Chris DeStefano, J.T. Harding, Brett James and Cassadee Pope Headline The Bluebird Cafe on Tuesday, January 14 for 2nd Annual ASCAP Experience in the Round
January 8, 2020
"I love being at the ASCAP Experience,” said DeStefano. “It is the only event that shows aspiring songwriters what they need to do to succeed. Even where I am in my career, it’s inspiring just to be in a room with so many musically creative people of all kinds."
DeStefano has written #1 hits for Carrie Underwood, Billy Currington, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean and more. Harding’s hits include the 3 million-selling “Smile” with Uncle Kracker, Dierks Bentley’s “Different for Girls” and superstar Blake Shelton’s #1 song “Sangria.” James has written for Carrie Underwood (“Jesus, Take the Wheel,” “Cowboy Casanova”) in addition to 25 #1 hits for Martina McBride, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and more. Pope, season 3 winner of The Voice, recently released her highly-anticipated second solo album Stages featuring hit singles “Take You Home,” “One More Red Light,” and “If My Heart Had a Heart.”
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP's mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world's best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business - from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With more than 740,000 members representing more than 11.5 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter and Instagram @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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