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Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed., 2/8

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Head on down to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, February 8th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann and featured songwriters Ken Lonquist and Dave Schindele. Bring your instrument and share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

January Song Critique – Wed, 1/18

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, January 18th 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 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. New or nearly new songs, in particular, are encouraged. Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Monthly Critique on in December

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MSG holds its monthly song critique this Wednesday, December 21st at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 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. New or nearly new songs, in particular, are encouraged. Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed., 12/14

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Drop by the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, December 14th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann and featured guest Barry Wayne Callen. Bring your instrument and share a song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Recording Opportunity – December 10th

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Randy’s Recording and MSG are pleased to offer a recording seminar for the performing songwriter on Saturday, December 10th. 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.

The cost is a very affordable $39 in advance, with a $10 discount available for Madison Songwriters Guild members. You can even become an MSG member at the recording session. Contact Rich Baumann at richbaumann@charter.net or drop by any MSG event to pay in advance.

Randy’s Recording and Production is located at:
4770 Gaston Cir., Rt 2
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
(608) 839-4154

Questions? Contact randy@randysrecording.com.

Monthly Song Critique – 11/17 @ 7pm

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MSG holds its monthly song critique this Wednesday, November 16th at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 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. New or nearly new songs, in particular, are encouraged. Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Tune Up Your Songwriting – Wed., 11/9

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Come to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, November 9th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann. Bring your instrument if you are interested in sharing an original song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available. This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.

Song Showdown – Wed, 11/2

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Show off your original songs at the Song Showdown and compete to be crowned the monthly Showdown winner this Wednesday, November 2nd. Songwriters should come with your best material to compete for the monthly prize. An open mic follows. It all starts at 7pm, live at the headquarters of Red Dragon TV and on Red Dragon’s live webcast at www.reddragontv.tv. For more details, click over to the Events page.

Songwriter Night in Lake Mills – 10/13

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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’s guest is Dave Schindele.

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 Workshop – Wed, 10/12

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Come to the Willy St. Co-op East on Wednesday, October 12th for the Tune Up Your Songwriting workshop with host Rich Baumann.

Bring your instrument if you are interested in sharing an original song at the end of the workshop or come with a recording of a favorite song for the group to listen to and discuss. A CD player will be available.

This event starts with a 5:30 potluck/meet and greet followed by the 6:30 workshop. Admission is a suggested $5-15 donation.