Dallas Songwriters Association

Dallas Songwriters Assoc. is a 501 C3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing learning opportunities about the craft and business of songwriting. All styles of music are welcome in the DSA, and membership includes writers of all ages. DSA monthly activities include meetings with guest speakers, song critiques and performance showcases and open mics that are open to the public and streamed to Facebook and Youtube. In addition, the DSA offers song contests, a Hall of Fame program, community awards, youth programs, and publishes a monthly newsletter, Songwriters Notes.

CELEBRATING 34 YEARS IN 2021
MOTIVATING & UPLIFTING SONGWRITERS THROUGH EDUCATION

Sunday, May 30, 2021

JUNE 2021 DALLAS SONGWRITERS EVENTS

 DSA EVENTS THIS MONTH:

DALLAS SONGWRITERS SONG CONTESTS  - 2021 Open June 1 - Sept 30
Annual Song Contest                                   https://dsasongcontest.blogspot.com
Young Songwriters Contest - 18 & under  https://youngsongwriterscontest.blogspot.com

MONTHLY MEETING - Virtual
DSA Monthly Meeting and Song Critiques - 
https://dallassongwriters.org/song-critique/
June 3, 6:30PM  - Harry Hewlett - Songwriter of the Year

DSA Board Meeting - Tuesday, June 29, 7pm

OPEN MIC  - Virtual
Harry's DSA Virtual Open Mic  -  Every Wednesday  7 - 9 - June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86341155881

Live streamed to Facebook from the Venue
Love and War - Thursday - June 24 - Monthly on 4th Thursday - this will be at the venue and streamed to FB. It is currently an open mic, and will return to a showcase down the road BRING YOUR OWN MIC
SHOWCASES - Physical &  Virtual - check on Facebook for updates

Songwriters Round at Porta Di Roma - on the 3rd Friday June 13 - 6:30pm - 9pm
Format: Songwriter’s In The Round (Three Stools Three Songwriters At One Time)
Streamed to DSA Facebook Page.
Mic stands and sound system provided by Rickey Gene Wright and Songwriters are to bring there own microphones.
Hosted by Rickey Gene Wright   for details - text him at (214) 537-5047
2301 Performance Drive Richardson, Tx 75082 
 Across from Eisemann Center

DSA Virtual Global Showcase- Every Saturday 12 - 3 June 5,  12, 19, 26
DSA members performing on Zoom from around the world. Tune in and see members from far away.   Invite friends. Share to your groups.
  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87932958559

Deep Ellum Dallas Songwriters Spotlight Stage  - Postponed to Sept  10-12, 2021  7 - 10
The festival is planning to go on unless the City of Dallas determines that it should not be held.

SPECIAL EVENTS

"WILD DAWG" OFF-SHORE FISHING ADVENTURE 2021 - June 10 - 13


View our past events on our Youtube channel.
DSA HALL OF FAME - NOW ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL- 

2021 Inductees: John Denver, England Dan and John Ford Coley, Janie Frickie or Gregg Smith 

The Dallas Songwriters Association celebrated the songs of these North Texas icons at the 2021 Dallas Songwriters Hall of Fame virtual event, which was held on Saturday, April 17, 12-3 Please head over to our channel and don't forget to subscribe.

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2QmQKUl70-3Y_SmChiZRqM9rmPfrLWbL

More info here: https://dallassongwritershalloffame.blogspot.com

 Donate to Hall of Fame

Via Square 

https://dallas-songwriters-association.square.site/product/donate-to-dallas-songwriters-hall-of-fame/27?cs=true&cst=custom


PayPal link

Donate to DSA via PayPal Tip Jar https://py.pl/2S7dRL98V4Y (Thank you!)


Via stripe store

https://dallassongwriters.org/donate-to-dsa/


CONTESTS
SONG CONTEST  - 2021 Opens June 1

Here is a look at the wonderful talent from last years contest.
Awards Program-  2020 Contest - AWARDS VIDEOS
                                   2020 Winners Announced Jan. 16
                                   https://dsasongcontest.blogspot.com
 2020 DSA Song Contest Awards Part 1 - semi-finalists perform

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O53tKlKWRs&list=PL2QmQKUl70-2fZsHAIcWZTejZVKttRKMX


2020 DSA Song Contest Awards Part 2 - finalists perform - awards given

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZJ_TN9f7_I&list=PL2QmQKUl70-0NTzHsFcVDDtQRkAyMoZud


2020 DSA Song Contest Award Winning Songs - 30 sec clips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVnE1vn4cN4


2020 DSA Award Certificates.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY7CJkGDKwg



LYRIC CONTEST NEXT DEADLINE June 30
                                       2020 Fall Winners
                                     2020 Summer Winners
                                       2020 Spring Winners
                                      2020 Winter Winners 
                                    
