Mercyland Song Writing Workshop 2019

with Phil Madeira, Will Kimbrough & Cindy Morgan

July 21-25, 2019 Hot Springs, NC

Mercyland Songwriter Workshops are something more than a workshop- Mercyland is a community of creatives, helping each other give wing to the songs inside each of us.
The Laughing Heart Lodge in Hot Springs, NC

The Laughing Heart Lodge in Hot Springs, NC


$1250.00 per person (significant others are welcome to attend evening sessions)

1st deposit of $625.00 holds your space. Total workshop tuition due June 1, 2019

Limited to 16 attendees. Email us at to register ASAP as spots fill up quickly.


We’ll find our creative spark at the wonderful Laughing Heart Lodge in Hot Springs, NC, a cozy little town with access to the Appalachian Trail. Lodging at the Laughing Heart is first come first serve, but there are plenty of other wonderful places to stay in the area. (Lodging is not included with your tuition. It is the responsibility of all attendees to secure and pay for their stay.)

Cindy Morgan, Will Kimbrough & Phil Madeira

Cindy Morgan, Will Kimbrough & Phil Madeira

Workshop Itinerary:

Sunday night

  • 4:00pm: check in

  • 6:00pm: meet and Greet, snacks and drinks


  • 8:00pm: song share, jam

Monday thru Wednesday

  • 8:30am: breakfast   (included for Laughing Heart guests)

  • 9:30am:  first session

  • 12:00pm: lunch

  • 1:00pm: second session

  • 5:00pm: break for dinner on your own, except Wednesday is Phil’s treat!

  • 7:30pm: song share, jam (8:00pm Wednesday)

Thursday morning

  • 8:30 am: Breakfast (included for Laughing Heart guests)

  • 9:00 am-12:00pm: individual debriefs with Phil

  • Noon: Check Out