2024 Tin Pan South on the Musicnotes Stage

2024 Tin Pan South on the Musicnotes Stage

Musicnotes had another great year sponsoring the Analog stage at the annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival in Nashville! This festival, organized by Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), showcases the great songwriters of country music. Let's take a look at the highlights of the week's shows on the Musicnotes Stage!

Tuesday April 2:

Rafe Van Hoy, Gary Burr, Jerry Salley, and Victoria Shaw.

The opening show went off to a great start with performers Jerry Salley, Victoria Shaw, Rafe Van Hoy, and special guest Gary Burr. Victoria Shaw brought Garth Brooks to our stage the previous year, and she played a song they co-wrote, "The River"!


Victoria Shaw plays "The River" by Garth Brooks

Sam Ellis, Blessing Offor, and Drew Ramsey.

Next up for the night was Sam Ellis, Blessing Offor, and Drew Ramsey. Drew Ramsey played John Legend's "Good Morning", and Blessing Offor played his song that he and Sam Ellis wrote together called "Brighter Days". Blessing brought onstage special guest, Rachel Wammack, and she played a new song on her upcoming album.

Wednesday April 3:

Billy Montana, Randy Montana, Tucker Beathard, and Casey Beathard

Father-son duos Billy Montana & Randy Montana and Casey Beathard & Tucker Beathard took the stage on Wednesday, sharing stories and playing songs such as "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems" by Kenny Chesney, "Hard To Love" by Lee Brice, and "Suds In the Bucket" by Sara Evans.

Christian Stalneker, Jon Green, Rob Ragosta, and David Fanning.

David Fanning, Jon Green, Rob Ragosta, Christian Stalneker, were up next and played songs such as "What If I Never Get Over You" by Lady A, "Hey Girl" by Stephen Sanchez, and "Take My Name" by Parmalee. David Fanning brought up a few special guests, including Sam Barber, Avery Anna, who played her song "Narcissist," and Steph Jones, who played "Nonsense" by Sabrina Carpenter.


Jon Green plays "What If I Never Get Over You" by Lady A

Avery Anna and David Fanning
Steph Jones and David Fanning

Thursday April 4:

Cameron Bedell, Lauren McLamb, Joe Fox, and Phil Barton

Phil Barton, Cameron Bedell, Joe Fox, Lauren McLamb put on a great show with fun, heartfelt stories of the songs they wrote. Lauren McLamb performed "Goodbye Gets Around" by Dylan Marlowe, Cameron Bedell played "I'm In Love" by Hailey Witters, and Phil Barton performed hit song "A Woman Like You" by Lee Brice.

Jackson Nance, Jordan James, Rob Hatch, and Ronnie Bowman

Ronnie Bowman, Rob Hatch, Jordan James, and Jackson Nance brought some country classics to the stage. Rob Hatch performed "I Don't Dance" by Lee Brice, and Ronnie Bowman played "Nobody to Blame" by Chris Stapleton and "Never Wanted Nothin' More" by Kenny Chesney. At one point, songwriter and country singer Marty Brown, friend of Ronnie Bowman, joined the stage and gave a lively performance of his song, "I'm from the country".


Marty Brown plays "I'm from the Country"

Friday 4/5:

Jet Harvey, Dave Pittenger, and MaryJo Young.

Friday went off to a great start; Jet Harvey played "Rock and a Hard Place" by Bailey Zimmerman, Dave Pittenger played hit song "ABCDEFU" by GAYLE, and MaryJo Young performed her song "Should Be Us".

Ryan Griffin, Daymon Osborn, and Kelley Lovelace.

The featured songwriters in the second show of the night were Ryan Griffin, Kelley Lovelace, and Daymon Osborn. Ryan Griffin played his songs "Salt, Lime & Tequila" and "Just Like You Said", and unannounced special guest Adam Hambrick took to the stage and played his song "Oxford".

Adam Hambrick Ryan Griffin, and Daymon Osborn.


Ronny Criss, Katie Cole, Shawn Byrne, and Tabitha Meeks.

Shawn Byrne, Katie Cole, Ronny Criss, and Tabitha Meeks were first up on Saturday. Tabitha Meeks gave a lively performance of her song, "fakin' it", and Shawn Byrne played an original song accompanied by harmonica:


Tabitha Meeks plays "fakin' it"

Brandon Kinney, Jesse Murphy, Michael Dulaney, and Jon Wood.

Closing out the show was Michael Dulaney, Brandon Kinney, Jesse Murphy, and Jon Wood. Brandon Kinney gave a great performance of "Boots On" by Randy Houser, and thus ended another great Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival!


A big thank you to NSAI for putting on this event; we'll see you again at Tin Pan South!

Musicnotes team with Gary Burr, Jerry Salley, Victoria Shaw, and Rafe Van Hoy.
Musicnotes team with Randy Montana, Billy Montana, Tucker Beathard, and Casey Beathard