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Tin Pan South Partners With Southwest for #TinPanSOUTHWEST Photo Challenge

The 27th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank kicks off tomorrow at 10 of Nashville’s top music venues, and official Festival partner, Southwest Airlines, has announced an engaging contest offering a variety of prizes in the first #TinPanSOUTHWEST Photo Challenge. 

Each day of Tin Pan South, March 26-30, 2019, organizers will post a challenge to the Festival’s Instagram and Twitter at 10 a.m. CDT. Participants will have 24 hours to post a photo using #TinPanSOUTHWEST and tagging any partner that is a part of the daily challenge on Instagram or Twitter for a chance to snag a prize of a $100 Southwest Airlines gift card. Those who complete all five challenges will be eligible to win the Grand Prize:  A round-trip flight from Southwest Airlines and a pair of Fast Access Passes to Tin Pan South 2020.

Click here, download the free Tin Pan South app or visit for additional details, terms and conditions to participate in the #TinPanSOUTHWEST Photo Challenge. 

Over 400 songwriters are scheduled to perform at this year’s Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival, telling stories behind the biggest hits they’ve written and then performing the songs as they were originally composed. Tin Pan South Fast Access passes are sold out, but cash admission for individual shows not already at the posted capacity will be an option at most shows. For up-to-date lineups, tickets, venues, schedules and other festival information, download the free Festival App or visit Updates can also be found on the Tin Pan South Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.


In its 48th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 58,000 Employees to a Customer base topping 120 million passengers annually. Southwest became the nation's largest domestic air carrier in 2003 and maintains that ranking based on the U.S. Department of Transportation's most recent reporting of domestic originating passengers boarded. In peak travel seasons, Southwest operates more than 4,000 weekday departures among a network of 99 destinations in the United States and 10 additional countries. 

Southwest coined Transfarency® to describe its purposed philosophy of treating Customers honestly and fairly, and low fares actually staying low. Southwest is the only major U.S. airline to offer bags fly free® to everyone (first and second checked pieces of luggage, size and weight limits apply, some carriers offer free checked bags on select routes or in qualified circumstances), and there are no change fees, though fare differences might apply.

Book Southwest Airlines' low fares online at Southwest Airlines or by phone at 800-I-FLY-SWA.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $125 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at

About NSAI: The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization. Established in 1967, the membership of more than 5,000 spans the United States and 10 foreign countries. For over 50 years, NSAI has been dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music. For more information, visit

Organizers of the 27th Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival would like to thank the following Platinum and Gold Corporate Partners:

-      Regions Bank - Presenting Partner

-      NewsChannel 5 - Official Broadcast Partner

-      Southwest Airlines – Official Airlines Partner

-      Ronald Blue Trust

-      Workwell Technologies

-      Hanover Property Company

-      The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation

-      ASCAP

-      BMI

-      SESAC

-      Brown-Forman

-      ole

-      Ford Fund


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