The Birmingham Songwriting Circle presents
Circle on the Road Autumn 2014
27 Oct in the Bar at 7.30pm
Anticipated running time: 2 hours, 20 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change
Founded by Singer Songwriter Dan Whitehouse in 2010, The Birmingham Songwriting Circle are a group of songwriters that meet weekly to share ideas, skills and experiences.
This live show Circle On The Road is a celebration of the group's work, featuring songs from past and present members. Expect an eclectic mix of musical genres, an entertaining array of performers, and a vast landscape of song content from love, loss, & lust to tributes Birmingham's people and places.
The Crescent Theatre Bar is the ideal location for such a unique show, a space intimate enough for performers to connect with the audience without the need for amplification, and home to the popular 'Unplugged' events.
All profits from the show will be donated to Midland Mencap, "the voice of Learning Disability” which provide unique interactive music sessions for adults with learning difficulties on Monday and Wednesdays at The Enterprise Hub, Weoley Castle, Birmingham, B29 5TE - for more info on services provided at the Hub please call 0121 427 6404.
Background on Songwriting Circle
The Songwriting Circle at MAC Birmingham is a place for songwriters to share ideas, skills and experiences. They focus on the craft and cathartic benefits of the art of songwriting as opposed to any commercial interests. A hideaway from the commercial world; this is an environment in which to be inspired, receive feedback and feel the benefit of a support network of like minded folks.
Songwriter Dan Whitehouse (www.dan-whitehouse.com)was inspired to set up the writing group after Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music) invited him to take part in a songwriting retreat in Kent in 2008.
In 2012 The Songwriting Circle recorded an album ‘Birmingham Blues’ – a collection of songs written and recorded in Birmingham by Brummies, and featuring tracks inspired by the city’s streets, parks and waterways.
Listen here: Songwriting Circle Soundcloud
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