It's a great start to 2021 for Bob, as he was selected as a Songwriter at the renowned Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival! The festival runs annually in Gatlinburg, TN, and this year runs from August 19 - 21, 2021. Bob was selected to play at the Showcase Round. We'll post more information about Bob's shows as we get closer to the date.
You can check out the Festival's website by clicking on this link: http://www.gatlinburgsongwriters.com/index.html
New in February 2021: Bob's original tune "Prelude to our Last Hurrah" was selected as a Semi-Finalist in the 2020 International Songwriting Competition (ISC)! A remarkable achievement to be selected as a top song out of 26,000 entries; Bob's song will go on to the next round of judging.
You can see Bob and the list of other semi-finalists here: https://songwritingcompetition.com/winners
Bob's song "Even Though Autumn's in Your Eyes" was selected as an "Honorable Mention" award in the "Americana" category, in the Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest (MASC) awards!
See Bob and the other nominees and category winners here: https://saw.org/2020-results/
Bob has not one, not two, but three songs nominated as semi-finalists in the Dallas Songwriters Association Annual Songwriting contest! The three songs are "Huge Swig of the Now" and "Even Though Autumn's In Your Eyes" in the Singer-Songwriter category, and "Miss Peggy Lee Sings the Blues" in the Americana/Folk/Bluegrass category. Finalists will be announced in January 2021.
See Bob and the other nominees here: https://dsasongcontest.blogspot.com/
Bob was selected as a finalist for the song "Transistor Radio and Me" in the 21st Annual Great American Song Contest. Judges for this contest reviewed songs by more than 1800 songwriters from around the world!
See Bob and the other nominees here: https://www.greatamericansong.com/honorary.php
Bob was also nominated for the European Songwriting Awards in the singer-songwriter category, for the original song "Waxing Poetic". Out of hundreds of submissions, this song made it into the top 5 in this category!
See Bob and the other nominees here: https://www.europeansongwritingawards.net/
Recently, Bob was also nominated as a semi-finalist in the "UnsignedOnly Music Competition", a songwriting contest for unsigned artists. Hundreds submitted songs, and Bob's song "What I Remember Most" made the cut from judges such as Tyler Williams, Garth Hudson, Lionel Louke, and Janiva Magness and many others.
See Bob and the other nominees here: https://unsignedonly.com/semifinalists
Check out all critically-acclaimed songs on our "Music" page!
Awarded "Finalist" in the 15th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) for the original song "What I Remember Most".
Check out his award-winning song on our "Music" page!