Veteran songwriters come to Songwriters in the Round
The Balsam Mountain Inn will hold its Songwriters in the Round will be held Aug. 24 featuring Wil Nance, Byron Hill and Jenn Schott.
Many performances feature Grammy and CMA award winners, and all include writers of many top-ranked songs. A buffet dinner is included in the $45 ticket price, and seating begins at 6 p.m.
Veteran of the Nashville songwriting scene, Wil Nance wrote Brad Paisley’s 2007 number one hit “She’s Everything,” and George Strait’s “If Heartaches Were Horses” and co-wrote Strait’s “Where Have I Been All My Life?”
Byron Hill is a professional songwriter in Nashville with songs generating more than 700 recordings, seventy-seven RIAA certified Gold and Platinum awards, 10 ASCAP awards and 31 U.S. and Canadian top-10 chart hits.
Hits Byron has written for major artists include: “Pickin’ Up Strangers” by Johnny Lee, “Fool Hearted Memory” by George Strait , “The Pages Of My Mind” by Ray Charles, “High-Tech Redneck” by George Jones and “Lifestyles Of The Not So Rich And Famous” by Tracy Byrd.
Born and raised in Pittsburg, Kansas, Jenn Schott was destined to have a career in music. Her grandfather was the concert master violinist for the CBS orchestra including the Ed Sullivan show, her father was a university professor of woodwinds, and her mother is a flutist. She studied piano and performed in over 15 musical theater productions while she was growing up.
Since moving to Nashville to become a songwriter, artists including Tim McGraw, The Eli Young Band, Jana Kramer, Eden’s Edge, Restless Heart, Lonestar, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jennette McCurdy, and pop band A Rocket To The Moon have recorded her songs.
For more information, call 800-224-9498.