December 28, 2015

Accompanied by guitarist Ronny Drayton, Queen Esther will perform at New York City’s Lincoln Center for the NewSong Music Showcase. See you there!

WHAT: 2015 NewSong Music Showcase & Competition Finals at Lincoln Center
WHEN: January 7th, 2016 at 7:30pm EST

FREE SHOW! Seating is on a first come, first-served basis.

For over 14 years, the NewSong Music Contest has recognized truly exceptional emerging performers and songwriters from around the world. Entering the contest is a gateway to all of our programs, which include NewSong Recordings, our boutique record label and ‘NewSong Presents,’ our live music concert series that take place across the country.

After very carefully reviewing music submissions from all over the world, we have selected ten finalists to showcase and compete in the live performance finals at the David Rubenstein Atrium at New York City’s prestigious Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. All ten finalists will perform songs for our panel of judges and a packed house… One music act will be crowned the winner.

Rachael Kilgour (Duluth, MN) + Blair Bodine (New York, NY) + The Shades (Chicago, IL) + Queen Esther (NYC) + Kaz Fujimoto (Brooklyn, NY) + Sarah Morris (Shoreview, MN) + Scott Mulvahill (Nashville, TN) + Sarah Kervin (Brooklyn, NY) + Ken Yates (Toronto, ON) + Megan Wilde (Seattle, WA)

– A performance slot on the 2016 Sundance Film Film Festival’s ASCAP Music Cafe
– A recording session at the prestigious Echo Mountain Recording Studios (Asheville, NC) produced by Gar Ragland, executive director of Newsong Music
– A follow up featured performance at Lincoln Center in New York in 2016

– Recognition from an international audience as the winner of the #NSM2015 Contest

* Additionally, all entrants in the #NSM contest will be considered candidates for future recording, management and performance opportunities through our partnerships with presenters that include the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, ASCAP, and more.


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