Thank you to all of the artists that submitted your songs. We love that you want to be a part of SWRFA and hope that you will all join us and take advantage of the many ways to share your songs. Guaranteed you will make new friends and of course see familiar ones, learn a lot and contribute a lot!
The following 16 artists (8 each night) have been selected as the Official Showcase artists for SWRFA 2017.
Eight Official Showcase Alternates have also been selected. These 8 artists will be presented in a Showcase on Thursday night in the Elm Room at 10:30PM.
All of these showcases will have sound and lights.
The showcase artists will receive further communication about what to do next.
***Please plan to do the three songs that you submitted.
CONGRATULATIONS to you all!
The OFFICIAL SHOWCASES are in the Ballroom at the Holiday Inn – Midtown from 7:30 – 10PM and are open to the public for a $15 cover each night.
Sound by rche, emcee Rich Warren.
OFFICIAL SHOWCASE ARTISTS AND IN-ROOM HOSTS/ROOM NUMBERS
FRIDAY Sept 29
The Whispering Tree
Hardened and Tempered
SATURDAY Sept 30
Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio
Emily Herring & the FM Trio
The ALTERNATES OFFICIAL SHOWCASE is Thursday nite after the Pool Party beginning at 10:30PM in the Elm Room. Sound by Butch Morgan, emcee Charlie Stewart.
THURSDAY Sept 28
Kalinec & Kj
The Keller Sisters
Letitia Van Sant
Mia Rose Lynne
The Cowboy Way
FIRST TIMERS HOSTS AND ROOM NUMBERS – Friday September 29 from 1:30 – 3PM
Room 904 Hosted by Paul Barker
Room 908 Hosted by Pam Kalinec
Room 909 Hosted by Charlie Stewart
IN-ROOM SHOWCASE HOSTS AND ROOM NUMBERS – Friday and Saturday 10:30PM – 2AM
Glynace Eastham (Texas Sugarbaby) – Room 704
Jim Jones & Joy Burns (Western Music Association) – Room 707
Dave Dersham (Constant Clip Records) – Room 709
John Whipple & Butch Morgan (The Alamo Room) – Room 716
Mike Beck (Access Film Music) – Room 721
(Alan Rowoth’s Big Orange Tarp showcase in the Access Film Music Room 721)
Jan Seides (People’s Republic of Austin) Room 804
Gary Paul Hermus & Aaron Fowler (Union 1000) open jam – Room 807
Marianne & Craig Stauffer (Stauffer’s Stars) Room 809
Hondo Crouch – (Hondo Presents) Room 812 (Saturday only)
Richard & Maureen Hall – (Bliss Hippy Room) – Room 816
Marghi Allen (Kerrville Folk Festival) – Room 821
Tom Tranchilla (HAAM) – Room 904
Ken Gaines (Anderson Fair) – Room 908
Charlie Stewart (Handshake Mgmt) – Room 909
(North Texas Venues) – Room 915
Karen & Craig Van Winkle – Open Door Coffeehouse
Kendra Terry – Uncle Calvin’s
Robert Scarborough – Jefferson Freedom