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Nashville Songwriters Weekend

March 24th – 26th, 2017

Calling all music lovers!

Enjoy Woodloch with a little bit of “country flair” with our Nashville Songwriters Weekend! Enjoy a few days of escape from the hustle and bustle with this special weekend!

The minds and voices behind some of country music’s biggest hits will be around all weekend long with special performances and plenty of stories- all culminating with a special festival in our Nightclub with food, whiskey sampling, carnival games and more!

Catch the finale of Woodloch’s Songwriting Contest as we search for this generation’s next big hit!

Stay 3 American Plan Nights rates starting at $157 per adult, per night♣

Book March 24th – 27th Extended Stay Rate
Best Value Rates starting at $224 $190 per adult, per night.^
Book March 24th – 26th Best Value Rate
Standard American Plan  Rates starting at $205 per adult, per night.*

Book March 24th – 26th Standard American Plan Package
Non-Traditional  rates starting at $299 per house, per night.**
Book March 24th – 26th, Non-Traditional Weekend
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♣Promo rate for code STAY3 is based on double adult occupancy with a minimum 3 night stay.

^Rates are per adult, per night, based on double adult occupancy, subject to availability. Rates include flexible accommodations, 2-meals daily (unless otherwise specified), activities, and entertainment at Woodloch Pines Resort.

*Rates based on double occupancy and are subject to availability, other restrictions may apply.
**Non-Traditional rates do not include meals or housekeeping. Minimum night stay may apply.

Giddy up- we’ve got a rollicking great weekend headed your way! Catch:

  • Live musical performances throughout the weekend by Nashville songwriters
  • Our “Country Festival” featuring live music, games, Barbecue Showdown and bourbon tasting
  • Woodloch staples including Winter Olympics and Scavenger Hunt
  • A “Nashville” edition of “Name That Tune” and other games
  • Country flair with Trapshoot contest and bonfires
  • New acts on our big stage every night, including our brand-new Theme Show
  • We also offer endless indoor entertainment like trivia, contests, plus resort amenities including our new indoor water slide, renovated pool complex featuring our Kids’ Splash Zone, hot tubs, sauna, exercise equipment, and more!

PLUS follow your dreams by entering our “Woodloch Songwriter’s Contest!” Compete for Woodloch prizes as well as single song contract from Demolition Music Publishing!

*Note: Current events are tentative and subject to change.

Casey James is an American singer and songwriter. He broke into the public’s eye as a finalist on Season 9 of “American Idol” on Fox.

Following his appearance on the show, Casey released his self-titled album, which reached #2 on the U.S. country charts. He is currently writing his second full length record.

nashville-2017-2_0003_jeff-cohenJeff Cohen is a multi-award winning songwriter, producer, publisher, and music industry executive.

Jeff has worked with acclaimed acts like The Band Perry, Sugarland, Big & Rich and Josh Groban. Jeff is best known for his collaboration with Evan and Jaron on “Crazy for this Girl,” a top 10 U.S. single.

nashville-2017-2_0001_victoria-banks-2Victoria Banks is a singer/songwriter from Ontario, Canada. She was named as “Songwriter of the Year” by the Canadian Country Music Awards.

She has shared the stage with acts like Alabama and Billy Currington while penning songs for artists including Jessica Simpson, Gretchen Wilson and Sara Evans.

nashville-2017-2_0007_adam-searan-2Adam Searan is a rising star on the Nashville scene.

As a performer and songwriter, Adam’s work has received awards in both the John Lennon International Songwriting Contest and in Billboard’s Unsigned Only Music Competition. Adam has taken his “outside the box” approach to songwriting to the writing rooms of Demolition Music Publishing LLC and put his faith in the vision of CEO and co-writer Jon D’Agostino.  He looks forward to tearing down the walls of cliché and making some noise on Music Row.

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Brian White is an acclaimed songwriter from Hermitage, Tennessee. Brian’s passionate work has resulted in 14 #1 Christian and country music hits, including Country Song of the Year, “Watching You,” performed by Rodney Atkins. Additionally, Brian has penned work for superstars like Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins and The Swon Brothers.

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  Jon D’Agostino is the founder of Demolition Records, a rising Nashville music publishing company. A passionate music fan who stepped into the Nashville scene in 2004, Jon believes in bringing substance back to commercial country radio. “Our writers are encouraged NOT to write hits, but to take chances and write outside the box, left of center, tell interesting stories, but try to make it appeal to the masses. It’s a challenge for sure but we’re not looking for cookie cutter songs about clichés we’re hearing 24/7 these days.” Demolition’s team of writers is diverse, experienced, hardworking and determined to write the hits of tomorrow.  Similarly, their team of song pluggers and consultants have their feet on the street, getting the Demolition songs to the ears of the country music decision makers and helping Demolition to build a brand and reputation to last for a long time. Yes, Demolition is a young publishing company but in just over two years, it has already secured almost 100 cuts!!!

steve-blochSteve Bloch is a Nashville consultant, publisher and songplugger. He has been listening to country music for over two decades and is known for having a great and honest ear. He is currently the Director of Publisher Relations at A&R, LLC.

Steve has worked with internationally acclaimed acts including Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney and Lee Ann Womack.

Are you an aspiring musician? Have you always dreamed of making it big in the music industry? Good news… we *may* have your ticket in!

In conjunction with our upcoming “Nashville Songwriters Weekend,” we are very pleased to announce our second Woodloch Songwriting contest. It is your chance to showcase your talents and get your foot into the door of the music business!

WHAT ARE WE PLAYING FOR?

Qualified entrants will have their songs pitched by Demolition Music Publishing, a true Nashville publishing company! Demolition, and its team of song pluggers, will listen to all the songs submitted and will offer a publishing single song contract to any song it deems worthy to be pitched to major artists that fit in with the Demolition catalog.

One (1) grand prize winner will also receive a complimentary stay at Woodloch during our Nashville Songwriters Weekend. You’ll not only meet with other esteemed songwriters but also with a representative from Demolition to celebrate your victory. We’ve even set aside a stool and a microphone for you, so that you can perform your song LIVE before a Woodloch audience!

HOW DO I ENTER?

Well… first, you’re going to need a song (up to 2, if you like). Once you have a song, you’re going to need to record it. Create either an MP3 version of your song or have a video link available. Once you’ve got your best material together, email the files or links to Dag@demolitionmusicpub.com along with lyric sheets with the subject line “WOODLOCH.” From there, Demolition Music reps can analyze your song and choose their winners. Deadline for submissions is March 10th, 2017.

THE FINE PRINT

No purchase necessary. Contest open to legal U.S. residents. All submissions must be received by March 10th, 2017 to qualify for consideration. No cash value on any prizes. Qualified winners will have their songs plugged by Demolition Music Publishing. One grand prize winner will receive a complimentary stay March 24th – 26th, 2017. Grand prize winner is the sole individual who submitted the song. Package does not include incidentals including, but not necessarily limited to: alcoholic beverages, snack bar items, golf fees, telephone calls, rifle range, massage, or gift shop. This certificate is not redeemable for cash. 15% service fee and all incidental charges incurred during your stay are NOT included. Additional exclusions may apply.

Good luck to everyone out there… YEE HAW!

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