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Song Evaluation with Nancy Deckant

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Nancy Deckant is from Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Nashville in 2013. She’s a songwriter, General Manager and Partner of Nashville Cool! publishing and the Founder/CEO of Discover Sooner a company that connects vetted unsigned songwriters with publishers.

As a publisher and songplugger her clients have included Bernie Nelson "Daddy Never Was The Cadillac Kind", Joe Doyle who penned "In Pictures" by Jamie Johnson and Dave Pahanish “Without You” by Keith Urban.

Over her 10 years as a publisher, she has developed a vast network of contacts. Nancy partners with music industry veteran Shar'n Clark to offer private songplugging services through Row Call, a group membership program. Cuts have included Charles Esten, Gary Allen, Blake Shelton, Reba, and sync placements on Jack Ryan, The Real World and more.

In 2020 she launched Discover Sooner whose mission is to help the next generation of songwriters and artists expand their network of music professionals. Since launching the company has helped hundreds of songwriters connect directly with publishers, collaborate with signed and unsigned writers, and even helped an artist get a record/publishing label. Learn more at https://www.discoversooner.com Facebook, Instagram @discoversooner.

Prior to moving to Nashville, Nancy spent 10 years playing in bands and 8 years as a Workshop Coordinator for NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Assoc. Int’l), educating songwriters about the music business and in the craft of songwriting, evaluating countless songs and helping songwriters advance their songwriting skills.

Receive valuable feedback for development AND have the possibility of your song being one of 2 selected to compete in our FINALS this July. 3 songs from our FINALS have the opportunity to play at our Sunset Concert during the Annual Conference in September. $10 PURCHASE YOUR SPOT BELOW THE EVENT ON OUR CALENDAR 15 SPOTS AVAILABLE SUBMIT YOUR SONG to poppy@westcoastsongwriters.org HOW TO SUBMIT: WCS Members only, one song only, attach your MP3/song file and paste your lyric into the body of your email. In subject line put: Nancy Deckant Evaluation. Deadline to submit is June 28th. Please do not send links as we have to upload the songs. RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP OR JOIN HERE: https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/membership

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SONGWRITING INFORMATION Open to both members and non-members Location: 706 Main St Pleasanton SIGN-UP: 6:30PM $15 minimum purchase from venue, please present receipt to sign up! Originals only. VACCINATION CARD REQUIRED Technical Support: Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged. Become a Member https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/membership CONTACT the Pleasanton@westcoastsongwriters.org https://gilmanbrew.com

Contra Costa WIP

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Come Join Us ONLINE! Members and Non-Members welcome Play your song (live or recorded) in a casual supportive environment. Please join us and receive honest thoughtful feedback from our talented local songwriting community.

Please bring your own lyric sheets and kindly email Laurazucker212@gmail.com to let her know you will be attending!

Berkeley Songwriters Open Mic

Gilman Brewing Company, 912 Gilman St, Berkeley

SONGWRITING INFORMATION Open to both members and non-members Location: 912 Gilman St, Berkeley, CA SIGN-UP: 6:30PM $15 minimum purchase from venue, please present receipt to sign up! Originals only. VACCINATION CARD REQUIRED Technical Support: Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged. Become a Member https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/membership CONTACT the Berkeley Managers berkeley@westcoastsongwriters.org https://gilmanbrew.com

San Francisco WIP

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Songwriters are invited to our Zoom event for San Francisco WIP “Works In Progress” ZOOM meeting will start at 6:45pm to check in, mingle (virtually of course) and be ready to start at 7:00PM, so please be onZoomline and ready. Play your song live (on Zoom) in a casual supportive environment. Please join us and receive honest thoughtful feedback from our talented local songwriting community. Each session will accommodate up to 8 participants. To attend you must register for the ZOOM meeting. To register please email Gerald Mullarkey metaphoric69@yahoo.com ahead of time, preferable the day before. Include your name, email, WCS membership status, and a copy of your song lyrics. JOIN OR RENEW: https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/become-a-member Thank you!