Songwriters Shootout Sept. 19 & 26 at Hot Spot
The third annual Gulf Coast Songwriter Shootout continues every Monday at The Hot Spot Music & Grub at The Wharf through Oct. 24. The Shootout features 50 singer-songwriters competing for a prize valued at $10,000, including $3,000 cash, a new guitar and a fully produced demo CD. The event is free to attend, and all are welcome at the family-friendly venue. Nick Biebricher, owner of Sandy Roots Productions, is the Shootout’s co-producer with Melissa Joiner.
“We strive to make each year better than the last, and we look forward to the new caliber of talent and entertainment the contest will showcase.’’
Each week, 10 artists perform original songs, and three are chosen to move on to the final round on Oct. 24. For more info, visit gulfcoastsongwritershootout.com.
Upcoming Shootout Lineup
Round 2, Sept 19: Taylor Nauta, Nick Nace, Darren Camp, Bandon Rice, Wade Sapp, Brook Brown, Jacob Brock, Justin Fobes,Jonathan Puzan, Darrell Jackson.
Round 3, Sept 26: Colin Lockey, Denver Hawsey, Elise Buchanin, August Emile Noll, Jacob Harris, Bo Adams, Davis Corley, Lang Holliman, Sharon K. Moore, Abe Partridge.
Round 4, Oct 3: Jacey Gutknecht, Chase Brown, Will Vance, Chauncey Crandell, This side of 49, Joseph Seeley, Jason Abel, Meghan McMillin, Andy Branton, James Adamson.
Round 5, Oct 10: Michael B.B. Cannon, Josh Ward, Stephen Lawson, Travis Clark, Amy Taylor, Brittany Gene, Honey Boy and Boots, Jarod Nichols, Kevin Swanson, Travis Clark.