“ The San Diego Songwriters Meetup Group is such a fun, welcoming, and helpful group with great opportunities to grow as a songwriter, meet other musicians, and get out and do stuff. ”
— Marklyn R. on Mar 26, 2015.
“ This is what I have been looking for. ”
— Sarah93003 on Mar 5, 2015.
“ Cliff, you did a great job as host and your questions to Mandy contributed to her presentation. It was my first visit to something like this and I hadn't sang in front of a group for many years. Was uncomfortably nervous to say the least, but it did help when others joined in signing the chorus and with Jen improvising on the guitar. Not sure right now how I'm go'n to fit in, but maybe after another meeting or two I'll get a better feel for who's interested in my style of music. It was a good start! ”
— Vince S. on Feb 20, 2015.
“ Wonderful people. I've gotten to write several new songs over the past few years. It's been a blast! ”
— Cathy O. on Jan 7, 2015.
“ If you want to learn about the music process from some incredible musicians, this is the group for you! ”
— Terry on Nov 29, 2014.
“ This was my first meeting and I liked it! ”
— Anne on Nov 19, 2014.
“ Awesome! ”
— gabriela on Sep 30, 2014.
“ This was my first event but I will be back! ”
— Kevin L. on Aug 18, 2014.
“ Good collaboration with musicians and songwriters ”
— Conrad S. on Aug 6, 2014.
“ Excellent! ”
— Myron on Jul 19, 2014.
“ Great group. ”
— Jim A. on Jul 2, 2014.
“ I enjoyed the group, but felt the evening was too short. ”
— Fred P. on May 22, 2014.
“ I enjoy this group. ”
— Sugar on May 8, 2014.
“ Great! I wasn't expecting it to be as professionally put together as it is. So thankful there's something like this here. ”
— Azure D. on Apr 16, 2014.
“ This was my first attendance, so hard to tell yet. But its a great way to network and let songwriters try out their tunes on others. ”
— Scott M. on Mar 27, 2014.
“ awesome. ”
— Peter M. on Mar 27, 2014.
“ Good ”
— Michael Jay D. on Mar 27, 2014.
“ I love it. Creative folks gather in a supportive environment to collaborate and/or share ideas, rough lyrics, rough songs, polished songs, any genre, whatever! It's lot of fun and a great way to meet songwriters, musicians, and folks interested in songwriting. ”
— Karin K. on Mar 21, 2014.
“ Attended my first meeting and everyone was very friendly and offered their hand. Hope to be a regular part of the group. ”
— Bart C. on Feb 6, 2014.
“ Great people, great music! ”
— Ashley J. on Jan 30, 2014.
“ Fun so far (1 meeting) ”
— Lem D. on Jan 29, 2014.
“ Very fun and supportive group of people! ”
— Angela on Dec 5, 2013.
“ Super! ”
— Suzanne on Nov 24, 2013.
“ It was a great first experience with the group! I enjoyed listening to all the songs in various stages of completion, and always learn when listening to what others are working on. It was fun being able to collaborate on a song with other musicians. Thanks for everything Cliff! ”
— Donna L. on Sep 19, 2013.
“ Everyone was awesome ”
— Kimberly Miller (. on Sep 5, 2013.
“ Excellent people. ”
— James B. on Aug 29, 2013.
“ I DON'T FEEL LIKE I REALLY MET ANYBODY IN THE GROUP YET BUT THE EXPERIENCE WAS EXCELLENT. ”
— Robert S. on Jun 26, 2013.
“ i'm very happy to have met up with this group. This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. ”
— Justin on Jun 7, 2013.
“ great people. I am lad to be there when I can get there. i love the people coming to perform. it is so interesting to see how people thing by what they write. nice songs too. ”
— Jackie A. on Jun 2, 2013.
“ It is great group in that there is usually amazing information about music and the business and a mini concert of musicians playing their original songs. Cliff is amazing in his abilities to bring something new to each meeting. You should definitely come. ”
— Terry B. on May 6, 2013.
“ wonderfully supportive group of songwriters I am bless to have you in my court! Nice to see you too Jackie! ”
— Jena D. on Mar 21, 2013.
“ I attended for the first time, found it through craigs list so I was sceptical , but this is very real and cool, for anyone who plays music, great group of people, a lot of talent! ”
— Roy S. on Mar 8, 2013.
“ Very friendly folks ”
— gloria on Mar 7, 2013.
“ Very interesting and informative. Wed is normally a rehearsal night for me but I hope to make more. ”
— Wil F. on Feb 21, 2013.
