Madison Songwriters Guild

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Song Critique – Wed, 11/19

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Join us at Noodles & Co on University Ave this Wednesday, November 19th at 7:00 to share music and get helpful feedback on your original songs. Bring a song to play live or recorded and 8-10 lyric sheets. We encourage new songs or works in progress but every tune is welcome.

Check out our Events page for more information and we’ll see you there!

Songwriter Showcase – Fri, Nov 7th

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, November 7th 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 original compositions.

This month will feature talented MSG songsmiths Martin Stein and Karen Wheelock.  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.

Songwriter Night, Fri. 10/24

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This Friday at 8 pm, piano poet Dave Schindele hosts a special songwriter night at Wild Hog in the Woods featuring poet and a songwriter Lynn Smith, John Duggleby who recently released his first album, and Barry Callen’s band ‘Bounce!’ known for its lively singing/dancing music. It promises to be an enjoyable and interesting evening.

More information including admission and directions are available at the Wild Hog in the Woods website.

Songwriters in the Round – Wed, 10/22

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Madison Songwriters Guild presents our premier event, Songwriters in the Round, on Wednesday, October 22nd at 7pm at The Brink Lounge. This month’s featured songwriters are Ken JacksonLisa White and Thomas Burns. For 5 bucks you’ll hear a ton of original music.

Song Critique – Wed, 10/15

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Join us at Noodles & Co on University Ave this Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 to share music and get helpful feedback on your original songs. Bring a song to play live or recorded and 8-10 lyric sheets. We encourage new songs or works in progress but every tune is welcome.

Check out our Events page for more information and we’ll see you there!

Songwriter Showcase, Fri. Oct 3rd

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, October 3 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 original compositions.

This month will be a Showcase first. John welcomes not one, but two piano pounders: talented MSG members Nancy Rost and Dave Schindele.  Madtown hasn’t seen an ivory-tickling pairing like this since the Elton John/Billy Joel tour—don’t miss it!  After their sets will be an open mic for original material; if you’re a songwriter, show us what ya got.

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 – Wed, 9/24

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Madison Songwriters Guild presents our premier event, Songwriters in the Round, on Wednesday, September 24th at 7pm at The Brink Lounge. This month, we’re featuring a fantastic lineup of three songwriters:

  • Lynn Smith – Both a poet and a songwriter, Lynn is a favorite of SIR and always a treat.
  • John Duggleby – We never quite know what John will do on any given night and neither does he. John has recently released his first album, and his songs are guaranteed to be surprising and fun.
  • Stephen lee Rich – With new songs up his sleeves and some wild new stories, Stephen can make you laugh, cry, or do both at the same time.

Cover is only 5 bucks for this show you won’t want to miss.

Michael Smith Concert/Songwriting Workshop – 9/20

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Madison Songwriters Guild is proud to offer a songwriting workshop and concert by Michael Smith, internationally celebrated songwriter and performer, on Saturday, September 20th.

Michael Smith’s Songwriting Workshop for the Adventurous Mind starts at 4:30 and costs only $30 in advance but space is limited. Call 608-241-2615 to register. The cost increases to $35 after September 1st.

After the workshop, Michael will be performing a house concert at 8 pm. Suggested donation for the concert is $15-20. Call 608-241-2615 to be added to the guest list.

Monthly Song Critique – Wed, Sept 17th

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Join us at Noodles & Co on University Ave this Wednesday, September 17th at 7:00 to share music and get helpful feedback on your original songs. Bring a song to play live or recorded and 8-10 lyric sheets. We encourage new songs or works in progress but every tune is welcome.

Check out our Events page for more information and we’ll see you there!

Songwriter Showcase – Friday, Sept. 5th

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, September 5th 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 talented MSG member and performer Amanda Pool and Mineral Point songwriter, Katie Burns. Suggested $5 donation, $3 for students/seniors.

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