Over 50 entries were submitted to this year’s Allingham Songwriting competition, covering awide range of styles, from folk to hip-hop. Well done to all who took part.
The 12 finalists in the 2018 Allingham Songwriting Contest are (in no particular order):
AGATA WERCEL - ‘SUMMER’
BEN CULLY - ‘NAIVE’
RONAN GALLAGHER - ‘I WON’T DO THAT’
EDGY V - ‘SUMMER COLOURS’
AVRIL MC GOURTY - ‘MAKE IT STAY’
JOHN MCINTYRE - ‘PICTURES FROM THE PAST’
KARL MC HUGH - ‘ THEIR LOVE’
SEAMUS KENNEDY - ‘THE CAPTAIN’
WITHOUT WILLOW - ‘NOVEMBER FOG’
EMMA LANGFORD - ‘THE SEDUCTION OF EVE’
PETE SIMPSON - ‘SLOW IT DOWN’
OISÍN NEE - ‘THINKING OF YOU’
The finalists will perform in front of three judges at the Live Final in Dicey Reilly's Pub, Ballyshannon, on Friday November 9th from 10pm. This is always a great evening with music and performances of all styles.