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Alli Marshall: LEAF Singer-Songwriter Competition Judge

May 10th, 2022

NewSong Music is readying for this year’s LEAF Singer-Songwriter Competition and Showcase.

The event is a collaborative effort between NewSong Music and LEAF Community Arts. It aims to identify and recognize exceptional performers and songwriters from across the country. The finalists are invited to network and compete at the Spring LEAF Retreat, on Saturday, May 14.

Judges for the event include artists and music industry professionals in Asheville, N.C.

After two decades as lead writer and arts section editor of altweekly Mountain Xpress Alli Marshall launched her own enterprise, AM/FM Broadcast, which offers multimedia support to musicians, visual and performing artists, and small businesses. Alli is an award-winning creative writer and journalist. Her 2015 novel How to Talk to Rockstars was a Thomas Wolfe Award nominee. Alli has participated in arts and creative thought panels for Southeast Regional Folk Alliance, Connect Beyond Festival, and The LEAF.

Alli will also emcee this year’s LEAF Singer-Songwriter Competition and Showcase.