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15 November 2019 Read More
November 15th, 2019

Holiday Showcase Tickets and More

    Join us Monday, December 16th for one of our most signature events! If you’re looking to spend an evening cuddling up to some of the most well crafted holidays songs on the planet (sung by the best talent NYC has to offer) look no further! We have an incredible line up full of…

14 November 2019 Read More
November 14th, 2019

OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW MON. DEC 16th 7:30pm !!!!!!!!!

Please join us for another year of amazing performers at our Annual Holiday show. TINA SHAFER   Multi- platinum songwriter and Director of the Circle KEVIN BENTS   Emmy award winning writer EVERETTE BRADLEY   (STOMP) ANDREW FORTIER AND FAMILY JANE KELLY WILLIAMS   Recording artist HUGH PRESTWOOD   (Country Music Hall of Fame)

28 October 2019 Read More
October 28th, 2019

November 4th Showcase

Join us Monday November 4th for another award winning showcase! The evening will feature GULES is a New York City singer/songwriter with a soulful jazz sound who’s music has been compared to the smooth and captivating styles of Carole King and Amy Winehouse. GULES’ music has brought her achievements like the legendary venues of Sofar…

15 October 2019 Read More
October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK SONGWRITERS CIRCLE ALUM BILLY PORTER WINS EMMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations to Songwriters Circle Alum and former vocal student of Tina Shafer, Billy Porter for winning the EMMY for his work in “POSE” a hit TV series… WE LOVE YOU!! The Songwriters Circle Family!

30 September 2019 Read More
September 30th, 2019

Monday October 7th Singer/ Songwriter Showcase

Join us Monday October 7th for another round of the best singer songwriter’s around! The evening will feature Sharen Wendy Robertson She is a singer/songwriter, Harvard graduate, and published author from Boston, MA. She began singing in blues jams around the South Shore of Boston in 2005. In 2008, her 20 yr old son was…

14 September 2019 Read More
September 14th, 2019

SONGWRITERS CIRCLE ALUM: LEYLA BLUE SIGNS WITH ISLAND RECORDS!!!!

SONGWRITERS CIRCLE ALUM and voice student of Director Tina Shafer: LEYLA BLUE SIGNS A RECORD DEAL WITH ISLAND RECORDS. Leyla has been a voice student of Tina Shafer as well as performers many times at the The New York Songwriters Circle. Her first single “SILENCE” you can check her out at http://Ink.to/LeylaBlueSilence Congratulations!!!!

30 August 2019 Read More
August 30th, 2019

Sept 9th Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

Join us Monday Sept 9th for our fall showcase featuring top songwriting talent from NYC and beyond. The Evening will feature Bella Human Hailing from opposite sides of the globe, Bella Human is a Dutch-South African singer, songwriter and pianist looking to transform the world around her through song. Her style is self-described as M&M…

24 July 2019 Read More
July 24th, 2019

SONGWRITERS CIRCLE ALUM BILLY PORTER WINS EMMY!!!!!!!!!!!!

We are so proud to announce our Songwriters Circle performer and Alum, Billy Porter, is not only a Tony Winner for Kinky boots but now and EMMY winning actor on the FX hit POSE. Billy has been in the business since 1990 and never gave up hope in spite of the many struggles he faced…

20 July 2019 Read More
July 20th, 2019

Monday August 5th New York Songwriter’s Circle

Join us Monday August 5th for another amazing night of original music. The evening will feature – Allie Dunn – is a Staten Island raised alt-country pop singer/songwriter multi-instrumentalist who has a knack for combining light catchy melodies with honest lyrics. Allie has been writing since she was 15 but recently relocated to Nashville to…

27 June 2019 Read More
June 27th, 2019

July 1st Showcase : The New York Songwriters Circle

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25 June 2019 Read More
June 25th, 2019

Monday July 1st Songwriter’s Circle

Join us Monday July 1st for another evening of award-winning talent! The evening will feature – Markeisha Ensley is an award-winning singer-songwriter originally from Aurora, Colorado. She has performed throughout the US and internationally, including the UK, France, the Philippines and Japan. As an actress, Markeisha originated the role of Nina Simone in the new…

21 May 2019 Read More
May 21st, 2019

World Pride LGBTQ Singer/Songwriter Benefit for the Trevor Project

The New York Songwriter’s Circle is thrilled to take part in this year’s World Pride with an exclusive Singer/Songwriter’s night held at the historic Bitter End featuring Daniel Joseph Baker, Logan Hart, Nick Deutsch, Julie Gold, Katie Buchanan, Kumbaya, Brian Faulduto and Michael Blume. Hosted by Platinum Selling Singer/songwriter Tina Shafer, since 1991 The Circle…

20 May 2019 Read More
May 20th, 2019

Monday June 3rd Songwriter’s Circle

Join us Monday, June 3rd for our award-winning New York Songwriter’s Circle hosted at the historic Bitter End. The evening will feature Bio: Lena is an NYC based German-American singer-songwriter. Her genre-bending music draws as much inspiration from ‘90s alternative as it does from her training as a classical singer. Lena is currently pursuing a…

19 May 2019 Read More
May 19th, 2019

Songland on NBC!

