Our panel of local bookers, radio hosts, and other music leaders will listen briefly to your songs (pre-recorded and anonymously submitted) and provide feedback and insight.
Facilitated by Ron Goad: Board member of SAW.org, RestonHerndonFolkClub.com
Jean Bayou: former SAW president, award-winning songwriter based in Sarasota and New Orleans, also performs extensively in California, France
Jim Clark: former SAW board member, member of award-winning touring songwriters Harley String Band
Michael Jaworek: Booker at one of the nation's top venues, the Birchmere.
Jay Keating: Fearless leader of SAW.org, FocusMusic.org, and Know1Else.com
Dumisani Right: Award-winning songwriter from Zimbabwe, Leader of Zimbabwe Legit, first African hip hop band to receive worldwide recognition, official host of Kennedy Center's One Mic Hip Hop Festival
Erich RussekRobbins: Owner of NovaMusicCenter.com. Former SAW board member and first webmaster. Leader of song circles/critiques in L.A. and now in VA.
Mary Sue Twohy: Program Director at SiriusXM.com. Singer-songwriter, former WAMA leader
Rick Udler: World-renown Brazilian multi-instrumentalist based in Sao Paulo, educator with teaching videos
This virtual event will be held on Saturday, June 20 over Zoom as part of SAW’s 2020 Community Day.