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November 21st, 2018

Announcing the 2018 NewSong Music Contest Finalists!

Congratulations to our finalists in the 17th annual NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition!

The following eight songwriters will perform, network and compete on Saturday, December 15 at Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC. 

For more information on attending this event, please visit our Facebook event page. Buy tickets here

Thank you to all who submitted their music this year, and we look forward to meeting our finalists next month! In the meantime, we hope you will check out their music below. 

We’ve created a playlist for you to enjoy all of this year’s finalists here. 




Alex Wong — Nashville, TN

Alex Wong // Nashville, TN


Alice Howe — Chestnut Hill, MA

Alice Howe // Chestnut Hill, MA


Carly Taich — Asheville, NC (2018 LEAF Festival Contest Winner)

Carly Taich // Asheville, NC


Kaiti Jones — Cambridge, MA

Kaiti Jones // Cambridge, MA


Liz Frame and the Kickers — Boston, MA

Liz Frame // Boston, MA


Mel Bryant & the Mercy Makers — Nashville, TN

Mel Bryant & The Mercy Makers // Nashville, TN


Suzie Brown — Nashville, TN

Suzie Brown // Nashville, TN



Tobias the Owl — Seattle, WA

Tobias the Owl // Seattle, WA


YouTube Playlist: 2018 NewSong Music Competition finalist playlist: