weekend at bernie's - Songwriting Camp

A 'Weekend At Bernie's' is truly a worthwhile experience that provides a priceless opportunity to improve your skill at songwriting.  For more information or to schedule your weekend, contact Bernie at bernie@bernienelsonmusic.com.
If you're an aspiring songwriter this is a unique opportunity to work one-on-one with Bernie.  Experience two days of mentoring and inspiration in the quiet setting of his log house in the country.  Just 30 minutes outside of Nashville, it's a relaxed, comfortable environment with a great writing atmosphere.

he weekend begins with a morning and afternoon co-write with Bernie.  Then on Saturday night you'll head to Nashville for a writer's show.  On Sunday morning you'll wrap the weekend up with a review and follow-up session.

Writing sessions are recorded to document your creative work.  If you want to record any songs that weekend, a studio is available.  However, this will need to be booked well in advance.

For $500.00 it's well worth the experience and it does include accommodations.  Bring along a writing buddy and then it's just $650.00 for two people. All that's required up front is a $150.00 deposit to reserve the date on his schedule. 

Take advantage of this NSAI sponsored songwriter retreat.

See What They're Saying About Weekend At Bernie's

Steve Armstrong 
“Talk about southern hospitality! Bernie is a true gentleman and has always made us feel right at home.  A weekend at Bernie’s is worth every penny and then some.  If you are interested in the songwriting process, the songwriting scene or the music business in general, this is something that you need to do.  Bernie is a wealth of knowledge and our trips into Nashville with him have been some of the best times we have ever had.  It seems everyone in town knows and loves him and after a weekend there, you will know why!  This is a unique opportunity to get some one-on-one time with a #1 hit songwriter and who knows, maybe even write the next “big one”.  We can’t wait till our next Weekend at Bernie’s.

  John Maison

"What I like the most about Bernie is that he takes a personal interest in my success.  Besides all the songwriting and networking we did in just a few days, Bernie helped me even when I wasn't in Nashville.  I can't say that I would be where I'm at in my career as a songwriter or as an artist, if I had not started working with him."



 Shelly Asbury

“Bernie is a very humble and gifted songwriter that has offered us a unique opportunity to co-write a song! If you are looking to break into the songwriting market, your best shot is to write with a person who has a proven track record of writing hit songs.  I’ve noticed that Bernie has the respect of his peers, and is loved by many in the industry (including NSAI staff).  If you are serious about your writing, you better schedule a trip to Bernie’s ASAP!  There is NO EGO on this trip…just an environment of good ole friends getting together and making a song out of the deal.  Contact Bernie now, if you’d like to experience the adventure!”

 Bobby Evans

"Weekend at Bernie's is a wonderful learning experience for any writer.  Bernie is a legendary songwriter who gives a warm welcome that leads to a fun and productive weekend full of co-writes and learning about the music business.  I highly recommend spending a weekend with Bernie, whether you have never written a song or you are an established writer."