Unleash Your Inner Songsmith

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Songwriting Showcase

October 19, 2023

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About the Contest

Calling all talented wordsmiths and melody weavers! This contest is dedicated to celebrating the vibrant musical heritage deeply rooted in these scenic hills and valleys.

Contest Timeline

Submissions Begin:

June 26, 2023

Submission Deadline:

September 1, 2023

Top 5 Finalists Announced:

September 29, 2023

Top 5 Finalists Concert

October 19, 2023

Live Judging & Winner Announced at The Crooked Road’s 3rd Thursday Cultural Series at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center

Contest Judges

Becky Buller

Johnny Williams

Jeanette Williams

Kris Truelsen

Mary Munsey