The Columbus chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) will hold a songwriting workshop and concert on May 21.
Kerry Kurt Phillips, who has written hits for many Nashville stars, will be conducting the workshop and will perform.
He's written more than 600 songs, has five No. 1 singles, 12 gold records and 17 platinum albums. Fifteen of his songs are among the most performed songs in the United States.
Titles include "Drinkin' Bone" by Tracy Byrd; "Maybe We Should Just Sleep on It," "Do You Want Fries With That?" and "Down on the Farm" by Tim McGraw, George Jones' "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair," "In My Own Backyard," "Is it Cold in Here?" and "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox" by Joe Diffie; "Almost Home" by Craig Morgan and "She Let Herself Go" by George Strait.
The workshop will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway. The room will be announced later.
The concert will begin at 9:30 p.m. in the Loft, 1032 Broadway.
Tickets are $20 for the workshop and concert; $10 for the concert only.
Seating is limited. Call Nona Christie at 706-565-7362 to make reservations.