Congratulations to the 2014 Showcase winner Connor Garvey...

Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase

2014 Songwriter Showcase finalists backstage (photo Benko Photographics)
2014 Songwriter Showcase finalists backstage
(photo Benko Photographics)

The Songwriter Showcase is a nationally-recognized songwriter competition, open to anyone who writes and performs original music, and who is not currently signed to a major recording or publishing deal. Contestants are judged on the quality of the song’s composition, vocal delivery, and the overall performance. Past showcase finalists include Erica Wheeler, Don Conoscenti, Karen Pernick, Deb Talan, Dan Sheridan, Dee Carstensen, Mitch Barrett, Sarah Sample, Chuck E. Costa, Liz Longley, Megan Burtt, Caleb Hawley, Robby Hecht, and 2013 winner Caroline Spence.

2014 Showcase Finalists

After listening to more than 300 songs from around the world, our panel of music industry professionals were consistently impressed by the originality, craftsmanship, and creativity of this year's entries. These 10 finalists performed on the Folks Festival main stage on August 15, 2014 and during in-the-round sessions in the Wildflower Pavilion throughout the festival.

Honorable Mentions

2012 Showcase winner Robby Hecht (photo Benko Photographics)
2012 Showcase winner Robby Hecht
(photo Benko Photographics)

2014 Songwriter Showcase Schedule

2014 Songwriter Showcase Prizes

2014 Showcase Rules and Guidelines

2011 Folks Showcase finalists on stage  (photo Benko Photographics)
2011 Folks Showcase finalists on stage
(photo Benko Photographics)

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