24th Annual Great Canadian Song-Along 2016

The Great Canadian Song-Along – now in its 24rd year!

Here’s how it works:

  • Write a NEW song inspired by one or more of the topics below, and,
  • Sign up to perform that song and one other song of your choice

Performance dates are Friday April 15 and Saturday April 16, starting at 7:00 pm. Song-Along will be held at the Westboro Masonic Hall. The address is 430 Churchill Ave. (at Byron).

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22nd Annual
The Great Canadian Song-Along
April 11 and April 12, 2014

Where: Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill at Byron

Ladies and Gentleman! Start your inspiration!

Once again the Great Canadian Song-Along is upon us. Song-Along is Ottawa’s annual adventure in songwriting and performance – now in its 22st year. With an average participation of 25 performers each year in Ottawa Song-Along has inspired over 550 new songs!

Song-Along is organized by Writers’ Bloc and presented by the Spirit of Rasputins Arts Society http://rasputins.ca Thank you SoR!
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21st Annual
The Great Canadian Song-Along
April 12 and 13, 2013

Where: Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill at Byron

Ladies and Gentleman! Start your inspiration!

Hello fellow Songwriters,

Once again the season of the Great Canadian Song-Along is upon us. Song-Along is Ottawa’s annual adventure in songwriting and performance – now in its 21st year. With an average participation of 25 performers each year in Ottawa Song-Along has inspired over 500 new songs!

Song-Along is organized by Writers’ Bloc and presented by the Spirit of Rasputins Arts Society http://rasputins.ca Thank you SoR!

Here’s how it works:

  • Write a NEW song on one or more of the topics below, and
  • Sign up to perform that song and one other song of your choice

This year Song-Along will be held at the Westboro Masonic Hall where SoR’s featured artist concerts take place. The address is 430 Churchill Ave. (at Byron).

Performance dates are Friday April 12 and Saturday April 13, starting at 7:00 pm at the Westboro Masonic Hall, 430 Churchill at Byron.

Now…the five topics for 2013

  • a good finish

  • nice try

  • fences

  • crooked line

  • a nonsense song

I hope you are inspired. If you would like to participate, write a NEW song on any of these topics, and contact:

Tony Turner 613-798-0365 / tony.turner@rogers.com
or
Greg Kelly 613-680-6163 / grgr2swtr@yahoo.ca

Make sure you tell us the night you would like to perform. Feel free to collaborate in songwriting / or your performance. If the performer is someone other than the writer, that’s fine. Just let us know closer to the event.

That’s it. We hope you can join in.

Happy writing!

20th Anniversary
The Great Canadian Song-Along
March 9 and 10, 2012

It’s hard to believe but the Great Canadian Song-Along is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Song-Along is Ottawa’s annual songwriting and performance event. The event is organized by Writers’ Bloc and presented by the Spirit of Rasputin’s Arts Society.

Here’s the deal:

  • Write a NEW song on one or more of the topics below, and
  • Sign up to perform that song and one other song of your choice

The event will be held at the funky new Le Michel-Ange Café, located at 35 Laurel. Le Michel-Ange Café is a coffee roasting warehouse / café located in Little Italy. Check it out at www.lemichelange.ca

Performance dates are Friday March 9 and Saturday March 10, starting at 7:00 pm

Now…the topics for 2012

  • (something/someone) that gets you through
  • turning the page
  • out in the rain
  • a campfire or cowboy song

…plus three bonus anniversary topics…

  • a hat (a topic from Year 1)
  • any colour but blue (the most popular of all past Song-Along topics)
  • a number (because this is the 20th Song-Along)

I hope you are inspired. If you would like to participate, write a NEW song on any of these topics, and contact:

  • Tony Turner 613-798-0365 / tony@tonyturner.ca , or
  • Greg Kelly 613-680-6163 / grgr2swtr@yahoo.ca

Make sure you tell us the night you would like to perform. Feel free to collaborate in songwriting / or your performance. If the performer is someone other than the writer, that’s fine. Just let us know closer to the event.

That’s it. We hope you can join in.

Happy writing!