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The Bitter End Sunday Night Jam: News

Tue, Apr 12th, 2011 12:00 AM PDT

The Best Of The Bitter End Jam Vol #1 Is Now Out!

It took some time.... Well, 5 years to be almost exact but it is now available.

The Best of The Bitter End Sunday Night All Star Jam Vol. #1 CD. It features so many amazing players and singers. Musicians Include:
Delmar Brown, Dave Fields, Brett Bass, Mark Greenberg, Dan Cazio, Mark Schulman, Eric Udell, Brian Charette, Ada Dyer, Tony Tino,
Popa Chubby, Dan Cipriano, Luba Dvorak, Irving Louis Latten, Chris Carter, Bill Sims Jr. & Doug Hinrichs.

Songs range from The Meters to Frank Zappa, The Beatles to James Brown and everything in between. Something you'd come to expect from a jam session at The Bitter End in the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village. It was recorded live at The Bitter End from 2006-2010 during the Sunday Night Jam.

The CD is $15 and can be ordered directly through email info @ the bitter end jam (remove all the spaces) or by visting the club.
Fri, Dec 1st, 2006 12:00 AM PST

New Flash! The very first ejam is about to happen!

We're a proud to be part of the very very first ejam. In conjunction with we will be hosting the world premier of the global midi ejam. This promises to fantastic demonstration of new technology destined to revolutionize the way we play with other musicicans.
Mon, Oct 23rd, 2006 12:00 AM PDT

The Bitter End All Star Jam is Global!!!!!!!

Kinda hard to imagine that 40 years ago, when the open mic started at The Bitter End, that it would be watched all over the world as it is today. Thanks to modern technology people from Germany, Dominican Republic, Austria, Italy, Canada, Japan, Cayman Islands, United Kingdom, Netherland, Turkey, Thailand, Brazil, Seychelles, US Military, Mexico, Russian Federation, China, Israel, Tuvalu, Portugal, Czech Republic, United States and South Africa have checked out The Bitter End All Star Jam! We didn't make this up. Heck, I don't think half of us even know where some of these countries are, let alone spell their names. Next time it may be a good idea to leave the clown suit at home and wear something a bit more rock 'n roll. We're NYC baby!
Wed, Jun 14th, 2006 12:00 AM PDT

Submit your songs now!

We will periodically be posting mp3's of past jams as well as songs recorded by YOU. Send us your best stuff, we'll put it right up for the whole world to listen to.
Wed, May 24th, 2006 12:00 AM PDT

"Emerging Artist Showcase."

"Emerging Artist Showcase."

The tradition continues...........

Since 1961, New York's Oldest Rock Club, Paul Colby's The Bitter End, offered Greenwich Village the best in live music. For over 40 years, The Sunday Night Jam Session/ Open Mic Night remains an integral part of the live music scene in New York. So very many artists got their start on the open mic.

Starting May 28th 2006, The Sunday Night Jam Session/ Open Mic Night is back. Bring your instruments, your voice or your ears. Many of tomorrows music legends will be discovered there.

Hosted by drummer Mark Greenberg, the jam will be open to all types of music. Every Sunday night will highlight an emerging artist in our "Emerging Artist Showcase."

How it Works:

Submissions for the Emerging Artist Showcase are accepted via the internet, mail or in person. Once every two weeks, the Producer will select a single artist to be the featured artist for that evening during the course of the Jam. Submissions can be any kind of song style, even instrumental.

The producer will provide the artist with a rehearsed, first call session band that showcases the artist, (AT NO COST TO THE ARTIST), for 2-3 songs. You may use any or all of the band for support. The musicians in the house band have played with the likes of Enrique Iglesias, Dickey Betts (The AllmanBrothers), The Dave Matthews Band, Anastacia, Bernie Worrell, The ZenTricksters, Charlie Daniels, Larry Coryell, Bob Weir, Santana, Fiona Apple, Joss Stone and many others. The artist then has the opportunity to purchase a live recording @ $15 and submit it for consideration for a future, full showcase slot at The Bitter End. The Bitter End SEmerging Artist Showcase. website will feature the artist's bio & CD or MP3's for purchase/downloads for the two weeks preceding the event and permanent photos and a web site link in our Bitter End Jam gallery afterwards.

The important thing to note is that currently the Songwriter's Showcase is being produced at no cost to the artist/songwriter. This is not a gimmick! There is only one requirement... that the featured artist use best efforts to promote their show and draw a minimum of 10 people.

Hard copy Submissions should be mailed to:

The Bitter End Songwriter's Showcase
c/o Mark Greenberg, Producer
Byte Me Productions, Ltd.
200 Rector Place Suite 7A
NY, NY 10280

or delivered in person to Mark Greenberg at The Bitter End on the Sunday Jam ONLY.

The Bitter End Greenwich Village
147 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and LaGuardia)
New York City, NY 10012
Phone (212) 673-7030

IMPORTANT NOTE: Submissions for "Emerging Artist Showcase" feature will not be accepted by The Bitter End at ANY other time other than at the Sunday Night Jam. Please call ahead 212 673 7030, as it is scheduled every other week on Sundays.

Get your submissions in early.

Past Bitter End artists include:

Ace Trucking Company, Woody Allen, Peter Allen, Luther Allison, America, Tori Amos, Joan Armatrading, Joan Baez, Sandra Bernhardt, Blues Traveler, Jonatha Brooke, Albert Brooks, Jackson Browne, Vanessa Carlton, Harry Chapin, Tracy Chapman, Shawn Colvin, Chick Corea, Larry Coryell, Bill Cosby, James Cotton, The Critters, Jim Croce, David Crosby, Charlie Daniels, Miles Davis, Gavin DeGraw, John Denver, Neil Diamond, Bo Diddley, Dion, Bob Dylan, Jose Feliciano, Jeffrey Gaines, G.Love & Special sauce, Arlo Guthrie, Bill Haley, Hall & Oates, Donny Hathaway, Richie Havens, Indigo Girls, Isley Brothers, Etta James, Tommy James, Norah Jones, Billy Joel, Dr. John, Leo Kottke, Kris Kristofferson, Patti La Belle, Los Lonely Boys, Jay Leno, Les Paul, Little Feat, Lisa Loeb, Taj Mahal, Melissa Manchester, Chuck Mangione, Curtis Mayfield, Sarah McLachlan, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Maria Muldaur, Shawn Mullins, Peter,Paul,& Mary, Billy Preston, John Prine, Kenny Rogers, Linda Ronstadt, Rusted Root, Sam & Dave, Pete Seeger, Carly Simon, Patti Smith, Spin Doctors, The Staple Singers, James Taylor, Livingston Taylor, George Thorogood, Jerry Jeff Walker, Joe Walsh, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young and many more.