Virginia Organization of Composers and Lyricists

VOCAL is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing and promoting the art and craft of songwriting and musical composition. Membership is open to anyone with a serious interest in songwriting, composing, or lyric writing, regardless of style, whether novice or professional. Centered in RIchmond VA, VOCAL seeks to serve all of Virginia.


VOCAL's Monthly Events

Currently both our Meeting and the Songwriters Showcase are held at O'Toole's Restaurant and Pub, 4900 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA
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Monthly Meeting

2nd Monday of the month (usually, check for changes)

Meetings vary in format. Guest speakers offer insight into the industry and craft. In the past we've covered everything from current legal issues , Taxes, a creative writing workshop, a songwriting seminar, and music theory.

Songwriters Showcase

Richmond's Longest Running Songwriter's Showcase

3rd Monday of the month

The Live showcase format features original music only. A variety of songwriters and styles are represented with changing formats. Currently we have added and ocasional Open Mic.