Monterey Bay (Salinas) Songwriters Competition

Downtown Book & Sound, 222 Main St, Salinas

SIGN-UP: 6:30 pm. Start time: 7 pm.
Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged. Please make sure that you membership is current. Have a photo of your membership card on your cell phone for ease Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting)
Managers: Trisha and Jeannie THIS MONTH's SPONSOR: Mars Recording Studios, 245 Owl Ridge Way, Aptos, CA · (831) 688-8435

Davis Songwiter's Competition

Watermelon Music, 1970 Lake Blvd Suite 1, Davis

Third Monday of every month Location: Watermelon Music 1970 Lake Blvd, Suite 1, Davis CA 95616 SIGN-UP: 6:30pm event begins at 7pm Performers Guests and public free. Technical Suppport: Melon Music Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged. Please make sure that you membership is current (Smartphone photo of card is OK) Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting)
Manager: Poppy Peach Nichols

Berkeley Songwriter's Competition

Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley

SIGN-UP: 7pm. Start time: 7:30 pm. Tickets $7 in advance; $9 at the door If you join or renew the night of the competition, admission fee is waived, let them know at the door you are joining instead of buying a ticket. Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged. Please make sure that you membership is current (Smartphone photo of card is OK) Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting)

Menlo Park Songwriters Competition

Cafe Zoë, 1929 Menalto Ave., Menlo Park

LAST Tuesday of the month (No December Competition) SIGN-UP: 6:30 pm. Start time: 7 pm. Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged. Please make sure that you membership is current.

Portland Song Competition

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

The Portland chapter is a vital resource to songwriters living not only in the Portland area, but also in the northwest. Our monthly Performing Songwriter Showcase offers our members the opportunity to not only share and perform their songs with their peers and community, but to also share in monthly workshops that vary in topic and discussion. Our monthly events are always free to our members, and allow them to showcase their songs at one of the finest listening rooms in the Portland area.

SONGWRITER COMPETITION INFORMATION

FIRST Sunday of the month EXCEPT OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND FEBURARY Location: Spinella's Off the Wall 436 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR TIme: 5pm Please make sure that you membership is current (Smartphone photo of card is OK) Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting) CONTACT the Portland Managers

SONGWRITING COMPETITION RULES

Songwriting Competition Prizes

There are 2 winners of the Songwriting Competition each month, Best Song and Best Performance.

Best Song of the Month will receive Song Critiques from Buffalo Roadhouse Music; Additionally, Best Song will be posted on the WCS YouTube Channel as a featured artist. Video file (not YouTube link), song title, location and short blurb with link to website/facebook should be provided to info@westcoastsongwriters.org Best Performance of the Month will receive Performance/Vocal Coaching from Perfect Harmony Music Lessons A member can win Best Song Of The Month and Best Performance Of The Month twice during a season (with different songs) in each WCS Location. Playoffs are in July to determine Portland Best Song Of The Year. In September, the winners of Best Song of the Year from every WCS Location compete at the Finals for WCS Best Song of the Year. Three winners are chosen to perform at the annual WCS Conference in September.