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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