Songwriter’s Beat – March 20, 2014 – 7:30pm

2 Mar

14.03.20-SWB-flier-webOur March 20, 2014 Songwriter’s Beat features stellar performing songwriters Tommy Mandel, Allen Alexander, Ryan Kelly & Blue Halo Effect.

An outstanding night of song – JOIN US!

Songwriter’s Beat Christopher Street Coffee House
81 Christopher Street
NYC 10014.

Doors 7pm, Music 7:30pm.

Cover $10 – all proceeds to artists

Thanks to the ASCAP Foundation for supporting Songwriter’s Beat.

Songwriter’s Beat – bringing new songs to life & artists to new audiences.

Tribute to Rob Morsberger – Feb 20, 2014 – 7:30pm

19 Jan

14.02.20.Rob Morsberger Tribute ConcertSinger-songwriter & composer extraordinaire Rob Morsberger performed at Songwriter’s Beat many times over the years. On February 20, 2014, one year after Rob’s final performance with us, we come together to remember Rob and celebrate his music. Fourteen artists will each choose a song of Rob’s from his vast, varied and inspired catalogue to play.

Please join us.

with: Jon Albrink, Janie Barnett, Deborah Berg, Valerie Ghent. Fred Gillen Jr., Susan Kane, Judy Kass, The Levins, Kati Mac, Sherryl Marshall, Elise Morris, Brad Roberts, Tim Robinson, Ina May Wool.

What: Songwriter’s Beat Tribute to Rob Morsberger
When: Feb 20, 2014
Time: 7:30pm (doors at 7pm)
Where: Coffee House at St. John’s
81 Christopher Street, NYC 10014
Door: $10 – proceeds to Rob’s sons

 To learn more about Rob and hear his music, please visit

robmorsberger.com

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Songwriter’s Beat – Jan 16, 2014 – 7:30pm

7 Dec

Songwriter's Beat Jan 16, 2014 flierWe’re kicking off 2014 with a BANG!

Our January 16, 2014 Songwriter’s Beat features stellar performing songwriters Bernard Davis, John Seeger, The Light Shiners and – a Songwriter’s Beat first – our very own Songwriter’s Beat/ASCAP NewSongs Songwriting Group!

In November, 2013, we held a songwriting workshop with Alex Forbes. The goal was to perforg songs written in that very workshop. January 16th will be the premiere of all those new songs!
An outstanding night of music and song – JOIN US!

WHAT: Songwriter’s Beat featuring Bernard Davis, John Seeger, The Light Shiners, Valerie Ghent, Alex Forbes & the SWB/ASCAP Songwriting Group

WHERE: Coffee House at St. John’s, 81 Christopher Street, NYC 10014 (inside St. John’s Church)

WHEN: Thursday, January 16, 2014

TIME: Doors 7pm, Music 7:30pm

DOOR: $10

TRANSPORTATION: #1 to Christopher Street; A/B/C/D/E/F to W. 4th Street, PATH to Christopher or 9th St

Thanks to the ASCAP Foundation for supporting Songwriter’s Beat.

Songwriter’s Beat – bringing new songs to life & artists to new audiences.

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Songwriter’s Beat 13th Anniversary Concert – Nov. 21, 2013 – 7:30pm

22 Oct

Songwriter's Beat flier Nov 21, 201313 YEARS!

We have a LOT to celebrate in thirteen years of outstanding music at Songwriter’s Beat:

  • 360+ songwriters in over 160 concerts
  • 8 songwriting festivals
  • ongoing songwriting workshops
  • dozens of benefit concerts
  • a song contest
  • and the creation of hundreds of new songs!

To celebrate the 13th anniversary of Songwriter’s Beat, on Thursday November 21, 2013 we are delighted to feature performing songwriters & recording artists Tinkr, Solo MazzMuse, Valerie Ghent, Emma Dean & Rupert Wates. Continue reading 

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Songwriter’s Beat/ASCAP NewSongs Workshop w/ Alex Forbes – Sun Nov 3, 2013

26 Sep

Alex Forbes 13.11.03.SWB workshop, 72 DPIWe’re delighted to announce our 2013 Songwriter’s Beat/ASCAP Songwriting “NewSongs” Workshop with hit songwriter, Alex Forbes.

Join us Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 12-6pm for a collaborative “NewSongs” workshop, where the emphasis will be on finishing songs to perform in early 2014. The “NewSongs” workshop is FREE for ASCAP members (fee for non-ASCAP members).  Open to all songwriters.

Class is limited to 16, so if you’re interested, sign up soon! This class will definitely fill up fast.

TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE

REGISTRATION is now full.

However we do have a waitlist, plus we will offer future workshops – so register now to get on the list!

Stay tuned for future events & workshops!

About the NewSongs Workshop

Part 1 on November 3rd will kick off with a series of hands-on writing exercises. Then participants will take their best Song Starts and team up with colleagues to create full songs. This is a great opportunity to:  

• Discover & expand your strong suits as a writer

• Meet new colleagues who whose talents complement your own

• Give and get valuable feedback and support

• Work together towards a firm deadline: a live gig featuring the group’s new songs

All committed songwriters are welcome, and are invited to bring portable instruments and notebooks.

