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      Thursday   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (monthly on the 3rd Thursday for 10 times)

      222 Main Street
      Salinas, California

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      West Coast

      Join us on the 3rd Thursday of every month to share your music with the community! Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy live music featuring our local talent - be sure to invite your friends, audience encouraged.

      Open to WCS members to perform for a live audience and local expert judges. Monthly winners are eligible for the finals to win a chance to perform in front of industry professionals at the Annual Songwriter's Conference.

      AUDIENCE: The public is welcome to attend for FREE and experience great local music by our talented local groups and musicians. Light refreshments will be served. If time allows, non-members may also perform, and contestants are welcome to perform again - sometimes even judges will belt out a tune!

      To join the West Coast Songwriters Association, please visit - or you can join the night of the competition! Sign in is at 6:30pm and please bring three printed copies of the song lyrics for the judges.

      Chapter managers: Trish and Jeannie
      Contact phone: 831.435.4636

      Please make sure that your membership is current. Have a photo of your membership card on your cell phone for ease
      Non-members are ineligible to win (but can perform, time permitting)

      Best song wins 2 hours of recording time at Mars Studio in Aptos.
      Best Song of the Month Runner Up: Gift Certificate from one of our valued local sponsors!

      Best Song of the Month wins an invitation to compete in the Playoffs for Best Song of the Year and a chance to compete in the Finals. Additionally, Best song winner will be on the WCS YouTube Channel as a featured artist. Video file (not YouTube link), song title, location and short blurb with link to website/Facebook should be provided to

      Past Prizes: studio recording time, professional website, gift certificates to local music stores, and professional photo shoots.

      Studio Sponsors - Real to Reel Studios, Sand City & Mars Studio, Aptos

      Cost: Free -

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      This event repeats monthly on the 3rd Thursday for 10 times:

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