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6:30 Joshua Blatman (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyDPpKeSGlDVq2k35_GsWMA) 7:00 Doug DeJoe 7:30 Larry Byers (www.larrybyers.com) 8:00 Russ Lorenzini (host) (www.reverbnation.com/russlorenzini) The Den Coffeehouse in Bothell hosts our showcase on the 3rd Saturday of every month. The show ends at 8:30 with The Den management reserving the right to close early if there is no audience aside from the performers. Please promote the show and encourage people to stay so we don't get cut off! Sound check and back lining gear is at 6:00 p.m. Each performer plays for about 25 minutes. The Den has a good stage, PA system, and lights. Extra parking at the pawn shop across the street. www.thedencoffeeshop.com Everyone is encouraged to attend and support even if you aren't performing. It should be a great evening! A Yes RSVP to this meetup will not put you on the performance roster. To reserve a performance slot for any future showcase, please submit the form at: www.songwritersinseattle.com/showcases
THE THEME FOR JULY 2019 IS: A place you've never lived. Themed Songwriting Challenge is a monthly event. We'll announce a theme each month, 4 weeks ahead of time. During the month leading up to the challenge, you'll have a chance to write a song based (perhaps loosely) on that theme. At the actual meetup, we'll go in a circle and perform the songs we've written. If we end up with extra time at the end, we'll go around again and people can share some other song of theirs if they like! ---- ABOUT THE VENUE The July meetup will be at the Mercer Island Public Library. The library is wheelchair accessible, and the room we'll be in has a piano available. We'll also have speakers available for you to plug in a phone and play something recorded if you like. Note that venues vary for this meetup depending on library availability, which varies a lot in King County. ---- HERE'S HOW IT WORKS Welcome to Themed Songwriting Challenge! When your turn comes around, please: 1. Introduce yourself and your song (Name, song title, anything else you’d like to add) 2. Tell us what kind of feedback you’re looking for, if any: * No feedback * Encouragement * Critique: music, performance, lyrics, or some combination This is your time and we’re here to give you whatever will be helpful for you. There’s no pressure to ask for any particular kind of feedback, or any feedback at all. 3. Perform your song! (You can perform live or use the speakers and/or laptop to play a recording.) When giving feedback: * Limit your feedback to what the performer asked for * Critique the work, not the artist * Good critique helps make the work the best version of itself that it can be
This open mic is on the Fourth Saturday of each month. Sign up starts at 6:00 pm, music starts at 6:30 pm, and we wrap up at 8:30 pm. If very few people show up, The Den reserves the right to close early. Performers will get 2-3 songs each depending on how many people sign up. Good PA, monitors, stage, and lights. Additional parking is available across the street at DJ's. ORIGINAL MUSIC ONLY. The Den does not have a BMI/ASCAP license and requests that we only do our own songs.
2:00 Mitra Aithal 2:30 Compost means no plastic 3:00 Anna Eisch (https://open.spotify.com/artist/5MYYasUECYozwr6cSGP7JM) 3:30 Brian Straub (Host) (https://braintwang.bandcamp.com/) Grumpy D's Coffeehouse in Ballard hosts our newest showcase on the last Sunday of every month. Sound check and back lining gear is at 1:30 p.m. Each performer plays for about 25 minutes. www.grumpydsballard.com Everyone is encouraged to attend and support even if you aren't performing. It should be a great evening! A Yes RSVP to this meetup will not put you on the performance roster. To reserve a performance slot for any future showcase, please submit the form at: www.songwritersinseattle.com/showcases