Announcing the 20 Finalists for the Durango Sole Performer Contest

We’re thrilled to announce the finalists for the Durango Boots Sole Performer Contest! All of the entries have been carefully listened to and reviewed. The top 20 are listed below in no particular order. One of these talented songwriters will take home a grand prize that includes $10,000 in “kickstart your career” cash!

A panel of judges including representatives from Carnival Music, American Songwriter,  Wrangler, Taylor Guitar, Songspace and more will determine the top 5 finalists, and the winner will be announced shortly thereafter. Thanks to all who entered.

Zach Smith Artist: Smooth Hound Smith
Song: 30 Dayslisten-4

 


 

Savannah Berry Artist: Savannah Berry
Song: I Should’ve Knownlisten-4

 


 

Brandon Aguilar Artist: Brandon Aguilar
Song: On That Ridelisten-4

 


 

Andrea Melia Artist: Adam & I
Song: If I’m Takenlisten-4

 


 

Veronica Ballestrini Artist: Veronica Ballestrini
Song: Lonely Alonelisten-4

 


 

Joel Levi Artist: Joel Levi
Song: I Will Remainlisten-4

 


 

Todd Murray Artist: Todd Murray
Song: Just Like a Doglisten-4

 


 

Katie Cole Artist: Katie Cole
Song: Hearts Don’t Bendlisten-4

 


 

Mike Mentz Artist: Mike Mentz
Song: Cigarettelisten-4

 


 

Stefan Scheuermann Artist: Stefan Scheuermann
Song: Brighter In The Darklisten-4

 


 

Caitlin Rushing Artist: Caitlin Rushing
Song: Fight Against the Windlisten-4

 


 

Terell Baker Artist: Terell Baker
Song: Count the Timeslisten-4

 


 

Margo Cilker Artist: Margo Cilker
Song: Bootheelslisten-4

 


 

Cary Samsel Artist: Samsel & The Skirt
Song: Staticlisten-4

 


 

Jordan Gonzalez Artist: Jordan Gonzalez
Song: Vagabondlisten-4

 


 

Stacey Randol Artist: Stacey Randol
Song: Fableslisten-4

 


 

Maria Dontas Artist: Maria Dontas
Song: Here I Go Againlisten-4

 


 

Hannah Wynn Artist: Hannah Harber
Song: Hold On Youlisten-4

 


 

Jenna Lotti Artist: Janna Lotti
Song: Red Line Lovelisten-4

 


 

Jordyn Mallory Artist: Jordyn Mallory
Song: Rain Is Bad For Melisten-4