2017 NEW FOLK FINALIST – Congratulations to ARLON BENNETT for being selected as one of the 32 Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Finalists for 2017! These songwriters were chosen over 600 wonderful entries received from North America, Europe, Australia and Japan. Sixteen of the finalists with perform the two songs they submitted at the New Folk Concert on Saturday, May 27, and the other sixteen on Sunday, May 28. Arlon will perform on Saturday, May 27, accompanied by John Sonntag on guitar.
From the May 27 and May 28 performances, the SIX 2017 Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Award WINNERS will be selected by judges Amy Speace, Dan Navarro, and Jeff Black and will be announced during the Evening Concert on Sunday, May 28. These six award winners will be invited to return the following weekend to perform at the Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Winners concert on Sunday, June 4.
The 10th annual Serfa Conference will be held May 17-21 in Montreat, NC.
The Levins will be performing in the Formal Showcases Saturday, May 20th at 7 PM
The Acoustic Music Agency is excited to announce that both The Levins & Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes have been selected to perform as Formal Showcase Artists at the upcoming Nerfa Conference (North East Regional Folk Alliance) in Stamford, CT November 10-13.
The ‘Most Wanted’ Artists will appear Friday, July 8th at Electric Maid, 268 Carrol St NW in Washington DC at 7 PM electricmaid.org and Saturday, July 9th at World Café Live at the Queen, 500 North Market St, Wilmington DE at 8 PM queen.worldcafelive.com
Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes are one of the 3 top voted artists from the 2015 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist showcase, invited to perform in the Most Wanted Song Swap on the festival main stage this year. They will be appearing with ‘Most Wanted’ Artist Annika Bennett at Sanctuary Concerts June 4th, along with special guest, ‘honorable mention’ artist Mark Allen Berube. This a special preview of the festival, a 3 day community of music & dance in Hillsdale, NY happening August 5-7. Sanctuary Concerts, Presbyterian Church, 240 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ Tickets: www.sanctuaryconcerts.org 973-376-4946
The Levins’ CD, Trust, was selected by the Indie Acoustic Project as the Best CD of 2015 in the Acoustic Ensemble category!! Thank you to all the finalists and Jon at the Indie Acoustic Project.
The Acoustic Music Agency is proud and excited to welcome the infectious indie/folk powerhouse Scott Wolfson and Other Heroes to our roster. They are 2016 Falcon Ridge Most Wanted Artists and their new CD, Welcoming the Flood, was released March 7th and has already been garnering national radio airplay, coming in #23 on Folk DJ!