“ I really enjoyed all of the performances! ”
— Mary Ann D. on Jan 28, 2013.
“ To share/develop creative songwriting...and play live. ”
— Rik on Jan 17, 2013.
“ Great ”
— mike g. on Jan 3, 2013.
“ awesome ”
— Lionel N. on Nov 28, 2012.
“ Worth attending. ”
— Dave M. on Nov 8, 2012.
“ great group of folks! Cliff is a great host, and keeps things flowing well. we all owe the guy a Coke or something. peace ”
— vince on Nov 7, 2012.
“ It's hard to believe how many great workshops, meetings, and concerts Cliff Keller and the MeetUp Group members have organized. It's a great resource and networking opportunity for San Diego songwriters and performers. And it's FREE! Amazing!!! ”
— Vance & Tracey M. on Nov 7, 2012.
“ Nice group. Ill b back! ”
— dr l. on Sep 27, 2012.
“ LOVE IT! ”
— Sherri-Anne on Sep 26, 2012.
“ Great place to meet talented singers, songwriters, musicians, techies..., especially if you are interested in collaborating and/or getting constructive feedback about your songs. Informative hand-outs and presentations. ”
— cliff k. on Sep 26, 2012.
“ Excellent group of very talented musicians, doing what they do best. I just play the drums. Swats ”
— Robert Kugai Swats W. on Sep 26, 2012.
“ Great introduction to music theory, a little bit advance for me but I'll try to decode it on my guitar. Any help? Saul ”
— Saul S. on Sep 6, 2012.
“ This was my first San Diego Songwriters Meetup and it was well worth it. It appears that everyone is supportive of each other and I look forward to attending more meetings and finding people to collaborate with. ”
— Simona on Aug 19, 2012.
“ This is the first meeting I've been to and it was a stand-up job! ”
— Heidi on Aug 17, 2012.
“ This was my first meeting with this group. WOW!! talk about first impressions!!! I'm hooked! Besides the fact Clay Drayton was the guest speaker, I found everyone from the group very friendly and easy to talk to. Upon seeing a new face just about everyone introduced themselves with a smile. I think I'm gonna love this group and really look forward to cowriting with others. ”
— Frank B. on Aug 16, 2012.
“ Been to two meetings so far and both have been very worthwhile. ”
— Guy G. on Aug 16, 2012.
“ My first time,looking forward to more meetups ”
— Steve Q. on Aug 2, 2012.
“ Cliff always makes everyone feel welcome and imbues the meeting with friendly informality. His choice of speakers is excellent--providing a nice variety of topics by experts in the field. He keeps members up to date on performance venues and opportunities for collaboration--such as with filmmakers during the 48 Hour Film Project. ”
— Patricia B. on Aug 2, 2012.
“ Love them! ”
— Jennifer C. on Jul 12, 2012.
“ I was made to feel welcome ”
— Linda L. on Jun 4, 2012.
“ For anyone interested in songwriting, from the novices to the experienced, this is a terrific group to network with and learn from. Cliff Keller has gone the extra mile to make this group meaningful and successful. ”
— Mitch on May 25, 2012.
“ Interesting, eclectic group of people, but unfortunately didn't have time to mingle. I do look forward to joining up with the group in the future, however. ”
— Glenn B. on May 24, 2012.
“ Fisrt meetup I've been to, and from what I gathered there were nothing but kind folks and good times had by all :) ”
— christopher h. on May 24, 2012.
“ some very talented people, fun ”
— Andy V. on May 11, 2012.
“ GREAT VENUE ”
— RUTH S. on Apr 26, 2012.
“ I think some good songs will be coming out of the meetup. ”
— John D. on Apr 17, 2012.
“ I think the San Diego Songwriters Meetup is a group of welcoming musicians who want to learn more about music, and share the music they have written. ”
— Unison on Apr 16, 2012.
“ I enjoyed my time there and like to see what others are doing with music. I would like to get more involved and exchange ideas. Thanks for everything. ”
— Dennis on Mar 1, 2012.
“ Only my second time, but the musicians were very generous and encouraging. ”
— Terri N. on Feb 13, 2012.
“ Amazing ”
— Charles L. on Feb 2, 2012.
“ What a fabulous bunch of guys and gals! And so talented! Everyone had something of value to offer, and everyone was truly supportive in their collaborating efforts and in offering appreciation and encouraging applause for all the musical performances. If you wanna develop as a songwriter, this is the place for you! ”
— Richard Lee O. on Jan 19, 2012.
