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Dedicated to nurturing community among Singer/Songwriters of Northwest New Jersey and the surrounding region - those who create and those who appreciate!

We seek to provide an open and supportive atmosphere for aspiring amateurs through accomplished professionals.Β 


The Guild will host learning and sharing events such as Open Mics, coffeehouses, songcraft workshops and seminars, as well as showcases and festivals for performances.

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Previous events

SSG Songwriters Night!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

LIVE MUSIC!! Join us as we open the season!! We will be outside in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. As the weather will be much nicer, we're looking forward to gathering again! Bring a warm spirit and a few tunes πŸ˜‰ Please be diligent in your choice of "Going" as we would like to know how to best accommodate - Thanks! 3rd Thursdays will be our songwriter-centric night, but we will have an Open Mic every Thursday (as weather permits) Donations cheerfully accepted to support this event and our artists.

Gazebo Concert Series: Grace Morrison

Horseshoe Lake Gazebo, 72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG are proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack. The charming and effervescent Grace Morrison is a musician, singer, and songwriter from Massachusetts. It has been said that her storytelling β€œcan make you cry; it can make you sing.” 2015 New England Music Award Grassroots Award Winner https://www.gracemorrison.com/ Tickets: FREE!! Presented by the Roxbury Public Library & Skylands Songwriters Guild *Restrooms will be limited - plan ahead! Made possible by a generous grant through Morris Arts
Register: https://roxburylibrary.org/event/5156123

Gazebo Concert Series: Lisa & Lori Brigantino

Horseshoe Lake Gazebo, 72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG are proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack. Award-winning singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Lisa Brigantino is an engaging performer whose eclectic approach to songwriting spans groove, genre and topic. Performs with her sister Lori Brigantino, also a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. https://lisabrigantino.com/ Tickets: FREE!! Presented by the Roxbury Public Library & Skylands Songwriters Guild *Restrooms will be limited - plan ahead! Made possible by a generous grant through Morris Arts Register: https://roxburylibrary.org/event/5156096

Gazebo Concert Series: Grover Kemble

Horseshoe Lake Gazebo, 72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG are proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack. The legendary jazzy Grover Kemble is a musician, singer, and songwriter, well known for his spontaneous and daring approach to jazz, fun-loving personality, and classic showmanship. Partnering with The Noble Brothers for a spectacular show!! http://www.groverkemble.com/ Tickets: FREE!! Presented by the Roxbury Public Library & Skylands Songwriters Guild *Restrooms will be limited - plan ahead! Made possible by a generous grant through Morris Arts! Register: https://roxburylibrary.org/event/5156071

Gazebo Concert Series: Joe Janci

Roxbury Public Library Gazebo, 103 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG is proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. At the gazebo - Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack. Popular local songwriter and musician with a 60's pop feel. https://www.youtube.com/.../UCD0ejX6I0TGgNgOFfSY.../featured Tickets: FREE!! Hosted by the Roxbury Public Library & Skylands Songwriters Guild Join us on the Library lawn - music in the Gazebo! *Restrooms will be limited - plan ahead! Made possible by a generous grant through Morris Arts! Register: https://roxburylibrary.org/event/5156017

Gazebo Concert Series: Jeiris Cook

Roxbury Public Library Gazebo, 103 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG is proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. At the gazebo - Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack. Smooth and soulful, Jeiris will help you take the edge off your day. "Our guests loved his music... Can't wait to hear him play again!" Shannon J. https://jeiriscook.weebly.com/ Tickets: FREE!! Hosted by the Roxbury Public Library & Skylands Songwriters Guild Join us on the Library lawn - music in the Gazebo! *Restrooms will be limited - plan ahead! Made possible by a generous grant through Morris Arts! Register: https://roxburylibrary.org/event/5155952

SSG Songwriters Night!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

LIVE MUSIC!! Join us as we open the season!! We will be outside in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. As the weather will be much nicer, we're looking forward to gathering again! Bring a warm spirit and a few tunes πŸ˜‰ Please be diligent in your choice of "Going" as we would like to know how to best accommodate - Thanks! 3rd Thursdays will be our songwriter-centric night, but we will have an Open Mic every Thursday (as weather permits) Donations cheerfully accepted to support this event and our artists.

