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Meet 2019 NewSong finalist Jae Jin

NewSong is proud to introduce 2019 finalist Jae Jin! The singer-songwriter from Wolftown, VA will join his fellow finalists onstage at Isis Music Hall on Saturday Nov. 23 for the final competition. Jae Jin is an independent global recording artist, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist & actor. He has… (read more)

November 8th, 2019

Meet 2019 NewSong finalist Danielle Ponder

NewSong is proud to introduce 2019 finalist Danielle Ponder! The singer-songwriter from Rochester, New York will join our other finalists onstage at Isis Music Hall on Saturday Nov. 23 for the final competition. Danielle performs across the U.S. with her band, Danielle Ponder and the… (read more)

November 6th, 2019

Meet 2019 NewSong finalist Kelly Hoppenjans

NewSong is proud to introduce 2019 finalist Kelly Hoppenjans! The Nashville-based singer-songwriter will join our other finalists onstage at Isis Music Hall on Saturday Nov. 23 for the final competition. Kelly creates empowering rock, combining the spirit of riot grrrl tinged with folky introspection. Her… (read more)

November 6th, 2019

Four questions with 2019 NewSong Competition host, Alli Marshall

NewSong is proud to have Alli Marshall as our host at the 18th Annual NewSong Competition on Saturday Nov. 23 at Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC. Marshall is the longtime Arts editor for Asheville's local alt-weekly newspaper, the Mountain Xpress.  We asked Marshall about… (read more)

November 5th, 2019

Mel Bryant returns as guest performer for 2019 NewSong Finals

NewSong is proud to announce that Mel Bryant — winner of the 2018 NewSong Competition — will return to Asheville this November as a guest performer for this year's final competition.  The 18th NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition final event takes place at Isis… (read more)

November 4th, 2019

Announcing the 2019 NewSong Music Finalists.

Congratulations to the finalists in the 18th annual NewSong Music Performance & Songwriting Competition. These eight finalists will network, showcase and compete in the live performance finals in Asheville, North Carolina at Isis Music Hall on Saturday November 23.  YouTube Playlist of the 2019 NewSong… (read more)

October 24th, 2019

LEAF Winner Parker Ainsworth returns to festival for grand prize performances

Parker Ainsworth — the LA-based singer-songwriter who took the Grand Prize at NewSong's 6th Annual LEAF Competition — will return to LEAF Saturday Oct. 19 for two intimate performances. LEAF-goers can attend Ainsworth's two sets on Saturday, Oct. 19 at The Barn at 3:15PM and… (read more)

October 11th, 2019

Crys Matthews releases new album, “These Old Hands” Oct. 11

NEWSONG MUSIC COMPETITION GRAND PRIZE WINNER CRYS MATTHEWS RELEASES NEW ALBUM ON “NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY,” OCT. 11   “THESE OLD HANDS” RECORDED AT ECHO MOUNTAIN STUDIOS WITH NEWSONG RECORDINGS PRODUCER GAR RAGLAND AND RELEASED ON NEWSONG RECORDINGS   Pre-order These Old Hands on Bandcamp… (read more)

October 1st, 2019

NewSong Artist Roundup: Max Hatt/Edda Glass, Crys Matthews & More

There are so many talented artists who are part of the NewSong family — it can sometimes be difficult to keep up. That’s why each week, we compile a list of new releases, shows, and videos from past NewSong artists who we think deserve your… (read more)

September 22nd, 2019

18th NewSong Music Competition returns to Asheville, NC this November

    NEWSONG MUSIC PRESENTS 18TH ANNUAL, INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE & SONGWRITING COMPETITION IN ASHEVILLE THIS NOVEMBER   EIGHT EMERGING ARTISTS FROM ACROSS NORTH AMERICA TO SHOWCASE & COMPETE   GRAND PRIZE WINNER RECEIVES AN EP RECORDING PROJECT AT ECHO MOUNTAIN RECORDING STUDIOS, RELEASED ON THE… (read more)

September 11th, 2019