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Introducing the 2020 LEAF Festival Finalists

July 23rd, 2020

INTRODUCING the 2020 finalists of the LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Showcase & Competition, presented by NewSong Music:

Aaron Burdett – Saluda, NC
B.J. Fisher – Milwaukee, WI
Elisabeth Pixley-Fink – Portland, OR
Lynne Hanson – Ottawa, ON
Naimah – Washington, D.C.
Noan Partly – Tampa, FL
Samantha Cooper – Kalamazoo, MI
Scott Fab – Royal Oak, MI

They’ll be joining us here in Asheville this fall to network, showcase and compete at the LEAF Global Arts 50th LEAF Festival, held October 22-25, 2020 in Black Mountain, NC (right outside of Asheville).




YouTube playlist of the 2020 LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition finalists.


On behalf of everyone at LEAF Community Arts and NewSong Music, a DEEP thanks to all of the fantastic artists who submitted. The pool of talent was outstanding again this year, making our job all the more difficult and the finalists’ recognition all the more impressive.

To everyone who entered, your creative work inspires us. Thanks for sharing it, and PLEASE keep on writing, singing and recording your art … the world’s a better place for it, and we need your songs now more than ever.

Stay tuned for the launch of the 19th annual, international NewSong Music Competition.
BIG news to coming soon!