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Memphis Songwriters Association Songwriter Showdown Finals

Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street, Memphis, TN

Listen to some of the best up-and-coming songwriters our beautiful city has to offer! The Memphis Songwriters Association's Third Annual Songwriter Showdown is bigger and better than ever! This year, MSA received over 60 entries and chose the final eight songwriters who will be competing for the honor to be named the MSA Songwriter of the Year.

All the songwriters will perform one song to a live audience, and the top three winners will be selected by a panel of judges who are known for their experience in the music industry and are professionals in the field.

Tickets, $20. Social hour, 4pm, with music by Bailey Bigger (baileybigger.com). Featured performer for the evening is The Wealthy West (thewealthywest.com).

Dec16

Advent Concert feat. Abbye West Pates & Matthew Clark

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Bluff City Church (meets at Trinity UMC), 1738 Galloway Ave, Memphis, TN 38112

Abbye West Pates and Matthew Clark (matthewclark.net) perform a set of original songs and Advent/Christmas songs with a full band. Hang out and eat homemade baked goods at 4:30, with music starting between 4:45-5pm. Free concert and open to the public.

Dec8

Advent House Concert

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Millington, TN

House Concert with Nicki Sarra Halford, where we'll share originals + Advent and Christmas tunes for all to sing along with! $10 suggested donation. Heavy appetizers/snacks at 6pm; music at 7pm. EMAIL to get address abbye@abbyewestpates.com.

Dec7

Christmas Cabin Concert

Camp Lake Stephens, 117 Camp LS Drive, Oxford, MS 38655

Come enjoy some Christmas music in a unique and intimate setting with our talented guests - Abbye West Pates, Matt King and Matthew Clark (matthewclark.net) The price is $10 and additional donations are also greatly appreciated!

There will be some desserts and hot chocolate as well. This is our third annual Christmas cabin concert and the first two were a huge hit.

Nov11

Fall Music Series @ Overton Square

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Overton Square, 2101 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN

FULL BAND SHOW! This is a free show as part of the the Fall Music Series hosted by Overton Square. Bring your own chairs and dollars for the tip jar and the merch table! Though outside food and drink isn't permitted for this event, there will be local vendors on-site.

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