We seek to provide an open and supportive atmosphere for aspiring amateurs through accomplished professionals.
The Guild will host learning and sharing events such as Open Mics, coffeehouses, songcraft workshops and seminars, as well as showcases and festivals for performances.
Dedicated to nurturing community among Singer/Songwriters of Northwest New Jersey and the surrounding region - those who create and those who appreciate!
Groove 9 3/4 - SSG Member CD Party
SSG compiled and pressed our 1st Members Compilation CD late last fall. Join us as we present a few of those artists!! We will be outside in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. Featured this night will be 6:30 Mark Ryan, 6:50 George Unverzagt, 7:10 Zeke Carey, 7:30 Bernie Drury, 7:50 Kate & Paul, 8:10 Ed Seifert, 8:30 Loretta Hagen (times approx.) We hope ALL SSG members and their friends will attend and support - Free - Donations cheerfully accepted to support this event and our artists.
Groove 9 3/4 - Peter Karp!
TICKETS! TICKETS!! Reserve your table/seat now! As this is table seating (and bar) and we need to follow CV-19 protocols, we need to arrange seats in advance - please get your tickets asap to allow us time. http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/performers Thank You!! Alas, Full Groove was not possible this year, so, we're hosting our fab feature Peter Karp for an intimate outdoor concert! Peter and his band have been craving to play - here's the chance to enjoy a great show! https://peterkarp.com/home We will be out in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. There will be separate tables for small groups and spaced seating around the covered bar area. The tasty full Stanhope House menu available, too! Soulful Katie Henry to open! https://katiehenrymusic.com/ Masks required to enter and move about. Once seated, you may choose to remove. Tickets on our webpage. Must be purchased in advance. http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/performers
Reimagined: Groove in the Grove 9 3/4 !!
Sorry to say that our full festival will be postponed to 2021. Scaling back, we are hosting a few great artists outside in the Biergarten! Plenty of room to socially distance! Yes, masks will be required to enter and to move about, but once seated you may remove. Confirmed performers thus far: e'lissa jones Gregg Cagno Grace Morrison Robinson Treacher Kevin DeFeo Gerry Hazel Many more TBA! http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/
Exploring the Guitar, Harmony, and other Musical Fun!
Legendary Walt Bibinger hosting a workshop to discuss approaches to styles, techniques, and songwriting along with suggestions for how anyone can use their abilities, no matter the level, to improve. Q&A section plus a fun interactive exploration of varying voicings to expand common patterns. Bring pad/paper and your voice/guitar!
$15 ($10 for SSG Members) http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/ Presented by Skylands Songwriters Guild
SSG at Groove 9 3/4!
SSG Members to play at Groove!
As most in-person events have cancelled, in cluding our own Festival, SSG is hosting a few of our members for a mini-fest. Live, original music in the Biergarten!
2:30 Carol Crittenden 3:00 WinterLong 3:30 Autumn Breeze 4:00 Kathy Phillips/Walt Bibinger 4:30 Annie Donahue 5:00 Awen
Free admission - donations gladly accepted ;) Social distancing rules apply!