Frequently asked questions

How do I sign up?

You can click the "HOME" button to sign up and pay for your membership!

How long is the membership?

The membership extends for a year from your payment. We will send you an email when it is time to renew!

How can I play gigs?

We select performers from our list of members. We will hand select you based on the venue/event through the link you share on your individual member page. If there is a particular event you'd love to play- email us!

Where are the meetings?

The meetings are for board members but we occasionally welcome members for their input. You can find the location on our Calendar. Workshops are held at a local music venue and Critiques are held at a board members house.

What is SITR?

SITR stands for Songwriters in the Round. It is a showcase that started in Nashville where three songwriters perform on stage and sing their original songs one by one.

Do I have to have songs?

No, you can be a beginner and not have any songs! We will help you craft your first song through our workshops.

Do I have to play an instrument?

No! You don't even have to be able to sing to write songs! Email or join RISA for more information if you have any questions.

Do I need to be from Rhode Island?

No. You don't have to be from Rhode Island or even live in RI to be a RISA Member!