The 2nd Annual Scott Street Five String Finals honors the memory of original JAMinc board member, distinguished attorney and dedicated banjo player Scott Street, who we lost in February of 2015 to cancer. This year the competition expanded to include both bluegrass/Scruggs-style and clawhammer/old time style. Finalists competed live on the CarMax Family Stage at the Richmond Folk Festival on Saturday, October 8th, 2016.
We are pleased to report the results here:
Logan Redding, age 16-Pickens, SC–1st place
Taylor Parks, age 12-Parksley, VA –2nd place
Johnny White, age 14-Richmond, VA–3rd place
Madison Shepherd, age 16-West Jeffereson, NC–1st place
Uma Peters, age 9-Nashville, TN–2nd place
Rachel Dunaway, age 17-Richmond, VA–3rd place
Winners in each division received a crystal trophy, a demo recording session at In Your Ear Studios, and a $1000 cash prize. Runners-up receive $600 with $400 for third place.
Congratulations to all of the wonderful participants! JAMinc would like to thank all participants and judges for helping us honor Scott Street and carry on his memory through the talents of these young, amazing musicians.
First place winners Logan Redding and Madison Shepherd with Gini Street