Posts tagged "Abbie Gardner"
Emerging Artists Showcase Performers Chosen for 2017 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in August

Emerging Artists Showcase Performers Chosen for 2017 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in August

Twenty-four artists/duos or groups have been selected to perform in the Emerging Artists Showcase during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival on Friday afternoon, August 4, from noon to 4:30 p.m. [To continue reading this article -- which includes a listing of all the Emerging Artists and the complete festival lineup -- click on the headline.]

The Scoop on Songwriting Contests

Sharon Goldman has mixed feelings when it comes to songwriting contests. The New York-based singer-songwriter, who recently launched a blog for songwriters called Songwriting Scene, shares her thoughts with AcousticMusicScene.com readers.

AcousticMusicScene.com Hosts Late-Night Song Swaps at Falcon Ridge, Afternoon Showcases at Huntington Folk Festival

AcousticMusicScene.com will host late-night song swaps during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 23-26, and artist showcases at the Huntington Folk Festival, August 1. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

Abbie Gardner is Folk Winner in John Lennon Songwriting Contest

 Abbie Gardner (photo by Kathy Gardner).By Michael Kornfeld Abbie Gardner, a gifted New York area singer-songwriter and dobro player, who also is part of the rootsy female Americana trio Red Molly, is the Lennon Award winner in the folk category of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Her winning song, “The Mind of a Soldier,” now competes with the winners in the contest’s 11 other categories for the $20,000 Maxell Song of the Year Award, to be announced in July. “I wanted to write a war song, but not from the perspective of either side, not something preachy or political, something more personal that people can relate to,” says Gardner of her award-winning...