Previous events

Stockton Songwriters Playoff!

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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.

Vallejo Competition Playoff!

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Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St., Vallejo, CA

Tonight the monthly Best Song winners at the Vallejo location will compete for the Vallejo Best Song of the Year.

Winner of the Vallejo Best Song of the Year will compete on August 25th against all the other WCS location winners for a chance to showcase at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders.

Napa Songwriters Playoff

Capp Heritage Deco Lounge Wine Tasting Room , 1245 1st St, Napa, CA 94559

Tonight the monthly Best Song winners at the Napa location will compete for the Napa Best Song of the Year.

Winner of the Napa Best Song of the Year will compete on August 25th against all the other WCS location winners for a chance to showcase at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders.

San Rafael Playoffs

Fenix, 919 4th St., San Rafael, CA 94901

Tonight the monthly Best Song winners at the San Rafael location will compete for the San Rafael Best Song of the Year.

Winner of the San Rafael Best Song of the Year will compete on August 25th against all the other WCS location winners for a chance to showcase at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders.

San Francisco Competition Playoff!

The Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St., San Francisco, CA 94121

Tonight the monthly Best Song winners at the San Francisco location will compete for the San Francisco Best Song of the Year.

Winner of the San Francisco Best Song of the Year will compete on August 25th against all the other WCS location winners for a chance to showcase at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders.

San Jose Songwriters Competition

Art Boutiki, 44 Race Street, San Jose

Come and check out our new San Jose event location. Our first event starts Wednesday, February 1st and will continue on the first Wednesday of every month. Sign in at 6:30pm, Starts at 7pm. WCS Manager E.D. Schragg with co-manager Iari. Please support the venue by eating and drinking there.

San Rafael Songwriters Competition

Fenix, 919 4th Street, San Rafael, 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.

Sign up at 6:30pm. Event begins at 7pm. Digital piano available. Incredible Sound System. Bring 2 sets of your lyrics for the judges

San Francisco Competition Playoff!

The Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St., San Francisco, CA 94121

Tonight the monthly Best Song winners at the San Francisco location will compete for the San Francisco Best Song of the Year.

Winner of the San Francisco Best Song of the Year will compete on August 25th against all the other WCS location winners for a chance to showcase at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders.

San Jose Songwriters Competition

ArtBoutiki, 44 Race St., San Jose, CA

Come and check out our new San Jose event location. Our first event starts Wednesday, February 1st and will continue on the first Wednesday of every month. Sign in at 6:30pm, Starts at 7pm. WCS Manager E.D. Schragg with co-manager Iari. Please support the venue by eating and drinking there.

San Francisco Competition Playoff!

The Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St., San Francisco, CA 94121

Tonight the monthly Best Song winners at the San Francisco location will compete for the San Francisco Best Song of the Year.

Winner of the San Francisco Best Song of the Year will compete on August 25th against all the other WCS location winners for a chance to showcase at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders.

San Jose Songwriters Competition

ArtBoutiki, 44 Race St., San Jose, CA

Come and check out our new San Jose event location. Our first event starts Wednesday, February 1st and will continue on the first Wednesday of every month. Sign in at 6:30pm, Starts at 7pm. WCS Manager E.D. Schragg with co-manager Iari. Please support the venue by eating and drinking there.

San Francisco Competition Playoff!

The Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St., San Francisco, CA 94121

Tonight the monthly Best Song winners at the San Francisco location will compete for the San Francisco Best Song of the Year.

Winner of the San Francisco Best Song of the Year will compete on August 25th against all the other WCS location winners for a chance to showcase at the Annual Music Conference in front of a house full of industry leaders.

Apr26

Andre Pessis Songwriting Class

Fort Mason, Building C, Room 205, 2 Marina Blvd, , San Francisco

WCS Board Member, Andre Pessis, presents another class Limited to 30 participants. THE CHORUS: "How to write a great chorus and hook”? Most modern songs are Chorus driven. Learn the rules of crafting a chorus that has will be remembered both melodically and lyrically.

Songwriting Class 7PM - 9PM. $25 for WCS Members, $40 non members at Fort Mason, Building C room 205 Sign UP HERE https://www.westcoastsongwriters.org/classes-workshops