On Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, it’s time for the Songwriter Contest at Tree Hill Nature Center. This will be a full day of music and live performances by the winners of the Songwriter’s Contest and the winners of the Artist/Performance Contest.
Successful Nashville producer Michael Knox will judge the winning Festival entries. Knox will present awards to winners in both contests during the Festival.
Currently Michael Knox produced the new Jason Aldean GOLD Record “Wide Open”, with sales of more than 100,000 copies in its first week to debut at No. 2 on the Billboard Country chart and No. 4 on the all-genre Billboard 200. The first single “She’s Country” which was performed on the 42nd CMA Awards, reached the Number #1 spot on the Billboard and R&R Country Music Chart in May of 2009 and was certified GOLD with more than 900,000 singles sold.
Music Festival Schedule
October 24 Festival Schedule – 10 am – 6 pm:
10 am – Doors open
10:15 – 10:45 am – Welcome by Tree Hill ED, VI Productions and Michael Knox.
10:45 – 11 am – Mike Shackleford performs.
11 am – 12:30 pm – Top 3 Songwriters perform 2 songs in the amphitheater. Michael Knox will award winner prizes.
12:45 – 1:45 pm – Michael Knox Q & A in the amphitheater.
2 – 3:30 pm – Top 3 Artist Performance winners will perform 2 songs each. Michael Knox will award winner prizes.
3:30 – 5 pm – Open mike for contest participants
5 – 5:15 pm – Honorable Mention for Up & Coming Artist awarded by Michael Knox.
5:15 – 5:30 pm – Tamera Grigsby and Terry Whitehead perform.
5:30 – 6 pm – Media Meet & Greet.
$5 General Admission to Festival on October 24 for ages 6 and up.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase during the festival. Festival entrants will have their CD’s available for purchase.
For more info call Treehill Nature Center at (904) 724-4646
For directions click here