We’re bringing music industry professionals to Columbus to hear our local talent! Our Host, Krista Kae from CD102.5 will present our songwriters and judges during the event. 2014 Judges include:
Brady Barnett, owner and producer at OSM Music Group in Nashville (Justin Timberlake, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, Bob Seger, Ozzy Osbourne, Keith Urban).
Kyle Merkley, director of music and technology at Arpix Media in Canada (music supervising credits in ABC, TMN, CBC, and composer credit on global documentaries).
Ben Leubitz, co-owner of Bravo Artist in Columbus and has worked in promotions, management, booking, or talent buying for bands like 21 Pilots, GooGoo Dolls, OAR, SwitchFoot, Empires, and hundreds more.
20 songwriters will be performing this year. These songwriters were selected by audiences throughout the past 11 months at CSA Songwriter Showcases.
The lineup includes: Eric Clemens, Dani Serena Harness, Isken Cosip, Andrew Bashaw, Lucas Gladman, Marco Castro, Sara Castro, Doug Hare, Kelly Zullo, TJ George, Will Freed, JT Hillier, Anthony Mossburg, Rick Barr, Maya Mougey, Jonathan Alden Morgan, Matt Brent, Craig Heath, Micah Gunn, Darby Smith, George Barrie, Kat Brennan, and John Leon Jamar Tucker.