Here are some tips from a veteran songwriter/host on how to conduct yourself and what is important when trying to get your songs heard in Nashville.
Barbara Cloyd gives tips for playing open mics and writers' nights in Nashville, TN.
She has hosted the Open Mic at the Bluebird Cafe since it began and has seen newcomers like Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney and David Wilcox, plus many writers who have go on to have hits.
It pays to listen to experience in these matters. Barbara is one of the old timers who has been at the bluebird for 25 years.
If you want to be successful in the Nashville music business please listen to her and heed her words.