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Reggae Songwriting Challenge

Write a reggae song. These will be critiqued at our meeting on Feb 24, 2016.


How to get your songs placed in Film and TV


Movies you can stream from Netflix

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  • Muscles Shoals
  • Greenwich Village - Music That Defined a Generation
  • Wrecking Crew

Workshop Notes

Picture and Bio for PR

ReverbNation - An Overview

Your Own CD - Creating a Release Quality Production

Performance Workshop, Jan 11, 2014

Making an Acoustic Guitar


See List of Songwriting Contests here



Check These Out

Josh Jones CD - Pacing the Moon

Check out Jerry Gilmore's song about SVSA


Darrell Brown Workshop and Grammys on the Hill Day
April 2013


Last Update:
Jan 28, 2015


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Feb 24, 2015

Songwriters at all levels are welcome.

Upcoming Events

2016

  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Feb 24, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Mar 23, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Apr 27, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: May 25, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Jun 22, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Jul 27, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Aug 24, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Sep 28, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Oct 26, 2015, 7:00pm
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Meeting - Workshop: TBD
    When: Nov 16, 2015, 7:00pm (Note: moved up one week due to Thanksgiving)
    Where: 3rd Street Coffee House, 3rd Street and Mountain Ave, Roanoke, VA
    Cost: Free, open to all songwriters
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com
  • Holiday Dinner and Open Mic
    When: Sometime in Dec 2016
    Where: TBD
    Cost: TBD
    Contact: info@svsasongs.com

The Southwest Virginia Songwriters Association (SVSA) helps broaden and expand the knowledge of our members and to support and further the progress and success of each member in songwriting and related fields.