The American Songwriter Coffeehouse Tour: 25 Finalists

The American Songwriter Coffeehouse Tour kicks off October 5th in Raleigh, North Carolina at New World Coffee House. We ran the contest all summer long, received submissions from all over the planet, and now we’ve it narrowed down to 25 Finalists.

One of the artists, listed below, will have the opportunity to hit the road for 10 dates booked across the northeast with a $2,000 travel budget, the Fishman SA220 Solo Performance System, and an appearance in the next Fishman print ad campaign. Stay tuned, the winner will be announced Friday September 14th.

1.  Jeremy Current – Brooklyn, New York

2. Jetty Rae – Whitmore Lake, Michigan 

3.  Gin House – Lawrenceville, Georgia

4.  Kate Tucker – Nashville, Tennessee

5.   Tom McBride – Washington, D.C.

6.  John Brodeur – New York, New York

7.  Zach Maberry – Lufkin, Texas

8.  Katie Cole – Sherman Oaks, California

9.  James Wallace & The Naked Light – Nashville, Tennessee

10.  Stephanie Berlanga – Hermitage, Tennessee

11.  Shane Lamb – Nashville, Tennessee

12.  Andrew Kelley Simons – Nashville, Tennessee

13.  Josh Farrow – Nashville, Tennessee

14.  Bleu – Los Angeles, California

15.  Abe Marder – Brooklyn, New York

16.  Shelly Fraley – Nashville, Tennessee

17.  Neil Nathan – New York, New York

18.  Steve Everett – Haw River, North Carolina

19.  Megan Redmond – Aurora, Colorado 

20.  Chip Greene – Nashville, Tennessee

21.  Emily Earle – Fairview, Tennessee

22.  Orion Freeman – Rosemont, Pennsylvania

23.   SJ – Miami, Florida

24.  Evan P. Donohue – Nashville, Tennessee

25.  If Birds Could Fly – Big Stone Gap, Virginia