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ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Folk-soul artist Brie Capone has been named the winner of the fourth annual LEAF Singer-Songwriter Competition, presented by NewSong Music. Capone and eight other singer-songwriter solo and duo acts were selected from more than 400 entries to this year’s contest. The finalists received...

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CONGRATULATIONS to our 2017 LEAF Festival Contest Finalists!

Andy Palmer – Denver, CO Beth Snapp  – Kingsport, TN Brie Capone – Asheville, NC The Broadcast – Asheville, NC John Batdorf – Redmond, OR Heather Mae – Washington, DC Lisa Bastoni – Watertown, MA Nash Satterfield – Chelsea, MA Ordinary Elephant...

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RABBIT IN THE ROAD OUT FRIDAY 3/3/2017 VIA NEWSONG RECORDINGS

2015 NewSong grand prize winner Rachael Kilgour's third album Rabbit in the Road is set for release tomorrow on NewSong Recordings, and to celebrate the Minnesota artist has premiered the full stream of the heartbreaking album on PopMatters, who...

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Thursday, February 16. (Asheville, NC) - LEAF Community Arts (LEAF) and NewSong Music today announce the launch of the 4th Annual NewSong Presents: LEAF Singer-Songwriter Competition. With a mission to identify and celebrate exceptional performers and songwriters from across North America, the competition aims to bring some of the...

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"[the track is] a heartfelt slice of master crafted indie folk brimming with the battle-tested capacity to endure the worst in others." – Billboard   ANNOUNCES UPCOMING WINTER & SPRING TOUR DATES

RABBIT IN THE ROAD OUT 3/3/2017 VIA NEWSONG RECORDINGS

 

AUDIO: "Deep Bruises"/Soundcloud + Billboard (available for posting)

Rachael Kilgour is...

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2016 NewSong Music grand prize winner Wilder Adkins’ songwriting gleans as much from the earthy poetry of Wendell Berry and Mary Oliver as it does from the works of folk luminaries Richard Thompson and Bruce Cockburn. He’s a true theosophical spirit, arrestingly taciturn, but possessed of startling guitar skills, a wit as dry as October...

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