Contestants poured their hearts out through their music Friday evening during the Lake Havasu 2016 Songwriters Festival at The Refuge. The competetion was held to raise money for the K-12 Foundation.
Ricardo Duarte took home seven awards during the night including Song of the Year and Melanie and Virgil Venditto took home first place Songwriter of the year. Seventeen contestants participated in the event and it was emceed by Dustin Runyon and Billy Latta.
People’s Choice Award: Cameron Marin
Songwriter of the year:
1st Place: Melanie and Virgil Venditto
2nd place: Cameron Marin
3rd place: Ricardo Duarte
Video highlights of the event and full photo gallery soon to come on riverscenemagazine.com