 Enter Here on in DSA Stripe store - pay and upload lyric

NEW SONG CONTEST FOR YOUTH  - Opens June 1
Entrants must be 18 & under  - Winner performed at Awards Program

DOWN THE LINE 

DSA Pool Party - Aug  7

 ARLINGTON GUITAR SHOW - Oct 16 - 17 2021 

DONATE

Donate to DSA in general here:
Non Profit Guidestar profile link:  https://www.guidestar.org/Profile/75-2357558

Check out the newsletter, Songwriters Notes, for details at:

Stay connected to us on Facebook:
BECOME A DSA MEMBER OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

Friday, April 30, 2021

MAY EVENTS FOR DALLAS SONGWRITERS

 DSA EVENTS THIS MONTH:

GUITAR SHOW THIS WEEKEND AT MARKET HALL - APRIL 30 - MAY 2


Drop by the DSA both to say, "Hi!"

MONTHLY MEETING - Virtual
DSA Monthly Meeting and Song Critiques - 
https://dallassongwriters.org/song-critique/
May 6. 6:30PM  - Edye Brookshire - Country Music Past and Present

DSA Board Meeting - Tuesday, May 25, 7pm

OPEN MIC  - Virtual
Harry's DSA Virtual Open Mic  -  Every Wednesday  7 - 9 - May 5, 12, 19, 26
ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86341155881

Love and War - Thursday - May 27 - Monthly on 4th Thursday - this will be at the venue and streamed to FB. It is currently an open mic, and will return to a showcase down the road BRING YOUR OWN MIC
SHOWCASES - Physical &  Virtual - check on Facebook for updates

Songwriters Round at Porta Di Roma - on the 3rd Friday May 21 - 7pm - 9pm
Format: Songwriter’s In The Round (Three Stools Three Songwriters At One Time)
Streamed to DSA Facebook Page.
Mic stands and sound system provided by Rickey Gene Wright and Songwriters are to bring there own microphones.
Hosted by Rickey Gene Wright   for details - text him at (214) 537-5047
2301 Performance Drive Richardson, Tx 75082 
 Across from Eisemann Center

DSA Virtual Global Showcase- Every Saturday 12 - 3 May 1,  8, 15, 22, 29
DSA members performing on Zoom from around the world. Tune in and see members from far away.   Invite friends. Share to your groups.
  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87932958559

DSA CITYLINE COURTYARD SHOWCASE – resumes in June

Deep Ellum Dallas Songwriters Spotlight Stage  - Postponed to Sept  10-12, 2021  7 - 10
The festival is planning to go on unless the City of Dallas determines that it should not be held.

SPECIAL EVENTS
DSA HALL OF FAME - NOW ON OUR YOUTUBE CHAANNEL- 

2021 Inductees: John Denver, England Dan and John Ford Coley, Janie Frickie or Gregg Smith 

The Dallas Songwriters Association celebrated the songs of these North Texas icons at the 2021 Dallas Songwriters Hall of Fame virtual event, which was held on Saturday, April 17, 12-3 Please head over to our channel and don't forget to subscribe.

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2QmQKUl70-3Y_SmChiZRqM9rmPfrLWbL

More info here: https://dallassongwritershalloffame.blogspot.com

 Donate to Hall of Fame

Via Square 

https://dallas-songwriters-association.square.site/product/donate-to-dallas-songwriters-hall-of-fame/27?cs=true&cst=custom


PayPal link

Donate to DSA via PayPal Tip Jar https://py.pl/2S7dRL98V4Y (Thank you!)


Via stripe store

https://dallassongwriters.org/donate-to-dsa/


CONTESTS
SONG CONTEST  - 2021 Opens June 1

Here is a look at the wonderful talent from last years contest.
Awards Program-  2020 Contest - AWARDS VIDEOS
                                   2020 Winners Announced Jan. 16
                                   https://dsasongcontest.blogspot.com
 2020 DSA Song Contest Awards Part 1 - semi-finalists perform

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O53tKlKWRs&list=PL2QmQKUl70-2fZsHAIcWZTejZVKttRKMX


2020 DSA Song Contest Awards Part 2 - finalists perform - awards given

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZJ_TN9f7_I&list=PL2QmQKUl70-0NTzHsFcVDDtQRkAyMoZud


2020 DSA Song Contest Award Winning Songs - 30 sec clips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVnE1vn4cN4


2020 DSA Award Certificates.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY7CJkGDKwg



LYRIC CONTEST NEXT DEADLINE June 30
                                       2020 Fall Winners
                                     2020 Summer Winners
                                       2020 Spring Winners
                                      2020 Winter Winners 
                                    
