Songwriter Showcases 2022

*Currently checking on COVID Guidelines, stay tuned for more info*

Now Booking:

Venues in Chicago, IL

  • Six (or more) songwriters performing original songs in a relaxed, coffeehouse atmosphere
  • $10 suggested donation at the door for the public and guests.
  • Curated by Host Hannah Frank

What have you been working on over the lockdown? Come shake the rust off and share your music!

For Audiences:

  • Listening and thinking environment: bring a journal or write down you next best idea on the nearest napkin.
  • See original musicians live and out of their cages!

For Musicians:

  • Sets are 20 minutes (4-5 tunes).
  • Booking is in advance.
  • There is PA on site.
  • Artists receive a portion of Suggested Donations at door: 50% is divided equally among the acts.
  • If you have a shorter or longer set, a set time can be customized, just ask!
  • Load in is 15 minutes before doors. If you need to arrive later, please arrive 30 minutes before your set.
  • Stay for the duration of the show if you can.
  • Primarily for solo acts, but duos are OK too!

What makes the showcase unique:

Get Feedback: Trying out new material? Audience members and fellow musicians alike are invited to optionally provide anonymous feedback to artists (hand-written old school!) if they choose.

Get Community and Support: Share music resources, bring old friends and meet new ones.

For booking, email