Where is Knoxville Songwriters Association?
The KSA meets at the Fountain City Library, Knoxville, TN.
5300 Stanton Rd
Knoxville, TN 37918
(Click here for directions)
When are your meetings held?
We regularly meet Every Tuesday Night from 5-6pm for our “Jam-Out” and 6pm-8pm for Song Critiques. Bring your instrument and approximately 15 copies of your song lyrics.
Who operates KSA?
A team of elected officers; President, VP, Treasurer, Secretary and an elected executive committee comprise the staff members, including coordinators and committee chairmen who conduct all the necessary business of the organization in planning, special events and venues.
Who can become a member?
Anyone who appreciates and has a love of music or lyrics and wishes to network with others who have the same interest in song or lyric writing.
Are all songwriters also performing musicians or instrumentalists?
Although a number of members are musicians or at least play an instrument or sing, this is certainly not a requirement. Many members enjoy writing lyrics, while others enjoy writing music and or lyrics. The ability to critique a set of lyrics is also a valued contribution to the group. While some members write and perform, others link up with other members to co-write or share the writing of the music and lyrics. There is no musicianship that needs to be demonstrated to become a valued member of KSA.
I am not a musician, can I join?
Yes, all are welcome. There are non-musicians who have authored great lyrics or have the ability to critique lyrics.
What are the purpose, mission and goals of KSA?
The purpose of the Association is to bring together aspiring songwriters who are seeking information and education on the craft of songwriting. The best way to get that information and education is to network with others that have the same goal in mind.
Is there a charge to join the KSA?
There is a $30 annual charge for members ages 21 and older and a $15 charge for members ages 21 and younger. First two meetings are free!