The Nashville sound will be heard on the Vineyard as the 2013 Martha’s Vineyard Songwriters Festival takes place from Sept. 13 to 15. Artists and songwriters from the Music City will offer a workshop for aspiring songwriters with instruction by Steve Seskin and Steve Bloch. Workshop attendees are also invited to a casual barbecue/guitar event on Friday night, Sept. 13.

The main event is a concert on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. at Flatbread in Edgartown that showcases writers Jim McCormick, Steve Seskin, Will Robinson and Brian Maher. They will be joined by emerging Nashville artists Lance Carpenter, Sarah Kirkland, Jason Gregory, Allen Shervelle, Dani Wheeler, Jesse Terry and New England native Casey Kerhak.

For more information, email Matt Casey at For tickets to the concert visit