Music notes

Sources say Unconquered will take off in April for a European tour … Aspiring local songwriters may want to attend the upcoming workshop of the Nashville Songwriters Association International, held at 6:30 p.m. March 1 in the Yellow Room at Maytan Music Center, 777 S. Center St. … features information and interviews with several local bands … Slap Happy plans to begin recording Feb. 23 for a new seven-song EP, a follow-up to the band’s 2000 debut, Baby Boom. Front man Brian Stoudt promises that the lyrics on the new CD will be "a lot more intimate."