NCBS Member Molly Tuttle Wins Merlefest Songwriter Contest

Jack & Molly Tuttle at Merlefest

Jack & Molly Tuttle At Merlefest (Photo: Brooks Pearce)

Northern California Bluegrass Society member Molly Tuttle won the Songwriter Contest (General Division) at Merlefest, held in Wilkesboro, North Carolina this weekend. Over 1000 songwriters from across the nation entered this competition.

Her father, Jack Tuttle, accompanied her in her contest performance and again on the main festival stage on Friday evening.

The Palo Alto native is a student at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Her winning song, “Walden,” was written while she was a high school junior in a combined high school/college program at Foothill College.

Performance Video (Brooks  Pearce)

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