Concerts at the Ocean County Artists' Guild
Acoustic concert series in our studio annex, Ocean Ave at Chestnut in Island Heights (Toms River), NJ
Artists' Guild Home Page Directions/Map/Contact Photos of the Building
Song Circle at the Artists' Guild:

In addition to the concert series, there's a monthly song circle at the Artists' Guild. It's held in the same room as the concerts, and it's open to everyone.

We take turns around the circle singing songs, and maybe singing or playing along. We sing folk songs, pop songs, and hymns, and sometimes we have an improvised music jam. The only rule is that it's all acoustic, with no amplifiers or microphones.

Everyone is welcome to take a turn in the circle, or just to listen. If you come just to listen, feel free to bring a quiet activity such as sketching or reading.


The song circle is held on the third Sunday of each month, starting at 7:00 (used to be 6, now it's 7) and going till at least 9:00. Come for all or any part of that time. The next song circle will be on Sunday, September 15, 2019.

The Guild requests a $3 donation to the Guild at each session from each person who attends the session.

     Click here for a video description of the song circle.
     Click here for a short music clip from a more recent song circle.


To receive e-mail notices of the song circle a few days ahead of time, send an e-mail to OCAGconcerts@gmail.com with Song Circle in the subject box.  Note:  AOL and Optimum Online won't accept mail from OCAGconcerts, so don't use an aol.com or optonline.net address.

No more e-mail notices of upcoming concerts
I'm no longer sending out e-mail notices about the concerts, since I don't have reliable information about when they're held and who's performing. But the song circle information on this page is accurate and reliable.
photos of the studio
Performers at past concerts
(Performers and dates of concerts from the first one, in March of 2010, to February of 2019.
The concerts continued after that, but I don't have information about them.) 

Ladies Night Out  (3/19/10, 6/12/10, 7/23/11, 7/26/13, 3/28/14, 11/21/14, 7/24/15, 8/19/16, 8/18/17, 8/17/18) -
(music sample)YouTube videos
Basement Musicians  (4/23/10, 5/21/10, 6/18/10, 7/30/11, 1/18/13, 1/26/13, 4/26/13, 2/21/14, 4/18/14, 4/24/15, 10/23/15, 2/19/16, 10/21/16, 2/17/17, 10/20/17, 2/16/18, 10/19/18, 2/15/19) facebook.com/tony.pileggi.739  (music sample)  Videos: CrazyPlay Me
Mary Lutton  (5/21/10, 7/31/10, 7/16/11, 2/19/12, 2/24/13, 11/22/13, 5/23/14, 5/29/15, 7/22/16, 7/21/17, 7/20/18) - marykothlutton.com
O'Neill & Martin  (5/21/10) - YouTube - Impossible
Terry Rivel  (7/10/10, 3/23/12)
reverbnation.com/terryrivel
Rusty and Jan  (9/4/10)reverbnation.com/rustyandjan
Frank Fotusky  (10/2/10) - myspace.com/frankfotusky
Thomas Wesley Stern  (12/18/10) - Thomas Wesley Stern on Facebook
Clan Suibhne  (2/18/11, 1/24/14, 3/27/15, 3/18/16, 3/24/17, 3/23/18)facebook.com/pages/Clan-Suibhne/240984553900
Mara Levine & Caroline Cutroneo  (4/2/11)sonicbids.com/MaraLevine    (music sample)
Michael London  (4/30/11)michaellondon.net    (music sample)
Bob Conroy & Norm Pederson  (11/19/11, 9/29/12) - YouTube    (music sample)
Pat Karwan  (2/19/12)myspace.com/patkarwan 
Benita Segal  (7/27/12) - facebook.com/sweetheartdesperado    (music sample)
Denise Miller  (8/18/12)myspace.com/denisemillermusic  
Gail Gilrane  (8/18/12) - (music sample)
Acoustic Musicians Guild  (3/22/13, 5/17/13, 8/23/13, 6/20/14, 10/24/14, 8/21/15, 1/29/16, 1/20/17, 1/19/18, 1/18/19)amg.org  
Bob Wright and Bill Doerge  
(6/28/13, 7/25/14, 6/26/15, 6/17/16)  - bojomusic.com   
Custom Blend  (9/27/13, 9/19/14, 9/25/15, 9/23/16, 9/15/17, 9/21/18) - YouTube - Custom Blend at Albert Hall
Bob Andrews  (10/25/13, 1/23/15, 11/18/16, 11/17/17, 11/16/18) - bobandrews.info/music.html    (music sample)
Jim Crawford  (5/23/14, 11/20/15, 5/20/16, 5/19/17, 5/18/18) - reverbnation.com/jimcrawford
Mary Shannon  (8/22/14, 2/27/15, 4/22/16, 4/21/17) -  (music sample)
Bill Doerge  (6/16/17, 6/15/18, 7/20/18)   
Barbara Paskin  (4/20/18, 7/20/18)   
Jeanne & Peter Morris  (4/20/18)   

Flyers for past concerts can be viewed at  Pikasa OCAGconcerts Flyers slideshow

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