Update 2020-04-01: Here is the entry form.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (see also PDF)
Song submissions open April First (no fooling!): Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest
Hahira, Georgia, March 30, 2020 — Bigger and with a new venue, the Turner Center for the Arts, the Third Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest seeks songs. Submissions open Wednesday, April 1, 2020, yes, no fooling!
Third Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest
“Georgia Beer Co. is back as our top-tier sponsor, which helps
us get these new songs about our rivers, swamps, springs, and
sinks,” said Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman.
Finalists will play at the Contest, 6-9 PM, Saturday, August 22,
2020, judges will judge, at the Turner Center for the Arts, 527 N
Patterson St, Valdosta, Georgia, 31601. There will be food and a
cash bar, as you watch and listen, and you can browse the artworks
at the Turner Center. There will also be a kayak raffle and a silent
auction, as well as a range of buttons, stickers, hats, notecards,
signs, shirts, and posters for sale: this is a fundraiser for WWALS
Photo: Sara and Scotti Jay for WWALS, of Kyle Chamberlain and David Rodock playing
at the 2019 Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest.
“I heard so many good things about last year’s Contest when I
was in Newfoundland, that this year I’m the organizing committee
chair. I’m thrilled at how well it’s all coming together,”
said Tom H. Johnson, Jr.
So you’ll know what you’re supporting, there will be talks about
WWALS advocacy, from water quality testing to opposing pipelines and
mines and plastic water bottles, to promoting water trails and a
Troupville River Camp.
“It’s a fun time for a worthy cause!” said 2018 winner
and 2019 headliner Laura D’Alisera, scribe for the organizing
Submissions can be songs about any Continue reading