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Final Song Showdown of 2010!

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Your last chance to see the Madison Songwriters Guild Song Showdown happens next Wednesday, December 8th at 8:30 p.m. at The Alchemy, located at 1980 Atwood Avenue in Madison. There is no cover charge.

This grand finale is a competition for the “Song of the Year” title among the Showdown’s monthly winners. The big winner walks away with an Alchemy gift certificate and a professional recording of the chosen song at the award-winning Paradyme Productions recording studio.

Monthly winners have included these fine local songwriters: Heather Abney, Ryan Gavin, Hugh G. Gogh, Ivan & Steph, Maxwell James, Wolfgang Lochner, Vanessa Tortolano, Anna Vogelzang and Windsor Marie.

MSG members are encouraged to come and help host Jim Schwall judge the competition. Check out the events page for more information.

Annual Membership Meeting – 11/21

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Madison Songwriters Guild will hold its Annual Membership meeting on Sunday Nov.21st at Noodles & Co., 3600 University Avenue. There will be a “meet & greet” from 1-2 pm and the meeting will start at 2:00pm. We’ll be electing Board of Director members and officers and plotting the course for MSG for the coming year. With any luck the actual meeting will take less than an hour.

New members are encouraged to attend and there will be someone on hand to sign you up if you want to join. This is a great opportunity to find out what this group is all about and to meet some local songwriters, so come with your questions and suggestions and talk to members, both experienced and new.

Bring your instruments, we’ll be having a song-circle after the meeting!

Song Critique, 11/17 @ 7 pm

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The song critique happens this Wednesday, November 17th at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 University Avenue. New and nearly new songs are recommended, but any and all are welcome. Check out the Events page for more details.