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Next Underground Writers Round Set for November 15!

As we excitedly announced at (and immediately after) this past Friday’s inaugural Underground Writers Round at Douglas Corner Cafe, we have plans to make our independent songwriter showcase a pretty regular thing from here on out.

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Underground Writers Round Time Slots Announced

We stopped by Douglas Corner Cafe on Friday night, just to hang out, meet some folks, and hear some music. Now, we’re even more excited for this Friday’s Underground Writers Round than we were before.

Everyone was super nice and helpful, and the room sounds great. Surely, then, the six songwriters we have lined up for our first-ever Nashville event will sound spectacular.

Speaking of which, we are now ready to let you know when each of our Underground Writers Round songwriters will be performing on Friday night. So, if you have a favorite, or there’s someone you’ve been meaning to check out, take a look at the poster after the jump.

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Announcing the Inaugural Underground Writers Round Lineup!

Two weeks ago, we announced that we are partnering with the historic Douglas Corner Cafe to bring Nashville the first-ever Underground Writers Round on Friday, September 27 beginning at 9 p.m.

Today, we’ll announce the lineup, consisting of six of Nashville’s most notable up-and-coming songwriters.

Meet the Participants

Welcome to UMC Review-A-Palooza 2019!

We’re on vacation. Specifically, this week will be spent with friends and family across the Northeast, before coming back to Nashville, completely recharged for untold amounts of excitement this fall!

Fear not, however: we’ll always leave the light on for you!

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UMC to Present First Underground Writers Round Sept. 27

Back in 1987, Douglas Corner Cafe was founded “to create a music venue aimed at showcasing new singers and songwriters in Nashville.” In the years since, the showcase venue has hosted a mile-long list of prolific artists, from Alan Jackson, to Trisha Yearwood, to Blake Shelton.

With that said, it is our absolute honor to team with this historic venue to showcase some of Nashville’s brightest up-and-coming stars!

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SoundCloud Launches SC101 Educational Video Series

If you’re like most independent musicians, there’s a good chance that you’ve used SoundCloud as a platform to share your music.

Now, SoundCloud is giving you more resources to help you best utilize the platform — from setting up your profile, to learning how to use the platform’s analytics to plan your next tour.

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A Song a Day? The Quinn’s Daily Spinn Starts Monday, June 3!

In nearly six years of existence, our official podcast, The Quinn Spinn, has featured hundreds of independent artists. No genre has been left behind, and music from all over the world has been heard throughout the show’s many incarnations.

Now, it’s time to share some favorites from the past and present!

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Back Home: First Friday ‘Springs’ into Action

By now, you might know that Underground Music Collective shows some love back home in Bethlehem, PA by presenting the Lehigh Valley Underground First Friday Concert Series alongside SouthSide Arts District.

See the #LVUFirstFriday lineup

Tonight: Participate in a Video Conference on Copyright Law

The following is a message from our partners at Tuk Law Offices.

A lot has happened in the world of copyright law in the last three weeks. Major decisions by the US Supreme Court, as well as rules changes that are going into effect in the US Copyright Office will have a significant impact on how creators and businesses protect their intellectual property.

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