Yonder Songwriter Showcase

Yonder: Southern Cocktails & Brew, 114 W. King St., Hillsborough

Bill West is a Chapel Hill, NC, USA-based singer-songwriter. With over 2,000 live shows to his credit, he plays a variety of instruments. Bill has earned millions of streams on Spotify and invites his listeners to join him on Patreon. www.billwestmusic.com

Emily Stewart's vocal stylings are that of a true southern siren. Her lyrics and melodies channel the strength of Odetta, the delicate twang of Kitty Wells, and the forthright softness of Loretta Lynn. www.facebook.com/emilystewartmusic

Kirk Ridge has had songs featured on NPR’s Car Talk and Celtic Roots Radio. His lyrics have been published in American Songwriter Magazine, and he is the performance director for Durham CenterFest. Kirk co-hosts the weekly “Pass The Hat” radio show on WHUP and produces songwriters’ events statewide. www.kirkridgemusic.com