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 […]


“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 […]

JONNY KT ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ MAY 2014

“Having the honor of stepping on that stage at The Bitter End was one of the most incredible moments of my life and career. The ambiance makes you want to bear your soul out. The singer songwriter sessions provides an amazing opportunity, filled with a beautiful stage presence and an audience that is really there […]


“This is a big deal stage! I feel honored to enter into the world of music that’s been on this stage. Thank you to the Singer Songwriter Sessions and The Bitter End for being a platform for new artists to spread their wings.” Brooklyn based Keekwyn & The Hackers are a sultry mix of R&B […]

MARA MEASOR ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ March 2014

“You feel the heritage when you sing at the Bitter End. Each time I’m here, I’m aware that I’m standing where some of my singing/songwriting heroes have stood before me. Kind of makes me never want to leave.” A Hong Kong native, Mara Measor is half-British and half-Chinese but you wouldn’t guess it when you […]

YANIZA DORÈ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ February 2014

“I always have a blast performing at the Singer Songwriter Sessions! I love the welcoming atmosphere of The Bitter End and I am so lucky that Larry gave me the chance to play there.” Yaniza Doré is a singer-songwriter born and raised in Manhattan, who hummed along to music before she could speak. She always […]

MIKE DRABIK ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ January 2014

“What a privilege to be able to play on the same stage that a lot of my idols have played on. The singer-songwriter sessions was a blast. Everyone is welcoming to the artists and are genuinely there to listen.”   Mike Drabik is a singer-songwriter from Chicago whose sound intersects Blues, R&B, Soul and Jazz. He draws […]

ASHLEY PHILLIPS ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ December 2013

Ashley Phillips is a guitarist and singer/songwriter steeped in the tradition of Soul music. She describes her sound as APSoul: soulful and spiritual storytelling grounded in the power of intergenerational connectedness and common daily experiences. Both universal and timeless, APSoul music is a healing affirmation. As a vocalist, her pure tone dances between light and […]

IMAN HARIRI-KIA ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ November 2013

Iman Hariri-Kia is an 18 year old singer, songwriter and guitarist born and bred in New York City. Iman performs all over the city at venues such as the Bitter End and the Living Room and has been a featured performer at events for organizations such as Concerts in Motion and the Omid-e-Mehr Foundation. This […]

KACEY VELAZQUEZ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ October 2013

“The Singer/Songwriter sessions was a fantastic opportunity to showcase my original music in front of others at an incredibly iconic and legendary venue like the Bitter End.” “There is no venue like The Bitter End. A history of music has played out on the stage in front of the brick wall. And the Singer/Songwriter Sessions […]