“ the best ”
— Roo F. on Apr 5, 2015.
“ excellent ”
— Daniel F. on Apr 5, 2015.
“ Talented people abound. ”
— julie c. on Mar 1, 2015.
“ Very open accepting group of musicians from all levels of skills! Just what I needed! ”
— Daniel on Feb 28, 2015.
“ Haven't to many events so I can't actually said. ”
— Jenner on Feb 21, 2015.
“ Song Writers in Seattle is awesome. It's the place where people really listen to the music; and musicians write and sing thoughtful; sometimes comical and always artful songs ”
— Mark L. on Feb 8, 2015.
“ Making waves in Seattle. ”
— Matthew on Feb 7, 2015.
“ I am new to this but it seemed a very welcoming and supportive environment ”
— Karry on Jan 11, 2015.
“ Excellent resource ”
— David G. on Jan 11, 2015.
“ I&#039;m amazed how many people are writing music in Seattle. Getting to know some folks--this is a good way to share our passion. ”
— Michael A. on Nov 16, 2014.
“ I really enjoyed hearing all the beautiful music. ”
— Curtis R. on Oct 21, 2014.
“ Have been out of the loop for awhile but glad to be connected again. ”
— Mosa on Oct 12, 2014.
“ A very talented, supportive and inspiring community! ”
— Denine on Oct 1, 2014.
“ Great. Meeting some wonderful people. ”
— Russ L. on Sep 4, 2014.
“ Fantabulous! ”
— Bob De D. on Aug 31, 2014.
“ What a great resource for meeting other songwriters, sharing music and learning from each other! ”
— Kate P. on Aug 23, 2014.
“ Wonderful way to connect ”
— Rosanne O. on Jul 13, 2014.
“ This is a great and varied organization...I'm so glad I hooked up ”
— Kathleen M. on Jul 12, 2014.
“ Great organization and community. ”
— Brian on Jul 3, 2014.
“ I LOVE SiS! ”
— Jeffrey d. on Jun 30, 2014.
“ After a great many events, I am still totally digging the vibe. I wish I had done this twenty years ago. It is great to be able to meet and talk to such a diverse group of musicians with so many varied talents. Any musician at any level will benefit from becoming a member. I strongly encourage all musicians to jump in with both feet. ”
— Griffin on Jun 28, 2014.
“ Most excellent batch of folks. ”
— Marti M. on May 20, 2014.
“ Great! ”
— Susan on May 18, 2014.
“ A great community with friendly members sympathetic to the path of learning and improving performance and songwriting. ”
— Mark S. on May 8, 2014.
“ Awesome! : ) ”
— Debby S on Apr 26, 2014.
“ I'm really glad Seattle area has a group like this...we're lucky...THANKS to Chris and the other founders. ”
— Paula B. on Mar 31, 2014.
“ I can't wait for the next one, so AWESOME! ”
— TwiTch on Mar 20, 2014.
“ Terrific. ”
— David G. on Mar 19, 2014.
“ Excellent - thanks for the opportunities to share and network ”
— Jim M. on Mar 16, 2014.
“ What a wonderful, productive gathering we had. I'm working on honing my new song. ”
— jean on Mar 2, 2014.
“ Just joined up!!! ”
— Tiger Z. on Feb 2, 2014.
“ Great. Very nice & supportive. ”
— Sunga R. on Feb 2, 2014.
“ Super supportive :) ”
— Nicole on Feb 2, 2014.
“ Like a fertile garden bed.It has all the ingrediants to grow those tiny,little grey cells! littlegrey gr ”
— Steve J. on Feb 2, 2014.
“ Awesome stuff! ”
— Eric D. on Jan 21, 2014.
“ If you want a venue to share your songs and thoughts on songs in a supportive and artistic environment, this is the place! The variety is wide, and accepted equally, from amateurs like myself, to very polished productions by others. My friend and I have already put the 15th of Sept. on our calendar. ”
— Alison P. on Jan 21, 2014.
“ At first glance of the members' intros, I see that a vast majority are primarilly musicians, not beginning as singers or lyricists. Most everyone I read about came from an "instrument-playing" background. That's great because I need to collaborate with musicians since I can't write music or play an instrument. But I would also be interested in meeting up with any lyricists who DO NOT play an instrument. ”
— Author on Dec 28, 2013.
“ I'm a newbie, but already love this group! ”
— Char S. on Dec 22, 2013.
“ Really impressed by the talent in group members. ”
— Aiona on Dec 6, 2013.
“ My kind of folk. ”
— Myles C. on Dec 5, 2013.
