Welcome to another edition of Songsalive! Songnotes > our newsletter for everything you need to know about the craft and business of songwriting. This month we showcase the recipient of the latest Songsalive! Songwriter Of The Year Award; share our upcoming songwriters events (showcases and song critique workshops); latest Songshop song leads; and a cool blog to inspire your writing. We love hearing from you so please share your posts Backstage.
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Happy Valentines to our special songwriters. May you write beautiful love songs this month!
Upcoming Songsalive! Featured Events
ORANGE COUNTY, CA
ORANGE COUNTY SONGSALIVE! SONGWRITER SHOWCASE
❤️ Songs for the Season of Love ❤️
Listen to original music by two of our amazing singer/songwriters!
WHEN: SECOND TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH
NEXT: TONIGHT Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
TIME: Starts 7:30 PM.
WHERE: SAM ASH MUSIC STORE
14200 Beach Blvd.
Westminster, CA 92683
Host Rodney O'Riley
and join the Songsalive! LA Squad
Apply To Showcase
LOS ANGELES, CA - NEW!
Welcome to the new Songsalive! Song Sessions for Los Angeles, California!
On Monday March 2, 6pm, - First Mondays Of The Month - Songsalive! continues their 20 year success of advancing songwriters and composers worldwide. Are you a songwriter willing to take your songs to the next level? Workshop your songs to be the best they can be, and showcase them to the world. Hosted by Gilli Moon & Rik Lawrence , of Songsalive!, the largest global songwriters squad, the Songsalive! Song Sessions are open to all songwriters, composers, lyricists, musicians and fans of original music.
The first part - Song Critique Session - focuses on in-the-round song critiques with a special music industry guest speaker in attendance to provide feedback and share insights on how to take your songs to the next level. See below on how to prepare.
The second part - we open it up for Live Sessions - the coolest performances of original songs to the coolest audience (see below on how to perform).
Come ready with your songs for feedback and create long lasting relationships in the songwriting community. Songsalive! is your songwriters squad!
WHEN: First Mondays Of The Month - Monday March 2, 2020
START TIME: 6:00pm - Song Critique Session.
9:00pm Live Session. Ends at 10pm
@ Elevation Bar
5248 Van Nuys Blvd. Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles), California.
North of Magnolia Blvd.
Host Rik Lawrence
and join the Songsalive! OC Squad
Apply To Showcase
SONGSALIVE! OPEN MIC CHICAGO IL
Monthly on the First Thursday
10501 S Ridgeland Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, USA
6.30pm - 9.30pm
Host, David Keeney
Taste the talent! Our Songwriter events happen globally and in Chicago we have an awesome Open Mic featuring some of our brightest and newest singer/songwriters on the block. Come on out and support our performers, and if you are a singer/songwriter come show us your stuff. Many performers get selected for featured spots and opportunities by Songsalive!
SONGSALIVE! OPEN MIC NEW YORK NY
Every Tuesday Night, weekly
American Trash, 1471 First Avenue (Btw. 76th and 77th Streets)
9pm till close
Featuring talented songwriters from around the globe, the Songsalive! Showcases are the best industry secret, a great happening all around the world. Songsalive! Showcases are a very cozy, intimate and acoustic environment where media and music industry representatives often drop by to check out the latest talent, hosted by Dan Schteingart. Showcase your music and support our national and international live events and showcases presenting songwriters and artists of original music. Showcases are quality entertainment songwriter performances around the country. All members are eligible to perform at a Songsalive! showcase based on availability, schedule and of course, your talent! This is also an Open Mic so stop in and sign up and perform. Then you can be eligible as a future featured artist.
We’re looking for great songs and songwriters to fill some pitches. Here's a taste of what's backstage...
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Member of the month
Top member of February - awesome. Keep up the great community engagement Donny Grace!
You could land here if you regularly visit our Songsalive! backstage and engage with your fellow songwriters.
We've got an awesome section backstage
filled with Inspiration that our members post on a daily basis. Featured:
In case you missed it
Since 2010, Songsalive! honors one songwriter each year with the Songsalive! Songwriter Of The Year Award, to a songwriter who shows exemplary talent and commitment to ones art of writing songs and the community around them; carefully by a handful of judges and our Board.
We're excited to announce the recipient of the 2019 Songsalive! Songwriter Of The Year Award is Nancy Kelel.
Nancy receives this Award for her incredible legacy as a strong contributor to her songwriting community, her great and memorable songs, her dedication to Songsalive! as a long-time member, and for her outstanding growth in her writing and performing which we have been honored to witness over the years.
Read About Nancy Kelel and the Award
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