MerleFest has announced the winners in its prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Contest.
All winners receive cash and merchandise prizes, and a chance to perform on tonight’s stage show.
1st – John Cloyd Miller (Asheville, NC) for Cloud of Dust
2nd – Todd Grebe (Nashville, TN) for Master of My Destiny
3rd – Aaron Burdett (Saluda, NC) for Magpie
1st- Melody Walker (San Francisco, CA) for Black Grace
2nd – Lorraine Jordan (Garner, NC) for Judgment Day
3rd – Kelsi Robertson Harrigill (Murfreesboro, TN) for Just Any Moment
1st – Eliot Bronson (Atlanta, GA) for Sad Town
2nd – Daniel Davis (Bristol, VA) for Homesick
3rd – Michaela Anne (Brooklyn, NY) for Lift Me Up
1st – Justin Wade Tam (Nashville, TN) for Cold Chicago
2nd – Ryan Tanner (Nashville, TN) for Days to Think of You
3rd – Ben Roberts & Emily Roberts (Nashville, TN) for Gold
Congratulations, one and all!