Joe Iconis will host Writer's Block at 54 Below and perform a 30-minute set with Joe Iconis and Family.
Joe Iconis will host Writer's Block at 54 Below and perform a 30-minute set with Joe Iconis and Family.
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54 Below will present Writer's Block for one night on August 19. The event welcomes up-and-coming songwriters of contemporary musical theater and beyond to try new work and revisit older tunes. Joe Iconis will serve as host.

This edition of Writer's Block will include Sam Salmond, Michael R. Jackson, Rob Rokicki, Alexander Sage Oyen, Anderson & Petty, Ewalt & Walker, Will Van Dyke, Positive Feedback (Adam Blotner & Jenny Pinzari), and more. There will also be several available open-mic slots.

Following the event, Joe Iconis and Family will perform an additional 30-minute set. Iconis will be joined by Liz Lark Brown, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Seth Eliser, Molly Hager, Ian Kagey, Eric William Morris, Rob Rokicki, Lance Rubin, and Jason SweetTooth Williams.

Writer's Block is now in its eighth incarnation. Previous performers include Annie Golden, Gaby Alter, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lorenzo Wolff, Matt Schatz, Michael R. Jackson, Niko Tsakalakos, Sam Salmond, Scott Evan Davis, Seth Bisen-Hersch, Sky Seals, Zack Zadek, Zoe Sarnak, and more.

For tickets, click here: Writer's Block.