Merle Kilgore, Gordon Lightfoot Booked for Tin Pan South

The ninth annual Tin Pan South, a weeklong festival of songs and songwriters, takes place April 2 – 7 at various Nashville nightclubs. Merle Kilgore, who co-wrote the Johnny Cash hit “Ring of Fire,” will host the Legendary Songwriters Acoustic Concert April 3 at the Ryman Auditorium. Gordon Lightfoot, Ray Parker Jr., Andrew Gold and Sharon Vaughn also will appear in the concert. Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) produces Tin Pan South.