Island Songwriters monthly schedule

Please mark your calendars for these recurring ISS events. The ISS is proud to sponsor even more places for you to perform your original material. Please check out these great locations as well as all of the other venues we list at our web site. Most of all get out and support live original L.I. artists. 

Remember in lue of membership dues the ISS only asks that you support our original artists and in turn help to keep original music alive on Long Island. So stop down, Be a music activist and play a tune, have a cup of java or wine and hook up with some great musicians. Thanks you, Sonny Speed ISS Director 

ISS Monthly Songwriters Workshop

Five Towns College, Burrs Lane, Dix Hills, Room 217 
7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. First Monday of the month
Hosted by Sonny Speed
This is our monthly workshop. Open to songwriters of all levels and styles. Long Islands oldest and largest monthly songwriting event. Come on down bring a song, meet other writers and network with like-minded people. IT’S STILL FREE!

NEW – Batata Cafe (ISS Sponsored)
847 Ft. Salonga Rd (Rt. 25A) Northport

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. First Thursday of the month
Hosted by Frank Gambino
The room is excellent, the sound system is very good, the night needs more performers. If you are available please come down. Address and directions can be found at <> .

Borders Books (ISS Sponsored)

Jericho Tpk Syosset
Sign up 7:30pm Music starts at 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 1st Friday of the month
Hosted by Vinny Crici and Bill Ryan

One of the ISS longest running events, A nice public setting, Vinny and Bill MC the night and provide the sound system, you provide the songs. One feature artist each month followed by the open mic. Ask Vinny to be a feature (Must be and ISS member to feature)

NEW – Asta Wine Cafe & Art Gallery  (ISS Sponsored)
335 Main Street, Huntington (
Sign up at 7 p.m. The music starts at 7:30 sharp. 2nd Wednesday of the month
Hosted by Pedro Pereira,
Asta Wine Cafe & Art Gallery is one of the most exciting establishments to open its doors in Huntington in a long time. Owner Stephanie Yovino is an entrepreneur and a supporter of local artists. Asta features Long Island wines and exhibits paintings by local artists. Now local musicians also will have an opportunity to benefit from Asta’s support of the arts

ISS at the Bellmore Library (Official satellite workshop)Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Ave, Bellmore NY 11710
Contact: Steven Bregman, Director 516 785 2990, 7pm to 9pm

The ISS has been holding Songwriting Workshops at the Bellmore Library on a quarterly basis. We start the evening with a featured performance by ISS members or Acoustic bands from 7 to 8pm. then we open it up to the public for a songwriters workshop. everyone is welcome to sign up a do a song (time permitting). Our next ISS event here will be Jan 17th 2007. Located on the South side of the LIRR station One block south of Sunrise hwy. on Bedford Ave. 

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