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Song Critique – Wed, Aug 19th @ 7pm

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, August 19th 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. Cost is $5 for non-members, free for members and you can sign up on the spot with an annual membership of only $25. Incomplete, new or nearly new songs are encouraged!

Songwriter Showcase – Fri, Aug. 7th @ 7:30

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, August 7, 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 guest artists MSG member and yodeling comedian Stephen Lee Rich, and bluesy songwriter Rick Harris from Mineral Point. 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