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2014 Song of the Years Awards Show
The date is set! This years Song of the Year Awards show will be on May 17th at Kelly D's. Kelly's is located at 1012 SE Cleveland, Bend, OR. Showtime is 6:00 PM!
The show will include performances by 14 local songwriters, interspersed by our awards ceremony in 10 genres, culminating in the overall Song of the Year Award. Audience members will also be asked to participate by choosing their favorite performer of the evening for the Audience choice award. Food, fun and live music is the perfect recipe for a good time. The event will be hosted by our own Tommy Joe Kelly.
See you There!
COSA is a nonprofit organization founded to promote, educate and motivate members to write, market and improve their skills as songwriters.
MONTHLY SONGWRITER MEETINGS
We meet on the last Sunday of every month at Kelly D's located at 1012 S Cleveland in Bend, Oregon. 2:00 PM till 5:00 PM. Anyone interested in songwriting is welcome to attend.
At one of our meetings you will find a varied group of songwriters ranging from beginners to experienced professionals. The thread that binds us together is the common love of music and lyrics. All styles of songs are welcome at COSA. You may hear country, hard rock, soft rock, pop, blues, children's music, religious songs, instrumentals or anything else someone brings in at one of our meetings.
We have contact info for publishing, copyrighting, collaboration and studio / demo services. Our meeting activities include guest lecturers, workshops, current musical events and group discussions.
At each meeting we also have a Song-of-the-Month contest. Members listen to entries (either played live or supplied in CD format) and vote for their favorite song. Winners receive a certificate of achievement and their song gets a free entry into our Song-of-the-Year contest. The song will also be played on KPOV.FM courtesy of Rick Miller and the Center Stage radio program.
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