'Nashville Songwriters Make Extra Cash Playing Corporate Gigs

Extra Cash Playing Corporate Gigs

They’re the

keys to a solid business plan: a sound product, an understanding of the target

Sometimes it’s

a hometown gig at Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe or The Listening Room for 50-75

In other

instances, the composers may travel out of town to perform for a dozen senior members

“A lot

of songwriters are doing it because they’re not making money on getting cuts anymore,”

“Even if

you get the album cut, if you don’t have a single, you’re not

So a

lot of people are hustling and getting a lot of these gigs

Instead, it

came indirectly from the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp

, which is

tasked with marketing Music City as a destination for both vacation and business travel

Songwriters are

“a secret weapon of Nashville,” says NCVC CEO Butch Spyridon

“The irony

was it was so good, so cool and so special,” Spyridon says

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