Listen to win a pair of tickets to see the GRAND JAM on Friday, October 12th during the WILD WEST SONG-WRITERS FESTIVAL in Deadwood! You'll also be eligible for the grand prize, which is a pair of 4 day all access passes to the event. Find out more about the WILDWEST SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL on line by going to DeadwoodMountainGrand.com. Tickets available at ticketmaster.com.
Over twenty hot-shot songwriters and recording artists will travel to Deadwood, South Dakota to take part in the inaugural Wild West Songwriters Festival which will take place October 11-14, 2012.
These Songwriters have penned hits for the biggest names in Country and Rock. Artists such
as: Kenny Chesney, Eric Clapton, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Tonic, Fuel, LeAnn Rimes, Restless Heart, Tyler Hilton, and Jack’s Mannequin, just to name a few, and will gather to entertain and delight crowds during this exciting weekend.
The Festival will celebrate the tradition of story telling through song with the spirit of
Deadwood’s wild western ways. Performances will be held day and night at some of Historic
Deadwood’s finest establishments, including The Deadwood Mountain Grand, Saloon
#10, The Bullock Hotel, and The Deadwood Loading Dock.
Performances will be “In the Round,” featuring three songwriters guiding the intimate,
conversational show. The Songwriters themselves will perform their biggest hits as they
were written, as well as share their true-life stories of how these songs began with pen and
paper and ended being recorded by some of today’s biggest Rock and Country artists. The
weekend-long festival won’t stop with these powerhouse performances, the Wild West
Songwriters Festival will also host several informative panels including, Songwriter to Artist
and Bring Your Own Demo. In addition, there will be Nightcap Socials, Happy Hours, Jam
Sessions and other events for Weekend Pass-Holders. Local musicians will also have their
chance to perform during the Writers Jam performances.