NSAI Toronto exists to meet the educational and awareness needs of Toronto-area songwriters and to further the craft of songwriting in the GTA. So whether you're a veteran songsmith or a rookie crooner NSAI Toronto has something for you.

To learn more about NSAI and NSAI Toronto, and what we can do to help you improve your songwriting skills, click here.

Workshop dates for 2014-2015
Every second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM





Jan 6


Say something - Dammit!
by Annie Tate

Jan 20



Feb 3



Feb 17



March 3



March 18



April 7



April 21



Harris Institute
118 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, Ontario
Map Link

Brampton Arts Council
24A Alexander St
Brampton, Ontario
Map Link

For more information about joining our workshops, please, contact us at dman-music@rogers.com

Songwriter Nights at the Moonshine

moonshine cafeNSAI Toronto returns to the Moonshine Cafe in Oakville for a series of monthly songwriter nights. The series has been a resounding success and features eight NSAI members showcasing original material each month performing "in the round." Click here to view the dates and list of performers.

If you haven't been out to the Moonshine Cafe in Oakville for NSAI Songwriters Night, you're missing out! Many very talented members hit the stage to play their original songs, and afterwards, there is an open mic for other members. It's a great opportunity to play your songs for an enthusiastic and attentive audience!

The dates: Feb 4, April 1, June 3. The shows start at 8pm. If you are an NSAI member and would like to book a spot, or just need more info, please contact us at dman-music@rogers.com

(From left to right: Don Sawchuck, Angela Saini, Carrie DeMaeyer, Dayna Shereck at the Moonshine June 2014)

The Countown has begun! Tin Pan North 2015, May 21-23

Exciting news! We have confirmed our dates for Tin Pan North 2015.
Ontario’s largest 3-day songwriter’s festival, Tin Pan North, a celebration of original songwriting with intimate shows held in the GTA over three nights returns May 21-23, 2015.

Watch the website for the details on how you can become a part of next year's festival.

(From left to right: Benita Hill, JK Gulley, Shawn Devlin, Nicole Rayy at the NSAI Toronto - 2014 Tin Pan North Gala, Cadillac Lounge, Toronto, Canada - May 2014)

Congratulations to the NSAI members who performed at Winterfolk 2014!

Nine of NSAI Toronto's members performed in two rounds at the Globe Bistro in Toronto. The performers were Dan McVeigh, Paul Malysa, Roger Beckett, Chase Stevens, Zac Wrixon (Hour 1) and Shaun Devlin, Barbara Doran, (Hour 2). For more information in the performers and the Winterfolk festival, go to www.abetterworld.ca.

(From left to right: Paul Malysa, Roger Beckett, Chase Stevens, Zac Wrixon representing NSAI Toronto at Winterfolk 2014 , Globe Bistro, Toronto, Canada - Feb 2014)

NSAI Member? Do you have something to share?

Releasing a new CD? Get a song cut? Got a deal? Big gig? Moving to Nashville? Moving back from Nashville? NSAI Members in Ontario: If you have any news, we'd love to let the world (and your fellow members) know about it.
Please send any information to roger@rogerbeckett.com


2014-15 Workshop Schedule now online. Check here.

The schedule is now up for the NSAI Songwriters Night at the Moonshine.

Learn more about NSAI & NSAI Toronto


The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters organization. The NSAI represents the songwriting community and exists to promote and protect the intellectual property rights of songwriters. For more information about NSAI Toronto, please click here.



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