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Santa Fe, New Mexico duo Max Hatt / Edda Glass win top honors at the 2014 NewSong Showcase & Competition.  -November 25th, 2014

    New York, NY. Tuesday, November 24. Among a talented field of singer-songwriters from across North America who showcased at last Saturday's 13th annual Mountain Stage / NewSong Showcase and Competition, it was the jazz and bossa nova influenced duo Max Hatt / Edda Glass whom the judges chose as this year's grand prize winner.   “Once again the caliber of artists who performed at this year’s NewSong showcase and competition exceeded what were already high expectations,” says Gar… read more

You’re invited to attend the 13th Annual NewSong Showcase & Competition at Lincoln Center.  -November 14th, 2014

Come join us on Saturday, November 15 at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for the 13th Annual NewSong Showcase and Competition, featuring some of North America's most talented emerging artists.   The show is free, and seating is on a first come, first serve basis.   CLICK HERE FOR MORE EVENT INFO.   Special thanks to oursupportive partners and sponsors Red Jacket Orchards, Mountain Stage, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, ASCAP, & Echo Mountain Recording Studios.… read more

Allie Farris, Korby Lenker & Daniel Shearin selected as remaining 2014 NewSong Contest finalists  -October 24th, 2014

  Daniel Shearin Fletcher, NC Allie Farris Nashville, TN Korby Lenker Nashville, TN   They'll be joining the following previously selected finalists from our 'Early Bird' and Regional Rounds at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, November 15.   INTERNATIONAL ROUND WINNER NORTHEAST ROUND WINNER SOUTHEAST ROUND WINNER Kim Harris Halifax, Nova Scotia (CAN) Ryan Hobler Montclair, NJ Laney Jones Mount Dora, FL   MIDWEST ROUND WINNER SOUTHWEST ROUND WINNER WEST ROUND WINNER Corey Hart Barneveld,… read more

Congratulations to the 2014 NewSong Regional Round Winners!  -September 26th, 2014

  INTERNATIONAL NORTHEAST SOUTHEAST Kim Harris Halifax, Nova Scotia (CAN) Ryan Hobler Montclair, NJ Laney Jones Mount Dora, FL MIDWEST SOUTHWEST WEST Corey Hart Barneveld, WI Max Hatt/Edda Glass Santa Fe, NM The Banner Days Snohomish, WA   These fine artists will be joining us in New York on November 15 at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to showcase and compete for the grand prize.    THIS YEAR'S NEWSONG CONTEST GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL RECEIVE: – An EP recorded… read more

New York’s Queen Esther & Canada’s Dennis Ellsworth Win 2014 ‘Early Bird’ Contest Finalist Spots  -July 29th, 2014

Asheville, NC. July 30, 2014. Congratulations to Queen Esther of New York, New York and Dennis Ellsworth of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, our 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.   Queen EstherNew York, NY   Dennis EllsworthCharlottetown, Prince Edward IslandCANADA     A big thank you to everyone who submitted… read more

2013 NewSong Contest winners Cardinal Sons video premier and grand prize EP ‘The Echo Choir’ now available for pre-order.  -July 26th, 2014

  Grand prize winners the Cardinal Sons announce video premier, EP release and East Coast tour.   2013 NewSong Contest grand prize winners the Cardinal Sons hit the road to promote the release of their grand prize EP 'The Echo Choir,' produced and mixed by Charlie Sexton and recorded at Asheville's Echo Mountain Recording Studios.   Asheville, NC. July 25, 2014. We're happy to announce the forthcoming release of the Cardinal SonsThe Echo Choir EP. Grand prize winners of last… read more

Pat Sansone to produce & mix this year’s NewSong Contest Grand Prize EP. ‘Early Bird’ deadline is Midnight on Monday, July 7  -July 3rd, 2014

    We're excited to announce that this year's grand prize winner of the 13th Annual NewSong Contest – one of North America's most respected performance and songwriting showcases – will receive a 6-song EP produced and mixed by songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Pat Sansone (Wilco, The Autumn Defense). The EP will be recorded and mixed at Asheville, NC's Echo Mountain Recording Studios, one of the premier destination recording facilities in the country.       On Saturday, November 15,… read more

NewSong Partners with Arts Brookfield, Red Jacket Orchards & WFUV on NYC Townes Van Tribute Concert Series  -June 9th, 2014

Press Release | For the Sake of a Song: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt June 9,  New YorkDownload For Immediate Release                                  For information and photos contact: Patrick Kowalczyk, Kait Smith, PKPR, 212.627.8098 What:  For the Sake of a Song: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt When:    July 9, 10, 17, 23, 24, 31 12:30pm Where:  Grace Plaza, 1114 Avenue of the Americas One New York Plaza at Water and Broad Streets Phone:   (212) 417-2414 Link: Cost:  Admission is… read more

Announcing the NewSong Presents: LEAF Contest Finalists!  -April 22nd, 2014

Announcing the finalists in the first annual NewSong Presents: LEAF Singer-Songwriter Contest    Congratulations to the following artists, who will perform and compete in the live showcase finals at the upcoming LEAF Festival (May 8-11).   Tokyo RosenthalChapel Hill, NC Mother ExplosivesAsheville, NCBrown Bag Songwriting Competition Winner    Spencer ScholesDurham, NC Timothy Scott WilliamsCharlotte, NC Mariana BellLos Angeles, CA   Sarah Clanton SchafferGreenville, SC Wyatt EspalinHiawassee, GA Indigo De SouzaAsheville, NC   Oh, Cassius*Stamford, CT Alexa Woodward*Greenville, SC   *… read more

NewSong Announces Red Jacket as its 2014 Presenting Sponsor.  -April 16th, 2014

  Red Jacket Announced as 2014 NewSong Music Presenting Sponsor.   "An Independent Farm Supporting Independent Music"   Asheville, NC - NewSong Music is pleased to announce Red Jacket, the independently owned and award-winning orchard and juice maker, as the presenting sponsor of its 2014 programs. Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State along the rolling hills of Seneca Lake, Red Jacket Orchards is owned and operated by the second and third generations of the Nicholson family.… read more