October 31, 2011

Bluebird Cafe Competition 2011

BREAKING NEWS!!! The Austin Songwriters Group is pleased to announce the names of the “Top 24” performing songwriters chosen to perform in a competition over the next two weekends at Threadgill’s North in Austin. The songwriters will be vying for six slots to travel as a group to Nashville early Thanksgiving week to perform at The Bluebird Cafe on Tuesday, November 22nd.

The first of two preliminary rounds of competition will be this coming Friday night, October 21st from 9 PM-Midnight at Threadgill’s North. The second preliminary round will also be at Threadgill’s North on Sunday, October 23rd from 3-6 PM. Here are the Top 24 performing songwriters chosen to compete and the dates they will be performing.

Friday, October 21st (9-Midnight)
Mark Ambrose
Rock Barry
Stuart Burns
Volney Campbell
Lenny Cochrun
Wake Eastman
Tigre Fisher
Beth Lee
Rusty Nelson
Chris Pfeiffer
Havilah Rand
Andrea Stray

 

Sunday, October 23rd (3-6 PM)
Candace Bellamy
Jim Heckroth
Leslie Krafka
Dick Lemasters
Craig Mashall
D.J. Morrison
Teresa Neal
Amanda Pearcy
Richard Sanguinetti
John Scholten
Ronnie Turner
Greg Whitfield

The finals round featuring the 12 finalists competing for the top six slots to travel to Nashville and perform at The Bluebird Cafe on November 22nd will be at Threadgill’s North one week later on Sunday, October 30 from 3-7 PM.

All competition performance evenings are open to the public. There is a $5 per person cover for the event.

For further competition details, go here.

Posted By

Rick Busby

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