Dec18

San Rafael Songwriter's Competition

Yet Wah!, 1238 4th St., San Rafael, CA 94901

SIGN-UP: 6:30pm. Start time: 7:00 pm. No Cover Small stage with a Mackie 408s FR Sound System, 88 Key Kurtzweil Digital piano Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged. Please make sure that you membership is current (Smartphone photo of card is OK) Bring 2 sets of your lyrics for the judges Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting)
Sponsored by: Noisy Planet and Allegiant Records. Manager Margeaux De Nador

Dec20

Salinas Songwriter's 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

Jan2

Portland Songwriter's 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 & February 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 ali@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 August, 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.
Jan7

Cotati Songwriter's Competition

Redwood Cafe, 8240 Redwood Highway, Cotati, CA

1st Monday of the month Location: Redwood Cafe, 8240 Old Redwood Highway SIGN-UP: 6:30PM. Start time 7:00PM 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 - Jan White

Jan9

San Jose Songwriter's Competition

Art Boutiki, 44 Race Street, San Jose

Normally the first Wednesday of the month except January Location: ArtBoutiki  44 Race St., San Jose SIGN-UP: 6:30 pm. Start time: 7 pm.   Be sure to invite your friends. Audience encouraged and please grab something to eat to help support the venue. Please make sure that you membership is current. Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting)   Managers Iari Melchor and Pete Sommer