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3rd Annual RISA Performing Songwriter Contest Finals
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Monday, 18 April 2016
Written by Chuck Williams

 

3rd Annual RISA Performing Songwriter Contest Finals 

Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7 pm

Tickets are $18 at the door!

Stone Soup Coffeehouse, Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI

Headliner: Tret Fure

 

Contacts:
 Ellen Fingeret at:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  (401-353-4168)

 Chuck Williams at:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    (508-335-0055)

The Rhode Island Songwriters Association (RISA) is holding its 3rd annual Performing Songwriter Contest Finalist Concert on May 14th at Stone Soup Coffee House within the historic Slater Mill, Pawtucket, RI.   RISA members submitted original songs in the competition which were judged based on vocal performance, instrument performance, melody and lyrics. Stone Soup Coffeehouse has been partnering with RISA (Rhode Island Songwriters’ Association) in sponsoring the songwriting contest.  Finalists will take the stage prior to Tret Fure’s performance.


“Tret Fure opens both heart and mind and gives herself over to the music,… addressing where we have come to in life, and where we are going--gathering our loved ones around us all along the route....” (written for the Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange by Roberta B. Schwartz) 

 

Three songwriters were selected to perform at the Finalist concert:  

  • Robinson Treacher, Oceanside, NY
  • Seamus Galligan, Fairhaven, MA
  • Lisa Bastoni,  Watertown, MA

    Honorable Mention:
    Rupert Wates, New York, NY
    Erika Kulnys, Lower Cornwal, Nova Scotia
     

Judges and audience will select a winner at the concert   The winner will be awarded an opening slot at a 2016 Stone Soup Show to be announced.


Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and pastries are available for purchase before each show and during intermission.


Please note the Stone Soup Coffeehouse venue is in Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 19 April 2016 07:51 )