Sep 19 2012

The Songwriters Hall Of Fame And The GRAMMY Museum Announce Songwriters/Producers In-The-Round Event


Chart Toppers Dan Wilson, Greg Kurstin, Evan Bogart, Tim Pagnotta and Rodney Jerkins to be featured guests

The Songwriters Hall of Fame, in association with the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum, will present the next in a continuing series of Songwriters-in-the-Round events at the Museum’s Clive Davis Theater on Monday, October 15th, 2012 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. The event will feature a stellar gathering of some of today’s top songwriter/producers speaking about their craft and the stories behind their hit songs: Dan Wilson (Adele, Dixie Chicks, Semisonic), Greg Kurstin (Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Lily Allen), Evan Bogart (Beyonce, Rihanna, Sean Kingston), Tim Pagnotta (Neon Trees, Kris Allen, Sugarcult) and Rodney Jerkins (Justin Bieber, Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga/Beyonce).  The event will be moderated by Phil Gallo, Senior Correspondent at Billboard Magazine.

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $20. Tickets can be purchased at the Museum Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.com beginning Thursday, September 20, 2012 at noon. For more information, please call (213.765.6800) or visit grammymuseum.org.

All proceeds benefit the educational programs of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the GRAMMY Museum.

In 2010, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, together with the GRAMMY Museum, launched the SHOF Gallery at the GRAMMY Museum, with the premier Songwriting Legends-in-the-Round event. The Gallery installation features video highlights from annual SHOF Awards & Induction Dinners, as well as information on all SHOF inductees and honorees. 

About The Songwriters Hall of Fame:
The Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrates songwriters, educates the public with regard to their achievements, and produces a spectrum of professional programs devoted to the development of new songwriting talent through workshops, showcases and scholarships. There are fewer than 400 inductees who make up the impressive roster enshrined in the Hall of Fame. The list includes Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Eddie Holland, Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland, Albert Hammond, Desmond Child, Paul Williams, Hal David and Burt Bacharach, John Fogerty, Bob Dylan, Isaac Hayes and David Porter, Richard and Robert Sherman, Carole King, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Sir Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Curtis Mayfield, Jim Croce, Phil Collins, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Webb, Van Morrison, Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton, Diane Warren, Garth Brooks, Allen Toussaint and Leonard Cohen among many others.

About The GRAMMY Museum:
Paying tribute to music’s rich cultural history, this one-of-a-kind, 21st-century Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the premier recognition of excellence in recorded music — the GRAMMY Award. The GRAMMY Museum features 30,000 square feet of interactive and multimedia exhibits located within L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles sports, entertainment and residential district. Through thought-provoking and dynamic public and educational programs and exhibits, guests will experience music from a never-before-seen insider perspective that only The GRAMMY Museum can deliver.