Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival

Shelley King

UnitedHealthcare Singer Songwriter Stage

Shelley King is royalty in Texas – her blend of blues, folk, country, soul and rock led her to be the first woman appointed by the Texas Legislature to represent the state as it’s Official State Musician of Texas in 2008 and has been an ambassador of the Austin, Texas sound for twenty years. In addition to being a multi-award winning singer-songwriter-bandleader, Shelley is featured in Rolling Stone magazine and is on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster for 2020.

She is a self assured combination of singer and songwriter, who is both a successful solo artist and formidable band leader. King has won Austin Music Awards for Song of the Year and Best Roots Rock Band. Shelley has released 7 albums to rave reviews and radio chart success. She tours Texas and the US performing almost nightly at intimate concerts and major venues and festivals. Her songs have been recorded by numerous national and international artists. She has conducted song writing workshops at both schools and major corporations.

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The award-winning Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest is accepting 300 entries beginning January 1, 2020. The submissions will be narrowed to 10 Finalists who will then compete for the Grand Prize, Second Place or the Michael Terry People’s Choice Award. The deadline to enter is March 1 and all finalists perform live on stage at the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson that draws a crowd of 65,000 attendees each year.

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