Tennessee Songwriters Week - George Hawver

The hills were alive with music on the evening of February 5 as local songwriters came together to showcase their talents at the Morgan County qualifying round for the Tennessee Songwriters Week contest held at MoCo Brewing Project in Wartburg.

Sixteen artists competed in the MoCo rounds and were judged by a panel of three with decades of experience in the music scene. David Howard, owner of Lone Mountain Sound, is a local artist who has recorded, played with and engineered sound for hundreds of artists over a lifetime in the music industry. Wendy Maness is a member of Westwend, a country/Americana duo that has toured internationally and a solo artist currently touring with Women In Music and a member of Nashville Songwriter’s Association International (NSAI). Jennifer Johnson is the Promotions Director at KIVK FM radio station and has been involved in radio and the music industry for decades.