“ I enjoy it very much ”
— Gary M. on Dec 1, 2013.
“ Wonderful Place to play and wonderful hosts! ”
— Chris M. on Nov 19, 2013.
“ Alive and well, it seems. Thanks to all involved for brining this together for us. ”
— Bill G. on Nov 18, 2013.
“ Awesome! ”
— robert k. on Nov 9, 2013.
“ Great! ”
— Solveig W. on Oct 24, 2013.
“ A friendly environment that helps new writers and veterans a like ”
— Leilani D. on Oct 23, 2013.
“ SIS is a great supportive fraternity / family of artists. ”
— Paul R. on Oct 12, 2013.
“ I like It's a nice place to hang out and read books while listening to some great music from the heart of others ”
— ELMER F. on Sep 22, 2013.
“ Have been to several meetup and enjoyed myself immensely at all. Warm, interesting, creative people. Feels like community! ”
— Audrey on Sep 8, 2013.
“ Truly the best one yet Please try to come next time in 2 weeks I had a great time hearing Jill Gross & Roo & the few play. It was a blast playing with David Guilbault & we will be at Cafe Racer at 9m September 28th opening at 9pm Cheers ”
— Alan S. on Sep 8, 2013.
“ Terrific group of musicians! ”
— Linda G. on Aug 28, 2013.
“ Kudos to SiS for providing so many lovely venues for performers. ”
— Susan E. on Aug 22, 2013.
“ Songwriters is a very active group. Always something interesting going on. ”
— Stephanie F. on Aug 13, 2013.
“ We had a nice showcase ! It was great to meet and hear all the people who played today and I hope to hear them again ! ”
— Zarko on Aug 8, 2013.
“ SiS is a valuable resource! Adding the Bothel venue expands its offerigs. ”
— Bill K. on Aug 1, 2013.
“ had a nice time ”
— Bruce H. on Jul 22, 2013.
“ What a fab group of people and a warm welcome to the group!! Can't wait to see/hear more of you all! cheers! ”
— Irene P. on Jun 12, 2013.
“ Love it ”
— Ann Gates F. on Jun 8, 2013.
“ What a great group of people/musicians! Amazing talent! I love Murphy's Pub also. I was just a little bugged at how loud the crowd was a few times when there was such great music going on. ”
— T on May 30, 2013.
“ Everybody was friendly and supportive again. The talent was really great. It seems gladly that I can just keep using this line over and over. I really appreciate Erin's hosting style. ”
— Chris on May 30, 2013.
“ We started with 9 people, went to 5, then 4, then 3. All of the variations were interesting. I enjoyed meeting Kathy and Bill. Look forward to hearing their music. We plan to put a meetup on the calendar that will cater to folks living near Bothell ”
— Brian D. on May 27, 2013.
“ Different, interesting, inspiring, and fun every time! ”
— Chris K. on May 19, 2013.
“ Songwriters in Seattle is making a Musical Impact in Seattle. People from all over are geting to know each other and taking those next steps in their Music Career.... ”
— Anita E. on May 19, 2013.
“ I am so happy I became a member of Songwriters in Seattle, so many opportunities, and so many very talented musicians, and I am proud to be able to be a part of that. ”
— Sabine R. on May 4, 2013.
“ So far so good. Impressed with the breadth of opportunity and organization. The more i attend the more connections and sense of community I get out of it. ”
— Oliver R. on May 2, 2013.
“ Songwriters in Seattle is a wonderful supportive group! ”
— cynthia a. on Mar 29, 2013.
“ Had a good time. The artists were great. Saw some truly gifted talent. ”
— Gary H. on Mar 28, 2013.
“ Great ”
— Stephanie M. on Mar 27, 2013.
“ I'm looking forward to the next one. Thank you all! Thanks Chris!! ”
— Dan W. on Mar 19, 2013.
“ this was lots of fun and meeting 3 new songwriters, Liza, Gary and Evan was even better ”
— Terry P. on Mar 11, 2013.
“ Just about everybody comes away with some actionable advic ”
— David S. on Mar 10, 2013.
“ Songwriters in Seattle has allowed me to develop both as a performer and as a songwriter. Every person I meet is supportive and welcoming. ”
— John A. on Mar 4, 2013.
“ This evening turned up some collaboration opportunities - which is always fun. ”
— Leslie V. on Mar 3, 2013.
“ Superb. I'm looking forward to implementing many of the ideas! Thank you for the help! ”
— GaryD on Feb 23, 2013.