“ Very enjoyable and helpful ”
— Aldo T. on Jan 5, 2012.
“ I thought the talent displayed was prodigious and I was very impressed! San Diego Songwriters are in a very good position in the songwriting business! Wow! ”
— Crystal P. on Oct 27, 2011.
“ Very cool people, happy to be part of it. ”
— Ann R. on Sep 30, 2011.
“ What fun. See you all next time. ”
— Steve M. on Sep 29, 2011.
“ two thumbs up ”
— Cathy on Sep 15, 2011.
“ If your interested in writing or collaborating with other musicians then this is for you. Excellent is the rating I give this group. Cliff is an amazing person. Where he gets all of his energy from I'll never know. ”
— Warren O. on Sep 1, 2011.
“ Very cool! ”
— Matthew W. on Aug 5, 2011.
“ This was my first meeting WOW. I will certainly be actively involved - I can't believe I waited so long to join. What was I thinking? ”
— Ken B. on Aug 4, 2011.
“ This forum that can provide opportunities much like a co-op - folks assisting one-another with writing and recording. It's all about the connections that we establish... ”
— Craig C. on Aug 4, 2011.
“ Cliff is a baller! ”
— Ricky on Aug 4, 2011.
“ Join because you want to share your music and get excited about songwriting. Join because you want to collaborate with other songwriters! Join because you want to hone your songwriting craft. Join because you need some extra motivation to write new songs. Join because you want to meet others like you! ”
— Dominic P. on Jun 23, 2011.
“ Great idea! ”
— Dave Z. on May 12, 2011.
“ Great way to work on writing and performing skills. ”
— Jason H. on Mar 17, 2011.
“ Very interesting and friendly people for all parts of the music scene. ”
— Kim M. on Mar 4, 2011.
“ This group is very friendly and I think most people want to help the others in the group be better songwriters. This was only the 2nd meeting I've ever attended but I hope to attend more in the future. ”
— Rick K. on Mar 3, 2011.
“ We're a group of supportive artists who are open and positive. ”
— Sharon on Mar 3, 2011.
“ Even more awesomer is Cliff and Mr. Bill ”
— Joe on Mar 3, 2011.
“ I had a great time, Everyone was extremely talented, interesting and informative. Some of the songs played are still stuck in my head. In everyday life you don't really get a chance to be in a room full of song writers. ”
— mike on Feb 17, 2011.
“ I feel the group gives everyone an opportunity to express themselves in whatever format suits them. ”
— Gary P. on Jan 23, 2011.
“ Super! ”
— Jim W. on Dec 25, 2010.
“ Encouraging and welcoming moderators, interesting and informative guest speakers, diverse demographic of fellow members with stimulating mix of genres and personal styles, a safe space to share or just learn through observing. Worth my forty-five minute drive. ”
— Clint on Dec 9, 2010.
“ Last night was my first time there and as mentioned everyone was very polite, supportive and encouraging. ”
— Corey C. on Nov 11, 2010.
“ Friendly, creative, talented, supportive people, and awesome leadership! ”
— Renee on Oct 28, 2010.
“ Like the concept of sharing & collaborating. Would still like to have more time to network and mingle. ”
— Len G. on Oct 14, 2010.
“ Awesome group of songwriters. ”
— Greg B. on Oct 14, 2010.
“ A very rich and interesting group of singer-songwriters ”
— Randy H. on Sep 30, 2010.
“ It seems to be a very supportive group of eclectic songwriters and singers. ”
— Jean Di C. on Aug 5, 2010.
“ Creative, friendly and enthusiastic group. There for the music and collaboration. ”
— Jeff B. on Aug 5, 2010.
“ It is an excellent group for all levels of song writing. ”
— Patrick M. on Jul 22, 2010.
“ To meet other creative people with similar interests, for collaboration, inspiration and direction... ”
— Jerry on Jun 24, 2010.
“ The group is outstanding - many talented folks here, and everyone is supportive of those who share their songwriting efforts. Cliff is a good leader for this group - he is concise with his administrative comments, and he gives excellent opportunity for those who want to perform, to get their chance on stage. I can recommend this group to any aspiring songwriter or musician. ”
— Doug B. on Jun 22, 2010.
“ Music makes the world go round......If you're even thinking about writing a song.....come check it out. ”
— tara on Jun 10, 2010.
“ To Learn more about songwriting and network with other musicians. ”
— Mark M. on May 13, 2010.
