ASG is honored to be hosting its 12th Annual Merle Haggard Birthday Bash on Sunday, April 9th, 2017 at Threadgill’s World Headquarters. This will be the first year for the annual celebration of Merle’s music since he passed away last year….
You can now meet some of our ASG Members, see what they’re doing with their music, where you can hear them perform or even where you can buy their music….
The finalists for the 2016 Fall Song Contest have been announced and the song titles by category are listed below. Winners will be announced the opening night of the ASG Symposium, Wednesday, January 11th at the Holiday Inn Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Road 78752. The public is welcome to attend….
From now, through December 30, 2016, you can register for ASG’s Songwriter Symposium 2017 at the Pre-Registration discount price of only $250. This is a $125 savings off the full on site registration price of $375. Register Today to Save!
The 13th Annual ASG Songwriters Symposium is already scheduled and on the books for January 11-15, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin, Texas. If you were with us for Symposium 2016, you already know what a great time we had. For those of you that have been attending for years, we thank you for not only your long-term support,…
ASG’s Fall Song Contest is accepting submissions beginning October 17th and running for one month only through November 17th. The winners of the Fall Contest will be announce at ASG’s 13th Annual Songwriters Symposium in January 2017. The first place winners in this year’s contest will have the opportunity to have their winning songs included on a compilation CD, and will also be able to attend one FREE songwriting or music publisher workshop of their choice during calendar year 2017. For complete contest and submission rules, regulations and details, please read on.
ALL FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD CATEGORY WINNERS WILL RECEIVE ASG CERTIFICATE AWARDS ACKNOWLEDGING THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE CONTEST….
ASG is a non-profit organization that provides resources to local songwriters.
Austin Songwriters Group is the gathering place for the music community that provides education through our annual conference and regularly scheduled workshops and seminars with world class songwriters, musicians, publishers, producers and other music industry professionals in a nurturing and supportive environment that allows members to hone and polish their songwriting and performance skills and learn about the business of music. There is also a weekly critique session (Song Doctor) that offers an opportunity to gain valuable insight from peers into how other songwriters approach their craft. We are the direct conduit for Austin musicians to the music industry including relationships with publishers and PRO’s that were established and have been maintained for over twelve years now….
ASG is a long time affiliate of the Texas Heritage Music Foundation.
Coming up in September, ASG is hosting the Texas Heritage Music Foundation’s Merle Haggard/Jimmy Rogers tribute. That will be on Thursday the 29th of September….
Continuing the longstanding tradition of providing public performance opportunities, the Austin Songwriters Group has partnered with Threadgill’s World Headquarters to present “Monday Night Live at Threadgill’s,” an open mic stage hosted by Christy Moore, Gregg Miller and ASG Executive Director, Lee Duffy. In the past, ASG has offered performance opportunities to songwriters at other Austin venues, including Cactus Cafe, Waterloo Ice House, Lucky Lounge and The Mockingbird Cafe, among others.
ASG made the move to Threadgill’s after giving up its lease on the southeast Austin location that had been its home for the last few years. This is not the first time Threadgill’s has supported ASG….
The winners in the Spring Song Contest 2016 were announced in an Awards Show held at The Mockingbird Cafe this past Sunday with ASG President, Rick Busby hosting the event. Thank you to everyone who came out for the show, which featured performances from many of the 1st Place Winners. Many thanks also to everyone who entered the contest. There were a lot of really great songs submitted and the entire event including the awards show was a success.
There were really no losers. Every song entered was remarkable in its own right and the various judges had a real challenge in many categories in determining the winners and runners up….
The Texas Songwriters Association / Austin Songwriters Group is very proud to announce the creation of the Texas Songwriters Music Legends Hall of Fame. The inaugural celebration and induction will be held Jan 14, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd in Austin, Texas as part of the Texas Songwriter Association / Austin Songwriters Group Annual
This is a project the Texas Songwriters Association has been developing for years. Our goal is to honor those in the music community that have helped to shape and make Texas the fertile music landscape that it is. This group will include not only songwriters and musicians,…