FR 2007 Showcase
I know of at least one act that has heard they are in the 2007 showcase. does anyone have the full list?
Wow, you made me realize that I forgot all the artists that I knew were playing.
Zoe Mulford will be playing. She won the songwriting contest at SMAF in 2006.
Anthony da Costa will be playing on the showcase. He just was selected as a Kerrville New Folk Artist Winner and is 16. 16!
John J. Ryan · 15 years, 10 months ago
Just as long as he doesn't get the Jordin "She's only SEVENTEEN!" Sparks treatment.
those of you who have been to SMAF will be familiar with Jennings & Keller and Nick Annis. Both are in the FR Showcase this year.
so far as i know it is still not released by FR, but since i saw this on another list. there could still be alternate replacments if someone could not come: 1 - Anthony da Costa 2 - Beaucoup Blue 3 - Bob Sima 4 - Chris O'Brien 5 - Dawn Kenney 6 - Derek Aramburu 7 - Edie Carey 8 - Five2 9 - Heather Waters 10 - Jennings & Keller 11 - Joe Crookston 12 - Joe Jencks 13 - Judith Avers 14 - Ken Bonfield 15 - Lindsay Mac 16 - Nick Annis 17 - Randall Williams 18 - Ryan Fitzsimmons 19 - Sandy Cash 20 - Siobhan Quinn & Michael Bowers 21 - Stephanie Marshall 22 -The Whispering Tree 23 - Vienna Teng 24 - Zoe Mulford
Josh Woodward · 15 years, 10 months ago
Oh cool, I know Ryan Fitzsimmons. He's a Mulvey fan. And I've played a show with Joe Jencks before. I've heard of Edie Carey, but I can't place where.
Awesome! I love Ryan - he's one of my favorite newand he's local for me so I can see him all the time :)
Holy Crap! Edie Carey and Vienna Teng?!? I'm so ploppiing my ass down for their songs!
goovie is married! · 15 years, 10 months ago
holy crap, vienna teng. i'll be right there with you guys.
This list is right. I just got a forward of the official mailing from Anne to the contestants. Well OK I didn't actually go through the list name by name so perhaps I missed something. I'll paste the list here and somebody else can check it out.
1 - Anthony da Costa
2 - Beaucoup Blue
3 - Bob Sima
4 - Chris O'Brien
5 - Dawn Kenney
6 - Derek Aramburu
7 - Edie Carey
8 - Five2
9 - Heather Waters
10 - Jennings & Keller
11 - Joe Crookston
12 - Joe Jencks
13 - Judith Avers
14 - Ken Bonfield
15 - Lindsay Mac
16 - Nick Annis
17 - Randall Williams
18 - Ryan Fitzsimmons
19 - Sandy Cash
20 - Siobhan Quinn & Michael Bowers
21 - Stephanie Marshall
22 -The Whispering Tree
23 - Vienna Teng
24 - Zoe Mulford
edie carey was on the FR mainstage a couple of years ago with New York Live, and has been a headliner at places like club passim, caffe lena, and major venues all over the country for severl years. (so much for "emerging" artists. joe jencks is really great, and very much an old time labor-oriented folk singer. siobhan quinn is a truly great vocalist. nick annis has been winning singer-songwriter competitions all over, and some of you may have seen him at SMAF. he has recently moved from FL to VA and is becoming more known in the NE.
>>so much for "emerging" artists
Hee we had Jim Infantino as an emerging artist - now everything is possible :)
Misch · 15 years, 10 months ago
I'll vouch for them. They opened for Vance Gilbert at the Minstrel Coffeehouse. According to the people at The Minstrel, they wanted someone to open who could musically stand up to the power of Vance Gilbert.
Mamalissa! · 15 years, 10 months ago
the power of Vance Gilbert
Is that like the Power of Grayskull?
Thanks for the earworm. :P
"I have the POWERRRRRR!!"
I am not that familiar with most of the emerging artists. Which ones would you suggest I invite to the Budgiedome?
The plan right now is to try something different and have a Thursday afternoon session where most of the emerging artists would play. It would sort of be an emerging artist preview tour. Mark Berube, the husband of Red Molly's Carolann Solebello will be playing the afternoon session too.
Anthony DeCosta and Nick Annis have already agreed to play and I've invited Zoe Mulford. Nick has invited Jennings and Keller.
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