The Songwriting Circle
Tuesday, January 28 @ 7:00 pm - Tuesday, March 31 @ 7:00 pm
Calling all songwriters! Join us on the WHBPAC stage for three evenings of showcasing your original songs, examining the songwriting process, and discuss pertinent music-related issues. Facilitated by celebrated singer-songwriter Fred Raimondo, participants can share their work in a relaxed and fun environment. All skill levels are welcome, and the bar will be open. Come to one session, or come to all!
January 28, 7 – 9pm
February 25, 7 – 9pm
March 31, 7 – 9pm
RSVP to Kristen at 631-288-2350, ext. 112
Currently recording his third solo album, Cinema with Grammy winning producer Cynthia
Daniels, singer-songwriter Fred Raimondo has been writing songs for well over 30 years. He is
a regular performer at many of the Island’s musical venues including clubs such as the Stephen
Talkhouse, 89 North and 230 Down as well as performing at many songwriter showcases and
house concerts. Fred is also working on a stage production of Stories From The Dark Heart
Tavern with Director and actor, Greta Quezada.
His 2014 release Stories From The Dark Heart Tavern made a number of top 10 lists,
notably top 10 of 2014 by No Depression a leading site on Americana and Roots music as well
as being selected as one of the top 5 albums of 2014 by WPPB’s Bonnie Grice. Produced
by Fred, Pete Kennedy and Caroline Doctorow, Stories From The Dark Heart Tavern is a
collection of songs that captures the feelings, stories and music of the people who frequent The
Dark Heart Tavern, a place found in every American town and city.
In December 2017 Fred released his second solo album Little Flower
with Caroline Doctorow and Pete Kennedy again co-producing.
Fred has performed at clubs and colleges throughout the Northeast and his songs have been
played on national, local and international radio and internet music programs. Stories From The
Dark Heart Tavern was in the top 25 Folk album charts in 2014 and Little Flower did the same in
As a member of the original acoustic trio Damaged Goods, Fred shared the stage with acts as
iconic and diverse as Jorma Kaukonen, Taj Mahal, Rick Danko, Maria Muldar, Joe Ely,
Suzanne Vega, Roger McGuinn, Donovan, Aztec Two Step and The Marshal Tucker Band.
He still regularly performers with Damaged Goods and the cosmic surf band The
He has been a frequent featured artist at Sag Harbor’s Songwriters Share, The Homegrown
Music Cafe,Underground Sound at 230 Down, Nancy Atlas’ Songwriters In The Round,
Original Voices at The Vail, and Cynthia Daniel’s Crossroads.