ASCAP Announces Line-Up at 30A Songwriters Festival 2015


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From the press release

Nashville, Tenn., December 5, 2014: The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has announced the lineup of hit songwriters the PRO will present at this year’s 30A Songwriters Festival. Elevating its presence at the 6th annual festival, ASCAP will present two consecutive nights of songwriters rounds that will feature hitmakers Marc Beeson (“We Are Tonight” – Billy Currington), Deana Carter (“You and Tequila” – Kenny Chesney), Ryan Hurd (“Payback” – Rascal Flatts), Jaren Johnston (“Sunshine & Whiskey” – Frankie Ballard), Tony Lane (“I Need You” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill), Jonathan Singleton (“Let It Rain” – David Nail), Jeremy Stover(“Lettin’ the Night Roll” – Justin Moore) and Mark D. Sanders (“I Hope You Dance” – Lee Ann Womack”) as well as emerging songwriter-artists Brandon Lay (Warner/Chappell Music Publishing), Hunter Phelps (Tape Room Music) andJameson Rodgers (Combustion Atlas).

Set for January 16 – 18, the festival recently announced the initial line-up for its 2015 celebration of singers and songs, which also features performances by ASCAP artists Leon Russell, Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket), Angaleena Presley, Mary Gauthier, Bob Schneider and more. Festival weekend passes are now available and can be purchased at, and locally on 30A at the Cultural Arts Alliance office and at Central Square Records in Seaside.

The 30A Songwriters Festival is co-produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) and Russell Carter Artist Management, and is presented by Visit South Walton. Others sponsors include ASCAP, Grayton Beer, Silver Sands Premium Outlets,, and the Americana Music Association. All net proceeds from the 30A Songwriters Festival benefit the CAA and help it to fulfill its mission to support the arts throughout Walton County. Members of the CAA receive an additional 10% off weekend passes and admission to an exclusive performance on Wednesday, January 15, at Fish Out of Water. Call (850) 622-5970 to become a member and take advantage of the discount.

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