Summer Cover Competition 2013

Welcome! Below are the eight videos Heartwood Guitar fans have submitted. Choose your favorite, and vote by clicking the corresponding bar below all the videos. You’ll need to login to your Facebook account to vote. (Sorry Mom, but don’t you think this is a good excuse to get on Facebook?).

“If I Needed You” by Townes Van Zandt

Performer: P.J. Labanowski

Hobbies: Practicing my “chops” and getting some courage to add some vocals, cooking and enjoying time with my wife and kids.

Favorite Artists: I could go on for days…The Band, The Replacements/Paul Westerberg, The Black Crowes, Van Morrison, John Prine, Lyle Lovett, Jackie Greene, Deer Tick.

“Fire and Brimstone” by Link Wray

Performer: Wesley

Hobbies: Collecting comics and coins, drawing (especially working on my series of “comic monkey portraits,” a few of which appear in the video), soccer, and basketball.

Favorite Artists: Johnny Cash, Neil Young, Gorillaz, The Who, Waylon Jennings

“Dust in the Wind” by Kansas

Performer: Zoe Berit

Hobbies: Drawing anime, playing guitar, reading science fiction/fantasy, playing soccer, cooking/baking

Favorite Artists: Adele, Willie Nelson, Jesse & Joy

“Paint It Black” by The Rolling Stones

Performer: Fade to Black, AKA Hyle and Sam Campbell

Hyle’s Hobbies: Marching band (Snare drum) and Drumline (Snare drum)

Hyle’s Favorite Artists: Stevie Ray Vaughn, Black Sabbath, Beatles

Sam’s Hobbies: Digital Art, Lighting/Audio designer, American Sign Language

Sam’s Favorite Artists: Tonight Alive, Johnny Cash, Fall out Boy, Wander, Halestorm

“Ho Hey” by The Lumineers

Performers: Kung Foo Studio, AKA Erik (father, on guitar and vocals) and Julian (on drums)

Erik’s Hobbies: Guitar playing, karate, running, skiing, and enjoying being with my family.

Erik’s Favorite Artists: AC/DC, Green Day, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Hendrix, and Zeppelin.

Reserved for Eli and Oliver



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“Over the Rainbow” by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg

Performer: Nicholas


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“I’m On Fire” by Bruce Springsteen

Performer: Casey and Cheryl


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