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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

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 — […]