Gazebo Concert series: Big Jeff!

Roxbury Public Library Gazebo, 103 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG is proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. At the gazebo - Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack. Jeff DeSmedt will be our performer on July 12 - Also known as Big Jeff, he is an entertainer for all ages, and will have something for everyone at our gazebo concert! Popular local artist Big Jeff has done lotsa cool stuff and entertained a whole lotta kids, and now, BIG JEFF RADIO is up and running! It's a weekly family radio musical comedy show, with a couple of pictures thrown in. You'll love to listen with the kids! www.bigjeffmusic.com Ice Cream Social Night -- bring an item for Roxbury Social Services and receive a free ice cream treat! Tickets: FREE!! Hosted by the Roxbury Public Library & Skylands Songwriters Guild Join us on the Library lawn - music in the Gazebo! Restrooms will be limited - plan ahead! Made possible by a generous grant through Morris Arts! Register: https://roxburylibrary.org/event/5155911

Gazebo Concert Series: The Levins

Roxbury Public Library Gazebo, 103 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG is proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. At the gazebo - Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack. The contemporary harmony-driven folk duo, The Levins ( leVINNS) offers lyrically-rich acoustic music that is warm and uplifting without skating over life's complexities. Their music connects on a universal level with a lighthearted depth while celebrating our common humanity. https://www.thelevinsmusic.com/ Tickets: FREE!! Hosted by the Roxbury Public Library & Skylands Songwriters Guild Join us on the Library lawn - music in the Gazebo! *Restrooms will be limited - plan ahead! Made possible by a generous grant through Morris Arts! Register: https://roxburylibrary.org/event/5155828

SSG Songwriters Night!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

LIVE MUSIC!! Join us as we open the season!! We will be outside in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. As the weather will be much nicer, we're looking forward to gathering again! Bring a warm spirit and a few tunes πŸ˜‰ Please be diligent in your choice of "Going" as we would like to know how to best accommodate - Thanks! 3rd Thursdays will be our songwriter-centric night, but we will have an Open Mic every Thursday (as weather permits) Donations cheerfully accepted to support this event and our artists.

Groove in the Grove Music Festival

Vasa Park, 1 Wolfe Rd,, Budd Lake, New Jersey 07828

Official 10th Anniversary Groove!

Bringing you the best regional songwriters once again! A Full Day of Singer/Songwriter performances on outdoor stages. Cool Craft Vendors, Great Food and an Outdoor Bar! Experience the song craft of local and regional indie musicians firsthand in a comfortable, relaxed setting on the beautiful grounds of Vasa Park

SSG Songwriters Night!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

LIVE MUSIC!! Join us as we open the season!! We will be outside in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. As the weather will be much nicer, we're looking forward to gathering again! Bring a warm spirit and a few tunes πŸ˜‰ Please be diligent in your choice of "Going" as we would like to know how to best accommodate - Thanks! 3rd Thursdays will be our songwriter-centric night, but we will have an Open Mic every Thursday (as weather permits) Donations cheerfully accepted to support this event and our artists.

SSG Songwriters Night!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

LIVE MUSIC!! Join us as we open the season!! We will be outside in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. As the weather will be much nicer, we're looking forward to gathering again! Bring a warm spirit and a few tunes πŸ˜‰ Please be diligent in your choice of "Going" as we would like to know how to best accommodate - Thanks! 3rd Thursdays will be our songwriter-centric night, but we will have an Open Mic every Thursday (as weather permits) Donations cheerfully accepted to support this event and our artists.

SSG at Groove 9 3/4!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

SSG Members to play at Groove!
As most in-person events have cancelled, in cluding our own Festival, SSG is hosting a few of our members for a mini-fest. Live, original music in the Biergarten!

