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Songwriter Showcase – May 1st

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, May 1 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 two of Madison’s hottest songsmiths, Beth Kille and Kyle Rightley, who between them represent finalists for five 2015 Madison Area Music Association MAMA Awards (six if you count John’s finalist for Best World Song).  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

Open Song Critique – Wed, 4/15

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