyone is on the same page.

Singer/Songwriters participating in a 2019 SMSWF Songwriters’ Round receive a presence on the SMSWF web-site will also be featured in the 2019 festival program.

*Please note a request for a seat doesn’t mean you automatically get a seat. We have a committee of public listeners who decide whether or not the submissions will be granted a spot in a round. The SMSWF reserves the right to control who, how, when and what is showcased on its stages.

Any questions please Contact Us or call (865) 604-9066.

Sign up to request a round seat below.

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