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Ozone Songwriter Showcase

Thursday May 12, 2022 - The Wine Garden, Slidell, LA
Doors open 6:00 PM, show starts 7:30 PM

Ozone Songwriter Nights feature local and regional artists performing original, self-written songs in an intimate setting. Get up close and personal with our writers as they share their stories with you. 

 Join us for an unforgettable, authenticate musical experience featuring...

Set 1: 6:30PM - 7:25PM

Collin Alonzo

Collin Allonzo

About Collin...

Collin Alonzo is a songwriter hailing from Baton Rouge, currently living in Mandeville. He attributes his writing style to his parents extensive record collection that was always playing in the background growing up.

Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan

About Joe...

Joe Sullivan has been a singer-songwriter since age 18 at Plato's Cave Coffeehouse at Manhattan College in 1969. This cafe encouraged and presented musicians, especially songwriters. Joe continued to work with musicians after moving to Louisiana in 1979. He is a  veteran of the Mississippi Songwriters Festival, the Third Street Songwriters Festival in Baton Rouge,  South by Southwest in Austin, and the Ozone Festival. He completed his third CD in 2021 and penned excellent songs for 50+ years.

Travis Garrison

Travis Garrison

About Travis...

Travis Garrison is a guitarist, banjo picker, and songwriter from Abita Springs, Louisiana. His songs are influenced by traditional American folk, Bluegrass, and Country both musically and lyrically. Travis's lyrics are written  to tell a story of real life observations and experiences.

Set 2: 7:30PM - 8:25PM

Jay Megginson

Jay Megginson

About Jay...

Jay Megginson is a singer/songwriter based out of Fairhope, AL. A self-described "late bloomer," he didn't get serious about music until he was 50 years old. He combines a soulful, raspy voice with a minimalistic guitar style writing songs about love, rednecks, tractors, and Jesus with a tongue-in-cheek sensibility so as to not get too serious as singer-songwriters often do. Jay has recorded an EP entitled "Road" and is currently working on a full-length CD entitled "Sunday Morning Sinners."

Stephen McDonald

Stephen McDonald

About Steve...

Stephen McDonald is a songwriter out of Picayune, MS who has been writing and performing since 2009. He has a 5 song EP that will be releasing this Fall. One of the songs, Heavy Days, can be found on all streaming platforms under the artist name ImageBearer.

Wayward Jones

Wayward Jones

About Wayward Jones...

Wayward Jones is a singer/songwriter duo with deep southern roots. Bicycle Jones & Amanda Jones met at a package show in 2016. With ties to Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, & Louisiana, they bring eclectic flavor to their music, heavy with elements of blues, country, folk, and rock. They recently won Boswell Media’s 2019 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Contest with “Holding It Together”. They recorded it @ Wishbone Studios in Muscle Shoals in Sept. Their first single is set to release this year.

Countdown to the next Ozone Songwriter Night 6/17/22

What a great night...we hope you enjoyed it.

Thursday May 12, 2022

The Wine Garden

An american restaurant in Old Slidell featuring great food and drinks. They are a great host and very supportive of original music. Like all local establishments in these difficult times they could use our support, so bring a crowd and support our venues and writers!

Format

Free to attend, the event features two rounds of three writers followed by a Songwriter Open mic. Our previous events have had a wonderful atmosphere, so...come on out and enjoy the show.

Schedule & Lineup

Round 1: 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM

Collin Alonzo
Joe Sullivan
Travis Garrison

Round 2: 7:30 PM - 8:25 PM

Jay Megginson
Stephen McDonald
Wayward Jones

Open Mic: 8:30 PM -Close

Sign up sheet provided
Songwriters only
Strictly no cover songs

Location

The Wine Garden
300 Robert St
Slidell, LA 70458

Enter: Event space in back is accessed through the patio area.
Parking: Street parking.
Drinks: Soft drinks, cocktails, wine, and beer.
FoodFood service with a limited, but high-quality menu.

Songwriter Night Schedule

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Ashton Brooke Gill, Chris Zonada, Cole Hill, Layla Musslewhite, Paul Childers, Savannah Ray.

Performing emcee: Greg Barnhill

Friday June 17, 2022
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Friday August 5, 2022
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Friday August 19, 2022
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Past Events

Monthly songwriter showcase events

Friday June 18, 2021
The Pearl, Pearl River, LA

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Featuring: Barry Hebert, Claire Kellar, Darrell Galatas, John West, Paul Wilson, Savannah Ray.

Friday July 16, 2021
The Pearl, Pearl River, LA

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Featuring: Crispin Schroeder, Elizabeth Ashlyn Burris, Grace Russell, Jeremy Joyce, Kiley McDonnel, Todd Lemoine.

Thursday August 9, 2021
Old Rail Brewing Co, Mandeville, LA

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Featuring: Brother Chris, Cliff Anders, Hannah Belle, HG Breland, Nancy Noone Broussard, Paul Dillon.

Friday September 10, 2021
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Ozone Songwriter Night - Slidell
Featuring: Doug Stepanek, Joe Sims, Luke Bryant, Party of Two, Steve McDonald, Taylor Mroski.

Thursday October 14, 2021
Old Rail Brewing Co, Mandeville, LA

Ozone Songwriter Night - Mandeville
Featuring: Ashton Brooke Gill, Bill Romano, 
Chaislyn, Chris Hebert, Evan Fiore, Gabriel Bass.

Thursday November 4, 2021
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Featuring: Joyce Sampson, Lynn Anselmo, Michael Blache, RT Hall, Terri Burch, Weber and special guest Greg Barnhill.

Thursday December 9, 2021
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Featuring: 
Al Daquin, David Gautreau, Pauly D, Steve Judice, The Beach Bums, Wayward Jones.

Friday January 14, 2022
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Lineup: Chris Zonada, Cole Hill, Emma Navarro, Justin 
Molaison, Mike Artell, Rod John Vedros.

Thursday February 10, 2022
The Wine Garden, Slidell, LA

Ozone Songwriter Night - Slidell
Featuring: Amelia Kate Thompson, Darrel Galatas, John West, Jonathan Harder, Paul Dillon, Paul Wilson.

Friday March 11, 2022
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Lineup: Caroline Tebbs, Douglas Stepanek, Joe Sims, Melissa Seidule, Phil Tittle, Serge Villanova.

Thursday April 14, 2022
Ruby's Roadhouse, Mandeville, LA

Ozone Songwriter Night - Mandeville
Lineup: Bill Davis, Bill Romano, Hannah Belle, JayB Elston, Michael Epstein, Ricky Windhorst.

Thursday May 12, 2022
The Wine Garden, Slidell, LA

Ozone Songwriter Night - Slidell
Lineup: Collin Alonzo, Jay Megginson, Joe Sullivan, Steve McDonald, Travis Garrison, Wayward Jones.

Ozone Music Education Foundation, Inc
P. O. Box 23, Mandeville, LA 70470

A 501(c)(3) Public Charity • EIN: 82-3537465

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