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Featuring live, original music from the Valley's best

Selected performers from the Valley, the Walk-in Wednesdays Open Mic Night series and In the Spotlight join a regional headliner for a night of original music. The show is taped for television and is available on the Internet. 

View shows and individual performances. 
Read about past Headliners
Learn about the back-up band: Billy Cioffi and the Monte Carlos

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View broadcasts of the Emmy® nominated Songwriters' Showcase on Tempe 11, Eight/KAET, Arizona PBS, Arizona Public Media and on YouTube.

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Showcase XIII
Featuring Jenny Jarnagin, Blaise Lantana, Tim McDonald and Eric Ramsey
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View Jenny Jarnagin's performance

Broadcast schedule on Channel 8-Arizona PBS
All shows air at 10 pm on Saturday evenings unless otherwise indicated.

10/17/15: Tim McDonald / Blaise Lantana / Eric Ramsey (10:30 pm)
10/24/15: Jenny Jarnagin
11/21/15: Tim McDonald / Blaise Lantana / Eric Ramsey
11/21/15: Jenny Jarnagin (10:30 pm)

Showcase XII: Bring Your Own Band

Featuring Tom Bertling, Bob McCarroll, Jason Messer, Robby Roberson, Cali Rodi and Amanda Soares
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View Cali Rodi's and Jason Messer's performances
View Amanda Soares' (Grupo Liberdade) and Bob McCarroll's performances
View Tom Bertling's (Smootmahooty) and Robby Roberson's performances

Broadcast schedule on Channel 8-Arizona PBS
All shows air at 10 pm on Saturday evenings unless otherwise indicated. 

10/03/15: Amanda Soares / Bob McCarroll
10/10/15: Cali Rodi / Jason Messer

10/31/15: Tom Bertling / Robby Roberson
11/07/15: Amanda Soares / Bob McCarroll
11/14/15: Cali Rodi / Jason Messer


Showcase XI
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Featuring Dez Strada, Amanda Soares and Adam Esrick
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Chuck Hall, featured artist
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Showcase X
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Featuring Pat Beary, Peter Roberts and Shawn Johnson
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The Pistoleros, featured artist
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Showcase IX
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Featuring Blaine Long, Marconias and Roxie Whipple
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Jerry Riopelle, featured artist
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Showcase VIII
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Featuring Cait Brennan, Tom and Priscilla Bertling (smootmahooty) and Ivan Harshman
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Sugar Thieves and Obadiah Parker, featured performers
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View Obadiah Parker's performance

Showcase VII 
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Featuring Gary Marsh, Bob Villa and Ryan Fremling and Chris Hosken
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Francine Reed, featured performer
View Reed's performance, which was nominated for two Emmy® awards and won a Bronze Telly

Showcase VI
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Featuring Jim Lockwood, Chloe Tang and Gregg Myers
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Jesse Valenzuela, featured performer
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Showcase V
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Featuring Jen Vargas, Bob McCarroll, Jessica Douglas with a special performance by Marcus Wright and Kenneth Caldwell
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William Eaton, featured performer
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Showcase IV
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Featuring Jason Messer, Alisse Garn and Jeremy Clayton 
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The AmeriCamera Project
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Featuring T.R. Hummer, Billy Cioffi, Olivier Zahm, Mickey McGee, Paul Darrow, Shea Marshall, Adam Esrick, Ehran Patton, Chele Burden and Charity Lockart 
AmeriCamera, featured performance 
Learn more about this project which was nominated for an Emmy® and won a Bronze Telly

Showcase III 
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Featuring Steven Fontenot, Teneia Sanders and Robby Roberson 
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Walt Richardson and the Peaceful Warriors, featured performance

Showcase II 
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Featuring AJ Odneal, Daniel Coon, Cali Rodi and Kris Nelson 
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Joe Myers, featured performer

Showcase I 
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Featuring Paulina Vo, Justin Olson, Cottonwood Stone and Dirty Lingo 
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Hans Olson, featured performer


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This project is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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