Songwriter Showcase
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Songwriter Showcase

Songwriter Showcase

Songwriter Showcase

The Songwriter Showcase is our nationally-recognized singer-songwriter competition, open to anyone who writes and performs original music, and who is not currently signed to a major recording or publishing deal. Contestants are judged on the quality of the song’s composition, vocal delivery, and the overall performance.

Past showcase finalists include Erica Wheeler, Don Conoscenti, Karen Pernick, Deb Talan, Dan Sheridan, Dee Carstensen, Mitch Barrett, Sarah Sample, Chuck E. Costa, Liz Longley, Megan Burtt, Caleb Hawley, Robby Hecht, Caroline Spence, Connor Garvey, Ben Shannon, Korby Lenker, Heather Mae, Kira Small and 2019 winner Alexa Wildish.

2022 Showcase Winner and Top Finalists

Congratulations Shanna in a Dress for winning our 2022 Songwriter Showcase!

Shanna received a cash prize and a Taylor 7 Series Acoustic Guitar. Shanna will also perform on the Main Stage of our 2023 Folks Festival.


With nearly 200 entries, we are also proud to announce the runner-up contestants:

2022 Honorable Mentions

Rules & Guidelines