What is SOS?
SOS, or Songwriters' Original
Showcase, is a new, one-of-a-kind acoustic performance venue in the Philadelphia area for original music. SOS is sponsored by Slot One Studio
and presented at Act II Playhouse,
both located in Ambler, PA, a 30 minute drive
from center city Philadelphia.
SOS shows will feature 5- 8 songwriters-performers-recording artists, each performing 20 to 30 minute sets of
intermission around 8:30 PM; light refreshments available for purchase)
songwriters/musicians from the Philadelphia area, as well as touring artists
from all over the country! The venue features solo performances, duos,
as well as 3-4 piece bands.
Future showcases may include
a "Feature Artist," along with opening songwriters performing their
music, "In the Round" performances, or other special songwriter
The venue is suited to acoustic
performances, AAA / variety styles of music, i.e., pop, acoustic rock,
ambient, folk, blues. In short, music that can be performed with an acoustic
guitar or piano.
Click here for information
Act II Playhouse
56 East Butler Pike
II Playhouse, a non-profit, professional stage theater, provides the
open stage in a 130+ seat performance theater. Act II Playhouse is across the street from the former Ambler Cabaret, a
once popular national touring stop for bands, artists, and top regional acts.
Directions and Public
Located at 56 E. Butler Pike
in Ambler, PA, 19002 Act II Playhouse is only two blocks from the SEPTA R-5 Line, with trains &
every 30 minutes and through 11:30 PM to Philadelphia's Suburban, Market East, and
30th Street Stations.
here for directions to ACT II PLAYHOUSE
Recording Studio, a high end recording facility and independent label since 1990,
is coordinating, promoting, and hosting performances.
Shows will be video taped and
rebroadcast on the Internet; performers will be able to obtain digital video
demos of their performances. Plans also include broadcasting performances on
cable TV . All performers must sign a performance
each performer will receive a FREE 1/4 page display add in the
next available issue. Copy is due the day of the performance.
432 Miles Magazine is delivered to all college and aaa radio stations with
in a 432 mile radius of Philladelphia.
SOS will be taped and aired on the FM Audition Radio Show,
February 24, 2001
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