RESCHEDULED OCTOBER Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle Meeting: Wednesday OCTOBER 14th Starlite Lounge 7 p.m.

Next meeting: 7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 14, Starlite Lounge
364 Freeport Rd., Blawnox, PA 15238

Today, management at Hambone’s was informed that in light of the death of its owner, the bank has foreclosed on the venue. HAMBONE’S IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED.Arrangements have been made to hold the next meeting of Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle at The Starlite Lounge, home of a popular open stage (before COVID-19) in Blawnox. Covid precautions have been worked out with management. The backroom  dining area will be thoroughly sanitized before our arrival. We will be well-spaced and masks are mandatory except while singing, eating or drinking.Free parking on the street and two doors down in the parking lot of Moondog’s, which is closed. The Starlite has a reasonably priced menu, specializes in perogies and is run by Ron “Moondog” Esser, one of the few good guys of the local music scene. We get the space for free with no minimum purchase, but please plan to buy something to eat and/or drink as a gesture of our appreciation. MapMenu. The suggested songwriting assignment is “return.” But it’s been a while since we’ve met under a roof — any original song you bring will be appreciated.CD projectIf you’re on this year’s album and haven’t sent your credits text to this address, you’re late. Check for correct name spellings, don’t forget any of your your performers. With limited space on the CD insert, credits format is strict:
“Song Title” by Bob Brown (BMI or other professional affiliation)

Name: vocals, guitar. Name: bass. Name: keyboard. Name: percussion. 

Looking forward to seeing you again, well, at least above your masks.

– John