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Published on May 14th, 2020 | by TLV News


Week 3 Winner of Yoknapatawpha Arts Council & The Local Voice’s “Social Distancing Song Writing Challenge” Announced

The votes are in and the third winner of Yoknapatawpha Arts Council & The Local Voice‘s “Social Distancing Song Writing Challenge” is… The Kites with their song, “Storms”!

Week 3 featured the Mississippi songwriters Randy Weeks with “The Unique Solution”, Gabriel Bass with “Calling Collect”, The Kites with “Storms”, Meg Gousset with “Guess How Much I Love You”, and Brady Hoggard “You (The California Girl Song)”.

Each artist submitted a homemade video of their songs being played live from home. The videos were then edited by Antonio Tarrell into one twenty minute program.

TLV and YAC then put the call out to Mississippi music fans to watch the program from a safe, social distance, and vote for their favorite song.

The Social Distancing Songwriting Challenge seeks to help artists gain new fans and a wider audience in Mississippi and worldwide.

Voting for the Finalists of the Songwriting Challenge is now open! The winners from each week are going head to head for a grand prize. See who are the finalists and vote for you favorite song here.

Social Distancing Song Writing Challenge: Week 3 from Yoknapatawpha Arts on Vimeo.

"Social Distancing Songwriting Challenge" Finalists: Watch the Video and Vote Now!
Week 2 Winner of Yoknapatawpha Arts Council & The Local Voice's "Social Distancing Song Writing Challenge" Announced

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