Madison Songwriters Guild

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Song Critique – Wed., April 16th

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Join MSG members and non-members for our monthly critique on Wednesday the 16th at 7 pm at Noodles & Co on University Ave. Bring a song to share live or recorded and 8-10 lyric sheets and get some instant feedback from songwriters/listeners. We encourage you to bring new songs or works in progress, but every tune is welcome.

Check out the Madison Songwriters Guild Events page for more information and we’ll see you there!

Songwriter Showcase – Friday, April 4th

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, April 4 at 7:30 pm for MSG’s Songwriter Showcase.  John Duggleby hosts this monthly event featuring great area songwriters, followed by an open mic for anyone who wants to perform their compositions.  This month John welcomes, from Lake Geneva, former Heartsfield member Tim Southwick Johnson; and MSG’s own talented Jim Barnard. Suggested $5 donation, $3 for students/seniors.   For more information or if you’d like to be considered as a future featured artist, contact John directly at me@johnduggleby.com.

Monthly Song Critique – Wed, 3/19

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Join MSG members and non-members for our monthly critique on Wednesday the 19th at 7 pm at Noodles & Co on University Ave. Bring a song to share live or recorded and 8-10 lyric sheets and get some instant feedback from songwriters/listeners. We encourage you to bring new songs or works in progress, but every tune is welcome.

Check out the Madison Songwriters Guild Events page for more information and we’ll see you there!

Songwriters in the Round – Wed, March 26th @ 7PM

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Madison Songwriters Guild’s premier event, Songwriters in the Round, is right around the corner.  This month’s lineup at The Brink Lounge features an intimate showcase of three rather different songwriters:

All three took part in February Album Writing Month (FAWM.ORG) this year and will have some fresh new songs to share. For the $5 cover, you can’t beat this live music event, so stop on down!

Songwriter Showcase – Friday, March 7

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The MSG Songwriter Showcase is up and running again at Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on a NEW DAY, FRIDAY, March 7 at 7:30 pm. John Duggleby hosts this monthly event featuring great area songwriters, followed by an open mic for anyone who wants to perform their original compositions. This month John welcomes two talented MSG members, teenage sensation Corinne McKnight and John Prine devotee Jeff Holcomb.  Suggested $5 donation, $3 for students/seniors.

For more information or if you’d like to be considered as a future featured artist, contact John directly at me@johnduggleby.com.

Songwriters in the Round – 2/26 @ 7pm

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Madison Songwriters Guild’s premier event, Songwriters in the Round, is right around the corner.  This month’s lineup at The Brink Lounge features:

Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen
This Milwaukee based duo rarely gets a chance to play in Madison. Their songs are fun and insightful. Their harmonies are a “must hear”.

Wolfgang Lochner
He’s finally back from the wilds of California. He’s Madison’s Wild Man.

John Duggleby
A mover and shaker in the Madison Songwriters Guild, John brings his quirky and unique tunes to the Brink to round out the mix.

For the $5 cover, you can’t beat this live music event, so stop on down!

Monthly Critique – 2/19 @ 7pm

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Join MSG members and non-members for our monthly critique on Wednesday the 19th at 7 pm at Noodles & Co on University Ave. Bring a song to share live or recorded and 8-10 lyric sheets and get some instant feedback from songwriters/listeners. We encourage you to bring new songs or works in progress, but every tune is welcome.

Check out the Madison Songwriters Guild Events page for more information and we’ll see you there!

MSG Songwriter Showcase announcement

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Due to a Tuvalu scheduling error, the MSG Songwriter Showcase in February will not take place.  But host John Duggleby will return on our new day, Friday, March 7, with a guest lineup worth waiting for:  MSG members Corinne McKnight and Jeff Holcomb.  Circle the date, more to come!

Songwriters in the Round – 1/29 @ The Brink

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Madison Songwriters Guild’s premier event, Songwriters in the Round, is right around the corner. The liner notes:

The Brink Lounge, 701 E. Washington, Madison
Wednesday, January 29th @ 7:00pm
Cover:$5.00

This month’s line-up features:

Joe “Snare” Vosen -Songwriter and playwright Joe Vosen fresh for the triumphant production of his original, musical comedy “Caffeine Dreams” by the Sun Prairie Civic Theater in December of 2013. He’ll have songs from the play and from other projects. His work is a treat for your ears.

Lynn Smith – This Songwriters In The Round favorite and local poet returns with more well crafted tunes.

Stephen Lee Rich – The Mad Madisonian comes back to the Brink Lounge with new songs and comedy. As part of the cast of Joe Vosen’s play, he’ll sneak in some harmonies to Joe’s tunes now and then.

Song Critique – Wed., Jan 15th @ 7

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Join MSG members and non-members for our monthly critique this Wednesday at 7 pm at Noodles & Co on University Ave. Bring a song to share live or recorded and 8-10 lyric sheets and get some instant feedback from songwriters/listeners. We encourage you to bring new songs or works in progress, but every tune is welcome.

Check out the Madison Songwriters Guild Events page for more information and we’ll see you there!