Law Offices of R.F. Wittmeyer, Ltd. are proud to be sponsoring the Hey Nonny Songwriting Competition.


This competition will give local songwriters the opportunity to showcase their talents and creativity. Hey Nonny staff will review every entry, the best 42 entries will be scheduled for performance at one of the three Preliminary Round events on September 13, 20, and 27. The best 4 songs from each Preliminary Round (as judged by Hey Nonny Staff and audience reaction) will be featured in the Final Round on October 4, 2022. 




It was particularly difficult to choose the artists to move to the final round.  What a display of local talent!


The September 13th finalists are, from left to right, Zach Pietrini, Marshall Hjertstedt, Wren Dudney, and Dan Berg. Thanks to all the musicians who entered and performed their creative work last night, as well as all those in attendance, all of whom helped kick this contest off to an excellent start!






The  September 20th finalists are, from left to right, Bryan V, Erin Lonard, Kim Schaefer, and Sean Heffernan.







The September 27th finalists are – Kevin Prchal, Roger Bain, Mallory Leno, and Tom Carey (not pictured).






The final round, held on October 4th,  will be judged by a team of Chicago songwriting professionals: Jenny Bienemann, Julia Miller and Miles Nielsen. Prize for best song will be $1,000 plus a performance spot (opening or headlining) at Hey Nonny. A second place prize ($400) and third place prize ($200) will also be awarded. 

Thank you for all those who participated in the Hey Nonny Songwriting Contest. Congratulations to our winners! In 1st place Sean Hefferman, in 2nd place Roger Bain, and in 3rd place Mallory Leno.

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