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LEAF NewSong Contest Update

The 2020 LEAF NewSong Finalist Showcase is set for fall 2021   As gatherings continue to safely return and transmission levels begin to fall, we are very excited to confirm that the 2020 LEAF NewSong Performance Showcase will take place at the Fall LEAF Festival,… (read more)

April 20th, 2021

Announcing the 2021 NewSong Music Performance and Songwriting Competition

Citizen Vinyl to Host Performance Finals in Downtown Asheville on December 4, 2021   NewSong Music is now accepting original song entries for its 19th annual songwriting and performance competition, presented by Citizen Vinyl. The program, whose curated showcases have been a fixture in the national music… (read more)

March 14th, 2021

Meet 2020 LEAF Finalist Scott Fab

NewSong's 7th annual LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition takes place Oct. 24! This month, we are introducing readers to our eight, talented finalists. Today we are proud to highlight Royal Oak, MI based Scott Fab. Scott Fab is a Detroit born singer songwriter. In 2017 Scott… (read more)

September 24th, 2020

Meet 2020 LEAF Finalist Noan Partly

NewSong's 7th annual LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition takes place Oct. 24! This month, we are introducing readers to our eight, talented finalists. Today we are proud to highlight Tampa, FL based Noan Partly. Jazzy, indie-folk with midwest roots, Noan Partly was born and raised in… (read more)

September 22nd, 2020

Meet 2020 LEAF Finalist Aaron Burdett

NewSong's 7th annual LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition takes place Oct. 24! This month, we are introducing readers to our eight, talented finalists. Today we are proud to highlight Saluda, NC based artist Aaron Burdett.  Aaron Burdett is an acclaimed Americana/folk singer-songwriter and performer from Western… (read more)

September 19th, 2020

Meet 2020 LEAF Finalist Lynne Hanson

NewSong's 7th annual LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition takes place Oct. 24! This month, we are introducing readers to our eight, talented finalists. Today we are proud to highlight Canadian artist Lynne Hanson. Lynne's brand of "porch music with a little red dirt" can turn on a dime… (read more)

September 18th, 2020

Meet 2020 LEAF Finalist B.J. Fisher

NewSong's 7th annual LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition takes place Oct. 24! This month, we are introducing readers to our eight, talented finalists. Today we are proud to highlight B.J. Fisher. B.J. has been writing songs for the past 10 years while raising a young family… (read more)

September 4th, 2020

Meet 2020 LEAF Finalist Naïmah

NewSong's 7th annual LEAF Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition takes place Oct. 24! This month, we are introducing readers to our eight, talented finalists. Today we are proud to highlight Los Angeles, CA based artist Naïmah. Naïmah is a SESAC-affiliated and Billboard-recognized singer and songwriter from Washington,… (read more)

August 28th, 2020

Introducing the 2020 LEAF Festival Finalists

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… (read more)

July 23rd, 2020

Kelly English releases new single, “Free”

“Free” on Spotify now Kelly English’s tranquil and moving new single, “Free,” is available on all major music platforms today, July 17. The song is featured on the musician's forthcoming sophomore album, "Savannah Theory," a melancholy, indie-folk record produced and mixed by Gar Ragland.   "The… (read more)

July 17th, 2020