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Annual KSM Songwriters Competition in Logan Utah

KSM Music in Logan Utah sponsored their 4th annual Songwriters Competition Unplugged in May.  There were 2 categories:

  • 14 years old and under
  • 15 years old and up

The winners of the contest were:

1st place – Emily Pack and Emily Ashcroft
• Won a new Teton acoustic guitar
2nd place – Kili Gardner
• Won a $100 gift card to the KSM Music store
3rd place – Tracen Bradshaw
• Won a $50 gift card to the KSM Music store

Songs were written for unplugged instruments only.  Thirty-one local songwriters participated in the competition.

Millsaps Songwriter Showcase Open

Entries are being accepted in the 2015 Susanne Millsaps Performing Songwriter contest. Submit 2 songs in MP3 format with a $40 entry fee by May 3rd. Finalists will compete with performances at the Utah Arts Festival in Salt Lake City from noon-3pm on Saturday, June 27th. Winner will receive a Rainsong guitar and also open for John Gorka. For more information go to