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Songwriters in the Round – Wed, Aug 22nd

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Madison Songwriters Guild holds its premier event, Songwriters in the Round, at The Brink Lounge on E. Washington this Wednesday, August 22nd starting at 7:00 pm. This month’s guest performers are:

Join us for a heaping helping of original music for only 5 bucks, which is dirt cheap for this much original entertainment! For more information about Songwriters In the Round, check out our Events page.

Monthly Song Critique – Wed, 8/15

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, August 15th at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Company on University Avenue. Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. Incomplete, new or nearly new songs are encouraged.

Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Recording Opportunity – Sat, 8/11

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Randy’s Recording and MSG are pleased to offer a recording seminar for the performing songwriter on Saturday, August 11th. Sign up to record a basic demo (guitar/piano and voice) at Randy Green’s award-winning local studio and learn about the recording process as you go. At the end the group will evaluate the demos and each songwriter will go home with his or her recording, plus a compilation of the other demos done that day. Read more »

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed, 8/8

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Drive, run or bike on down to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, August 8th for the return of Tune Up Your Songwriting with host Rich Baumann and this month’s guest presenter, storyteller Reid Miller. This event is designed to give songwriters musical food for thought in a friendly atmosphere with other local songwriters.

Bring your instrument to share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a CD recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss.  This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.