NRS Series 3 Prelim Round 3

We had another great night at Nashville Rising Star Preliminary Round 3. We had many new songwriters come out to share their song, and some who have come multiple times. It’s all great! We enjoy meeting new songwriters and we love having our seasoned NRS writers come back to share new songs. We get to know our writers, and we look forward to seeing how they progress in their craft. We had 22 songwriters and had to even turn a few away because we were over our 20 limit. Seems this series, the word has really spread about NRS and the quality of the songwriters. That’s what it’s all about, the songwriters and their songs! We also had quite a few people in the audience voting for their favorite song, which is great! Our goal is to pack out Wild Wing Cafe every round and have a few hundred listening and voting!

Here’s a recap:


1: Clayton Jones
2: Jason Bell
3: Ariel Petrie
4: Zoe Cummins
5: Robert Cox
6: Dave Mardis
7: Kayla Hawkins
8: Heidi Jean
9: Gina Seagram
10: Justin Dukes
11: Rebekah Kim
12: Mikkel & Michelle
13: Joe Hash
14: Charles H. Duff
15: Dustin Craig
16: Sierra Bernal
17: Jessi & Jeddi
18: Rachel Dixon
19: Greg Klink
20: Corbin Junes
21: Benjamin Butler
22: Pat Killoran

Benjamin Butler (Audience)
Gina Seagram (Judges)

Both Benjamin and Gina will come back and join 12 other writers for the semi-final round to be held Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Wild Wing Cafe. The finals will be held Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Wild Wing Cafe.

Michael Whittaker- Michael Whittaker Music
Darwin Moody- Embassy Music

Pics from the Event:

Pics taken at Nashville Rising Star Songwriter Open-Mic Contest Series 3 Prelim #3. More info at

Posted by Nashville Rising Song on Thursday, March 19, 2015