“ Very fun, friendly, and encouraging group. ”
— Greg on Apr 15, 2010.
“ It's a group of creative supportive people and a great place to polish and/or get ideas. ”
— Omar on Apr 1, 2010.
“ There is a lot to learn here, and people were friendly. ”
— Joseph on Mar 4, 2010.
“ This is just a really good opportunity for feedback and growth. ”
— Mike on Feb 18, 2010.
“ It's just great group of people sharing their passion and well organized at that. ”
— Zeb on Jan 19, 2010.
“ This is a phenomenal groups of musicians. If you're looking for collaboration, ideas and how-tos and just a plain ol' good time - you found it here. ”
— David and Tanya M. on Dec 23, 2009.
“ This is a really great group of creative, and supportive people. What else could you want? ”
— jon j. on Dec 3, 2009.
“ If you have at times felt alone in your Songwriting walk, this is the place where you will find a variety of like minds. A friendly and very encouraging atmosphere. I love it !! ”
— Doug R. on Oct 29, 2009.
“ Went to my first meet up last night and it was awesome! It is inspiring to be around others who share the same passion and goal of making great music. ”
— David M. on Sep 17, 2009.
“ Because if they are SERIOUS about their songwriting and want to hone their craft, there is a lot to learn from this marvelous group of people!! ”
— D.C. H. on Sep 2, 2009.
“ Everyone is so talented in this group, I am always 'lifted' when I hear the new music and songs that these extremely talented artists create and play. ”
— Steven on Jun 11, 2009.
“ Meet people just like you, who love music and making music. ”
— JayO on May 28, 2009.
“ Others ought to join if they want to collaborate with and be encouraged by other songwriters. ”
— rachelevans on May 28, 2009.
“ If you are interested in getting honest feedback on your music or just want to learning how to finish a song or two, this is a good group to join. ”
— Jeffery B. on Jan 8, 2009.
“ Joining this meetup group is great for those who are refining and expanding their skills as independent musicians -- it is also an awesome opportunity to mentor and be mentored by others who share similar gifts and passions. ”
— Christy G. on Sep 18, 2008.
“ I'm impressed with the overall feel of this group. I look forward to the next event for others to showcase their songs. What a great time! I recommend this to anyone who wants to network and meet others in their songwriting journey. ”
— Dominic P. on Apr 9, 2008.
“ Others should join for the love of music and to begin or continue to create! ”
— Caroline on May 15, 2013.
“ I was a bit disappointed that I was not able to ask questions during the presentation and then at the end I raised my hand 4 times and was not called on. Maybe less time for the pre-performers and more time to the guest speaker would have been nice; otherwise, a rare opportunity to speak (listen to) alegal professional. I learned a lot. Thanks for organizing this. ”
— Al V. on Nov 8, 2012.
“ seemed talented, supportive of each other, performance showed lots of work into pieces played and sang ”
— lee h. on Aug 31, 2012.
“ Definite Possibilities! ”
— Scot on Oct 14, 2010.
“ Disappointed. Sorry Cliff and Bill. Live performances and presentations were very disorganized. Feedback (which is why I think most are there for) was absent and clumsy. Participants tended to run the show. Not at all like I experienced when I went at the coffee house. Saw many walk out in the middle of discussions and performances. ”
— Ken S. on Jan 5, 2012.
“ Can't give an opinion or judgement yet about something I'm not part of . ”
— R.D. K. on Sep 6, 2012.
“ i absolutely love it! i do my very best not to ever, miss any of them! the only deal with that is, sometimes your health comes first.... ”
— Carla B. on Sep 20, 2012.
“ good i had too leave halfway through as was not feeling good ”
— marc on Oct 1, 2012.
“ I think it is just dandy!! ”
— Joyce A. on Oct 29, 2010.
“ If you love songwriting, this is a great group for that! ”
— Dee on Mar 3, 2011.
“ See above. ”
— David E. on Feb 3, 2010.
“ lots of talent and idfferent approcashes for the singing and recording fraternuity Mo ”
— momo s. on Oct 18, 2008.
“ Great support for singers and song writers. Many very talented people in this group. Did I mention these folks love to have fun. ”
— Lincoln P. on Sep 18, 2008.
“ To meet other local musicians ”
— Amanda Steppe B. on Apr 30, 2009.
“ Because When youre down and troubled And you need a helping hand And nothing, whoa nothing is going right. You've got a friend?? ;) ”
— Charles N on Jun 19, 2008.
“ Meet other people... ”
— Jim on Dec 2, 2009.