Michelle Roderick – one of the performers at this year’s COMBO Songwriters Showcase

So excited! Our next “meeting” will be a showcase of the winners of our 2019 Songwriting Contest at the Walnut Room 3131 Walnut Street, Denver. Door will open at 7:30 p.m. with the show starting at 8:00 p.m. After presenting the winners playing their high-scoring songs, two-time winner Jeffrey Dallet and his band will take the stage at 10:30 to play a set of covers and their own songs.

Also COMBO member Ben Makinen will be showing a trailer for Alone at Sunset — a film-noir music video shot and directed by Makinen featuring the singing and acting talents of international recording artist (and Colorado resident) Robert Johnson. Renowned Boulder pianist and composer Scott Martin wrote and produced the atmospheric jazz ballad “Alone at Sunset”, and this film features the two of them recounting a tale of woe upon the stage of the famed Nocturne jazz club and follows Mr. Johnson drifting through Denver’s iconic RiNo district in a fog of remorse at the one great love to have slipped away.

The Show is free, open to the public and to all ages. Come early and order dinner from The Walnut Room’s awesome menu featuring some of the best pizzas in Denver and other tasty goodies!

What: COMBO’s 2019 Songwriting Contest Winners’ Showcase
When: Friday, November 15th
Where: The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut Street, Denver | Telephone:
Time: 7:30 until Midnight
Cost: Free!
Age: All ages! (Remember – The Walnut Room is a RESTAURANT as well as a theater! Come early and have dinner. Bring the teenagers… or the guys in the band who are under the age of 21!)

(Unfortunately, The Walnut Room’s rules are that anyone under the age of 21 will need to leave by 9:00 p.m. but it’s still a chance to come see some of the winners and for “the band” to check out the club).

The Walnut Room is also handicapped accessible. Ask a staff person or a COMBO member if you need assistance.

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Mark these on your calendar now!
Friday, November 15th – Songwriting Contest Winners Showcase at the Walnut Room
Monday, December 9th – COMBO’s Holiday Dinner – Location to be announced
Monday, January 27th – General Meeting on Music Cities Convention

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