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Alchemy Songwriting Competition hosts 5th annual showcase
Alchemy Songwriting Competition hosts 5th annual showcase
CONWAY, Ark. - The Alchemy Songwriting Competition will host its fifth annual showcase on Saturday, September 26 at The Brick Room event center in downtown Conway. Top finalists from the 2015 Alchemy Songwriting Competition will be performing their original songs in front of a live audience and a panel of guest judges including artist/songwriter Adam Hambrick and producer/songwriter Jonathan Smith. The 10 finalists that will perform include:
  • Luke Gibson Abilene, Texas
  • Jasper Logan Fayetteville, Ark.
  • Tyler Sellers Conway, Ark.
  • Alan Benjamin Thomas Little Rock, Ark.
  • Taylor Hyatt Conway, Ark.
  • Velma Spradlin Conway, Ark.
  • Vicki Lee and Rose Lutes Pine Bluff, Ark.
  • Casey Penn and Rodger King Little Rock, Ark.
  • Jessica Roadcap Nashville, Tenn.
  • Shanicqua Baker Pine Bluff, Ark.
 General admission and VIP tickets can be purchased at alchemycompetition.org/showcase. Doors open at 7 p.m. for general admission ticket holders and 6 p.m. for VIP who are invited to an early entrance reception. VIP will also receive reserved table seating as well as complimentary h’orderves and two beverages. The grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to Los Angeles, Calif., and a day to record in the studio of award winning Hollywood producer, Warren Huart. Genre and age division winners will be announced throughout the evening with the grand prize winner selected at the end of the showcase. Proceeds from the competition will be used to help Blackbird Academy of Arts continue to provide classes and scholarships for both visual and performing arts. You can learn more about Blackbird Academy of Arts and its mission at www.blackbirdacademy.org.