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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. MEET THE FINALISTS: 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) THE NEWSONG GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: – 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) […]

Queen Esther is a finalist in the 2015 NewSong Music Contest! Queen Esther is one of ten finalists in the 2015 NewSong Music Contest. Each artist or group will perform at Lincoln Center on January 7th, 2016 for a chance to win the ‪#‎NSM Grand Prize. This year’s grand prize winner – selected from among ten finalists who will perform in a live performance showcase and competition at The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on Thursday, January 7 – will receive: An EP Recorded and Mixed at Asheville, NC’s Echo Mountain Recording Studios and released on the NewSong Recordings label A showcase performance at the prestigious ASCAP Music Café at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival A future performance of their own at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City THE 2015 FINALISTS: Scott Mulvahill   Nashville, TN Kaz Fujimoto   Brooklyn, NY Ken Yates   Toronto, ON The Shades   Chicago, IL Queen Esther   New York, NY Sarah Morris   Shoreview, MN Sarah Kervin   Brooklyn, NY Megan Wilde   Seattle, WA (Early Bird Finalist) Blair Bodine   New York, NY (Early Bird Finalist) Rachael Kilgour   Duluth, MN (NewSong/LEAF Festival Competition Winner) See more at: https://www.newsong-music.com    

The Mountain Stage/NewSong Contest deadline is November 27th! Now in its 14th year, it’s one of North America’s premier showcases of emerging performing songwriters across an array of genres. NewSong is an independent music organization with the following two-fold mission: To build a supportive community of performers and songwriters across all genres of music and levels of skill. To identify the truly exceptional artists within this community and to work closely with them to develop their careers and introduce their music to a broader, international audience. Over the past ten years, NewSong has achieved its mission by producing this contest. For more information, go here — http://bit.ly/newsong-contest

Queen Esther Wins 2014 ‘Early Bird’ Contest Finalist Spot Congratulations to Queen Esther of New York, New York and Dennis Ellsworth of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the first two finalists chosen in this year’s 13th annual NewSong Contest, presented by Red Jacket. They’ll be joining ten other yet-to-be-determined finalists to showcase and compete at New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, November 15. Now in its 13th year, the NewSong Contest is one of the premier showcases of emerging performers and songwriters in North America.  For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage has been giving radio audiences the best seat in the house for some of the world’s most renowned performers. – See more at: http://www.newsong-music.com/2014/07/new-yorks-queen-esther-canadas-dennis-ellsworth-win-2014-early-bird-contest-finalist-spots/#sthash.8qx3btYU.dpuf

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING 2013 MOUNTAIN STAGE NEWSONG CONTEST REGIONAL FINALISTS! August 28, 2013. The 2013 Mountain Stage NewSong Contest finalists have been announced! Congratulations to the following artists, whose videos will soon be on our site as part of the ‘Peoples Choice’ popular vote award. Ten regional finalists were selected in each region, and judges will select one winner from each, who will then advance to the live performance competition finals held on Saturday, October 19 at New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Additionally, the regional finalist who receives the most votes for his or her video will advance to the October 19 finals as the NewSong Contest’s ‘People’s Choice’ award winner. – See more at: http://www.newsong-music.com/2013/08/2013-mountain-stage-newsong-contest-finalists-announced/#sthash.twukQe0w.dpuf INTERNATIONAL ROUND Breagh Mackinnon — Sydney, N.S. Brooke Turner — Victoria, B.C. Eddie Chun — Southampton, Ontario Glen Hornblast — Toronto, Ontario Jack Dani — Aurora, Ontario Jane Ralston Pahr — Trieste, TS Joanne Stacey — Revelstoke, BC Morgan MacDonald — Halifax, Nova Scotia Nancy Beaudette — Williamstown, Ontario Sunny — Waverley, NSW   WEST ROUND Adam Brock — Portland, OR Brittany Mullen — Los Angeles, CA Ciara Elizabeth — Sherman Oaks, CA The Bottle Kids — Berkeley, CA R.X. Bertoldi — Everett, WA Sarah Gerristen — Redmond, WA Shani — West Hills, CA Taylor Jameson Clark — Portland, OR Tiff Jimber — Santa Monica, CA Yellow Marbles — Los Angeles, CA   SOUTHWEST ROUND Boris McCutcheon — Albuquerque, NM Brian Kalinec — Houston, TX Christina Osborn — St. George, UT Frank Martin Gilligan — […]