OCTOBER 28 & 29, 2016!
An all-star cast of 45 songwriters present freshly written originals in the theme of Halloween.
The Holiday Music Motel's notorious week-long collaborative songwriting marathons
start with a bottle spin, and culminate in visually and sonically stunning,
darkly humorous weekend showcases.
"Music so fresh, it's frightening!"
Dark Songs from The Holiday Music Motel returns to Third Avenue Playhouse
for 2 shows (different each night!) on Friday & Saturday, October 28 and 29!
Both shows start at 7:30 and are only $5 at the door!!!
Participating writers as of 10/12 include:
Christa Ebert (Uno Lady)
Dan O Stoffels
Marcus Amundsen Trana
Michael Emerson McKinnon
Check back for more info!!!!
"Music so fresh it's frightening...."
in the meantime, see what we did last year.....
DARK SONGS 2015
"Dark Songs / The Edgar Allan Polka" is a "killer" week-long songwriting event
that culminates in a 2-night Halloween costume-party extravaganza!
2015 Performance dates:
Friday, Oct. 30th - Third Avenue Playhouse* 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct. 31st Third Avenue Playhouse 9:30pm
(immediately following TAP's 7:30 showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show)
*TAP is first-come, first-seated.
Confirmed 2015 artists
Confirmed list as of 10/6: (*** indicates first time participant, * indicates first time in 'Dark Songs')
Jerod Kaszynski (WiFEE)
Kyle Malacara (Devil To Drag)
Morgan Rae (Devil To Drag)
Uno Lady (Christa Ebert)
Wade Coisman (Devil To Drag)
Dark Songs 2014 Artists
Anna Jo *
Barrett Tasky *
Christa Ebert ***
Jim Ohlschmidt ***
John Orlock ***
Julia McConahay ***
Marcus Trana ***
Patrick Kelly ***
Sugar Ransom *
Susan Howe *
Dark Songs 2013 artists:
Adam Mackintosh (Chicago, IL)
Andrea Wittgens (New York, NY)
Carley Baer (Portland, OR)
Charles Boheme (Spring Green WI)
Charlie Cheney (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Chris Aaron (Madison, WI)
Craig McClelland (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Danielle French (Calgary, Canada)
Dan Smrz (Baileys Harbor, WI)
Dan O Stoffels (Madison, WI)
David Woods (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Ellie Maybe (Madison, WI)
Elliot Goettelman (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Holly Olm (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
James Hall (Atlanta, GA)
Jamey Clark (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Jeanne Kuhns (Door County, WI)
Jimm McIver (Seattle, WA)
Jim Schwall (Madison, WI)
Joanna Becker (Santa Fe, NM)
John Hvezda (Rockford, IL)
Jon Kanis (San Diego, CA)
Kim Manning (Los Angeles, CA)
Kory Murphy (Rockford, IL)
Landon Capelle (Appleton, WI)
Liv Mueller (Milwaukee, WI)
melaniejane (Milwaukee/Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Mike Bleck (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Mojo Perry (St. Paul, MN)
pat mAcdonald (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Renee de la Boheme (Spring Green WI)
Rick Wood (Los Angeles, CA)
Ruby James (Los Angeles, CA)
Ryan Thompson (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Stephen Cooper (Fond du Lac, WI)
Steve Smith (Chicago, IL)
Tomcat Joe (Milwaukee, WI)
Tony Menzer (Madison, WI)
Troy Therrien (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Vee Sonnets (Chicago, IL)
Zach Vogel (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
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Recording engineers/mixmasters of the most delightfully devious kind:
Steve Hamilton (Making Sausage Music), Steve Smith, Barrett Tasky
Billy Triplett 5/4/1957 - 8/11/2013
Our dear friends Billy Triplett and Chris Aaron
will be here with us in spirit
and we are all deeply saddened by this double monumental loss.
Billy and Chris, you're still here in our hearts,
in these walls and in every note we play and sing.
We love and miss you madly.
For more information, please visit www.HolidayMusicMotel.com or call 920-743-5571.