Cold Days In NashHell

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Summary

Cold Days In NashHell is a 3 Day music festival, February 3, 4 & 5, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. They are looking for artists to submit for a chance to play at NashHell. The festival is open to all forms of songwriting and genres of music. Nashville has a broad based music industry that includes rock, contemporary christian/gospel, pop and all other types of genres. Artists can play solo, duo or with a band./n/nCold Days In NashHell is a 3 Day music festival, February 3, 4 & 5, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. They are looking for artists to submit for a chance to play at NashHell. The festival is open to all forms of songwriting and genres of music. Nashville has a broad based music industry that includes rock, contemporary christian/gospel, pop and all other types of genres. Artists can play solo, duo or with a band.

Everybody has their own style and creative process so you have different options for your performence. You may personally perform solo playing an instrument, have a friend play for you while you sing or sing it acapella. Background tracks are allowed but personal playing of performance is preferred.

Selected artists receive


  • Registrants will be scheduled to perform at the festival for each day they attend, 2-3 songs each slot.

  • There will be 4 mics and 4 plug ins. The stages are designed to plug and play. Each stage will have a sound person.

  • Performers are responsible for providing their own instruments. The festival provides all other needs, ie cords, mics, PA, etc...

  • Please no drum kits, special amps, etc. The fest is more about the song and the writer.

At the festival you may also follow their music guides one on one in the specialty rooms & group classes. Bring your careers and overall works to be reviewed and evaluated in individual areas like recording, publishing, plugging, legal, records, duplication, distribution, radio/video broadcasting, shop, management, promotions and productions for all three days.

Artists may also attend group classes Saturday and Sunday held in the great pit. Group instruction for Saturday includes guitar workshops, how to navigate the maze of music, how to ttart & maintain a publishing company, the politics of getting a song cut and 1000 songwriting ideas.

Please note: Badges are all inclusive to participate in ALL performance opportunities, parties, specialty music rooms, group classes and IMA membership. If you have someone accompanying you, they will need to have a general admissions pass. For bands, one play pass for the registered performer and general admission passes for each band member will be required. If everyone wants their own slots then they will need to obtain separate play passes.

Terms And Conditions

How Performing at the Fest Works..
The Fest is open to all forms of songwriting and genres of music. Nashville has a broad based music industry that includes rock, contemporary Christian/Gospel, Pop and all other types of genres, not just country.

On stage, play solo, duo or with others to get your message out. If you have someone accompanying you, they will need to have a general admissions pass. For Bands, One Play Pass for the registered performer and general admission passes for each band member will be required. If everyone wants their own slots then they will need to obtain separate Play passes.

Everybody has their own style and creative process. So you may....personally perform solo playing an instrument or.... have a friend play for you while you sing or.....have someone else perform your original song for you.... or sing it acapella or.... Pre recorded background tracks are allowed but personal playing of performance preferred. The choice is yours.

Come to be yourself, relax and get back to the basics. The rest will take care of itself. Most music magic happens off stage.

Performance Specifics

Registrants will be scheduled to perform at the festival for each day you attend, 2-3 songs each slot. You may stand or use chairs. There are multiple stages.

The Play Schedule will be posted online, emailed to you and press released January 15th, 2012. (Do not print out the play schedule until Thursday before the fest.) There may be subtle or last minute adjustments. Check the play schedule daily by 11:30 am. The play schedule is made up of people just like yourself.

Writers pick up their passes when they arrive by checking in at the Fest Info Booth. The booth is located near the main stage.

Please check in near the sound board at the stage you are scheduled to play at 30 minutes in advance of your slot. Either the sound man or the stage manager will have the Play Schedule. Find them. If you are late for your slot a substitution may be made by the stage manager or move up to the next scheduled writer in line. Check in and hang around. Don't leave and come back. Get ready and be ready.

Their will be 4 mics and 4 plug ins. The stages are designed to plug and play. Each stage will have a sound person. To save time you may just introduce yourself and start jamming.

Performers are responsible for providing their own instruments. The Fest provides all other needs, ie cords, mics, PA, etc...

Small band units are welcome. If you must have percussion, you have only one mic. Use bongos, brushes on a suit case, single snare, etc. (get quick and creative.)

No drum kits, special amps, etc. The fest is more about the song and the writer. It's Plug into the sound board via a direct box and play."