The RAD team is happy to announce the Winners of our Fall 2016 Open Mic Singing Songwriting Competition. First, we would like to thank everyone who performed on September 19 and 21 at Wicked Willy’s, 149 Bleecker Street, Greenwich Village. You were wonderful. Thank you to all contest participants who shared your music and your talent with us. Here is our official RAD Fall 2016 list of award recipients.

The RAD Fall 2016 winners are:

First Prizes

$50 NYC Guitar Center Gift Certificate and 20% Scholarship Award Off the Price of the RAD Fall 2016 Fresh Tracks or Next Level Recording Session.
WINNERS: Seamus Riley and Corey Sky

Second Prizes

$50 NYC Guitar Center Gift Certificate and 10% Scholarship Award Off the Price of the RAD Fall 2016 Fresh Tracks or Next Level Recording Session.
WINNERS: Benjamin Blake and  Jim Carrancio

Second Prize Honorable Mentions

20% Scholarship Award Off the Price of the RAD Fall 2016 Fresh Tracks or Next Level Recording Session.
WINNERS: Paul DeCoster and Francesca Noel

Third Prizes

10% Scholarship Award Off the Price of the RAD Fall 2016 Fresh Tracks or Next Level Recording Session.
WINNERS: Alex Alavi, Goodleaf, David Sadzin, Jack Shames, Sergio Moreno and Mike Torres

Thank you to all who participated.  We greatly appreciated your performance. Thank you to Wicked Willy’s Owners, Managers and Staff and to our guest judges Singer-Songwriter Recording Artists Darren Glick, Val Kinzler and RAD Board Member Drew Hemenger. Thank you to Singer-Songwriter Recording Artists Darren Glick, Val Kinzler, and Michelle Fury for their fabulous performances opening and closing the contest evenings, and to Mike McHugh of New Century Music for his assistance in promoting the event.