Quoteing the press release. -Ken
Plowshares Coffeehouse in Phoenixville , PA will be hosting its sixth annual Singer-Songwriter Competition and is now accepting entries. Ten entrants will be selected to perform at the Finals Showcase on March 31, 2007. Each finalist will receive $100 plus a $150 gift certificate good toward CD duplication at Oasis CD Manufacturing. One Grand Prize winner will be selected by our judges including Gene Shay of WXPN, Dena Marchiony of the Philadelphia Songwriters Project, and Gar Ragland of the Mountain Stage NewSong Festival. The Grand Prize is $500, plus a $500 gift certificate for duplication at Oasis CD and includes a showcase feature at the next Finals Showcase. The Finals Showcase will feature sets by Jonathan Byrd and the 2005 Grand Prize winner, Iain Campbell Smith.(more…) Read More Add a Comment
I’d heard of Tommy Emmanuel for a long time but I missed a chance to hear him in Ithaca this summer so I was delighted when Glenn Holmes from On Target Media Group asked if I’d like a review copy of Emmanuel’s latest album ‘The Mystery‘.
Tommy Emmanuel is a guitarist’s guitarist who’s played with musicians as diverse as Chet Atkins, Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Stevie Wonder, Les Paul and several symphony orchestras. His boyhood hero Chet Atkins, became one of his biggest fans. They recorded together in 1996, an album which sadly became Atkin’s last.(more…) Read More Add a Comment