Our Mission Statement: The Minnesota Association of Songwriters is a volunteer, member-supported organization. Its mission is to inspire, educate and strengthen the songwriting and performance skills of its members through seminars, workshops, review meetings, showcases and networking opportunities, while encouraging collaboration and exploration of the creative process.


Monthly Songwriting Craft Workshop. Presenter: Chad Shank. Bring your song ideas, lyrics in progress, notebook and pen. Click here for more info.

Summer Picnic and Party for all MAS members, their families and friends. Includes food, beverages, music, many outdoor activities and fun! When: Saturday, July 20th,  2019, 12-6 PM. Where: Antlers Park, 9740 201st Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044.
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MAS offers many ways to explore the joys of songwriting and the creative process:

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Hi Songwriters,

I wanted to share with you a video that I made a little while ago. It is a glimpse into some of the songwriting techniques we have been exploring in the workshops. I made a series of 2 videos about How to Write a Song in 20 minutes.
20 minutes seems extreme, but it can be a great exercise and idea launcher.

Check out my videos, let me know your thoughts:

Part 1. youtu.be/LXfOh7oEmBc

Part 2 youtu.be/UiuVYGG9KMM

Keep Writing!

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MAS member, Wayne Hamilton, performs with his group, TWO TONE, this coming Tuesday!

6-9 PM
Captain’s Lakeside Grille
27821 Bay Shore Drive NW
Isanti, MN
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MAS member, Tom Peschges with his group, Double Down Daredevils, on Hastings Community TV: ... See MoreSee Less

Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show - SUMMER SONGS
Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Summer songs on this episode. And we tell you why beer drinkers are more susceptible to mosquito bites. All on MHB! (Aired 07/11/2019)
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