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Songwriters in the Round – Aug. 24th @ 7 pm

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This month’s Songwriters in the Round at The Brink Lounge features Tom Kastle, Josh King and Steve Schad.

Madison Songwriters Guild’s premier event features plenty of original music starring a rotating cast of local and regional songwriters for a paltry $5.

For more information about Songwriters In the Round, check out our Events page.

Monthly Song Critique – 8/17 @ 7

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MSG holds its monthly song critique this Wednesday, August 17th at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 University Avenue.

Bring a new or nearly new song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. Check out the Events page for more details, and we’ll see you there!

Songwriter Night – 8/11 @ Water House Foods

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This Thursday night, Rich Baumann hosts an intimate songwriter night  at Water House Foods in Lake Mills at 7:00 p.m. This month, he will feature fellow songsmiths, Tom Kastle and Paul Stiegler.

Cover is only $5 and you can open the show by playing a song or two at 6:30. Take a short drive out to Water House Foods and support great music at a great new venue!

Tune Up Your Songwriting: Blues Edition – 8/10

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Come to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, August 10th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop hosted by Jim Schwall. Jim will tackle the subject of songwriting in a special workshop entitled, “So You Want to Write a Blues Song?” Writers of all styles are invited to attend.

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Acoustic Jam @ Talula – 8/9

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The Madison Songwriters Guild will again join forces with Talula’s acoustic jam for a monthly songwriter night on Tuesday, August 10th at 8 p.m. The jam gives songwriters a chance to play a few solo songs or to get up on stage and jame with a top-notch house band.

Talula is already known for great food and music, so this event will become a songwriter favorite. Talula is located at 802 Atlas Avenue, Madison, WI 53714, or call (608) 441-1977.

Song Showdown – Wednesday, 8/3

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This month’s Song Showdown happens on Wednesday, August 3rd. Check it out live at the headquarters of Red Dragon TV or watch the live webcast. For more details, click over to the Events page.