And, finally, the winner of Best Song from Inside the Suwannee River Basin for $50 and First Prize for $300: David Rodock, of Adel, Georgia, with Take Me to the Suwannee.
Here’s what he wrote about himself, Continue reading
The second headliner at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022 was Dirty Bird and the Flu, with a surprise guest appearance by Free Range Strange.
Here’s a WWALS video playlist:
Videos: Dirty Bird and the Flu @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20
Thanks for playing, Flu!
And here are links to each video segment, mostly corresponding to songs: Continue reading
Emmett Carlisle from Gainesville, Florida, won Best Song from Outside the Suwannee River Basin with Suwannee River Nights, at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. That came with $50 and a plaque.
Thanks for playing, Emmett!Continue reading
MC Chuck Roberts introduced all three judges, and Kenji Bolden and Joe Smothers each played a song, at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022.
Kevin Stephenson of Valdosta, Georgia, won Best Country for his song, “It Don’t Get No Better Than This –The Alapaha,” 2022 Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest.
Here are videos of Tracy Horenbein, of Tallahassee, Florida, singing her song Wild and Free, and winning Best Americana, at the 2022 Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest.
Thanks for playing, Tracy!
Mala Vallotton’s son Wesley Vallotton accepted the raffle kayak for her.
Thanks again to Georgia Beer Co. for donating this kayak, worth more than a thousand dollars.
Thanks to all the sponsors who got a raffle ticket for each $100 donated, especially including Mala Vallotton who put in $500. Continue reading
Hahira, Georgia, August 22, 2022 — Everyone had a good time, it was a successful fundraiser for WWALS, and here are the winners of the Fifth Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest.
The winners were chosen by judges J.J. Rolle, Kenji Bolden, and Joe Smothers. Continue reading