SONGWRITERS BEAT FESTIVAL Runs Through July 24 at Cornelia Street Cafe
The Songwriter's Beat presents the 6th annual Songwriter's Beat Festival & Song Contest at the Cornelia Street Café (29 Cornelia Street), runs though July 24, 2010. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Feel the Music!, which brings music to children and families impacted by trauma. Showtimes are Thursday at 8:30PM and Friday and Saturday at 9PM. Tickets are $10 plus $7 food/drink minimum. For more information visit http://corneliastreetcafe.com or http://songwritersbeat.com
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
The Songwriter's Beat Festival - New York City's 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.