NRS Series 6 Prelim 5

May 6, 2016 Blog

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We had another excellent round this week at Nashville Rising Star! This series has been great, every writer who has come out has been able to share their song. We have not had to turn anyone away because of too many writers! We heard lots of good songs tonight, the talent in Nashville is amazing!!

The winners of Nashville Rising Star Songwriter Open-Mic Contest Series 6 Prelim #5. From left to right, Bobby Earl Ray (Music Industry Judge), Brian Lucas (Music Industry Judge), Joey and Gracie (Music Industry Judges Winner), Tommy Mesker (Audience Winner), Sue Mohr (Emcee), Keith Mohr (NRS Creator/Director).

The winners of Nashville Rising Star Songwriter Open-Mic Contest Series 6 Prelim #5. From left to right, Bobby Earl Ray (Music Industry Judge), Brian Lucas (Music Industry Judge), Joey and Gracie (Music Industry Judges Winner), Tommy Mesker (Audience Winner), Sue Mohr (Emcee), Keith Mohr (NRS Creator/Director).

Here’s a recap of Preliminary Round 5:

1- Jim Sullivan
2- Holly Winter
3- Tommy Mesker
4- Rhonda Eisenhour
5- Jodelle Steele
6- Ali Dorris
7- Eric Einhorn
8- Brad Van Orman
9- Ali Pugh
10- Acklen
11- Gracie & Joey
12- Rory Dee
13- Mike Prahl
14- Keith Brasfield
15- Katie Harrah
16- Rachel Dixon
17- Elizabeth Bernardini
18- Gina Seagram
19- Jared Minnix

Winners
Tommy Mesker (Audience)
Gracie and Joey (Judges)

Tommy and Gracie & Joey will come back and join 18 other writers for the semi-final round to be held Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Wild Wing Cafe. The finals will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Wild Wing Cafe.

Judges

Bobby Earl Ray- Bobby owns and operates Townsend Blvd Studio in Franklin, TN. Bobby has been a musician and producer for years, as a signed artist to GEFFEN RECORDS.
Learn more at: Townsend Blvd Studio.com

Brian Lucas- Brian holds a performance degree with honors from the Berklee College of Music, with additional studies at the Boston Conservatory. Brian has been a vocal coach, casting associate, musical director, band leader, pianist, vocalist and actor for: HBO, Dreamworks, ABC and Paramount, as well as numerous theaters and several Top 40 artists.
Check Out: BrianLucas.com

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