The DC Cabaret Network is a co-sponsor of the Songwriters Showcase for Washington D.C. songwriters to be held on October 27, 2009. The event is being sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates, and BMI. Co-sponsors include the Songwriters Association of Washington, DC. (SAW), and several other local organizations.
To submit song entries, go to masc.saw.org/showcase. The genres include pop, adult contemporary, jazz vocals, and R&B. The deadline for submission of songs is September 18, 2009. The fee for submitting a song is $10.00
The performance will be held at the Baird Auditorium in the National Museum of Natural History (14th and Constitution NW) on October 27. The guest artist will be *Lamont Dozier, the legendary songwriter for the Motown* *greats* like The Supremes, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, Martha and the Vandellas, and Marvin Gaye.