NRS Series 4 Prelim 1 Recap

What a fantastic round we had at Preliminary Round #1! We had about 40 songwriters sign up to share their song, the most we have ever had for a Prelim Round 1! We heard many excellent songs, but a few really stood out to our judges. We had a great crowd as well and everyone had a blast!

Here’s a recap of Preliminary Round 1:


1- Mark Staffen
2- Mo Howard
3- JoDell Steele
4- Sam Allen
5- Noah Grove
6- Rick D Hallbeck
7- Lillian Glanton
8- Bryan Michael
9- Wyatt Deem
10- Kelby Costner
11- Dustin Herring
12- Steel Hearts
13- Jared Carter
14- Colin Brock
15- Terry Andersen
16- Micah LeAnn
17- Tim Wiencek
18- Orlando Stricklen
19- Joe Hash
20- Lacy May
21- Justin Love

Lillian Glanton (Audience)
Wyatt Deem (Industry)

Lillian and Wyatt will come back and join 12 other writers for the semi-final round to be held Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Wild Wing Cafe. The finals will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Wild Wing Cafe.

Austin Evans- The Workshop
Jeff Parker- Cimmaron Sound Lab

Preliminary 1 Pictures