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7 March 2017 Read More
March 7th, 2017

Young Artist’s Night!

We would like to announce our once a year “Young Performers Night” Monday, April 3rd held at the Legendary Bitter End (147 Bleecker street in the West Village). Hosted by Vocal Coach Tina Shafer, The Songwriter’s Circle is the preeminent live showcase for original music in the United States. Our “Young Performer’s Night” features artists…

22 February 2017 Read More
February 22nd, 2017

March 6th Songwriter’s Circle

Join us Monday March 6th for our award winning singer/songwriter showcase. The evening will feature Moses Patrou – https://www.facebook.com/mosespatroumusic/ Ilene Angel – http://www.ileneangel.com/ Madeleine McMillan – http://www.madeleinemcmillan.com/ David Rahjae – https://soundcloud.com/davidrahjaeofficia Quinn Mills – www.quinnmillsmusic.com  

19 January 2017 Read More
January 19th, 2017

Feb 6th Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

Join Us Feb 6th at the Bitter End for our Award Winning Series. The evening will feature the incredible talent of – Peter Calo – http://www.petercalo.com Summer Edeen – https://www.facebook.com/GardenofEdeen/ Karina Barroso – www.karinanoel.com/ Brad Standley – www.bradstandley.com/ Maude Latour – https://soundcloud.com/maudelatour www.songwriters-circle.com

3 January 2017 Read More
January 3rd, 2017

January 9th Showcase

Join us Monday January 9th for our first showcase of 2017! The evening will feature Jenna Torres, Gules Asperity, Almond & Olive, J. Alan Schneider Kelsey Hunter and Julia Grippe

1 January 2017 Read More
January 1st, 2017

among deaths in 2016, Pop artists top the charts

I found this article interesting, I hope you do too!   http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/30/obituaries/among-deaths-in-2016-a-heavy-toll-in-pop-music.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad

3 December 2016 Read More
December 3rd, 2016

Annual Holiday Show DEC 19th

Join us Monday December 19th for our Annual Holiday Showcase The Evening will feature – Rob Mathes Lizanne Knott John Schmitt Andrew Fortier Tina Shafer Ari Douglas Zizzo Nick Deutsch The Bruce Sisters Caris Kojima Spence Triple Trio    

2 December 2016 Read More
December 2nd, 2016

Director Tina Shafer sings her Celine Dion Song “Love is on the Way” on the Morning Show!!

WPIX link for the 25th Anniversary!! Tina Shafer hosts 25th annual NY Songwriters Circle celebration— check out the red carpet

20 November 2016 Read More
November 20th, 2016

Annual holiday show Monday, December 19, with special guest Grammy winner Mark Cohn

One of our favorite shows every year, to be held Monday 8:30 PM at the bitter end, Rob Mathes, Lizanne Knott, Andrew Fortier, John Schmitt, Tina Shafer, Ari Zizzo and special guests  Nicky Deutsch and Spence triple trio   Tickets to go on sale soon!

28 October 2016 Read More
October 28th, 2016

Updated Ticket Link and 25th Anniversary Artist List!

Come join us for a once in a lifetime performance at the New York Songwriters Circle 25th anniversary, celebrating great original songs since 1991. SPECIAL GUESTS: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: JOHN OATES (both shows) Tony Winner BILLY PORTER (10pm show only) You will hear some of the original award winning songwriters who will…

18 October 2016 Read More
October 18th, 2016

TAYLOR GUITAR sponsors a guitar audience raffle for 25th Anniversary show…

Thanks to the support of Taylor guitars, one lucky audience member will receive a guitar by Taylor to be raffled off at the end of each show for the 25th Anniversary!!! 7:30 show  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2641529 10pm show  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2641574

3 October 2016 Read More
October 3rd, 2016

Tickets for the 25th Anniversary Songwriter’s Circle

  Come join us for a once in a lifetime performance at the New York Songwriters Circle 25th anniversary, celebrating great original songs since 1991. SPECIAL GUESTS: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: JOHN OATES (both shows) Tony Winner BILLY PORTER (10pm show only) You will hear some of the original award winning songwriters who…

