Coming up Jan. 27: The 27th annual AZ Songwriters Gathering

The Arizona Songwriters Association’s 27th annual Arizona Songwriters Gathering is coming up! The all-day free program celebrates songwriting and is the only event of its kind nationwide. It’s a unique and inspiring day of workshops, original music and networking held…

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WOW! Rhonda Hitchcock-Mast & Shawn Royer performed at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville this past week (on Oct. 23, 2023)!  Congratulations from Jon and everyone at ASA!! That is a very special stage. Below is the song they performed.


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Tucson Festival of Books seeks performers

The Tucson Festival of Books welcomes entertainers to apply to become part of the 2024 Festival, which will take place on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 on the University of Arizona campus. They are accepting applications from acts…

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Congrats to Jeff Dayton on his #1 hit

Congratulations to Jeff Dayton of Nashville on his song “Stoned” - co-written with Dayna Shereck and performed by Case Hardin - reaching #1 on Texas Regional Radio earlier this year.

Before moving to Nashville in 2000, Jeff lived in Fountain…

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27th Annual Arizona Songwriters Gathering date announced

The 27th Annual Arizona Songwriters Gathering is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. This fun-filled day of music, learning and networking includes live performances with over 70 songwriters, classes covering both songwriting and the music business, and song critiques.


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WVCMA Songwriters Contest/Showcase

The West Valley Country Music Association is currently accepting submissions for its fifth annual Songwriters/Contest/Showcase. 

The showcase will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Glendale Library, 5959 W. Brown St., Glendale. 

The entry deadline is Aug. 31…

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Special guests for May workshop!

Tracey and Vance Marino, authors of “Hey! That's My Song!” will be the featured guests for the May 20 Arizona Songwriters Association Zoom meeting.

With over 3,000 TV & Film placements to their credit, TRACEY & VANCE MARINO’s new…

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ASU Popular Music offers Summer Camp for teens

The ASU Popular Music program is offering a summer camp for high school students, which gives teens, ages 14-18, an opportunity to discover the art of performance, songwriting, production, engineering and music entrepreneurship. 

Guided by ASU faculty and staff, students…

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The MLC presents 5 free webinars in March

The Music Licensing Collective (The MLC), a nonprofit organization designated by the U.S. Copyright Office to collect digital mechanical roaytlies, will be holding several free webinars in March. 

The MLC strives to ensure songwriters, composers, lyricists, and music publishers receive…

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A look at the 'Songs in Progress' workshop

On the third Saturday of each month, local songwriters - and several from outside of Arizona - join together on Zoom to learn about songwriting and receive feedback on songs during a Songs in Progress workshop presented by the Arizona…

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   Jon Iger, President of the Arizona Songwriters Association, has announced that the 3rd Saturday "Songs in Progress" Workshops will continue to be held via Zoom through the end of this year. The online meetings have been very successful and it…

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