Portland Songwriters Competition

Spinella's Off the Wall, 436 North Main Ave.,, Gresham OR 97030

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.

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 Compeition

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.

May10

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.

April West Coast Songwriters Hollywood Showcase with your hostess, Elyse Haren Performances by Merethe Soltvedt with Mike Datz, Daniel Nahmod, Matthew James, and Bobby Bognar (Piper Downs)