2:30 Carol Crittenden 3:00 WinterLong 3:30 Autumn Breeze 4:00 Kathy Phillips/Walt Bibinger 4:30 Annie Donahue 5:00 Awen

Free admission - donations gladly accepted ;) Social distancing rules apply!

Exploring the Guitar, Harmony, and other Musical Fun!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

Legendary Walt Bibinger hosting a workshop to discuss approaches to styles, techniques, and songwriting along with suggestions for how anyone can use their abilities, no matter the level, to improve. Q&A section plus a fun interactive exploration of varying voicings to expand common patterns. Bring pad/paper and your voice/guitar!

$15 ($10 for SSG Members) http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/ Presented by Skylands Songwriters Guild

Reimagined: Groove in the Grove 9 3/4 !!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

Sorry to say that our full festival will be postponed to 2021. Scaling back, we are hosting a few great artists outside in the Biergarten! Plenty of room to socially distance! Yes, masks will be required to enter and to move about, but once seated you may remove. Confirmed performers thus far: e'lissa jones Gregg Cagno Grace Morrison Robinson Treacher Kevin DeFeo Gerry Hazel Many more TBA! http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/

Groove 9 3/4 - Peter Karp!

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

TICKETS! TICKETS!! Reserve your table/seat now! As this is table seating (and bar) and we need to follow CV-19 protocols, we need to arrange seats in advance - please get your tickets asap to allow us time. http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/performers Thank You!! Alas, Full Groove was not possible this year, so, we're hosting our fab feature Peter Karp for an intimate outdoor concert! Peter and his band have been craving to play - here's the chance to enjoy a great show! https://peterkarp.com/home We will be out in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. There will be separate tables for small groups and spaced seating around the covered bar area. The tasty full Stanhope House menu available, too! Soulful Katie Henry to open! https://katiehenrymusic.com/ Masks required to enter and move about. Once seated, you may choose to remove. Tickets on our webpage. Must be purchased in advance. http://www.grooveinthegrove.com/performers

Groove 9 3/4 - SSG Member CD Party

The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, NJ 07874

SSG compiled and pressed our 1st Members Compilation CD late last fall. Join us as we present a few of those artists!! We will be outside in the Stanhope House Biergarten to ensure fresh air and meet distancing requirements. Featured this night will be 6:30 Mark Ryan, 6:50 George Unverzagt, 7:10 Zeke Carey, 7:30 Bernie Drury, 7:50 Kate & Paul, 8:10 Ed Seifert, 8:30 Loretta Hagen (times approx.) We hope ALL SSG members and their friends will attend and support - Free - Donations cheerfully accepted to support this event and our artists.

Free Roxbury Library Concert - Grover Kemble

Roxbury Public Library Gazebo, 103 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG is proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack.

The legendary jazzy Grover Kemble is a musician, singer, and songwriter, well known for his spontaneous and daring approach to jazz, fun-loving personality, and classic showmanship. http://www.groverkemble.com/

Registration is required for headcount purposes as well as our way to contact you should we need to cancel or postpone. karen.cerreta@roxburylibrary.org

Tickets: FREE!! Sponsored by the Roxbury Public Library Join us on the Library lawn - music in the Gazebo! *Restrooms will not be available - plan ahead!

Free Gazebo Concert - Kate & Paul / Jeiris Cook

Horseshoe Lake Gazebo, 72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna, NJ 07876

Roxbury Township Library and SSG are proud to present this Free Summer Gazebo concert series. Feel free to bring blankets/ chairs to sit on and maybe a snack.

Local artists Kate and Paul with Jeiris Cook Music will be playing a variety tunes featuring many popular songs and some original work. Relax with us and enjoy a free concert! www.kateandpaulband.com/ https://jeiriscook.weebly.com/

Registration is required for headcount purposes as well as our way to contact you should we need to cancel or postpone. https://roxburylibrary.org/events/ karen.cerreta@roxburylibrary.org

Tickets: FREE!! Sponsored by the Roxbury Public Library Join us on the Library lawn - music in the Gazebo! *Restrooms will not be available - plan ahead!