Congratulations to Dallas Remington and Matt French for being first and second place at the  2019 Red Lodge Songwriting Contest Showcase. Cate Graves, Haeli Allen, Alana Denise Damron, Tom Walker and Callie Benjamin were the other finalists in no particular order. All twenty songwriters put on a tremendous show on Saturday morning.  We thank all the songwriters who submitted songs. A very impressive collection of music. It made it very tough on our judges. A couple of keys items made a difference: mastery of your instrument, chord changes during the song, length of song, lyrics that the listener can relate to, and the song having a “money line” to be remembered by. We encourage you to keep writing and hope to meet you at our festival in June.

You’re all winners and we encourage you to enter again next year and hear your new songs. Our contest will open December 1, 2019 and close May 1, 2020. The Fifth Annual Red Lodge Songwriter Festival is June 19-21, 2020