Austin Zudeck ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ June 2017

When I think of the Singer Songwriter Sessions at the Bitter End, I think of where it all started for me. When I was 14, it was the first opportunity anyone gave me to showcase my original works outside of my hometown in New Jersey. Throughout the years, Larry has been more than kind and […]

Milano ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ May 2017

I first played at the Singer/Songwriter Sessions in 2014 and although it took me three years to return to both music and The Bitter End, the warmth of the venue, staff, audience and talent make playing at The Bitter End like coming home. It’s an honor to be showcased and play on such a legendary […]

aReJay Ella ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ April 2017

“I recently joined the Singer/SongWriter Sessions at The Bitter End early October of 2016. Being able to share that same stage as numerous musical legends is truly a blessing. The energy of the staff, audience and talent is like no other. I’m honored to be a part of such a showcase and look forward to […]

Haddon Cord ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ March 2017

“Every time I play The Bitter End my heart has left so full. It is a dream for any singer/songwriter. The history there is so inspiring and the audiences are always there to really listen. It’s a New York City gem!” Haddon Cord is an American singer/songwriter who was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. […]

Andrea Gail ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ February 2017

Independent music artist Andrea Gail’s multifaceted artistry encompasses being an extraordinary vocalist, songwriter, instrumentalist (piano & flute), music educator, self-published children’s book author and visual artist. Andrea Gail is originally from St. Louis, MO. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from The University of Kansas. She taught middle school vocal music in the […]

King Roach ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ January 2017

“The Singer Songwriter Sessions are not your typical gig. While more is required of the artist, with ticket pre-sells and original music only being a staple in their brand, more is given to the artist at the event. Nothing is more satisfying to an artist than having an audience who is there to LISTEN and […]

Joshua Payne ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ December 2016

“The power and beauty of this instrument, this voice we call Joshua Payne, is a phenomenon and experience the world needs.” -Stephan Moccio www.stephanmoccio.com “Have you ever heard a lion roar? He’s the best.” -the late Charles Rieker – Metropolitan Opera “Its impossible to describe the talent here: production, arranging, writing; he’s just this down […]

Valentina Blú ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ November 2016

“Playing my music at The Bitter End has been an honor. There’s just a different aura to the performance, knowing that so many great musicians have been on this stage, and I think the audience relates to this feeling. With the Singer-Songwriter Sessions, Larry Oakes has given a unique platform for up and coming artists […]

AMANDA FAMA ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ October 2016

“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 […]

ZACK RUSSACK ~ ~ ~ ~ September 2016

“Performing at The Bitter End literally took my breath away. It was like a time capsule shooting me back to the 60’s, having the pressure to open up for Dylan or something. The aura of the club keeps that dated feeling alive – saying that it’s ok to stay the same, you don’t ever have […]