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April 9th, 2024

Introducing the 2024 LEAF Competition Finalists

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2024 finalists of the LEAF Singer-Songwriter Competition, presented by NewSong Music:

Admiral Radio – Columbia, SC
Andy Sydow – Hendersonville, TN
Charlie John – Covington, KY
Dustin Dale Gaspard – Abbeville, LA
Erin Williams Banks – Boone, NC*
Hannah Lee Thompson – Baltimore, MD
Nathan Storey – Charlotte, NC
Ollella – Seattle, WA

* Early Bird finalist

They’ll be joining us here in Asheville next month to network, showcase and compete at LEAF Retreat, on May 11, 2024 in Black Mountain, NC (right outside of Asheville).

On behalf of everyone at LEAF Global 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.