The Songwriter’s Beat presents the 6th annual Songwriter’s Beat Festival & Song Contest at the Cornelia Street Café, July 22-24, 2010. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Feel the Music!, which brings music to children and families impacted by trauma.
This July, The Songwriter’s Beat Festival - New York City’s only festival celebrating performing songwriters – returns for three consecutive nights and features 18 top performing songwriters including acclaimed artists Martha Redbone, Steve Addabbo, Felicia Collins, Bertha Hope, Valerie Ghent, Rob Morsberger, Tabitha Fair, Peter Calo, Deni Bonet, Ann Klein and more.
NEW: Leading up to this year’s Festival will be the first annual Songwriter’s Beat - Feel the Music! Song Contest, open to all songwriters. Win prizes and a performance slot at the Festival! Celebrity judges including songwriting legends Ashford & Simpson will review the finalists and decide the winners. The contest also serves as a fundraiser: song submission fees support Feel the Music!
Song submission deadline is June 27, 2010 at http://sonicbids.com/SongwritersBeat
WHAT: Sixth Annual Songwriter’s Beat Festival & Song Contest
WHEN: July 22-24, 2010; Thurs 8:30pm, Fri-Sat 9pm
WHERE: The Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY 10014
ADMISSION: $10 + $7 food/drink minimum; reservations recommended
BENEFIT: Proceeds benefit Feel the Music!, a nonprofit music/arts education program for children and families impacted by trauma, loss and illness