WOSlogo_transparentThe Weekend of Songs: Songwriters Festival celebrates songs and songwriters with featured performances, jam session, open mics and meet-ups at the Local Blend in St. Joseph, Minn., the third weekend of August. This year’s festival is Aug. 15-17, 2014.

The 4th annual event is turning its focus on Central Minnesota’s own thriving songwriter scene as well as national and international touring artists with roots in Central Minnesota. Acts include: Weekend of Songs co-founders Adam Hammer and Dave Cofell, Jeff Engholm, Sweet Papa Dave, Seth & Liz, Charlie Ezell, John Wilber, Noska, Erin Ebnet, Mabel’s Missing and Gentry Bronson.

Other festival highlights included songwriters meet-ups/workshop on Saturday morning, an open mic and the third 18-Hour Songwriters Challenge. The meet-up/workshop this year will focus on “Getting Heard and Getting Paid.”

Check out the complete schedule for Weekend of Songs 2014 and come sing some songs with us!