25 September 2016 Read More
September 25th, 2016

October 3rd Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

Join us October 3rd for our Award Winning Singer/Songwriter night! The evening will feature – Jason M Howell – https://jasonhowell.bandcamp.com/ Leah Woods Music – https://soundcloud.com/leah-woods-1 Alyssa Garcia – http://alyssaggarcia.com/ Neil Levy – www.lemmingsinc.com Natalie Oliveri – http://www.natalieoliveri.com/

17 September 2016 Read More
September 17th, 2016

MAJOR MUSIC INDUSTRY VICTORY FOR BMI AND ASCAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hailed by the music industry as a major victory, the judge’s decision says the Justice Department misinterpreted a regulatory document that governs the performing-rights agencies BMI and Ascap. News  

14 September 2016 Read More
September 14th, 2016

Hayley Reardon is making some noise!!!!

Check out our Alum Hayley Reardon  article and new CD  CONGRATULATIONS!!! FIRST LISTEN: Stream new track “Good” by Hayley Reardon

9 September 2016 Read More
September 9th, 2016

SAVE THE DATE: Nov 17th 25th Anniversary of the New York Songwriters Circle, two shows , star talent: Bitter End!

Please note in your books, our 25th Anniversary show with some of the original talent that graced our stages back in the 90’s ! Many of these artists and Grammy winning performers and writers, many with Emmys and all of them from the original showcases, when Tina started booking in 1991. Information for tickets will…

31 August 2016 Read More
August 31st, 2016

September 12th Showcase!

Join us for our award winning showcase Monday September 12th at 8pm The evening will feature – Nikko Benson Benson – www.thisisnikkobenson.com Scott Test – www.ScottTestMusic.com Jackie Marchal – https://www.facebook.com/jackie.marchal?ref=br_rs Nicole Nimroody – http://jessesheppard.com/music/ Jesse Michael Sheppard –http://jessesheppard.com/music/  

30 August 2016 Read More
August 30th, 2016

Music Publishers pay up for Big Songwriters

Thought this would be of interest : http://www.wsj.com/articles/another-reason-to-court-celebrity-1472376601

29 July 2016 Read More
July 29th, 2016

A Continued struggle for Artist’s rights: writer Ian Pai of Blue Man Group sues for unfair royalty collection

In Another Blow for Artists’ Rights, Blue Man Group was sued for $150 million by Ian Pai.  Ian was the composer or  co-composer of  most of the show’s signature pieces, the artistic and musical collaborator of the original shows  in New York, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, the Music Director of many of the shows, and…

27 July 2016 Read More
July 27th, 2016

Songwriter’s Circle Alum Billy Porter Featured in DNC Mashup

Check Out Circle Alum “Billy Porter” singing as part of Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” Celebrity Mashup!  

27 July 2016 Read More
July 27th, 2016

Led Zeppelin Wins “Stairway to Heaven” Lawsuit by Kory Grow

For all those interested in the much awaited outcome, here is a really great article on Led Zeppelin vs. Wolfe (as the  Spirit band member Randy California), whose estate sued Zeppelin for the instrumental opening of “Stairway to Heaven”.  Wolfe’s estate claimed that it was very similar to the opening of their song “Taurus”. Here…

25 July 2016 Read More
July 25th, 2016

August 1st New York Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

Join Us August 1st for our award winning showcase! The evening will feature – Julia Green Garrett James Cadwallader Cole Bradley Morissa Trunzo Stephen Stavola

17 June 2016 Read More
June 17th, 2016

Welcome to The New York Songwriters Circle

Please welcome these amazing writers to the June 6th show Monday at the legendary New York Songwriters Circle… Pellentesque posuere. Donec venenatis vulputate lorem. Vestibulum fringilla pede sit amet augue. Etiam rhoncus. In enim justo, rhoncus ut, imperdiet a, venenatis vitae, justo. Aenean viverra rhoncus pede. Nulla consequat massa quis enim. Donec interdum, metus et…