Over the next couple weeks, you can vote for your favorites. The three who receive the most votes will perform, along with three critic pick acts, at the Singer-Songwriter Contest finals at Arts in the Heart of Augusta on Sept. 19. The winner receives $400 and a big box of CDs; second place receives $200; and third place receives $100.
Paper ballots must be cut out of the newspaper (no copying allowed) and mailed to Steven Uhles, 725 Broad St., Augusta, GA 30901. Ballots must be received by 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5.
You also can hear the songs and vote online at augustachronicle.com/applause. You can vote online once a day through 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5.
Reach Steven Uhles at (706) 823-3626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.