Wow, what an amazing year of songwriting and songwriters. Our judges had a very difficult time choosing five songs but finally did. Here is the list of this years winners. This years winner Daniel Neihoff received a recording King Guitar and an invitation to play as a Rising Star songwriter at the Red Lodge Songwriter Festival. Congratulations to all the songwriters, you’re all winners.
2023 Contest Finalists
First Place – “Appalachian Cry” by Daniel Neihoff
Second Place – “Mendicino” by Jess Clemons
Finalist – “Bus Stop” by Lauren Frihauf
Finalist – “High Road” by Juliet Lloyd
Finalist – “Mama’s Cooking” by David Walburn