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Ypsilanti Songwriting Festival Saturday Oct 18th

Posted by ppna on October 14, 2008

Last year I missed the Songwriting Festival but I will be in attendance this year at least for the concert performance at the Corner Brewery.   Two of my favorite musicians will be traveling from Chicago to play they are  Paul Burch and Jon Langford.

For a full article visit here http://www.mlive.com/annarbornews/features/index.ssf/2008/10/ypsilanti_songwriting_festival.html

When: Saturday, Oct. 18.

Where: Ypsilanti District Library, 5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti Township.

Cost: Free.

Details: 734-482-4110 ext. 1303; www.ypsilibrary.org.


• 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – DIY recording information sessions. Tips on turning your home into an audio studio in sessions geared for different skill levels.

• 11 a.m.-4 p.m. – Session with a songwriter. Sign up for a one-on-one mentoring session with a local songwriter. Mentors are Sean Rogers, Dan Florida (aka Almus Magnus), Patrick Elkins, and Holly Mae. Register at 734-482-4110, ext. 1301.

• Noon-4 p.m. – Local Songsters. Free performances by local acts celebrating the art of song.

• 5 p.m. – Kick Out the Jams: Two Generations of Beats from Motown to Woodstock, with John Sinclair, Professor Louie, Miss Marie, and M. L. Liebler.

• 6 p.m. – Jon Langford and Paul Burch, whom the New York Times places “on the cutting edge of country,” will appear for Songwriters in Conversation with 107.1 FM radio’s Martin Bandyke in a discussion on the craft of songwriting.

• 9 p.m. – Jeremy Baldwin, host of the Roots Music Project on WEMU, will emcee as local anti-quirk-post-folk-weird musician Patrick Elkins opens for Jon Langford and Paul Burch at the Corner Brewery, 720 Norris St., Ypsilanti.


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