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Performing Songwriters Contest - Finals
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Monday, 04 May 2015
Written by Chuck Williams



PRESS RELEASE

Friday, May 22, 2015

2nd Annual RISA Performing Songwriter Contest Finals - Special Guest  Mark Cutler

Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7 pm

Tickets are $10 at the door!

Stone Soup Coffeehouse, St. John's Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket, RI.

 

 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 2nd annual Performing Songwriter Contest Finalist Concert on May 22nd at Stone Soup Coffee House, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Pawtucket.

30 RISA members submitted original songs in the competition which were judged by a panel of professionals: David Correia of Celebration Sound in Greater Providence, John Mailloux of Bongo Beach Productions of Westport, MA and Nick Noble of WICN in Worcester, MA.  

 

Four songwriters were selected to perform at the Finalist concert:  

  • Allison Guiliano, North Smithfield, RI
  • Lenny Solomon, Cambridge, MA,
  • Kristen Maxwell, Huntington, NY
  • Paul Rogeshewski (PJ Rogue), Hudson, MA.

Local artist and recent Rhode Island Hall of Fame Inductee, Mark Cutler, will perform a solo set followed by each finalist who will perform their 2 submitted songs. Mark Cutler is a recording artist and singer- songwriter from Providence, RI. He has been the lead singer and songwriter for The Schemers, The Raindogs and  Dino Club.

 

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

Doors open at 6:30pm, the show will start at 7:00pm. 
Please note the venue is St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket, RI 02860

 

Last Updated ( Monday, 04 May 2015 10:32 )