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SOLO Festival


6 stages, 2 venues, 40+ performances

SOLO will culminate with a weekend full of songs and stories when workshop participants will share the stage with greats such as Jim Lauderdale and Travis Meadows as well as young talent and established locals. Programming will consist of a mix of traditional solo and group performances, new and possibly never-to-be repeated collaborations and duos as well as and sessions curated by moderators Barry Ancelet, Herman Fuselier and Christiaan Mader. Artist Tone Records will also present a special show featuring the label’s founder Marc Broussard and his special guests. This first annual two-day festival is set to be a showcase for great songwriters from near and far, both established and starting out.

Acts will be added to the line-up weekly however the current list includes Beth Neilsen Chapman, Kimmie Rhodes, Peter Case, Garry Tallent, Travis Meadows, Tommy McLain, Roddie Romero, Marc Broussard, Mark Meaux, Louis Michot, Dustan Louque, Kristin Diable, J Burton, Troy Richard, Paul Sanchez, Zachary Richard, Grace Pettis, Jessica Sweetman, James House, Tif Lamson, Kevin Gordon, Jim McCormick, Robert Vincent, Dylan LeBlanc, Julie Odell and Caleb Elliott.

VIP All Access Pass

  • This VIP pass guarantees entry and preferred seating to: 

    • Wednesday night show with Mary Gauthier and Kimmie Rhodes (Warehouse 535)

    • Thursday night Song Over Style featuring Ani DiFranco, Keith Frank, Jelly Toast (Tif Lamson and Julie Odell), Tommy McLain, Princess Shaw and presented by CC Adcock (Warehouse 535)
    • Friday night "Best of the Workshop" exclusive show featuring world premieres of songs written during the week (First United Methodist Church)
    • Saturday and Sunday Festival (Warehouse 535 and Blue Moon Saloon)
    • Sunday morning Songs of David Egan Fundraising Brunch (Warehouse 535)
  • 1 SOLO 2018 T-shirt
Earlier Event: May 25
SOLO Sessions
Later Event: May 26
Publishing Basics for Songwriters