NSAI Houston Monthly Meeting and Open Mic
Next meeting is Sunday, Nov. 22nd, 4:00pm, at JP Hops House, 2317 Hwy 6 South. For more information on NSAI Houston’s meetings, contact Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org
Houston Songwriters Association
Next meeting Sunday, Dec. 13th, 2:00pm at JP Hops House, 2317 Hwy 6 South. For more information, visit http://www.houstonsongwriters.com
NSAI Houston North Metro Chapter
Next meeting is Tuesday, January 5th beginning at 7:00pm at Dosey Doe Coffee Shop, on I-45 north, in the Woodlands. Guest speaker is Troy McConnell, co-author of the book, Songplugger: The Cuts and The Bruises. Followed by group critique and three rounds of performing writers. Sign up for rounds at email@example.com
Visit the website: http://myspace.com/nsaihoustonnorthmetro
OPEN MICS AND SUCH
Sundays: NSAI Open Mic Nights Every Sunday at JP Hops House!
Nashville Songwriters Association International hosts an Open Mic at 6:00pm EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT at JP Hops House, 2317 Hwy. 6 South. Thanks to TC Smythe for hosting this premier open mic in Houston! http://www.jphopshouse.com
Mondays: McGonigel’s Mucky Duck’s Open Mic
Anything goes at this great venue, from poetry to comedy to actual music, hosted by Wayne Wilkerson. Signups at 6:00pm-ish. http://mcgonigels.com. 2425 Norfolk, off of Kirby and 59.
Tuesdays: Main Street Crossing’s Open Mic
Hosted by Danny Everitt, this venue has it all: great food, drinks, staff, sound, stage and vibe. Signups are at 6:30pm and it goes on until 10:00 or later. This is a popular open mic, so plan ahead by contacting Danny at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your 3-song set can be recorded for only $5.00, when you bring your own blank CD-R. Stars are made at this open mic, so even if you don’t perform, it’s a great evening out for a meal and a show. Main Street is located in the heart of old Tomball, at 111 W. Main Street (FM 2920). http://www.mainstreetcrossing.com
Wednesdays: Crescent Moon Wine Bar’s Open Mic
There is a new Open Mic opportunity for the north Houston metro area, at the Crescent Moon Wine Bar, located at 440 Rayford Rd., east of I-45 north. This is a beautiful room: great stage, ample sound and a cool vibe. The Wednesday Night Open Mic will be hosted by Danny Everitt, who will ensure a great time and variety of performances. Sign-ups are at 6:30pm and the music starts at 7:00pm and wraps up by 10:00pm. The stage can accommodate up to 3 vocal mics.
*NO KARAOAKE/SINGING TO TRACKS is available. *NO RECORDING OFF THE BOARD is available.
INFORMATION & INSPIRATION
NSAI Spring Training and Workshops for 2010
Austin Songwriters Group Annual Songposium, January 29-31, 2010
Featuring seminars, performances and pitch-to-publisher events by Rodney Crowell, Chuck Cannon and Allen Shamblin. Early Bird discount through Nov. 21st, only $150, which includes all activities and dinner Saturday night. Cost will go to $225 after Nov. 21st and $275 on Jan. 1, 2010.
This is going to be the best symposium ever. Don’t miss it!!!! Peace and Love lee email@example.com 512 698 4237
Steve Seskin Songcrafting Seminar, January 22-24, 2010, Nashville
Be part of this unique and intimate gathering featuring the wonderful Steve Seskin, Allen Shamblin and Gretchen Peters. Offering two full days of lectures, workshops and critique sessions that will totally change the way you look at songwriting, plus an optional hour one-on-one with Steve on Friday, 1/22; available slots to be booked separately. If you’d like a summary of possible topics to be covered, please check out Steve’s website at www.steveseskin.com and click on ‘songwriting workshops’ and then ‘course descriptions’. More details to follow
Join Steve for a Friday night solo concert at Edgehill Studios Café and a Saturday night in-the-round at the world famous Bluebird Café
Now here’s a chance at the perfect weekend to start off the perfect new year…
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$345 includes the Friday night concert
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