Songwriters Association showcases great new artists in DC

ON THE RISE – Soul and R&B SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE AT BLUES ALLEY, WASHINGTON DC

Produced by

The Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW)

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Thursday, November 3, 2011, the Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW) will proudly present, On the Rise, a Soul and R&B Showcase highlighting some of the best emerging and established Soul and R&B artists from the DC Metro Area including:  Dionne, Deborah Bond, Eric Scott, Levi Stephens, Lea, TalumiDE, Dumi Right, Sol Roots, along with student performers Jamie Boyd, Devin Kowl, and Kriss Mincey. The selected artists have gained regional and national attention and represent some of the best talent that the area has to offer.

ON THE RISE – Soul and R&B SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE AT BLUES ALLEY, WASHINGTON DC

Produced by

The Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW)

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Thursday, November 3, 2011, the Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW) will proudly present, On the Rise, a Soul and R&B Showcase highlighting some of the best emerging and established Soul and R&B artists from the DC Metro Area including:  Dionne, Deborah Bond, Eric Scott, Levi Stephens, Lea, TalumiDE, Dumi Right, Sol Roots, along with student performers Jamie Boyd, Devin Kowl, and Kriss Mincey. The selected artists have gained regional and national attention and represent some of the best talent that the area has to offer.

The event will be hosted by special guest, Darien who will also perform music from his hit CD, If These Walls Could Talk.  Darien is the winner of 2010 Budweiser Superfest "Battle for the Crown" and was named 2010 SoulTracks "Artist to Watch.” Cleveland Spears, DJ from WPFW show Fantastic Fridays will interview Darien on what it takes to write great and timeless music.  This will be an amazing performance and educational event and we look forward to turning it into a regular event series.

 

Date:  November 3, 2011

Location: Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007

Two Show Times:  8:00 pm and 10:00 pm

 

On-line Ticket Purchase:  www.bluesalley.com/events.cfm

Or, Purchase Tickets at the Door.

About SAW:  The Songwriters Association of Washington is a non-profit organization founded in 1979 to benefit aspiring and professional songwriters in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  SAW offers workshops and seminars to strengthen the craft of songwriting, open mics, showcase performance opportunities, song critique sessions, mentoring opportunities, and an active forum for songwriters to network and form lasting collaborations and a deep-rooted sense of community.  SAW also sponsors one of the longest-running song contests in the nation – the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest.  www.saw.org

CONTACT:
Lynne Revo-Cohen, SAW Showcase Director
Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW)
703-405-7133 c; 703-860-4680 fx
lrevocohen@aol.com
www.saw.org

 

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