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209 Douglas Ave., Providence, RI 02908
Contact Us: RHODYWOOD@yahoo.com
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For many years, the Brooklyn Coffee & Tea House and Rhode Island Songwriters Association (RISA) have provided great local musicians a place to showcase original music sessions
We welcome our coffee house customers to attend these music sessions
Our coffee house is well known as a listening room. Weshowcase musicians as our number one priority. The Brooklyn accepts reservations to host your public or private events . For more information, please contact us. RHODYWOOD@yahoo.com
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Our policy has always been to allow musician to perform their own music.All material performed must be original or in the public domain as follows:
Hold the copyright to all their own songs,- or -They have been granted permission to perform the material by the copywrite holder Artist have been granted permission to perform the material by a licensing scheme that encourages the free sharing of cultural artifacts (such as a Creative Commons license).
To provide a place for ongoing and new performers to play in a non-noisy non alcoholic environment. We also provide a place for all musicians, artist, actors etc. to network and to improve their musical performance
Any one insisting on playing cover music will be asked not to perform
Why Do We Resist Corporate Music
Corporate control of music is hurting our culture and hinders the free development ofartistic expression. The “blanket Licensing” scheme enforced by the major music licensing corporations directs some benefit to musicians and fans. It helps fund major labels that perpetuate homogenized music, marginalize independent labels, engage in pay-for-play radio and undermine musicians.
Please respect our resistant to corporate music performance and to the staff at our coffee house who will be enforcing this policy. We value yourright to freely express yourself artistically and thank you forbringing your original work to the