Words and Music for


The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum maintains a partnership with CreatiVets to provide programmatic support to veterans interested in songwriting.

Partners Since 2018


Through our collaboration, over eighty veterans throughout the United States have written songs through the museum’s Words & Music and Songwriting 101 programs.

Helping to Heal

Songwriting can be a successful method for healing and coping and provides an outlet for processing memories and capturing feelings.

Sharing Experiences

Drawing inspiration from the rich tradition of expression that is the country music cannon, veterans’ shared experiences soon emerged into songs about strength, hope, and perseverance.

Veteran Participant, Songwriting 101 Program

“While listening to the song over and over again, I am overwhelmed with a feeling of relief and gratitude for you allowing me to open up and share. That was a huge first for me.”

For more information on CreatiVets, visit www.CreatiVets.org

Interested in Participating?

Apply today through CreatiVets.

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