Previous events

San Rafael Songwriters Competition

Fenix, 919 4th Street, San Rafael

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 Jose Songwriter's 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.

http://www.artboutiki.com

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.

Online Songscreening with Nancy Peacock

Your Computer

Online Songscreening with Nancy Peacock of Washington Street Publishing, Nashville on Tuesday, March 28th from 5pm-7pm P.S.T WCS Members only forward ONE song per member to info@westcoastsongwriters.org Note Nancy Peacock in the subject line. Attach your song as MP3 or similar, and paste the lyric into the body of your email. First 20 songs will be screened. Songs must be submitted by March 20th. Pitch: Songs for current artists or for TV & Film.

Songwriting Retreat

Contact Judy Stakee for location details

Judy Stakee, Author, Speaker, Music Publisher and Songwriting Mentor, will be holding a Writing Retreat.

In this workshop, writers will learn the foundations of my unique methodology that is currently being implemented into the curriculums of renowned music institutions in the USA and beyond; Strengthening your voice, lyrics and melody by developing your body, mind and soul. I take 21-24 writers and put them through a process that involves homework and exercises, yoga and vocal practice and live critiques and co-writing.

Further details at www.judystakee.com

Songwriting Retreat

Contact Judy Stakee for location details

Judy Stakee, Author, Speaker, Music Publisher and Songwriting Mentor, will be holding a Writing Retreat.

In this workshop, writers will learn the foundations of my unique methodology that is currently being implemented into the curriculums of renowned music institutions in the USA and beyond; Strengthening your voice, lyrics and melody by developing your body, mind and soul. I take 21-24 writers and put them through a process that involves homework and exercises, yoga and vocal practice and live critiques and co-writing.

Further details at www.judystakee.com

Songwriting Retreat

Contact Judy Stakee for location details

Judy Stakee, Author, Speaker, Music Publisher and Songwriting Mentor, will be holding a Writing Retreat.

In this workshop, writers will learn the foundations of my unique methodology that is currently being implemented into the curriculums of renowned music institutions in the USA and beyond; Strengthening your voice, lyrics and melody by developing your body, mind and soul. I take 21-24 writers and put them through a process that involves homework and exercises, yoga and vocal practice and live critiques and co-writing.

Further details at www.judystakee.com

Songwriting Retreat

Contact Judy Stakee for location details

Judy Stakee, Author, Speaker, Music Publisher and Songwriting Mentor, will be holding a Writing Retreat.

In this workshop, writers will learn the foundations of my unique methodology that is currently being implemented into the curriculums of renowned music institutions in the USA and beyond; Strengthening your voice, lyrics and melody by developing your body, mind and soul. I take 21-24 writers and put them through a process that involves homework and exercises, yoga and vocal practice and live critiques and co-writing.

Further details at www.judystakee.com

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.

Online Songscreening with Howard & Monica Benson

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Your Computer

Hit Producer Howard Benson (Kelly Clark­son, Daughtry, Gavin DeGraw, Rascal Flatts, P.O.D.) and his wife Monica Benson (BOK Music Publishing - placements with Selena Gomez, Poison, Demi Lovato, Kelly Clark­son, Daughtry) will screen songs online on Tuesday, February 21st from 6PM-8PM.

WCS Members only. Forward one song per member. Paste your lyric into the body of your email. Limited to the first 20 songs submitted by February 10th. Email info@westcoastsongwriters.org

Howard is producing ESCAPE THE FATE in March, looking for rock songs. Monica is looking for GREAT songs in all styles.

Bandzoogle WCS Member Webinar

Online

Free Webinar: How to Build a Professional Website for your Music - Feb 9th at Noon Bandzoogle will host a FREE webinar for West Coast Songwriters Thursday, February 9th @ 12PM PST Hosted by Dave Cool from Bandzoogle, this webinar for West Coast Songwriters members will show musicians how to create an effective website for their music. You'll learn how to impress fans and industry gatekeepers alike, as well as how your website should be organized, what content you should include, and what mistakes to avoid when designing your site. As an added bonus, attendees will be able to have their websites reviewed live during the webinar! If you'd like to have your site reviewed, simply email Dave at dcool@bandzoogle.com with your website address and he'll add you to the list!

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.

Steve Seskin Songwriters Workshop

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Keith Holland Guitars, 16905 Roberts Road, Los Gatos, CA

This will be a two day workshop with the option of only attending one day if you prefer. The cost is $100 for either single day and $175 total for the weekend. Steve will be covering many topics during the two days as well as doing some critiques of the participants songs.

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.