The Darebin Songwriters‘ Guild welcomes people with a song in their hearts or a tune in their heads. It‘s an opportunity for songwriters to get together to learn from and encourage each other, to listen and be listened to. It‘s nurturing but unprecious, great for inspiration and networking. Lyricists meet tunesmiths, singers meet writers, guitarists meet pianists… the possibilities are endless.

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August Session – an afternoon of original music


Sunday 6 August @ 3:30 pm
BAR 303
303 High Street Northcote
Entry by gold coin donation

You are invited to the August session of the guild, the last Wintry session for 2017. We have a great musical line up for you, some new faces and some well known regulars. There will be finger picking guitar blues, poems set to the harp, some dark gothic rock, humour and pathos on the piano and so much more. Our town is rich in talent and the art of song writing is alive and well.

Come and share the music and the special moments of discovery that are unique to the Guild.

Appearing at the August Session of the DSG will be:

Regular events


Members of the Guild take turns playing three-song sets of their original material. Sessions happen bimonthly on Sunday afternoons at Bar 303 (303 High St, Northcote), from 3:30 to 6:45 pm. Email to book a spot.

Remaining dates for 2017:


Participants take turns playing a song to each other and get feedback, comments, suggestions, etc. great for when you're working on a new song and are a bit stuck with it or not sure about it. Workshops happen monthly on Monday evenings at the Rose Shamrock Hotel (709 Plenty Rd, Reservoir), from 7:30 to 9:30. Places limited. Email to register.

Remaining dates for 2017: