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Nov29

Tai Shan

Janes Hideaway, 407 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206, Nashville

WRITERS’ KITCHEN

Hosted by Melody Walker

A showcase focused on Americana & Roots songwriters, hosted by award-winning artist Melody Walker. After 10 years touring and recording with her critically acclaimed band Front Country, Melody is staying close to home here in East Nashville co-writing with friends and workshopping new music. Winner of the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest and Telluride Band Contest, her songs have been recorded by Molly Tuttle, Della Mae and more & been used on shows like American Idol.

Catch her, and three of Nashville's best songwriters in the round every Tuesday from 8 - 9:45pm and a set from a featured writer from 10 - 11pm. You just might hear the very first performance of your new favorite song!

Songwriting Intensive

Online

Tai Shan Wednesdays, September 14 – October 5 (meets weekly for four weeks) 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PST on Zoom $149

Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 7. After you register, you will receive an email from the teacher within a few days prior to the start of the class. It will contain the Zoom link to attend and any other notes from the teacher.

Join Nashville songwriter Tai Shan for a four-week online songwriting course designed to get you writing a new song every week! During each session, Tai will provide you with a prompt to use as inspiration to write a song, poem, or chord progression. The following week you will bring your creation to share with the group (either live or with a basic recording from your phone). Scared you will not know what to write? In every class we will explore the tools you need in your songwriter’s tool chest to work as a professional songwriter. Beginning songwriters are welcome! Some knowledge of an instrument is helpful but not mandatory.

Tai Shan is an award winning Americana songwriter whose music has been featured in Billboard Magazine, American Songwriter, Americana UK, and on National Public Radio (NPR). Based out of Nashville, her songwriting focuses on positive messages. Her song, “Burn it Down” celebrates one hundred years since the “right to vote” and was featured in Billboard Magazine. A magna cum laude graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, Tai Shan has toured the United States, Mexico, and Canada, performed for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Moore Theater, Music City Conference Center and at the famous Bluebird Café in Nashville. Tai also teaches online private lessons at Dusty Strings Music School! Click here to view her bio page with information about signing up for lessons! https://store.dustystrings.com/p-11041-sept-14-oct-5-songwriting-intensive-with-tai-shan-online.aspx

149

Songwriting Intensive

Online

Tai Shan Wednesdays, September 14 – October 5 (meets weekly for four weeks) 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PST on Zoom $149

Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 7. After you register, you will receive an email from the teacher within a few days prior to the start of the class. It will contain the Zoom link to attend and any other notes from the teacher.

Join Nashville songwriter Tai Shan for a four-week online songwriting course designed to get you writing a new song every week! During each session, Tai will provide you with a prompt to use as inspiration to write a song, poem, or chord progression. The following week you will bring your creation to share with the group (either live or with a basic recording from your phone). Scared you will not know what to write? In every class we will explore the tools you need in your songwriter’s tool chest to work as a professional songwriter. Beginning songwriters are welcome! Some knowledge of an instrument is helpful but not mandatory.

Tai Shan is an award winning Americana songwriter whose music has been featured in Billboard Magazine, American Songwriter, Americana UK, and on National Public Radio (NPR). Based out of Nashville, her songwriting focuses on positive messages. Her song, “Burn it Down” celebrates one hundred years since the “right to vote” and was featured in Billboard Magazine. A magna cum laude graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, Tai Shan has toured the United States, Mexico, and Canada, performed for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Moore Theater, Music City Conference Center and at the famous Bluebird Café in Nashville. Tai also teaches online private lessons at Dusty Strings Music School! Click here to view her bio page with information about signing up for lessons! https://store.dustystrings.com/p-11041-sept-14-oct-5-songwriting-intensive-with-tai-shan-online.aspx

149

Songwriting Intensive

Online

Tai Shan Wednesdays, September 14 – October 5 (meets weekly for four weeks) 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PST on Zoom $149

Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 7. After you register, you will receive an email from the teacher within a few days prior to the start of the class. It will contain the Zoom link to attend and any other notes from the teacher.