“ I still have a lot to learn about all SiS has to offer but I can see the magnitude of work that has gone into it's creation. I think SiS is a worthy effort and I hope many songwriters benefit from it's good intentions. ”
— Ed A. on Feb 19, 2013.
“ I love being part of it and I'm trying to make it to more of the meetings and events. ”
— Karl H. on Feb 17, 2013.
“ Meetups are great places to get some exposure and feedback! ”
— Alex L P. on Feb 14, 2013.
“ Very supportive. ”
— Mick R. on Jan 22, 2013.
“ Rad ”
— Alex R. on Jan 22, 2013.
“ My companion Gayle was able to go upstairs and she said she really enjoyed the meeting. ”
— Deanna L. G. on Jan 21, 2013.
“ SoS is the bomb, No really!!! Thank you for a great time. ”
— Susan E. on Jan 7, 2013.
“ Had a great time! ”
— Jeff R. on Dec 16, 2012.
“ I just joined w/i the past week. If the gig at Soulfood is any indication of the ongoing value . . . How could I not! ”
— MIKE M. on Oct 21, 2012.
“ A wonderful way to meet fellow songwriters and a supportive community of artists. ”
— Erin J. on Oct 16, 2012.
“ Great opportunity to test run your original material, network, seek out writing partners, share creativity and passion with like minded others. For those of us that don't write but are dedicated to supporting roles as backing players are there ever opportunities within SiS to be more involved ?? ”
— Robert M. on Oct 15, 2012.
“ the evocative melancholy of Jillian Graham's voice, the delicate tastiness of Chris Faget's guitar, Bill Derry's inventive use of live multi-tracking ......it all made for a warm and delightful afternoon of fine music. ”
— Bill W. on Sep 8, 2012.
“ Nice ”
— Pearl on Aug 21, 2012.
“ Great community building resource with many opportunities for songwriters ”
— John on Aug 20, 2012.
“ What a great group! An asset to Seattle. ”
— Lorien on Aug 5, 2012.
“ Chris Klimecky and the other organizers have worked hard to get this organization going. It's a great vehicle to meet other musicians and to gain exposure to venues and as a player. I'd encourge anyone interested in being part of the larger community of songwriters to get involved. ”
— Jeff Z. on Jun 29, 2012.
“ excellent ”
— Charles L. on Jun 25, 2012.
“ Big thanks to Chris Klimecky for all the time and effort involved in bringing this much needed circle of like minded people together in Seattle, and now... the south end. Lookin forward to future meetings, and watching it grow. ”
— Jude C. on Jun 13, 2012.
“ i have had only good experience with SIS ”
— Chris K. on Jun 6, 2012.
“ A very professional group. ”
— Greg R. on May 24, 2012.
“ First meeting too soon to say ”
— Leslie L. on Apr 23, 2012.
“ March was an excellent assembly of talent at various stages - a few beginners, some just beginning to blossom, some working through the thicket, and a few professional-caliber talents, all coming together to share and encourage one another in a peaceful couple of hours - I never experienced anything of this nature when I was a performer in New York. ”
— Mack M. on Mar 20, 2012.
“ This was my first time to Songwriters In Seattle event. I found the whole group to be very encouraging, supportive, and friendly. I had a great time listening to all the different talent. All age ranges and a very wide variety of music. In all Great experience... Thanks for letting me play a tune as well. ”
— Kevin G. on Mar 20, 2012.
“ Good group to be associated with this far ”
— David B. on Feb 29, 2012.
“ Tell me when there's a meeting for writers with a passion for lyrical stories instead of those of us who shouldawent to the London School of Ecomomics or who spend more time and money on "How To" books than mining the riches of crossing the Rubicon...in rhyme. ”
— Dean on Feb 16, 2012.
“ So far, Songwriters in Seattle is exactly what I was looking for. I am happy to find a group of like-minded people who are just about promoting independent musical artists and giving them a place to connect. ”
— Melodie M. on Feb 12, 2012.
“ Very supportive group of talented folk. ”
— Steve C. on Jan 27, 2012.
“ There are a lot of members but few come to the shows. How many diamonds in the rough are out there? If more people would participate, more wonderful things can happen. ”
— Casey G. on Jan 8, 2012.
“ Great group! Looking forward to more! ”
— Claire on Dec 18, 2011.
“ Remarkable feat to be able organize over 500 songwriters and fellow travelers into one identifiable group...like herding cats...only more-so! ”
— Gary K. on Dec 18, 2011.
“ Nice to have a support system available where sharing and encouragement is so easily accessible. ”
— Mary Y. on Dec 14, 2011.
