Stax Museum to participate in Tennessee Songwriters Week


The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is happy to participate in Tennessee Songwriters Week as one of the venues, hosted by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development on January 25, 2024.

We will begin at 6pm. Please arrive no later than 5pm to meet our sound tech and take part in a brief soundcheck – this will be on a first come, first served basis.


● Entrant must sing one (1) original song not to exceed five (5) minutes which Entrant owns/retains the rights to perform and either wrote or co-wrote. Entrant may sing a capella or have live accompaniment. Light percussion is allowed if there is no set-uptime necessary. Entrant may bring up to two (2) performers to play an instrument. Back up tracks are permitted if it is original work
● The original song must not disparage any group of persons, religion, be consideredinflammatory or inappropriate
● The original song will be performed at every stage of the competition, at the qualifying round, showcase and finale
● Entrant must provide lyrics to song ahead of the qualifying round