We are so excited to watch SONGLAND Tuesdays on NBC! – Undiscovered songwriters pitch their original creations to superstar recording artists and a panel of chart-topping music producers in hopes of creating the artists’ next megahits. The star artists — including Jonas Brothers, John Legend, Macklemore, Kelsea Ballerini, will.i.am, Old Dominion, OneRepublic, Meghan Trainor, Aloe…

18 May 2019 Read More
May 18th, 2019

World Pride LGBTQ Singer/Songwriter Benefit for the Trevor Project

The New York Songwriter’s Circle is thrilled to take part in this year’s World Pride with an exclusive Singer/Songwriter’s night held at the historic Bitter End featuring Daniel Joseph Baker, Logan Hart, Nick Deutsch, Julie Gold, Katie Buchanan, Kumbaya, Brian Faulduto and Michael Blume. Hosted by Platinum Selling Singer/songwriter Tina Shafer, since 1991 The Circle…

21 April 2019 Read More
April 21st, 2019

Monday May 6th Singer/ Songwriter Showcase

1. Lizanne Knott is a multi-award winning singer-songwriter from Northwestern Pennsylvania. She has performed at some of the most prestigious listening rooms, theaters and festivals throughout the UK, Ireland and Spain and continues to produce critically acclaimed records with a new one due out this Fall. Follow Her – https://www.lizanneknott.com/ 2. Ciara Grace grew up…

4 April 2019 Read More
April 4th, 2019

YOUNG PERFORMERS NIGHT APRIL 8th 7:30pm

OUR MOST POPULAR SHOW IS RETURNING… ages 9-18 years old Performing at the Bitter End, New York Songwriters Circle Ticket link https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4110880

15 March 2019 Read More
March 15th, 2019

April 1st New York Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

Join us this April fools day for some of NYC’s best talent! The evening will feature Nic Nim Music Follow her: Nicole Nimroody Hayden Joseph Music Though a relative newcomer to the industry, this South Carolina native turned New York City dreamer has quickly begun making a name for himself at many of NYC’s most…

26 February 2019 Read More
February 26th, 2019

March 4th Singer Songwriter Showcase

Join us Monday, March 4th for our award-winning Showcase. The evening will feature EmRose Music – R&B/ neo-soul artist from San Francisco. She is a songwriter, producer, and vocalist, influenced by everyone from Anita Baker to Tom Misch. Follow Her – Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jessiechambers/ Spotify- https://open.spotify.com/artist/10kZ6WNqUGE1lQLUVisdVF?si=ILln1fa7QUyBEKPsHxDbOg Apple Music – https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/jessie-chambers/1402664421 Jessie Chambers – is a…

22 January 2019 Read More
January 22nd, 2019

Feb 4th Showcase Bio’s and Artists

Join us Monday, Feb 4th for our award-winning singer/songwriter series. The evening will feature – Brett Cameron – At 23 years old, Brett Cameron is currently working on releasing a string of singles to follow his highly anticipated debut record, ‘Mazes’ (released summer 2018). His new single ‘Feel Alive’ combines influences of pop, rock, electronic,…

2 January 2019 Read More
January 2nd, 2019

January 7th New York Songwriter’s Circle

– Tyler Stahl and Daniel Hass met in class while enrolled at Juilliard as young men, they were assigned to perform an original composition by Daniel for the school board and have been writing and performing together ever since. Tyler has been working on “Songs from the Early album” strenuously over the past year: the…

27 November 2018 Read More
November 27th, 2018

Dec 10th Holiday show Ticket link

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3902513

11 November 2018 Read More
November 11th, 2018

New York Songwriter’s Circle Holiday Show

Join us Monday, December 10th for one of our most signature events! If you’re looking to spend an evening cuddling up to some of the most well crafted holidays songs on the planet (sung by the best talent NYC has to offer) look no further! We have an incredible line up full of special guests…

