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Songwriter Showcase/Showdown – Wed, 6/6

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Head over to the Bourbon Street Grille in Monona at 7:30 pm and experience MSG’s newest edition to the local songwriting scene, the Songwriter Showcase/Showdown. John Duggleby hosts this new monthly event featuring great area songwriters, followed by an “American Idol”-type competition for original songs (MSG membership required) and an open mic for anyone who wants to perform their compositions. Non-members can join MSG on the spot by paying the annual membership fee of $25.

This month John welcomes MSG stalwart and treasurer Lynn Smith, and our youngest member, 15-year-old sensation Corinne McKnight.

For more information about this cool new event, click over to our Events page or contact John directly at me@johnduggleby.com.

Songwriters in the Round – Wed., May 23rd

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Madison Songwriters Guild holds our premier event, Songwriters in the Round, at The Brink Lounge this Wednesday, May 23rd starting at 7:00 pm.

This month’s SIR will feature Julia McConahay and friends.

Join us for a heaping helping of original music by unique local songwriters for a paltry $5. For more information about Songwriters In the Round, check out our Events page.

Song Showdown – Wed, 5/2

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Head over to the Bourbon Street Grille in Monona at 7 pm and experience MSG’s newest edition to the local songwriting scene, the Songwriter Showcase/Showdown. John Duggleby hosts this new monthly event featuring great area songwriters, followed by an “American Idol”-type competition for original songs.  Original music starting at 7:15, nice venue, great food– all we need is you! 

For a bunch more information about this cool new event, click over to our Events page or contact John directly at me@johnduggleby.com.

Songwriters in the Round – Wed, 4/25

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Join Madison Songwriters Guild for our premier event, Songwriters in the Round, at The Brink Lounge on April 25th starting at 7:00 pm.

This month’s SIR will feature Jim Schwall, Tim Sedgwick Johnson and Corinne McKnight.

This event always involves plenty of original music by plenty of original songwriters for a paltry $5. For more information about Songwriters In the Round, check out our Events page.

Songwriting Workshop – Monday, 4/9

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Nashville singer/songwriter/publisher Washuntara hosts an evening of songwriting mentoring on Monday, April 9th. Washuntara is a talented songwriter and performer who has worked as a songwriter in the country music capital of the world for the past 20 years, owns his own music publishing company, Passionworks, and has enjoyed success performing and writing in Australia, Europe and America.

Join him at the Center for Conscious Living on Monday, April 9th from 7-9:30 PM for an evening of songwriting. The cost is $25.

Then, return to the Center on Friday, April 13th at 7:30 pm for an intimate performance by this poignant and insightful songwriter. Tickets for the performance are $8 in advance or $10 at the door and can be obtained through the Center’s website under Special Events.

New Event! April 4 Songwriter Showcase/Showdown

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Head over to the Bourbon Street Grille in Monona at 7 pm and experience MSG’s newest edition to the local songwriting scene, the Songwriter Showcase/Showdown. John Duggleby hosts and MSG stalwarts Rich Baumann and Dave Schindele will be the featured artists at this new monthly event featuring great area songwriters, followed by an “American Idol”-type competition for original songs.  Original music starting at 7:15, nice venue, great food– all we need is you! 

For a bunch more information about this cool new event, click over to our Events page or contact John directly at me@johnduggleby.com.

Songwriters in the Round – 3/28 @ The Brink

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Join Madison Songwriters Guild for our premier event, Songwriters in the Round, at The Brink Lounge on March 28th starting at 7:00 pm.

This month’s SIR will feature an acoustic version of John “Das Binky” Argentiero‘s big pop/rock, the blues-rock of Rita Witter and the jazz stylings of Nancy Rost.

This event always involves plenty of original music by plenty of original songwriters for a paltry $5.

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

February Songwriters in the Round – 2/22 @ The Brink

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Join Madison Songwriters Guild for our premier event, Songwriters in the Round, at The Brink Lounge on February 22nd starting at 7:00 pm.

This month’s SIR will feature the smooth blues stylings of Jim Barnard, the poetic offerings of Lynn Smith, and the jazzy folk tunes of John Crossman.

This event always involves plenty of original music by plenty of original songwriters for a paltry $5.

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

Songwriter Night @ Wild Hog in the Woods – Fri., 2/10

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Rich Baumann, Jim Schwall and friends will gather for a night of music at local folk favorite, The Wild Hog in the Woods Coffeehouse on Friday, February 10th.

Cover is only $3 and pays the rent, and additional donations are welcome for the performers. Check back for more performers and other details TBA!

Songwriters in the Round – Wed., 1/25

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This month marks the return of the Madison Songwriters Guild’s premier event, Songwriters in the Round at The Brink Lounge starting at 7:00 pm in the lounge.

This month’s SIR will feature Rich Baumann, Stephen Lee Rich and Ken Jackson.

This event always involves 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.