Rob Kronen is our 2020 Emerging Artist

Congratulations to ROB KRONEN for scoring top honors in our 2020 Virtual Emerging Artist Showcase, livestreamed on August 9.

Rob Kronen stands with his guitar on his shoulder, holding the neck with his right hand.  He's a young man with short sandy hair and beard, wearing a black tee and red plaid flannel shirt.

Here's a big round of applause to all five finalists for a very entertaining evening. We'd also like to thank all the applicants. Our selection committee and showcase judges had a tough time choosing, which is a wonderful problem to have. We're looking forward to hearing more from all of these emerging artists.

Thanks also go out to our judges: Jeff Selby, Justin Angelo, JJ Sheffer and Kate Bright - to coordinator Joe Cooney and hosts Sara Willard & Peter Winter -  to the Showcase Committee for their work and support of the $500 prize - to our special musical guest Hank Imhof - and to all the folks who worked so hard behind the scenes to make this first-time event a success.

Want to enjoy it again, or share it with friends? Watch the archived Showcase anytime on YouTube