Join Nashville songwriter Tai Shan for a four-week online songwriting course designed to get you writing a new song every week! During each session, Tai will provide you with a prompt to use as inspiration to write a song, poem, or chord progression. The following week you will bring your creation to share with the group (either live or with a basic recording from your phone). Scared you will not know what to write? In every class we will explore the tools you need in your songwriter’s tool chest to work as a professional songwriter. Beginning songwriters are welcome! Some knowledge of an instrument is helpful but not mandatory.

Tai Shan is an award winning Americana songwriter whose music has been featured in Billboard Magazine, American Songwriter, Americana UK, and on National Public Radio (NPR). Based out of Nashville, her songwriting focuses on positive messages. Her song, “Burn it Down” celebrates one hundred years since the “right to vote” and was featured in Billboard Magazine. A magna cum laude graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, Tai Shan has toured the United States, Mexico, and Canada, performed for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Moore Theater, Music City Conference Center and at the famous Bluebird Café in Nashville. Tai also teaches online private lessons at Dusty Strings Music School! Click here to view her bio page with information about signing up for lessons! https://store.dustystrings.com/p-11041-sept-14-oct-5-songwriting-intensive-with-tai-shan-online.aspx

149

Songwriting Intensive

Online

Tai Shan Wednesdays, September 14 – October 5 (meets weekly for four weeks) 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PST on Zoom $149

Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 7. After you register, you will receive an email from the teacher within a few days prior to the start of the class. It will contain the Zoom link to attend and any other notes from the teacher.

Join Nashville songwriter Tai Shan for a four-week online songwriting course designed to get you writing a new song every week! During each session, Tai will provide you with a prompt to use as inspiration to write a song, poem, or chord progression. The following week you will bring your creation to share with the group (either live or with a basic recording from your phone). Scared you will not know what to write? In every class we will explore the tools you need in your songwriter’s tool chest to work as a professional songwriter. Beginning songwriters are welcome! Some knowledge of an instrument is helpful but not mandatory.

Tai Shan is an award winning Americana songwriter whose music has been featured in Billboard Magazine, American Songwriter, Americana UK, and on National Public Radio (NPR). Based out of Nashville, her songwriting focuses on positive messages. Her song, “Burn it Down” celebrates one hundred years since the “right to vote” and was featured in Billboard Magazine. A magna cum laude graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, Tai Shan has toured the United States, Mexico, and Canada, performed for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Moore Theater, Music City Conference Center and at the famous Bluebird Café in Nashville. Tai also teaches online private lessons at Dusty Strings Music School! Click here to view her bio page with information about signing up for lessons! https://store.dustystrings.com/p-11041-sept-14-oct-5-songwriting-intensive-with-tai-shan-online.aspx

149

Jack Straw Writers Anthology

Ballard Homestead, 6541 Jones Ave NW, Seattle, Wa

Performance by The Bushwick Book Club (Seattle) and Jack Straw Cultural Center @ Ballard Homestead All ages, mostly seated

with Nancy K. Dillon, Simon Kornelis, Tekla Waterfield, Tai Shan, Kristin Chambers, Nick Droz (Nick Droz and The Lost Cause), Linda Waterfall, GOODSTEPH, Vince Martinez (Vince Mtz. & The Great Blue Yonder), Michael Owcharuk, Debbie Miller, and Nottingham/Wicks

Hosted by Geoff Larson

Stubborn Girls Pre-Launch Party

The Seamonster Lounge, 2202 N 45th St, Seattle, WA

Pre-launch Party for Stubborn Girls is coming Sunday Sept. 25th at The Seamonster in Seattle! Come out and watch the video we have been sweating over for the last few months.

Catch a set with Bucket of Honey, Annie Jantzer and Nate Bogopolsky opening at 8pm followed by a set from Tai Shan. Watch the video and help us celebrate the actors and video crew who worked so hard to make this video come together. Stay after to hang with the ladies of Sing it Live (an all female run open jam) at 10:30pm.