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Gregg Miller

November 14, 2018

ASG Summer 2018 Song Contest Finalists

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The finalists for the 2018 Summer Song Contest have been announced with the song titles by category listed below.
Stay tuned for an email on Monday,  letting you know when and where the Winners will be announced, plus the dates for ASG’s 2018 Winter Song Contest….

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Gregg Miller

September 5, 2018

Ted Lowe Bio

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Ted Lowe, Choice Tracks
Ted Lowe began his music business career at the age of 18, securing a summer internship in Warner Bros. Records A&R Department after his first year at Berklee College of Music. After proving that he could identify a hit song (landing cuts on albums for Chaka Khan, Ray Charles, and others), Ted was awarded a second internship, and after graduating Berklee with a B.A. in Professional Music in 1991, landed a full-time job in the A&R department under legendary music business figure Benny Medina. During his tenure at Warner Bros., Ted worked on projects for artists such as Prince,…

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Gregg Miller

August 7, 2018

Spring 2016 Song Contest First Place Winners

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CATEGORY  |  SONGWRITER  |  SONG TITLE
BARE BONES  |  Troy Tucker and Brian Cassidy  |  “Calling You Love”
LOVE SONGS  |  Troy Tucker and Brian Cassidy  |  “Calling You Love”
SINGER / SONGWRITER  |  Claudia Gibson  |  “Step By Step”
INSPIRATIONAL  |  Jim Adams  |  “Isn’t That The Way”
INSTRUMENTAL  |  Jhan Beaupre  |  “Rose Waltz”
JAZZ  |  Jhan Beaupre  |  “Songs Forever”
BLUES  |  Craig Irvin  |  “Gulf Coast Blues”
FAMILY  |  Troy Tucker  |  “Family Reunion”
PLACES  |  Claudia Gibson  |  “Cleveland Ohio”
ROCK  |  Jeff Ellis  |  “A Heart Divided”
POP  |  Wayne Gathright  |  “I Knew Her When She Wasn’t All That”
FOLK / AMERICANA  |  Claudia Gibson  |  “Real Love”
COUNTRY  |  Craig Irvin  |  “Something That you Used to Wear”…

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Gregg Miller

August 7, 2018

Fall 2016 Contest First Place Winners

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CATEGORY | SONGWRITER  |  SONG TITLE
AMERICANA | Claudia Gibson | “Trouble”
BARE BONES | Claudia Gibson | “The Days”
BLUES / JAZZ | Richard Howard | “That Mississippi”
SINGER / SONGWRITER | Richard Howard | “Lightening Strikes”
COUNTRY | Richard Howard | “Lightening Strikes”
FOLK / PROTEST / SOCIAL | Patti Dixon | ‘How Our Story Goes”
GENERAL | Wayne Gathright | “Riley and His Marching Band”
LOVE SONGS | Richard Howard | “Isn’t It Simple”
POP | Wayne Gathright | “Little Miss Logical”…

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Gregg Miller

August 7, 2018

Summer 2017 Contest First Place Winners

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CATEGORY | SONGWRITER | SONG TITLE
ROCK | Jim Heckroth | Blind Luck
POP | Jim Heckroth | “Blind Luck”
SINGER / SONGWRITER | Jim Heckroth | It’s Been A Long Time”
BARE BONES | Jim Heckroth | “It’s Been A Long Time”
BLUES / JAZZ | Jhan Beaupre | “Little Bird”
INSPIRATIONAL | Jim Heckroth | “Since I Found You”
COUNTRY | Patti Dixon | “There’s A Girl”
LOVE SONGS | Jim Heckroth | “She’s Grown Up On Me”
FOLK | Jim Heckroth | “She’s Grown Up On Me”…

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Austin Songwriters Group

January 30, 2018

UPDATED!!! Advance Early Bird Registration Discount Symposium 2019 Expires February 1st – Register Now

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ONLY 48 HOURS REMAIN for you to register for Symposium 2019 at the Advance Early Bird Registration price of only $200. This deeply discounted offer expires February 1st, and is a $175 savings off the full registration price of $375. The 15th Annual Songwriters Symposium is scheduled for January 16-20, 2019 in Austin, Texas. For details and to register before this offer expires, read on….

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Austin Songwriters Group

January 24, 2018

ASG Announces Fall Song Contest 2017 Winners At Opening Night Ceremonies For Symposium 2018

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ASG announced the winners for the Fall Song Contest 2017 on Wednesday, January 17th, as part of the opening night ceremonies for the 14th Annual Songwriters Symposium. Also, at the end of the awards ceremonies, ASG President, Rick Busby announced the “Songwriter of the Year 2018”. To see the complete list of winners, read on….

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Austin Songwriters Group

January 15, 2018

NEWS!!! Schedule for ASG’s 14th Annual Songwriters Symposium 2018

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For those of you who have been waiting to see the schedule of classes, workshops, panels, concerts, showcases, keynote events, publisher pitches, mentoring sessions and more before making your final decision to attend ASG’s 14th Annual Songwriters Symposium, your day has arrived. We are now only 2 days away from the opening night events, so if you are going to register, the clock is ticking. Read on to see the full schedule. …

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Rick Busby

January 10, 2018

ASG Songwriter Symposium 2018 Full Registration Price Effective January 10th

Posted By Rick Busby

Effective immediately, the Full Registration Price of $375 for ASG’s Songwriter Symposium 2018 is in effect through the end of the Symposium on January 21st. Attendees may either register here through the website, or as walk up registrants at the Symposium, for the same price. The 14th Annual ASG Songwriters Symposium is scheduled for January 17-21, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin, Texas. Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman, Kimmie Rhodes, Jim Photoglo, Bob Livingston and more all in attendance. …

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Austin Songwriters Group

January 5, 2018

NEWS!!! Limited Songwriter Showcase Slots For Symposium 2018 Are Now Available

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ASG announced today that there will be a limited number of Showcase Slots available for performing songwriters at the 14th Annual Songwriter Symposium, which runs from January 17-21 at the Holiday Inn Midtown-Austin. The Showcases will take place during the featured events on Friday & Saturday evenings, January 20 & 21 from 7-10 PM in the Main Ballroom….

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