We are pleased and excited to share with you the 2015 Official Showcase results. The finalists and alternates and judges are listed below, in alphabetical order within each group.
Steve Dawson & Diane Christiansen
Mike Mangione & The Union
Mare Wakefield and Nomad
Ed Becker – host of “Songwriters Showcase” at 88.1 KDHX in St. Louis
Stacy Bernard – host of “Backroads” at 88.1 KDHX in St. Louis
Jenna Juredine – owner and operator of The Barking Spider Tavern in Cleveland, OH
Bill Keith – board president and concert coordinator at Trinity House Theater in Livonia MI,
station manager of 88.1 The Park in Plymouth MI.
Dave Sheely – Celebrate Hudson concert series in southeast Michigan
Kelly Wells – Chief Engagement Officer/Folk School Director at KDHX Community Media,
host of “Steam-Powered Radio” at 88.1 KDHX in St. Louis
MANY thanks to Lee Herman of Windy City House Concerts for coordinating the Official Showcases, to Fran Snyder, Jeff Robertson and their staff at Listening Room Network for operating and supporting the process with their online system for judging artist submissions, and especially to our judges for all the time and listening they put into the process.
The FARM Board congratulates the artists who were selected. And our deepest thanks to all of the wonderful artists who applied to give the judges a rich field of choices.
We’re looking forward to another year of spectacular Official Showcases in October! If you haven’t registered yet, do so now HERE! See you at FARM!