Palo Alto Songwriters Competition

MidPeninsula Media Center, 900 San Antonio Rd., Palo Alto, CA

West Coast Songwriter, Palo Alto Chapter, Songwriting Competition LIVE ON TV!

The Media Center charges WCS members $10 (non-members $20) to perform as the competition is recorded and streamed live on local TV. Audience is free. An electronic file of the evening is available to all paid performers.

Only members can win prizes. You can renew online, or join at the event to take advantage of the discount.

Advanced Registration STRONGLY suggested. Email paloalto@westcoastsongwriters.org to be put on the mailing list for the online registration form.

WALK INS CLOSE AT 7:00 pm. Show begins promptly at 7:30.

Stockton Songwriters Competition

Whirlow's Tossed & Grill, 1926 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA

There are 2 winners of the Songwriting Competition each month, Best Song and Best Performance. Prizes are awarded at each location along with an invitation to compete in the Location Playoffs for Best Song of the Year. Year end location winner competes at the Grand Finals in August for a chance to perform at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders and fellow attendees.

Sacramento Songwriters Competition

Nicholson’s MusiCafe, 632 East Bidwell St., Folsom, CA

There are 2 winners of the Songwriting Competition each month, Best Song and Best Performance. Prizes are awarded at each location along with an invitation to compete in the Location Playoffs for Best Song of the Year. Year end location winner competes at the Grand Finals in August for a chance to perform at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders and fellow attendees.

Dec13

Palo Alto Works in Progress

Josh Friedman Guitar, 4898 W. El Camino #203, Los Altos, CA 94022

Works In Progress is a creative critique session for songwriters of all levels. Songwriters can bring current projects, or old gems that they want to revisit and get constructive feedback from experienced songwriters. The session is always conducted in a no-pressure environment to foster development and to improve the participant’s craft. Songwriters can either present their works in pre-recorded demos on CD or I/O devices or bring an instrument to play. For songs that have lyrics bringing lyric sheets, with at least 5 copies is helpful.

Hollywood Songwriters Showcase

Ghengis Cohen, 740 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA

Monthly Songwriters Showcase held at the famous Ghengis Cohen. Come out and listen to you the many talented songwriters.

July 13th there will be a special guest speaker, Cathy Heller talking about how to successfully license your songs for TV, Ads and more.