28 October 2018 Read More
October 28th, 2018

CIRCLE OF ONE FUND a New Non Profit for Songwriters

After 30 years of running the New York Songwriters Circle and a paradigm shift in the Music Industry, Circle of One Fund Inc is a new Non Profit company under the umbrella of the New York Songwriters Circle aiming to raise money for up and coming young songwriters to help them get started in a…

25 October 2018 Read More
October 25th, 2018

New York Songwriter’s Circle November Show

Join us Monday, November 5th for our award-winning songwriter series! The evening will feature Rowen Kahn – Rowen Kahn is a singer/songwriter from Vancouver, BC. He released his first album, ‘Shortcut’, last May and you can find it wherever you get your music. Follow him! Instagram: @rowenkahn website: rowenkahn.com Rebecca Hurn Rebecca Hurn is an…

9 October 2018 Read More
October 9th, 2018

Jesse Harris Video

Check out Grammy award winning Alum Jesse Harris and his new video Out of Time from his new album Aquarelle To learn more visit http://www.jesseharrismusic.com/

12 May 2018 Read More
May 12th, 2018

A great new song from A Great Big World

Here’s a great live performance of “Wonder” by circle alums A Great Big World new single https://youtu.be/P-_GQ3il4U4 The single is available here:http://agbw.epicrecords.com/

28 April 2018 Read More
April 28th, 2018

May 7th Singer/Songwriter Performers

Join us Monday May 7th for our award winning singer songwriter showcase! The evening will feature 1. Nicole Nimroody – Nicole Nimroody – is a 17 year old singer-songwriter based in New York City. Going by the artist name “Nic Nim,” Nicole writes, produces, and performs original music inspired by many genres, such as alt-rock,…

29 March 2018 Read More
March 29th, 2018

back-to-back NY Songwriter Circle alums write-ups in BILLBOARD

congratulations to Rachel Sage and Stevie Wolfe on their write ups in Billboard! Note the back-to-back NY Songwriter Circle alums write-ups.

20 February 2018 Read More
February 20th, 2018

Young Artist’s Night Tickets Now on Sale

Buy tickets for The New York Songwriter’s Circle Young Performer’s Night “The New York Songwriters Circle Annual Young Performer’s Night” – An evening of outstanding talent all 18 years and under, held at the historic Bitter End in NYC’s Greenwich Village. 20$ Online https://songwriters-circle.com/young-artists-night-tickets-now-on-sale/ 25$ at the Door

20 February 2018 Read More
February 20th, 2018

March 5th Singer Songwriter’s Announced!

Join us Monday March 5th for our Award Winning Singer/Songwriter Showcase! The evening will feature the incredible diverse talents of Katherine Spina – At the heart of it, Kat is a singer. She is captivated by the power of tone and as a writer, thrives on storytelling through the lens of simplicity. Kat is a…

13 February 2018 Read More
February 13th, 2018

MARCH 5th Songwriters Circle!!

We welcome these wonderful artists March 5th at our Legendary showcase on it’s 26th year!!! Home to many Grammy award winning artists! Held at The historical Bitter End, 147 Bleecker street in NYC West Village $10 ticket price All welcome! LIndsay Batista Annika Grace Megan Sullivan kat Spina Scott Krokoff John David

27 January 2018 Read More
January 27th, 2018

Feb 5th Songwriter’s Circle Announced

Join us for our award winning singer/songwriter showcase series! The evening will feature Megan Talay has been playing iconic New York City venues since she was 16, winning over fans with her clever lyrics and infectious on-stage persona. Often drawing comparisons to 90’s favorites like Weezer, No Doubt, and Alanis Morisette,Talay’s punchy power-pop tunes tell…

1 January 2018 Read More
January 1st, 2018

Monday January 8th Singer Songwriter Showcase Announced

Join us Monday January 8th for our award winning showcase! Our first showcase of the 2018 season features 5 stellar acts and one international guest! Karen Hardy Karen Hardy is an up and coming artist and songwriter from East Brunswick, New Jersey. In September of 2017, she took her soulful pop originals down to Nashville,…

12 December 2017 Read More
December 12th, 2017

TIME OUT and Holiday Tickets

Tickets are now on sale for our annual Holiday show! Click the LINK to get yours in advance – We are also featured as NY TIME OUT magazine THING TO DO!

25 November 2017 Read More
November 25th, 2017

December 18th Annual Holiday Show Announced!

