Tom & Barb Chosen As Finalists for Great River Folk Festival! 

August 11, 2012

We are excited to announce that Tom & Barb have been chosen as one of twelve finalists in a songwriting contest held by the Great River Folk Festival, just outside of La Crosse, WI on Sunday, August 26, 2012. 

We submitted two songs to the contest: Profit Line and Lily Marlene. 

Judging will be done on the basis of the following criteria: 

               Songwriting (composition, lyrics, melody) 

               Instrumental performance 

               Vocal performance 

               Performers stage presence 

We were the only duo chosen amongst the other contest winners, and we were the only ones from Milwaukee, WI! 

In addition to ourselves, here is a lineup of the other contest winners: Roger Nelson (Oronoco, MN); Roger Wendover (LaCrosse, WI); Kaia Fowler (Fort Atkinson, WI); Jason Reuter (Onalaska, WI); Edward Stanton Lemar III (Viroqua, WI); Scott Wilcox (Tomah, WI); Rick Thompson (LaCrescent, MN); Ardy Ross (Onalaska, WI); Steve Marking (Onalaska, WI); Tom Walter (LaCrosse, WI); Franke Salvaggio (LaCrosse, WI). 

We'll do our best to make the Milwaukee music community proud! 


Tom & Barb