If you are planning a vacation to Gatlinburg and hope to hear some of the great music of the Smoky Mountain region, you are in luck! The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is coming to town with five days of live music performances where you can listen to some amazing tunes and learn the stories behind some of your favorite songs. Here is everything you need to know about the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival in Gatlinburg:
Dates, Times and Location
The 6th Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival runs from Wednesday, August 16, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017. The event kicks off on Thursday at the Historic Gatlinburg Inn with a Songwriters Meet and Greet at 6 PM, followed by the official Opening Ceremonies at 7 PM. The festival concludes with Gospel and Contemporary Christian musical performances on Sunday until 4 PM. Check out the full 2017 lineup to plan your weekend at the festival accordingly!
What to Expect
The Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is designed to celebrate songwriters and songwriting from the hills of East Tennessee, especially the Appalachian Mountain Range in the Smoky Mountains. The festival is an exciting opportunity to hear the stories about the songs you hear on the radio and then listen to them performed live in their original format! These include hits from popular artists such as Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Tim McGraw and many more! The festival features FREE live performances on stages throughout Gatlinburg, as well as several ticketed concerts with top songwriters including Con Hunley, Sylvia, Jim Glaser and Bobby Tomberlin.
Mission of the Festival
The mission of the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is to bring songwriters, music professionals and music lovers together to enjoy learning, sharing and preserving the craft of songwriting. The festival organizers proudly promote songwriters to help their songs get discovered by not only music producers and publishers, but by those who simply love good music!
Where to Stay
If you are looking for the best accommodations near the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, stay in the awesome cabins from Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals! Our cabins allow you to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Great Smoky Mountains while being just minutes from the attractions of downtown Gatlinburg. We have cabins of all types and sizes so that we can easily accommodate your group, whether you are traveling as a couple on a romantic vacation or as a group of friends looking for a large cabin. All of our cabins feature fantastic amenities, including full kitchens where you can easily prepare meals each day. Other amenities include bubbling hot tubs, fun game rooms, flat screen televisions and much more! After attending the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, you can look forward to returning to your cabin from Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals for a relaxing evening.
Check out all of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals today to plan your trip to attend the Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival. We look forward to seeing you soon at Gatlinburg Cabin Rentals!