2019 Songwriter Showcase Artists Announced

The Songwriter Showcase is a coveted opportunity at the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, where we shine a spotlight on ten selected songwriters. These writers will perform one original bluegrass song each for an audience of some of the best bluegrass artists and producers in the industry.

This year’s Songwriter Showcase will take place on Thursday, September 26 at 1 pm during World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, NC.

2019 Showcase Artist Lineup

  • Aaron Burdett – “Pennies on the Tracks”
  • Michelle Canning, Dave Morris, Dawn Kenney – “Hand That Holds the Stone”
  • Gary Alan Ferguson – “Virginia”
  • Gina Furtado – “I Knew What to Do”
  • Jacob Sowell, Dawn Kenney, Abigail Sowell – “I Wave”
  • James Woolsey, Lynna Woolsey – “Heart and Soul, Blood and Bone”
  • Jessie Lang, Rick Lang – “Broken”
  • John Lowell – “The Pontiac Blues”
  • Johnny Williams – “Gone for So Long”
  • Timothy Scott Williams, Sarah Williams – “Down Below”
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