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2nd Tuesday Reading Series

Tuesday, December 8, 7pm, Featuring Nancy Owen Nelson and Elizabeth Mitchell.
Pages Bookshop,19560 Grand River Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48223

Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters

The 22nd Annual
Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters

November 3-6, 2016 Staff: TBA
November 10-13, 2016 Staff: TBA

Directed by John D. Lamb

Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Michigan

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The 21st annual Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters, November 5-15, 2015

Directed by John D. Lamb at the Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, Michigan

November 5-8, 2015 Staff: Joel Mabus, Laurie McClain, Claudia Nygaard, Pierce Pettis, Edie Carey
November 12-15, 2015 Staff: Tim Grimm, Natalia Zukerman, SONiA disappear fear, Penny Nichols, WT Davidson
Artists-in-residence Nov 5-15, 2015: Kirby, Jim Bizer, Dennis Kingsbury and more TBA.


Retreat is open to all songwriters, their friends and family.
Concerts open to public Saturdays, November 7 & 14, 2015, 8pm, $15 suggested donation
Birchwood Inn, 7291 S. Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs, MI, 49740

To register for either week or all ten days, call Springfed 248-589-3913 or use any credit card online here.

Write a song. Inspirational talk/presentations. Discussions on craft/creative process. Open mic/song swaps. One on one sessions.
Good food. Great accommodations.

Directions to the Birchwood Inn here.

This year's schedules will be here.

Scholarship opportunities from Blissfest Music Organization

Springfed Arts Lamb’s Retreats for Songwriters 2015 Registration

Rates include Thursday night gala reception, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, wine and beverages.

Week 1 - Nov. 5-8, 2015  Week 2 - Nov. 12-15, 2015

Single occupancy-3 nights Nov. 5, 6 & 7 ■ $575  Nov 12, 13 & 14 ■ $575

Single occupancy-2 nights Nov 6 & 7 ■ $500  Nov 13 & 14 ■ $500

Share a dbl occ-3 nights Nov. 5, 6 & 7 ■ $475each  Nov 12, 13 & 14 ■ $475each

Non-lodge-includes meals $300 Non-lodge-includes meals $300

Single occupancy ALL 10 nights Nov 5-15 $1300

Many songwriters opt for the full ten days so they can enjoy the midweek serenity and write more songs.  We gather ourselves at night in the Fireside Room.  Songs are sung.  They're heard.  We're good at listening.

Discounted lodging rate for pre and post stays are $75 per room, per night.

If sending a check, printable registration form here.

Photos from previous retreats:
Photos by Charlie Auringer found on Facebook here.

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