JOHN LESTER ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ March 2015

“I moved to New York two years ago and played my first Singer-Songwriter Sessions show shortly after my arrival. Originally I thought it would be a good place to “get started” here in NYC. With a great mix of young and experienced talent, fantastic sound, and the unbeatable Bitter End vibe, I now find myself returning to play the […]

LUBA DVORAK ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ February 2015

“I have been a part of NYSongwriters since 2005. It has been a very important platform for me to hone my craft and opened many doors for me both personally and professionally. A must for any songwriter in New York City. Thank you!!”   LUBA DVORAK (pronounced: DVOR-zhack) in black attire and armed with an […]

LISA KURNER ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ January 2015

“There’s something magical about performing at The Bitter End. Singing on that stage allows me to connect with myself, my music, and with the audience at a soul level. It’s an honor sharing my voice at such a hallowed venue.” Born in the land of the rising sun, Lisa Kurner was raised in Osaka, Japan […]

AMANDA FAMA ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ December 2014

“I’ve been performing at the “Singer/ Songwriter Sessions” at The Bitter End for a few years now, and every time I play it is always a successful night. There is always a great crowd, awesome friends, and an atmosphere that is unlike any other. Playing on the same stage as a countless number of musical […]

MINOR SOUL ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ November 2014

“Playing the Singer Songwriter Sessions on Sunday nights at The Bitter End has been and continues to be home to our most memorable performance experiences. Thank you!”   Minor Soul is an acoustic-pop band created by two young brothers, Jack and Max Wagner, aged 20 and 18. Born in London of English and American parents, […]


“Singer/Songwriter Sessions at the Bitter End have been a big part of my life since I was 17. My first public performance of original material was through the sessions and since then I’ve been going back every chance I get. They have made Sunday nights at the Bitter End an environment that truly welcomes and […]

ERIC BENOIT ~ ~ ~ ~ September 2014

“I absolutely loved playing at a venue as iconic as the Bitter End, and I can’t wait to come back. I’d love to thank Larry for booking me, and the audience members for their wholehearted support.” Ben Wht is the indie folk-inspired musical project of Eric Benoit, a current junior at Middlebury College. With influences […]

MyBrother MySister ~ ~ August 2014

“Traveling to New York from South Carolina to play the Singer Songwriter Sessions this summer at The Bitter End has been an experience I won’t soon forget. Standing on the same stage where Bob Dylan performed, well no words can describe that. Thank you to all who made the trip and the experience possible! You […]

TESSA VICTORIA ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ July 2014

“Having the chance to perform on the same stage where legendary artists such as Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, and Norah Jones once played and shared their stories was such an incredible honor. The Singer –songwriter session is such an amazing opportunity, giving new up-and-coming and hopeful songwriters a chance to share their music. The love […]

MARTINA SAN DIEGO ~ ~ ~ June 2014

“Performing at the Singer/Songwriter Sessions was truly a surreal experience. The atmosphere at The Bitter End is so welcoming, and I am honored to have had the opportunity of sharing my original music at such an iconic venue.” With an ignited passion for singing and songwriting, Martina San Diego reflects the intrinsic Filipino tenacity, etched […]