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The Open Stage

The Open Stage


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The Open Stage features the best of the Washington D.C./Baltimore area singer/songwriters, including members of the Songwriter's Association of Washington. Each show will feature an interview and music from a different songwriter, and we'll talk about song inspiration, the songwriting process, and of course, tracks from artists' CDs and upcoming shows to attend.

On-Demand Episodes

Suzanne Ives of BumpKin Pie will join Michelle Murray for a brief interview to preview the December 18th Benefit for Hungry for Music at Bangkok Blues in Falls Church VA, which will feature many performers including BumpKin Pie,... more

Michelle speaks with songwriter Joe Shade, who is organizing and hosting a benefit concert at the Potters House in Washington, D.C. The concert, Jail Guitar Doors is presented by the Potter's House and Prisons' Foundation in... more

Join Michelle and the talented duo of AtThisPoint, featuring the engaging harmonies and inspired lyrics of Geri Smith and Donate Gardner. They'll talk about their music, their inspirations, and their upcoming December shows. For... more

Grammy and Wammie award winner Jon Carroll (of Mary Chapin Carpenter and Starland Vocal Band fame) will be joining me for a short interview on the Open Stage to preview his Nov. 17th show at the Institute of Musical Traditions in... more

Michelle's upcoming show, which will air on will feature singer/songwriter & SAW President Jean Bayou, and singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Dews. Jean and Tom will visit for a 1-hour interview along with music and discussion of... more

Andrew McKnight will visit live for a 1-hour interview along with music and discussion of songwriting, his recordings and performing career, and especially his upcoming songwriting workshop, sponsored by the Songwriters' Association of... more
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