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Here you will find up to date information about what's going on in the WCS Stockton 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 Stockton Managers.

Please make sure that you membership is current.  Non-members are ineligible to win.   Sign me up to be a member or Renew My Membership!

A Note from the Stockton Managers:  March 1st, 2014

Another great turnout for the month of February.  Congratulations to Vince West for best song, singing his song, More Than You Could Ever Know. Congratulations to Kevin O'Connell, who won best performance for his song , Roses of Gray.   Special thank to our judges, Arturo Sanchez and Brian Graber for volunteering their time. 

Our next meet will be on March 10th.  A  Yamaha keyboard is furnished by our host for those piano players who wish to perform. Thanks to our host, Whirlows Tossed and Grilled for their continual support to local music.  Feel free to contact Al Atkins at:stocktonwcs@gmail.com.

Whirlows Tossed and Grilled
Miracle Mile
1926 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95204
(209)466-2823
www.whirlows.com

Signups start at 6:30pm, with song competitions beginning at 7pm and end at 9pm.  There is no charge for attending or performing at our event, though WCS members will always be given top priority.  Non-members are encouraged to attend, though they are not eligible to compete in our monthly contest and will be fit into our event as time allows.

Another great turnout for the month of February.  Congratulations to Vince West for best song, singing his song, More Than You Could Ever Know. Congratulations to Kevin O'Connell, who won best performance for his song , Roses of Gray.   Special thank to our judges, Arturo Sanchez and Brian Graber for volunteering their time. 

Our next meet will be on March 10th.  A  Yamaha keyboard is furnished by our host for those piano players who wish to perform. Thanks to our host, Whirlows Tossed and Grilled for their continual support to local music.  Feel free to contact Al Atkins at: stocktonwcs@gmail.com

Songwriting Competitions:

  • Held the 2nd Monday of every month.
  • Competitions run from October - August.
  • The PLAYOFFS are held in late August.
  • Playoff Winner has the opportunity to perform at the WCS Grand Finals held in late August.
  • Grand Final Winner has the opportunity to perform at the WCS Annual Music Conference (2nd weekend of September) in front of a house full of industry leaders, friends and family.
  • SIGN-UP: 7pm. 
  • Non-Members may only sign up if there is room after all members have signed up (Please note: Non Members are inelligible to win prizes).
  • Sponsored by: Noisy Planet and  Whirlow's Tossed and Grilled

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.

BEST SONG Winner also receives a $25.00 gift certificate from Whirlows

Song Screenings:

NOT held in Stockton at this time, but are open to any WCS Active member at our other locations.

  • Songs are played in the order submitted.
  • $5 cover charge.
  • Non-members 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 the back with a rubber band.
  • Deadline for CD submission is the sign-up closing time.
  • All songs are played in the room, with the music industry guest critiquing each song so that everyone can hear the 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.

Works in Progress:

Not held in Stockton at this time, but are open to any WCS Active member at our other locations.

Hosted by experienced songwriters, Works in Progress is an opportunity to receive constructive criticism on your finished or unfinished song.  Open only to WCS Members: FREE   However, join at the door and you can participate the same evening.

Social Mixers, Seminars, Workshops for all members to enjoy.....

WCS offers a number of social mixers throughout the year.  Come and join the fun, chat with friends, meet new friends and network in a very relaxed and enjoyable space.  We truly encourage our members to collaborate, support and build community spirit!

Come join us at the next All Chapter Event!

This Month's Winners

Location

Whirlow's Restaurant
1926 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95204
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