Songwriter’s Beat

Jan 03, 2014 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

ASCAP Grant Renewed for 2014!

Am thrilled to announce The ASCAP Foundation renewed my grant for Songwriter’s Beat in 2014! Thanks to ASCAP we can continue to offer songwriting workshops (FREE for ASCAP members) and provide support for ASCAP writers who perform at Songwriter’s Beat in 2014. What is Songwriter’s Beat? In 2000 I founded

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Nov 22, 2013 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

What a night! Songwriter’s Beat 13th Anniversary & live photos

When I started Songwriter’s Beat 13 years ago I didn’t plan to start a night that would continue on for all these years. It’s been a tremendous labor of love to keep it going – and there have been plenty of times I almost stopped. Last night’s incredible concert reminded

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Nov 20, 2013 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Songwriter’s Beat 13th Anniversary – Nov 21, 2013

Am both delighted and astonished that Songwriter’s Beat is 13 years old! When I started the night there was no way to know that we would last this long, that 360+ songwriters would grace our stage, that hundreds – hundreds! – of new songs would make their debut at Songwriter’s

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Feb 03, 2013 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Rob Morsberger & Friends at Songwriter’s Beat – Feb 21, 2013

Five friends, celebrating life and making music together. If not now, when? On February 21st, 2013, the uber-talented Rob Morsberger & four friends, singer-songwriters Jon Albrink, Valerie Ghent, Tim Robinson and Ina May Wool come together for a special Songwriter’s Beat concert: Rob Morsberger & Friends. Many people know I

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Nov 24, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Songwriter’s Beat 12th Anniversary Concert – Dec 13, 2012

TWELVE YEARS! In December, 2000, Valerie Ghent, Deborah Berg, JJ Appleton and Sherryl Marshall launched Songwriter’s Beat with one sold-out concert at Cornelia Street Cafe. Who knew that one fateful night would become a beloved monthly concert series, one which would promote and support hundreds of songwriters from all over

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Nov 13, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

HURRICANE SANDY BENEFIT CONCERT: Songwriter’s Beat Nov 15, 2012

  With the overwhelming needs post-Sandy, we are organizing a HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT with our November Songwriter’s Beat, to benefit people directly impacted by the hurricane. Please come, listen to great music by David Conrad, Valerie Ghent, Sasha Papernik, Lucy Foley, Chris Lee, and help us raise funds

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Sep 06, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Boston Globe Arts Pick!

Delighted that our show this Saturday is an Editor’s Arts Pick in The Boston Globe! Our thanks to James Reed! NYC SONGWRITER’S BEAT A long-running New York City acoustic series travels to Boston, courtesy of its founder, Valerie Ghent. Also appearing are local artist Thea Hopkins, fresh off a victory

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Sep 01, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent 1 Comments

Songwriter’s Beat comes to Boston! Sat. Sept 8, 2012

Am thrilled to be performing at Songwriter’s Beat first concert in Boston! On Saturday, September 8th, I’ll share the stage with stellar songwriters Thea Hopkins and Birdsong at Morning at a lovely venue, Arts at the Armory. And that’s not all – I’ll be performing with Valerie Simpson at Boston’s

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Aug 05, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

NYC’s Music Machine, Valerie Ghent – Interview with Pens Eye View

Tremendous thanks to Richie Frieman for this great interview for Pens Eye View. We did the interview about Day to Day Dream while I was in Beijing, China, earlier this spring. Am thrilled he loves the record! “a fantastic new record…a musical mix from a groovy singer-songwriter. Get into it

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Jun 19, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Solar-Powered Songwriter’s Beat at Make Music NY 2012

So excited about our June 21st solar-powered Songwriter’s Beat concert at Make Music NY! The city-wide musical extravaganza of Make Music NY is held on the summer solstice each year and was inspired by France’s annual Fête de la Musique, held on the same day, to offer free music in

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