Vote for 91 Seconds of Fame (Aug. 24)
There are many nationally recognized music artists from North or South Carolina that have greatly impacted the cultural landscape of the the country. We’ve decided to honor them by declaring August, Carolina Music Month to celebrate the accomplishments of established and emerging artists. Throughout the month, we will feature songs by nine independent artists via our 91 Seconds of Fame contest. Each week, you will have a chance to vote on your favorite song/artist.
On Thursday, August 24 at noon on 91 Seconds of Fame we will hear a song entry from Reid Ferguson, who is an Americana/Folk singer & songwriter that currently resides in Charlotte, NC. He’s released a few singles that showcases his my own special blend of Appalachia, folk, country, and Southern Gothic music that most people would call Americana. The song he entered in the contest is titled, “Midnight Curve.”
We will also hear a new song by PJ Brunson. She is a South Carolina-based singer, songwriter, composer, guitarist and pianist who has performed extensively across the Southeast region. PJ has received accolades from fans and the media alike. The publication Creative Loafing named her Charlotte’s “Best Acoustic Folk Act”. PJ’s latest recording, a six-song EP titled “The Other Side (Part 1)” released on August 1, 2023. It is a celebration of family relationships and love. The song she entered in the contest is titled, “Reel Love.”
The band that will be featured this week is Time Sawyer. This Carolina based folk/rock band has performed on the stages of some of the Southeast’s most iconic festivals, including Merlefest, Floyd fest, Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion and the Albino Skunk Music Festival. They’ve shared bills with American Aquarium, John Craigie, Hiss Golden Messenger, Langhorne Slim, John Moreland and others. The song they entered in the contest is titled, “Little Black Cat”
To cast your vote for one of these songs, CLICK HERE Votes will be accepted from Thursday, August 24 at noon through Sunday, August 27 at midnight. Only one vote per person.