In January 2016, the Texas Songwriters Association held the “1st Annual Texas Music Legends Hall Of Fame” induction ceremony. TSA’s charter goal is to honor influential, but under heralded, members of the Texas music community that have helped to create and nurture the music of the Lone Star state into the vital, internationally renowned presence that it is.
In addition to key songwriters, musicians and recording artists, TSA also honors individuals and groups that provided vital support services to the Texas music industry and its artists. Working in concert with the Austin Songwriters Group, the inaugural awards show was held during the opening night ceremonies of ASG’s 12th Annual Songwriters Symposium….
UPDATE: ASG has extended the submissions deadline for the Fall 2017 Song Contest for three days, until Sunday, December 3rd. To be eligible for Songwriter of the Year 2018, your submissions to the Fall Song Contest must be received or postmarked by midnight, December 3rd, 2017. You can bring your song submissions to the monthly member’s meeting on Sunday afternoon at Threadgill’s World Headquarters. The winners of the Fall Song Contest, along with ASG’s “Songwriter of the Year 2018” will be announced on January 17, 2018, on the opening night of ASG’s Songwriter Symposium 2018….
The 14th Annual ASG Songwriters Symposium is scheduled for January 17-21, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin, Texas. If you are attending and intend to stay at the hotel during Symposium 2018, then you can receive a discounted room rate by registering using ASG’s group rate code. Read on to learn more……
ASG recently announced the winners of the Summer Song Contest 2017, and the launch of the Fall Song Contest 2017. The winners for the Fall Contest, along with the new Songwriter of the Year for 2018, will be announced at Symposium 2018 in January. Read on for the winners of the Summer Song Contest….
ASG’s monthly meeting 3:00 this Sunday, 11/5 at Threadgill’s World HQ, with a Performance Workshop by Giulia Millanta.
MONTHLY MEETING – SUNDAY NOV 5 AT 3PM – Threadgills South
It’s time again for the monthly meeting. The workshop this month is Performance Coaching with Giulia Millanta. We meet the first Sunday of each month at Threadgills South on Riverside. Everyone is welcome and there is no cost to participate in this event.
GIULIA MILLANTA – PERFORMANCE COACHING WORKSHOP
In this class we will talk about different aspect of a performance and how to get ready for it.
Attendees will have a chance to perform a song (an original or a cover) in front of the class and we’ll discuss the issues that may arise….
ASG’s Summer 2017 Song Contest is now accepting submissions through midnight, August 15th. The winners of the Summer Contest will be announced at ASG’s monthly meeting to be held on September 10, 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 2018. 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 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….
ASG announced the winners of the Fall Song Contest, along with the new Songwriter of the Year for 2017, at the annual ASG Songwriters Symposium in January. Read on to learn who won….