The Acoustic Guitar Project November 30, 2018

The Acoustic Guitar Project
What happens when you give a songwriter a guitar for a week? This year Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle was asked to coordinate the regional component of a unique project that is underway in some 50 cities worldwide. Support Circle members Christopher Mark Jones, Sue Gartland, Ben Shannon, Brian Junkerand Steve Gallo by finding their songs and commentary at, and attending the project’s live performance.

Fri., Nov. 30 at Club Cafe

(56 South 12th St., [South Side] Pittsburgh, PA 15203. 412-431-4950)

$10. Doors 6 p.m., show 7-9: p.m.

December meeting

Suggested assignment: Write a holiday song (see below). Tue., Dec. 4 at Hambone’s

(4207 Butler St., [Lawrenceville] Pittsburgh, PA 15201. 412-681-4318)

7-9 p.m., followed by Hambone’s open stage with Chet Vincent (

City Mission Christmas Party

At the Songwriters Circle’s annual performance at the Washington, Pa., homeless shelter, we mix traditional Christmas songs with our own holiday originals, making our Christmas show unique. The group provides lyric and chord sheets and hot chocolate for ourselves and the residents, who have come to love us for doing this. If you planned to do one nice thing during the holidays, this is it. Please contact Sue Gartland ( Sat., Dec. 8 at City Mission7-9 p.m.

(84 West Wheeling St., Washington, PA 15301. 724-222-8530.

Setup 3 p.m. Performance 4-5:30 p.m.

Day of event my phone is 412-335-1446.