Muse on the Waccamaw Songwriting Contest

Create! Conway presents the 2017 Muse on the Waccamaw Songwriting Contest. Sponsored by The Warehouse, Southern Harmony Recording Studio, and Conway Glass. The contest showcases the best local and regional songwriting talent. Songwriters are judged on criteria including lyrical and musical content.

The Muse on the Waccamaw consisted of performances in four preliminary rounds. The final round is Sunday, August 6th at the Warehouse in Conway starting at 3:00 in the afternoon.

Songwriters and industry professionals judged each round, the winning songwriter from each round, plus four wildcard entrants, earned a spot in the finals. There is no cover for anyone wanting to come and watch some of the best songwriters in the area perform at the August 6th Contest Finals.

Congratulations to this year's finalists for the Muse on the Waccamaw Songwriting Contest! Come see the following performers  as they share their art during the finals at The Warehouse:

Round 1 Winner: Randall Hill
Round 2 Winner: Amanda Miele
Round 3 Winner: Soldiers of Fortune
Round 4 Winner: Philip Whittaker
Wildcard Entrants: Ennui, Charles Grace, Fritz Frye, and Craig Talbot.

Sunday, August 6, 2017, 3:00 pm 
The Warehouse, 104 Laurel Street, Conway, South Carolina, 29526

The finals are a single elimination competition with the winner receiving a hand-blown glass trophy from Conway Glass, a recording package from Southern Harmony Recording Studio and a featured slot for the Live Oak Art & Music Festival in October. Other contestants will receive an array of prizes from local and regional merchants.…/

For more information contact Brian Roessler at

  • Bill Wright
    commented 2018-03-28 14:12:12 -0400
    I’m interested in entering the songwriting contest.
  • Doug Backer
    commented 2018-02-16 06:41:12 -0500
    Are you doing the songwriter contest again in 2018? I just moved to MB and would be happy to get involved. I have produced several small blues festivals in the past.
  • Bob Dawson
    commented 2018-02-10 08:40:58 -0500
    Bob Dawson
  • Soldiers of Fortune
    commented 2016-01-21 16:24:04 -0500
    We know it’s tonight…but sign us up please…See ya’ll there!
  • Glenn Houndog Hanson
    commented 2015-12-27 12:48:49 -0500
    Please sign me up for the songwriting contest

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