Ever wanted to hear the stories behind the songs? On May 17th, 2023, The Bing Crosby Theater will host some of the strongest and most popular songwriters from the region. This will be an introspective night to their songs and is guaranteed to be a very personal performance. Artists featured are:
Jesse Quandt – a military veteran who has opened for large national acts (Cole Swindell, Brian White, Ned Ledoux, Casey Donahue, LoCash and Tim Rushlow). Jesse has collected three Inland Northwest Country Music Association Awards (IN-CMA).
Carli Osika – Nashville-songwriter veteran and 2022 winner of Favorite Solo Act with the IN-CMA, Carli has risen as a regional powerhouse for her honest performances.
Joey Anderson – another military veteran who has opened for national acts including (Jason Michael Carroll, Ward Davis, Sunny Sweeney, Colby Acuff, David Rameiz and Logan Mize). Joey has won multiple songwriting awards and has garnered six IN-CMA awards in the past four years.
Sam Leyde – front man for the popular, regional act Sam Leyde Band. Sam has won multiple songwriting awards with the IN-CMA (three awards for songwriting) and with Nightlife Northwest. Moreover, he has opened for multiple national country artists (Jason Michael Carrol, Jackson Dean, Ryan Griffin and Kameron Marlowe).
These talented songwriters will share how they came up with their music, what inspires them, what challenges they have faced and much more.
Come on out for a great night to support our local songwriters!