Florida Woman Wins Belk Southern Musician Showcase!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE  -  LANEY JONESLaney Jones, of Mount Dora, Florida is the winner in the bluegrass division of the recent contest sponsored by Belk Department Stores.

Laney Jones describes herself as a Folk singer-songwriter inspired by vintage vibes of blues and bluegrass.

Musical influences include the likes of  Billie Holiday to Hank Williams to Old Crow Medicine Show

The Southern Musician Showcase was open to solo artists and bands in the Americana, Pop Country, Jazz, Blues and Bluegrass genres. Contestants were asked to submit three original songs, a brief biography that details their affiliation to the South, head shots, a full length photo, and a video. Semifinalists competed in regional auditions.
Belk Department stores didn't furnish us with a copy of the winning song but you can hear samples of Laney's music on her  page

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