Youth Competition Finalists

2017 Youth Competition

We are excited to announce the top 10 contestants who will perform at the 2017 Old Settler’s Music Festival Youth Competition! The finalists, who range in ages from 10 to 18, will take the Bluebonnet Stage on Saturday, April 22nd, at 10:30 am.

A panel of professional musicians will judge the competition and select three winners. All winners will receive professional feedback about their performance and a special mention from the Hill Country Stage. The Third place winner will receive $100, Second place will win $200, and First place gets $300 plus a 20-minute Saturday set at this year’s festival, and a 45-minute showcase spot at next year’s festival.

Past winners of the Youth Competition, which started in 2002, have included Sarah Jarosz, Emily Elbert, Katy Kirby, Joelton Mayfield, and Kimberly Zielnicki..

2017 Youth Competition Contestants

Jack & Isabella, 10, Austin, Texas

Frankie Lee, 15, Richardson, Texas

Riley Curnutt, 13, Dallas, Texas

Daisy Hayz, 18, Pasadena, Texas

Belle Tones

Sophia Lynn, 15, Austin, Texas

Emma Morelli, 14, Austin, Texas

Molly Snodgrass, 15, Austin, Texas

Abigail Storm, 15, Austin, Texas

Dillon Havens, 18, Austin, Texas

Christina Cavazos, 17, Austin, Texas

Sophie Lee, 13, Cypress, Texas

Elijah Delgado, 14, Austin, Texas

Sophie Scott 18, London (Surrey), England

Good Luck!