Special thanks to The ASCAP Foundation for making this songwriting workshop possible.

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Alex Forbes has placed numerous tunes on the Billboard Pop, Dance and Adult Contemporary and International charts, including the smash singles “Don’t Rush Me,” “Nothin’ My Love Can’t Fix,” and “Too Turned On.”  Others have appeared on gold and platinum albums, TV and feature film projects including the Denzel Washington movie Déjà Vu. She co-leads the Songwriting Forum at NYU Steinhardt’s Masters Degree program, and is the author of Write Songs Right Now and SongLab. Alex also coaches songwriters one-on-one through her site, CreativeSongwriter.com.

 

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Songwriter’s Beat – Oct 17, 2013 – 7:30pm

3 Sep

13.10.17-SWB-flier.webOur Oct 17, 2013 Songwriter’s Beat features stellar performing songwriters Brian Muni, Pierre Sibille, Matt Turk, Mark Vodery & Valerie Ghent.

An outstanding night of song – JOIN US!

Songwriter’s Beat Christopher Street Coffee House
81 Christopher Street
NYC 10014.

Doors 7pm, Music 7:30pm.

Cover $10 – all proceeds to artists

Thanks to the ASCAP Foundation for supporting Songwriter’s Beat.

Songwriter’s Beat – bringing new songs to life & artists to new audiences.

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Solar-Powered Songwriter’s Beat at MMNY 2013!

20 May

Songwriter's Beat Make Music NY 2013 Solar-Powered Songwriter’s Beat returns to Make Music NY!

We are delighted to once again partner with Make Music NY and Solar Punch to provide a Solar-Powered Songwriter’s Beat in 2013. Join us at Christopher Park (Sheridan Square) for free live music on the first day of summer!!

WHAT: Solar-Powered Songwriter’s Beat at Make Music NY

WHO: Deni Bonet, Tom Ghent, Valerie Ghent, Gillen & Turk, Rebecca Perl, Wool & Grant

WHERE: Christopher Park (Sheridan Square), Christopher Street at 7th Avenue, W. 4th & Grove Streets

WHEN: June 21st, 2013

TIME: 3-6pm

HOW: Solar-Powered stage by Solar Punch

JOIN US!

Songwriter’s Beat – bringing new songs to life!

 

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Songwriter’s Beat – May 16, 2013 – 7:30pm

19 Apr

Songwriter's Beat May 16 2013 flierJoin us May 16, 2013 for a very special Songwriter’s Beat concert featuring world-class singer-songwriters Leni Stern, Lisa Lowell, Kevin Bents and Bettina Covo.

Another outstanding night of song – JOIN US!

Songwriter’s Beat
Christopher Street Coffee House,81 Christopher Street, NYC 10014.
Doors 7pm, Music 7:30pm.
Cover $10 – all proceeds to artists

Our gratitude and thanks to the ASCAP Foundation for supporting Songwriter’s Beat.

 

Songwriter’s Beat – bringing new songs to life & artists to new audiences.

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Songwriter’s Beat – April 18, 2013 – 7:30pm

29 Mar

Songwriter's Beat April 18, 2013 flierDear all, Tim Skehan will not be performing this month due to injuries from a bad fall. Please join us in wishing Tim a complete recovery and sending him lots of love. Marc Berger will join us this Thursday in Tim’s place. Feel better soon Tim, we love you!

Join us April 18, 2013 for this month’s Songwriter’s Beat concert featuring ourstanding singer-songwriters Deni Bonet, Julie Adams, Marc Berger and Michelle Lewis.

Special guest host this month is Deni Bonet as SWB founder Valerie Ghent is off to the South of France for a concert on the Cote d’Azur (ooh wouldn’t that be nice, Songwriter’s Beat in the South of France? We’re all up for THAT!) Travel safe Val and welcome Deni!

We’re also thrilled to see a reunion of NPR Mountain Stage’s TWISTER SISTERS: Deni Bonet and Julie Adams will play a few songs together!

See you there – another spectacular night of song!

Songwriter’s Beat
Christopher Street Coffee House,81 Christopher Street, NYC 10014.
Doors 7pm, Music 7:30pm.
Cover $10 – all proceeds to artists

Our gratitude and thanks to the ASCAP Foundation for supporting Songwriter’s Beat.

 

Songwriter’s Beat – bringing new songs to life & artists to new audiences.

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Songwriter’s Beat – March 21, 2013 – 7:30pm

26 Feb

Songwriter's Beat March 21, 2013 flierJoin us March 21, 2013 for a stellar Songwriter’s Beat concert featuring singer-songwriters Michael Beatty, Peter Calo, Damara Lynn Greene and Blue Halo Effect. Hosted by SWB founder Valerie Ghent.

See you there – another spectacular night of song!

Songwriter’s Beat
Christopher Street Coffee House,81 Christopher Street, NYC 10014.
Doors 7pm, Music 7:30pm.
Cover $10 – all proceeds to artists

Our gratitude and thanks to the ASCAP Foundation for supporting Songwriter’s Beat.

 

Songwriter’s Beat – bringing new songs to life & artists to new audiences.

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