 Enter Here on in DSA Stripe store - pay and upload lyric

NEW SONG CONTEST FOR YOUTH  - Opens June 1
Entrants must be 18 & under  - Winner performed at Awards Program

DONATE

Donate to DSA in general here:
Non Profit Guidestar profile link:  https://www.guidestar.org/Profile/75-2357558

Check out the newsletter, Songwriters Notes, for details at:

Stay connected to us on Facebook:
BECOME A DSA MEMBER OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

APRIL EVENTS FOR DALLAS SONGWRITERS

 DSA EVENTS THIS MONTH:

MONTHLY MEETING - Virtual
DSA Monthly Meeting and Song Critiques - 
https://dallassongwriters.org/song-critique/
April 1. 6:30PM  - Helene Cronine

DSA Board Meeting - Tuesday, April 27, 7pm

OPEN MIC  - Virtual
Harry's DSA Virtual Open Mic  -  Every Wednesday  7 - 9 - M 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28
ZOOM: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86341155881

Love and War - Thursday - April 22 - We are back to regular 4th Thursday - this will be at the venue and streamed to FB. It is currently an open mic, and will return to a showcase down the road BRING YOUR OWN MIC
SHOWCASES - Physical &  Virtual - check on Facebook for updates

Songwriters Round at Porta Di Roma - on the 3rd Friday April 16 - 7pm - 9pm
Format: Songwriter’s In The Round (Three Stools Three Songwriters At One Time)
Streamed to DSA Facebook Page.
Mic stands and sound system provided by Rickey Gene Wright and Songwriters are to bring there own microphones.
Hosted by Rickey Gene Wright   for details - text him at (214) 537-5047
2301 Performance Drive Richardson, Tx 75082 
 Across from Eisemann Center

DSA Virtual Global Showcase- Every Saturday 12 - 3 April 3, 10, 17, 24
DSA members performing on Zoom from around the world. Tune in and see members from far away.   Invite friends. Share to your groups.
  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87932958559

DSA CITYLINE COURTYARD SHOWCASE – resumes in May

Deep Ellum Dallas Songwriters Spotlight Stage  - Postponed to Sept  10-12, 2021  7 - 10
The festival is planning to go on unless the City of Dallas determines that it should not be held.

SPECIAL EVENTS
DSA HALL OF FAME - VIRTUAL -    April 17, 12-3pm 

2021 Inductees: John Denver, England Dan and John Ford Coley, Janie Frickie or Gregg Smith 

The Dallas Songwriters Association will celebrate the songs of these North Texas icons at the 2021 Dallas Songwriters Hall of Fame virtual event, on Saturday, April 17, 12-3.  Please join us as we stream LIVE to the Dallas Songwriters Association Facebook page.  

More info here: https://dallassongwritershalloffame.blogspot.com

 Donate to Hall of Fame

Via Square 

https://dallas-songwriters-association.square.site/product/donate-to-dallas-songwriters-hall-of-fame/27?cs=true&cst=custom


PayPal link

Donate to DSA via PayPal Tip Jar https://py.pl/2S7dRL98V4Y (Thank you!)


Via stripe store

https://dallassongwriters.org/donate-to-dsa/


CONTESTS
SONG CONTEST  - 2021 Opens June 1

Here is a look at the wonderful talent from last years contest.
Awards Program-  2020 Contest - AWARDS VIDEOS
                                   2020 Winners Announced Jan. 16
                                   https://dsasongcontest.blogspot.com
 2020 DSA Song Contest Awards Part 1 - semi-finalists perform

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O53tKlKWRs&list=PL2QmQKUl70-2fZsHAIcWZTejZVKttRKMX


2020 DSA Song Contest Awards Part 2 - finalists perform - awards given

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZJ_TN9f7_I&list=PL2QmQKUl70-0NTzHsFcVDDtQRkAyMoZud


2020 DSA Song Contest Award Winning Songs - 30 sec clips

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVnE1vn4cN4


2020 DSA Award Certificates.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY7CJkGDKwg



LYRIC CONTEST NEXT DEADLINE March 31
                                       2020 Fall Winners
                                     2020 Summer Winners
                                       2020 Spring Winners
                                      2020 Winter Winners 
                                    
 Enter Here on in DSA Stripe store - pay and upload lyric

NEW SONG CONTEST FOR YOUTH  - Opens June 1
Entrants must be 18 & under  - Winner performed at Awards Program

DONATE

Donate to DSA in general here:

Check out the newsletter, Songwriters Notes, for details at:

Stay connected to us on Facebook:
BECOME A DSA MEMBER OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP