2017 Song Competition Finale & Awards Show Winners

You will be able to enter the 2018 SMSWF Song Competition Nov. 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018. 

This year’s SMSWF Song Competition Finale & Awards Show at Dick’s Last Resort 905 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN Saturday Aug. 19th was one of the best yet.  Lots of great prizes for some very talented songwriters!

The 2017 Grand Prize Winner is from the Pop Category

“Bring It” by Bruce Michael Miller.

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, 2017 Grand Prize Winner, Song Competition, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Listener’s Choice is “Redeemed by the Scars” co-written by Scott Parker & Mitch Townley

a Gospel/ChristianContemporary/Inspirational entry

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Song Competition, Listener's Choice Winner, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

 

2017 SMOKY MOUNTAINS SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL
SONG COMPETITION CATEGORY WINNERS
PLACE CATEGORY
GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL
1ST I Go High – Mollly Jeanne – Poughkeepsie NY
2ND Redeemed by the Scars – Scott Parker – Oliver Springs TN
3RD Cussin’ and Prayin’ – Fish Fisher – Toledo OH
COUNTRY
1ST Game Changer – Scott Miller –  Washington DC
2ND Long Live the Country Man – Anne Hunley Trisler – Knoxville TN
3RD Shape of A Man – Anne Hunley Trisler – Knoxville TN
FOLK
1ST The Wall Song – Mitch Townley – Knoxville TN
2ND 50 Year Overnight Success – Jeff McClellan – Hurricane WV
3RD If Love Was a House – Mitch Townley – Knoxville TN
BLUEGRASS
1ST Two of Everything – Molly Jeanne – Poughkeepsie NY
2ND Are There Hillbilly Bands in Heaven – Kevin Hale – Brentwood, TN
3RD Family of Trees – Matt Marsh – Twin Falls, ID
ROCK
1ST Envy the Enemy – Fish Fisher – Toledo OH
2ND Dogs of War – Fish Fisher – Toledo OH
3RD Sad Girl Serenade – Fish Fisher – Toledo OH
JAZZ/BLUES
1ST Spinin’ – Molly Jeanne – Poughkeepsie NY
2ND The One – Fish Fisher – Toledo OH
3RD Money’s Gone Blues – Jane Fallon – Brookline NH
POP
1ST Bring It – Bruce Michael Miller – Springfield TN
2ND Ever Notice – Mitch Townley – Knoxville TN
3RD Sophia’s Song – Taylor Gayle – Nashville TN
LYRICS ONLY
1ST Two of Everything – Molly Jeanne – Poughkeepsie NY
2ND Holding His Memories – Alan Maki – Tecumseh MI
3RD The Needle on the Vinyl – Molly Jeanne – Poughkeepsie NY

Grand Prize Winner :               $500 plus a Epiphone Guitar and Case Beaird Music Group Premier Demo ($625 value), One Hour Mentoring Session  with Frank Green, Owner of Skytone Entertainment.

Listeners’ Choice Winner:           $250 plus a CAD Microphone
Lyrics Choice Category Winner:     $125 plus   a professional mastered demo with a potential co-write at Skytone Entertainment with Frank Green  * Extra vocals may incur additional charges.  There is no performance for Lyrics Only entries.  (2nd Place $100 & 3rd Place $75)
Category 1st Place Winners:       $125 plus
Category 2nd Place Winners:       $100 plus

Category 3rd Place Winners:       $ 75 plus

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 A Great Big Thank You to the 2017 Song Competition Sponsors!
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You will be able to enter the 2018 SMSWF Song Competition Nov. 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018. 

For more information contact info@smswf.com or 865-604-9066

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