NOV3 – NOV8-05 – Peter Nygård hosted country music’s foremost writers & artists who performed at the 2nd Annual Songwriters Festival "Main Event" in Nassau.  The Festival provided an opportunity to write & present material in a tranquil Caribbean setting.

NYGÅRD CAY Bahamas Resort - (NCBR) - Entrance NCBR - Aerial Daylight

Famous songwriters performed a few of their top hits such as:  Tim Nichols, Sherrie Austin, Chuck Cannon, Vicky McGehee, Brett James, Kylie Sackley, Will Rambeaux, Andy Griggs & Conchita Lee Flang.  Their award winning songs have hit the top of the charts by Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Kenny Chesney/ Uncle Kracker, Dolly Parton, Alan Jackson & Faith Hill.

NYGÅRD Cay Songwriters Festival - Welcome Dinner

Mary Loving (BMI)- Sherrie Austin - Peter Nygård - Ginger Davis 

Festival co-founder Mary Loving of BMI, said "The Bahamas welcomed us so warmly in our first year & we were particularly appreciative of Peter Nygård for hosting us at his resort. Mr. Nygård has rolled out the carpet for us again this year & as a result of his dedication & commitment, we have renamed the festival, NYGÅRD Cay Songwriters Festival."

Nygård Assoc Jake Mathias makes singing Debut

Conchita LeeFlang - NYGÅRD Songwriters Festival 2005

Event host Peter Nygård said, "NYGÅRD Cay was built with the vision of promoting cultural & artistic endeavors in the Bahamas & the Nygård Cay Songwriters Festival is testament to that.  New talent was discovered here last year & I look forward to continuing to support this wonderful production which brings first class international exposure to the Bahamas ."

The Great American Country TV  Network filmed  the event & showcased  the acclaimed songwriters / artists on the program named  'Country Across America' reaching an estimated audience of 42M viewers.  This program will be broadcast on GAC TV Network THU DEC 15 - 29 (check your local listings) 




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