Join us Monday, December 18th for one of our most signature events! If you’re looking to spend an evening cuddling up to some of the most well crafted songs on the planet (sung by the best talent NYC has to offer) look no further! We have an incredible line up full of special guests to…

30 October 2017 Read More
October 30th, 2017

November 6th Showcase

Join us Monday November 6th for our award winning series! The evening will feature Anthony Nunziata Annie Calder – Annie Calder, a relative newcomer to the indie music scene, has quickly established herself as an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and singer in the US and UK. She delights both listeners and fans with her subtle bits…

28 September 2017 Read More
September 28th, 2017

Oct 2 Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

Join us this October for our award winning series! We have an incredible line – up featuring some international stars ✨ The evening will feature – Leyla Aroch – is an 18 year old New York native who travels around NYC and Los Angeles performing her original songs. Obsessed with r&b and hip hop, she…

27 September 2017 Read More
September 27th, 2017

INTERNATIONAL NEWS Posts about THE NEW YORK SONGWRITERS CIRCLE

Dado Bargioni A well-known Italian artist will be performing at the New York Songwriter Circle, October second 8 o’clock at the bitter end. This is one of the first articles written internationally about the New York songwriter circle, it is our plan to open a circle in Milan in the future !

26 September 2017 Read More
September 26th, 2017

WHY DO STARS LIKE ADELE KEEP LOSING THEIR VOICES?

After 26 years of teaching voice and doing vocal therapy, and hearing so many performers at the Songwriters Circle, I thought this article was pretty telling. Today, when we as performers can no longer count on selling our CDS, touring has become the way to earn a living and it can destroy the delicate vocal…

5 September 2017 Read More
September 5th, 2017

September 11th Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

We have an INCREDIBLE songwriter showcase coming up for you Monday september 11th! This will be a unique show featuring 5 US acts and a special apperance by Abby Holden! Check out the line up –

22 August 2017 Read More
August 22nd, 2017

ABC NEWS interview: NYC songwriter Tina Shafer offers tips for aspiring stars

NEW YORK (WABC) — A singer/songwriter in Manhattan has found her true calling as a motivator, as she’s determined to make your child the best singer he or she can be. Rock stars have been paying it forward for 25 years now, mentoring a younger generation at the “New York Songwriter’s Circle” started by Tina…

31 July 2017 Read More
July 31st, 2017

August 7th New York Songwriter’s Circle Showcase

  Join us Monday August 7th for our award winning showcase! The evening will feature Tatiana Lima – www.tatianalima.com Casey McQuillen – https://www.caseymcquillen.com/ Rachel Altounian – https://soundcloud.com/rachelaltounian Aaron Drescher  

27 June 2017 Read More
June 27th, 2017

Monday July 10th Showcase!

Join us Monday July 10th for our award winning showcase! The evening will feature – Michial Miller – www.michialmiller.com Zoe Allyn – www.facebook.com/ZOEALLYN/ Daniel Joseph Baker – www.danieljosephbaker.com La Leurentop – https://laleurentop.com Dominic San Juan – www.dominicsanjuan.com    

19 May 2017 Read More
May 19th, 2017

Songwriters Circle Alum gets top 10 ROLLING STONE PICK

Kenny Foster is picked in top 10 Country artists.. Performed last year at the Songwriters Circle.. Congratulations Kenny!!!   http://www.rollingstone.com/country/pictures/10-new-country-artists-you-need-to-know-april-2017-w475983/kenny-foster-w475986

3 May 2017 Read More
May 3rd, 2017

New York Songwriter’s Circle June 5th Fundraiser for the The Center and TLDEF Fund

Join us Monday June 5th for our first annual Pride Month Benefit Concert. TICKETS HERE Since 1991, the Circle has booked some of the top songwriting talent around the world at the Historic Bitter End in the west village. The Circle has been home to some of the best artists of the last three decades…

30 April 2017 Read More
April 30th, 2017

New York Songwriter’s Circle Feature in Tunedly

Check out The Songwriter’s Circle featured in Tunedly.com, epic events in New York City for Upwardly Mobile Songwriters! https://www.tunedly.com/blogpost?blog=EpicEventsinNewYorkforUpwardlyMobileSongwriters

20 April 2017 Read More
April 20th, 2017

May 1st Singer/Songwriter Showcase

Join us Monday May 1st for our award winning Singer/Songwriter Series! The evening will feature – Sally Night – reverbnation.com/sallynight Luke Denison – www.cdbaby.com/cd/lukedenison Lily Vakili – http://lilyvakili.com/ Surya Garg – https://soundcloud.com/suryagargmusic Corry Loveday – https://corrylovedaymusic.com/music Mason McDowell – https://masonmcdowell.bandcamp.com/