“ I love you guys! ”
— Adena A. on Nov 20, 2011.
“ active, sharing, ”
— Roland T. on Nov 19, 2011.
“ Great group. ”
— Lou G. on Oct 25, 2011.
“ I really love the giving spirit and comrodery of this group, very fun! ”
— Janine on Oct 20, 2011.
“ cool. just scratching the surface. ”
— Langford G. on Oct 18, 2011.
“ First impression was very positive (see Meetup review). I'll definitely go to more events. ”
— Terry on Sep 20, 2011.
“ Quality musicianship and good people to meet. ”
— Zinnia on Aug 29, 2011.
“ This is a great group full of talented songwriters. There are a variety of ways to connect with others, share ideas, and explore the various aspects of being a songwriter and performer in Seattle and the surrounding area. Everyone is helpful and encouraging, and it's a very active and dynamic group. I dig it! ”
— Kimberly N. on Aug 14, 2011.
“ If you are a songwriter, this is a great group filled with great people in all stages of songwriting! ”
— R. A. C. on Jul 29, 2011.
“ First of all, Chris Klimecky's leadership is transforming this group into a regional powerful presence. Where does this guy get his energy--that's what I want to know! ;-) He has the rare match-up of professionalism and personal warmth. And the assistant leaders, Jessica, Todd, David, and Jeff, are all accomplished musicians with CDs under their belts--no small feat, to say a complete understatement. This is the group that will allow you to grow--in whatever musical direction you take--so that the flower of your success blooms with dazzling color! ”
— Jay B S. on Jul 19, 2011.
“ I like the positive and encouraging vibe that the group projects. I felt very welcome and encouraged. ”
— Ron S. on Jun 22, 2011.
“ Awesome group of people! ”
— Jennifer C. on May 17, 2011.
“ Great bunch of helpful folks. ”
— todd c. on Apr 24, 2011.
“ Very welcoming people. It doesn't matter if you write any song, if you're just into checking out new indie music, this is the place to be. ”
— Leo Edwin L. on Apr 19, 2011.
“ This meet-up group is a lot of fun and everyone seems to be pretty much on the same page. Lots of diversity and influences but everyone welcomes those differences and adapts accordingly. Having as many kinds of events as SiS has including performances, networking&business meetings, studio songwriting mash-ups etc. keeps current members interested and brings in new ones helping to insure it will continue to thrive. ”
— Mitch A. on Apr 12, 2011.
“ Lots of talent in this group! ”
— Chip G. on Mar 23, 2011.
“ Songwriters in Seattle is THE place to go to learn and share about the music business and song writing. ”
— Pavel V. on Mar 16, 2011.
“ A real fun group! Good direction, good momentum! ”
— Mitch S. on Mar 5, 2011.
“ Really great group of people. It's nice to meet some people who treat songwriting professionally. I agree with John; it'd be good to get a little down and dirty with some constructive criticism. ”
— Alden W. on Feb 22, 2011.
“ Power in numbers baby! ”
— Jeff H. on Feb 21, 2011.
“ Professional, welcoming, and insightful group of people. I am learning a lot. ”
— bilgem on Feb 13, 2011.
“ The talent is so good I have to keep practicing just to keep up. Oh yeah...great song writers. ”
— Ed M. on Feb 3, 2011.
“ This is a great group to get your feet on the ground in this area and start to develop your brand. Great people, great support, great collaboration and some really committed involved invested musicians. ”
— Scott on Dec 5, 2010.
“ Really good. Exceded my expectations! ”
— Kelly S. on Nov 21, 2010.
“ So far, great. I hope to learn a lot and get inspired. ”
— Reed on Nov 14, 2010.
“ Great, I think it's a wonderful resource for the song-writing community and I appreciate the efforts of the folks that work to make it happen. ”
— Bill D. on Sep 12, 2010.
“ I will be going to as much as I can in this meetup group - this is valuable networking. ”
— Jessica L. on Aug 17, 2010.
“ Hi Jeff, DAvid, Chris, and Todd; thanks for the great meeting- such a nice group of talented musicians. Jeff, you do a great job of leading, inspiring and "delegating". It's much appreciated! We're happy to be part of SIS and appreciate the support you all provide. See you soon. Jillian and Jim ”
— Jillian G. on Jul 11, 2010.
“ Positive feedback on your materials and overall a very supportive group. People are really open-minded to a lot of different styles and genres... It's a great chance to do some networking. ”
— IJ on Oct 20, 2008.