A free workshop with panels on the process, profession and business of songwriting, presented by Space Craft, will take place on from 12:45 to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 at Rolling Bay Hall.
Included will be a panel moderated by author Charles R. Cross (“Heavier Than Heaven: The Biography of Kurt Cobain”) and featuring Andrew Joslyn, artist and songwriter (a Bainbridge native who has worked with Kesha and Macklemore), songwriter Sue Ennis and National Trustee of The Recording Academy, hip-hop artist and songwriter Grieves.
Another panel will address business opportunities and pitfalls for songwriters, and includes Sub Pop Publishing head Gareth Smith and music attorney Edward Pierson.
The event is the first of a slated series of music craft and business workshops Space Craft plans to offer to the community, with future programs to include the recording process and the distribution and promotion of music.
The event is free to the public with seating/standing on a first come first served basis.
Doors open at 12:45 p.m., with a “Welcome and Introductions” session from 1 to 1:15. The “Business Opportunities and Pitfalls for Songwriters” panel is from 1:15 to 2:45, the “Process and Profession of Songwriters” panel from 3 to 4:30.
Visit www.spacecraftpresents.org for more information.