Tag Archives: Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest

Take Me to the Suwannee –David Rodock @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20

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.

[Take Me to the Suwannee --David Rodock]
Take Me to the Suwannee –David Rodock

Here’s what he wrote about himself, Continue reading

Videos: Dirty Bird and the Flu @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20

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.

[Rattle that Cage -Dirty Bird and the Flu]

Here’s a WWALS video playlist:


Videos: Dirty Bird and the Flu @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20
https://wwals.net/pictures/songwriting2022

Thanks for playing, Flu!

And here are links to each video segment, mostly corresponding to songs: Continue reading

Videos: Best Folk for Suwannee River Nights by Kyle Chamberlain @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20

See Kyle “Bird” Chamberlain of Lake Park, Georgia, winning the Best Folk Song plaque for his song “Suwannee River and Me.”

[Suwannee River and Me --Kyle Chamberlain]
Suwannee River and Me –Kyle Chamberlain

Here’s a WWALS video playlist: Continue reading

Videos: Suwannee River Nights –Emmett Carlisle @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20

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.

[Collage @ LCC 20 August 2022]
Suwannee River Nights by Emmett Carlisle @ LCC 20 August 2022

Thanks for playing, Emmett!

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Videos: Judges play, Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20

MC Chuck Roberts introduced all three judges, and Kenji Bolden and Joe Smothers each played a song, at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022.

[Judges Kenji Bolden and Joe Smothers @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest, 20 August 2022]
Judges Kenji Bolden and Joe Smothers @ Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest, 20 August 2022

Here’s a WWALS video playlist: Continue reading

Videos: Kevin Stephenson winning Best Country with It Don’t Get No Better Than This, Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20

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.

[Kevin Stephenson, It Don't Get No Better Than This]
Kevin Stephenson, It Don’t Get No Better Than This

Thanks, Kevin! Here’s a WWALS video playlist: Continue reading

Videos: Tracy Horenbein winning Best Americana with Wild and Free, Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022-08-20

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.


[Wild and Free --Tracy Horenbein, Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022]
Wild and Free –Tracy Horenbein, Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest 2022

Thanks for playing, Tracy!

Here’s a WWALS video playlist: Continue reading

Videos: Suwannee Riverkeeper about Songwriting Contest on Scott James Radio 2022-08-18

Thanks to Scott James for half an hour of radio time Thursday, mostly about the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. The Contest is 7-11 PM today, Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Turner Center Art Park, 605 N. Patterson St., Valdosta GA 31601.

For entry tickets and how you can get a raffle ticket for that Vibe Yellowfin 120 kayak donated by Georgia Beer Co., see:
https://wwals.net/pictures/2022-08-20–songwriting/

[Mayor, Plaques, Sponsors]
Mayor, Plaques, Sponsors

Who’s going to draw the winning kayak raffle ticket? The one and only hippie, kayaking, radio Valdosta Mayor Scott James Matheson.

Which of the five Finalists will MC Chuck Roberts announce as winners Continue reading

Suwannee Riverkeeper Suwannee Bass t-shirts 2022-08-17

These ten t-shirts will be for sale at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest, 7-11 PM, this Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Turner Center Center Art Park in Valdosta, Georgia.

[Four colors rotated]
Four colors rotated

This bunch of ten all have artist Hank Hershey’s image of a Suwannee Bass (Micropterus notius) on the front. Continue reading

Suwannee Riverkeeper Suwannee Bass t-shirts available 2022-08-09

You can get a Suwannee Riverkeeper® t-shirt with a Suwannee Bass image by Hank Hershey.

Order online from https://www.bonfire.com/store/suwanneeriverkeeper/

[Two styles and more online]
Two styles and more online

More styles are available online, with combinations of the Suwannee Riverkeeper logo and fish on the front and the WWALS logo on the back, in full color or monochrome. All styles include a choice of Youth Unisex Tee, and a variety of colors. All include the Suwannee Bass Micropterus Notius.

We will also have a few t-shirts on hand for sale at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest, 7-10 7-11 PM, Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Turner Center Center Art Park in Valdosta, Georgia.

After bonfire’s base cost, all proceeds go to support the work of WWALS.

WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. (WWALS): is Continue reading