CMA Songwriters Series Debuts at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum During the Battle of Bristol Scott Frans September 9, 2016 NASHVILLE – CMA Award winner Tracy Lawrence was joined by songwriters Barry Dean, Rick Huckaby, and Luke Laird Thursday during the CMA Songwriters Series debut at The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Va. The show was one of several special events leading up to the historic rivalry football game between the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the Virginia Tech Hokies. The CMA Songwriters Series is in its 12th season kicking off the first show of this year at indigo at The O2 in London during the C2C Festival followed by its debut appearance at SXSW at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas, and a stop in Washington, D.C. at the renowned Library of Congress. Since 2005, the CMA Songwriters Series has presented more than 90 shows in 15 cities including Austin, Belfast, Chicago, Dublin, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, and Paris. For more information, visit and CMAsongwritersseries.com.