Each monthly meeting of NSAI Houston consists of a lesson on the craft or business of songwriting, followed by a song feedback session during which members may present a song for constructive suggestions from the group, followed by Songwriters in the Round, featuring some of the Houston area's best performing songwriters showing us how it’s done. All this in one of the coolest music venues in Texas!
Additional Houston Chapter Events:
NSAI Song Swap
When: Sunday, October 23rd, 4pm-6pm
Where: JP Hops House, 2317 S. Hwy 6, between I-10 West & Westheimer
Details: NSAI Song Swap hosted by NSAI Houston Coordinator Mitch Tiffin
This is a fun, laid back guitar pull and song circle open to everyone. It's a great way to meet and hear your songwriter community and what they're writing. Sign up to perform 3 songs in the Open Mic, beginning at 6:00pm. Contact Mitch at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
When: Monday, November 13th, 7pm to 9pm
Where: Spring Creek Barbeque, 6068 FM 2920, SPRING, TX (Just West of Kuykendahl) **Click here for Website and directions; http://springcreekbarbecue.com/klein.htm
Details: If you've not been to a meeting at our new location (Spring Creek Barbeque).. come on out. This location is only 10 minutes west of I45, and if you use the Grand Parkway (99) there is a FM 2920 exit that will get you there. There is great food/drink and an intimate atmosphere that lends itself to a good exchange of ideas and feedback during the program and song presentations. Hope to see you there.
Linda Schaible will cover "Adding Texture To Your Songs". Easy ways to add imagery from the five senses (texture) while still keeping the Lyrics conversational and easy to follow for the listener.
Be there, ..to become a better songwriter.
Song Feedback Segment: Sign up starting at 6:30pm. This is for anyone who wants to perform a song you've written and get positive, constructive feedback on how you might make it better. Only one song per writer. We may not have time for everyone, so arrive early to get your name on the list. Bring 20 copies of a single one-sided page with lyrics and your name, and be prepared to perform it live with one instrument/vocal. Questions? Email us at email@example.com