Jo Bywater wins Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge 2014
Local singer-songwriter and guitar tutor Jo Bywater has won the Liverpool Acoustic Songwriting Challenge 2014 with her song Riches To Rags.
The news was announced at the end of the Showcase Final which took place at the View Two Gallery on Friday 21st November. The winner of the Audience Favourite Award was shared between Kevin Eustace and John Jenkins.
The winners in the two categories will have their songs professionally recorded by judge Jon Lawton at Crosstown Studios. They also qualify for a free vocal coaching or songwriting session courtesy of judge Kaya Herstad Carney at Balance Vocal Studio.
Over £300 was raised on the night which will be split between Garston Animal Rescue and Marie Curie Cancer Care in memory of Sharon Jones.
Listen to Jo’s winning song recorded by Jon Lawton at Crosstown Studios on SoundCloud
1st Place – Jo Bywater “Riches To Rags”
2nd Place – Kevin Critchley “Liverpool”
3rd Place – Kevin Eustace “Devils Ego”
Joint 1st – Kevin Eustace “Devils Ego”
Joint 1st – John Jenkins “Put The World To Rights”
3rd – Jo Bywater “Riches To Rags”