Farragut to host Songwriters Showcase

Susan EspirituFarragut

The 5th annual Visit Farragut Songwriters Showcase will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2024, 6-8:30 p.m., 35 North Bar and Grill, 11321 Kingston Pike. The event is being held in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Tourism’s Tennessee Songwriters Week.

Visit Farragut and 35 North are partnering to present the music featuring a bluegrass vibe with performances by host David Haley Lauver, Karen Bowles and Savannah Swatland, a part of the Knoxville Songwriters Association and area resident.

Tickets are free, but register in advance at Eventbrite.com to receive a free Visit Farragut Songwriters Showcase commemorative gift and priority seating. Guests may also register at the door.

David Haley Lauver has co-written the Grammy-nominated Appalachian Blue, recorded by Kristy Cox, and Ali Shumate’s Jezebel, which reached No. 1 on the bluegrass charts.

Karen Bowles was a co-writer of Appalachian Blue, a bluegrass hit for Kristy Cox that earned a Grammy nomination.

Savannah Swatland was a small-town farm girl when she won the national “Mountain Soul Vocal Competition.” She has opened concerts for nationally known recording artists, released an album and sings with the Rebel Mountain Band.

For more information, follow Visit Farragut on Facebook and Instagram or email visitfarragut@townoffarragut.org.

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