WORKSHOP: Songwriting with Jesse Ruben

SATURDAY, SEPT 30 @ 10:30AM - Singer-songwriter Jesse Ruben leads a workshop, sharing lessons learned through his time creating and performing.

Saturday, Sept 30 - 10:30am-12:30pm
Godfrey Daniels

Registration Fee: $25


Jesse Ruben has been a professional singer/songwriter for almost two decades. His songs have been streamed more than 65 million times, have appeared on more than a dozen TV shows in the US and abroad, and he has been signed to both BMG and Universal Music. Besides touring and performing, he loves working with musicians of all levels to improve their songwriting skills. In this workshop, he’ll discuss finding your purpose and voice as a writer and the importance of being willing to make mistakes. In addition, he’ll take participants through several creative writing exercises as well as a performance and Q&A.

Touchstone and Festival Unbound are proud to partner with local listening room Godfrey Daniels to present this event.

Digital program book HERE!


Please feel free to bring your instrument(s) with you!

COVID PROCEDURE: Per artist s request, all patrons must provide a photo ID and proof of COVID-19 vaccination (physical card or photo of card are both acceptable). Thank you for your understanding and compliance!

RUN TIME: 2 hours.

FOOD & DRINK: Fresh baked goods from Zekraft and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

VENUE: Godfrey Daniels Coffee House, 7 E 4th St, Bethlehem, PA 18015

PARKING: There is nearby street or lot parking (here s a link to Bethlehem parking options). We recommend the South New St. Garage (324 S. New Street), which is a 5 minute walk to the venue.

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION: Godfrey Daniels is wheelchair accessible; however, please note that the restrooms are not. Touchstone strives to create an environment where all members of our community, of all abilities, feel welcome. Please contact (610) 867-1689 or via email at to request accessibility accommodations in advance.

AFTER THE WORKSHOP: We recommend dropping by Venture X (306 South New St.) between 12-2pm to experience Alexander Khimushin s The World In Faces photography exhibit, featured at the United Nations in Geneva, UNESCO Paris, and the Council Of Europe in Strasbourg. More info here!

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