Founded in 2008 by singer-songwriter Justin Trawick, the 9 Songwriter Series is a touring songwriter collective and live show based in Washington, D.C. The show was created with the idea of nine artists getting together and combining their talents in order to play in nicer clubs and for more people. Each installment features nine solo singer-songwriters performing together in a unique and captivating format, telling stories, and often making up music on the spot. To date, more than 200 different artists have participated in "the 9" at shows in D.C, Baltimore, Annapolis, Philadelphia, New York, Fairfield, Boston, Richmond, Charlottesville, Charlotte, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
$10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission
The Guitar Artist Ensemble: Bebop Guitars features some of the best guitar players at the school. Thegroup consists of five guitars and a rhythm section. The arrangements feature the five guitarists playing single-line harmonizations of jazz/Latin standards and someoriginal compositions.
Luke Niccoli is a 20-year-old recording artist and songwriter making his mark in the music industry both as a performer and as a writer. In the past year he has opened for Martina McBride and Chris Isaak at sold-out shows and was awarded first place for the 2013 BMI John Lennon Songwriting Scholarship. He plans to release a brand new EP this fall.