2017 IBMA’s Songwriter Showcase participants announced

The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced its selections for the 2017 Songwriter Showcase, to be held at this year’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh. Participants in the showcase are chosen by the IBMA’s Songwriter Showcase Committee from material submitted by the writers themselves. Eleven writers and writing teams were selected this year from 115 submissions.

Songwriters who will be participating in the showcase include:

  • Dawn Kenney and David Morris
  • Eben Salter
  • Kim Robins
  • Mike Swartzentruber
  • Corrina Rose Logston
  • Vickie Vaughn
  • Steve Bonafel
  • Gary Alan Ferguson and G.K. Young
  • Madeleine Kelson
  • Mike Finders
  • Aaron Bibelhauser

The Songwriter Showcase will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center’s Master Workshop Stage at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28. The IBMA encourages fellow songwriters, artists, and anyone who loves a good song to attend.

Congratulations, writers!

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John Curtis Goad

John Goad is a graduate of the East Tennessee State University Bluegrass, Old Time & Country Music program, with a Masters degree in both History and Appalachian Studies from ETSU.