Gordie Sampson Songcamp announces it’s 2018 songwriter line-up and annual concert

Media Release

The 9th Annual Gordie Sampson Songcamp will take place this year from July 8 – 12 at the beautiful Keltic Lodge in Ingonish, Cape Breton.

New songwriters this year are Mitchell Bailey, Cameron Nickerson, Maura Whitman, MAJE, and Makayla Lynn. They will be joined by returning writers Jodi Guthro, Quake Matthews, Dave Sampson, Corey LeRue and Port Cities members, Breagh MacKinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro. Award-winning producer, Tawgs Salter, and Nashville powerhouse writer and performer, Thomas Daniel, will join Songcamp this year as Gordie’s special guests.

After four days of writing, Songcampers will perform a public concert at The Keltic Lodge on July 12 to showcase the new material written at Songcamp. Tickets for the concert go on sale on Friday, June 1st at the Keltic Lodge and Doucette’s Market in Ingonish.

The Gordie Sampson Songcamp was conceived by Gordie Sampson, a multiple-award winning Canadian songwriter and artist, as a way to nurture young writers from across Nova Scotia, give them access to knowledge, and help them develop tools that will benefit their writing careers.

Songcamp has launched and fostered the careers of a host of artists including Mo Kenney, Port Cities, Quake Matthews, Neon Dreams, Dana Beeler, and Nicole Ariana.

The Gordie Sampson Songcamp is made possible through the support of the Province of Nova Scotia and Music Nova Scotia.

The Keltic Lodge (902) 285-3400
Doucette’s Market (902) 285-2861

Sheri Jones
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