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If you've ever attended one of Artist And's intimate songwriters retreats, with Nashville songwriters Christa Wells & Nicole Witt, you know that you leave with more than new songs in your pocket.


As one of our artists, you'll go home with...

new and lasting friendships

potential future collaborators and cheerleaders

the soul satisfaction of knowing you were seen and heard

feedback on your work

increased confidence in your gifts

inspiration to keep going

& an understanding of how to move a song from good to great.


Our retreats are intimate, so you get the real connection you've been craving

and are free to ask all those questions you've been carrying around. 

We are thrilled to announce our 2022 Songwriters Retreat, Sept 22-25,

in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, "Hit Recording Capital of the World."


Come with us. Collaborate and connect.

Your best work is yet to come.

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multiple co-writing sessions

guided creative exercises

song-crafting seminars


a private tour of Fame Studio

VIP admission to a Saturday night concert hosted at Old Grace

free time to rest, explore or connect

delicious family-style meals

*detailed schedule will be event ahead of the event


*any person who has practiced songwriting either solo or as a cowriter

*intermediate - advanced levels of experience

*no performance experience necessary, no instrumental skills required 

*a simple application is required in order for us to do our best to ensure the best possible collaborative experiences.


Thurs, Sept 22, 4pm - Sun, Sept 25, 10:30am


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We are providing two beautiful historic homes for your stay in Sheffield/Muscle Shoals, Alabama. We will also share meals, gather, cowrite and share songs in the larger home. Weather permitting, we'll make excellent use of the porches, too!


Guests may choose to share a room with another songwriter (each songwriter will pay their own Retreat ticket cost) or with a non-participating friend (friend will pay a $180 meal cost).

See Room options below.



All meals will be provided and are included in the Retreat cost. If you have a food allergy, please make us aware as soon as possible, so the menu can be planned according to your needs.


Room costs are listed below (prices shown are for the entire weekend). Retreat Ticket cost is $745.

We encourage you to bring a songwriter friend and share a room.

To determine your total cost, add the cost of your Room + Retreat Ticket. 

Payment will be due in two equal installments (May 15 & July 15) .


So are we! Go ahead and sign up while there's space.

Start by choosing your top two room preferences & scroll down

for registration instructions.



704 HOUSE:

  1. King* - shared bath, clawfoot tub no shower, $540 - SOLD

  2. Queen* - shared bath, clawfoot tub no shower, $440 - SOLD

  3. Queen* - shared bath, clawfoot tub no shower, $440 

  4. Single Daybed - large private bath w/tub & shower, $470 - SOLD


910 HOUSE:

  1. King* - private bath, $595 - SOLD

  2. King* - shared bath, $550 - SOLD

  3. King* - shared bath, $550 - SOLD

  4. Queen* - shared bath, $450 - SOLD

  5. Queen - private bath, $480 - SOLD


*room is located upstairs


Fill out this application & submit with a deposit of $100* via Paypal


*Deposit will be applied to your balance if application is accepted, or refunded.


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