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Songwriter Showcase – Fri, August 5th

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On Friday, August 5 at 7 pm, John Duggleby hosts his monthly MSG Songwriter Showcase at Tuvalu Coffeehouse, 300 S. Main St. in downtown Verona.  After kick-starting the room with a few, John welcomes MSG member and Madison Area Music Assn. (MAMA) award winner Karen Wheelock, and Chicago favorite Laura Joy, followed by Dane County’s only originals-only open mic—if you wrote it, come and share it!  Unwind from the work week in Tuvalu’s living-room ambiance with your favorite beer, wine or caffeinated concoction.  Suggested donation $5, and a bargain at any price!

Song Workshop – Wed, July 20th

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MSG’s monthly song critique/workshop is happening this Wednesday, July 20th 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. Listen to some new original songs and give your impressions. 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.

Song Workshop this Wed, 5/18

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MSG’s monthly song critique/workshop takes place this Wednesday, May 18th 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. Listen to some new original songs and give your impressions. 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.

Songwriters in the Round – April 27th

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MSG’s April Songwriters in the Round rocks on Wednesday, April 27th at 7:00 PM at The Brink Lounge, 701 E. Washington in Madison. Featured songwriters this month include Lisa V. White, Wolfgang Lochner and Jason Glomp. Cover is only $5.

Lisa V. White – This Madison native will rock out with original songs influenced by bands like Heart and Fleetwood Mac. She will get you movin’ and groovin’!

Wolfgang Lochner – Wolfgang has a unique vision when it comes to his tunes. His rockin’ point of view is one of the most exciting we’ve had on Songwriters in the Round. We’re thrilled to have him back.

Jason Glomp – Jason is new to our show. Like our other two performers he has a bent toward rock. He has many fine songs of his own and has spent some of the last ten years collaborating with Wolfgang. It’s going to be a one of a kind night!

Special March Songwriters in the Round – 3/23 @ 7pm

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Spring through March with Nancy Rost, Madison’s most prolific songwriter, as she leads our annual post-FAWM show. FAWM stands for February Album Writing Month when people from all over the world gather online to write 14 songs (or 14 and a half this Leap Year!) during the shortest month of the year. Nancy will bring two of her favorite local FAWM-ers to the Brink stage with her to perform some of their best new work. Join Nancy, John “Das Binky” Argentiero and John Crossman for a night of new and original, intelligent and surprising music. All that for only $5!

Songwriter Showcase – Friday Feb 5th

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John Duggleby hosts Madison Songwriting Guild’s monthly Songwriter Showcase with special guests John Jacobs and Dana Perry, followed by an open mic for original material, at Tuvalu Coffeehouse, 300 South Main Street in Verona on Friday, February 5 from 7:30-9:30 pm.  Suggested donation: $5 adults, $3 students/seniors.  For more information, call 838-7834. 

Monthly Song Critique – Wed, Jan. 20th

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It’s a new year – time for some new songs! MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, January 20th 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, 12/4

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, December 4 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 John welcomes singer/songwriters Cris and Ann Plata, founders of the iconic band Extra Hot. Don’t miss this chance to see these area legends in a rare intimate setting.

For more information or if you’d like to be considered as a future featured artist, contact John directly at me@johnduggleby.com.

Song Workshop and Critique – Wed, 9/16

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, September 16th 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 – Friday, September 11th

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Head over to Tuvalu Coffeehouse at 300 S. Main in Verona on Friday, September 11, 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 MSG favorites Jim Barnard and Nancy Rost.  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 me@johnduggleby.com.