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Here you will find up to date information about what's going on in the WCS Sacramento Chapter.  It's easy to find who to contact, where to go and when it's all happening!  If you need to reach us, please follow the link below to email the Sacramento Managers.

Please make sure that you membership is current.  Non-members are ineligible to win.   RENEW MY MEMBERSHIP

Songwriter Competitions

  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Location: Nicholson's MusiCafe 632 E Bidwell St, Folsom, CA 95630
  • SIGN-UP: 6:30pm event begins at 7pm
  • Performers pay $5; Guest and public free.
  • Technical Suppport: CMS Music, Shure Mics, Bag End Speakers
  • Sponsor: Noisy Planet

Best Song and Best Performance winners receive:

Premium Artist Service Package, from Noisy Planet which includes hosting up to 20 songs, 5 photos, and your bio, plus they’ll distribute one album to iTunes, eMusic, Rhapsody, Amazon MP3, Napster and others. In addition you will receive 100 personalized promo cards promoting you as a featured artist on Noisy Planet.

Song Screenings

  • Songs will be played in the order they are submitted.
  • $5 cover charge Non-Members are welcome, but only WCS members may submit songs.  However, should you wish to join at the door, you will be able to participate the same evening.
  • Submit one song per person on CD with a typed lyric sheet showing member’s name/address/phone attached to back with a rubber band.
  • The deadline for CD submission is the sign-up closing time as stated for each location.
  • All songs are played in the room, with the music industry guest critiquing each song so that everyone can hear each song and his/her comments.
  • If interested, the guest will pick up the song for further consideration.
  • PLEASE NOTE: SONG SCREENINGS ARE OPEN TO WCS MEMBERS ONLY.  Sign Up Now

CD Mail-In Service

  • If you are unable to attend any monthly songscreening, you may mail in one song for that month’s screening series as long as it is received by the 15th of the month.
  • CDs will not be returned.
  • You will receive a Publisher’s Response form giving you written feedback on your song.
  • Please include a $5 check and a SASE.
  • On the outside of the envelope, write the guest screener’s  name.
  • Mail your CD and lyric sheet (one song only) plus your $5 fee (please NO cash!) to WCS, 1724 Laurel Street, Suite #120, San Carlos, CA  94070.

Works in Progress

Hosted by experienced songwriters, Works In Progress is an opportunity to receive constructive criticism on your finished or unfinished song.  Bring your lyrics, sheet music and open mind for an experience that will help you to the next level in your music career.

This Month's Winners

Location

Nicholson's MusiCafe
632 E. Bidwell
Folsom, CA 95630

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