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Welcome to my world of MUSIC!! Explore my site to be a part of my ongoing journey of songwriting, playing & singing. I am so blessed by God to have this gift of music. A special thanks to the talented co-writers I am fortunate to call my friends - thank you for creating with me. For all those that have supported me from the beginning... Thank You. I hope to see you at one of my live shows! 

All my web page photography was done by Andi Renfree @ AREN CREATIVE! Please contact Andi for your next project!!

Playing the Musicians Corner Festival SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2022 on the Lightning 100 FM Acoustic Stage 

Excited to be invited to play at the Musicians Corner Festival on June 18, 2022 @ 1:40pm in Centennial Park in Nashville- right off of West End Avenue in Mid-Town!! I'll be promoting and playing some new songs off of my upcoming release and a couple older ones. Stop out and holler at your boy!! 

Pre-save the release on Spotify:  https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/lesliebowe/something-right

"SOMETHING RIGHT" EP - Done!!! RELEASE DATE SET FOR MAY 1, 2022 

That's a wrap!! "Something Right" EP is mix, mastered & ready to release. Official release date is set for May 1, 2022. Make sure to Pre-Save or Pre-Order your copy today!! Les teamed up with producer Ren Renfree and AREN Creative to record this selection of heartfelt songs. I can't wait for the world to hear! 

Joining Row Call Pitching Songs through Plugger Shar'n clark 

So blessed to have been invited by publisher Nancy Deckant to be part of a small group of select writers pitching our songs through Nancy's exclusive group "Row Call". Row Call works directly with Nashville Songplugger Shar'n Clark. We've had our first meeting and I've already had two songs chosen by Shar'n to pitch!! Yes!! Can't wait to pith the catalog of songs I've written over the past 4 years! Thanks, Nancy and Shar'n!!!  

NSAI 2020 Member Awards: "BEEN" Wins the Evaluator Song of the Year Award!!! 

Our song, "BEEN" was the winner of the first ever NSAI Member Awards in the Evaluator Song of the Year category. So honored to have written this song with co-writer friends Jayne Sachs & Bobby Evans. This award is so special because it was chosen by NSAI staff from the many songs Recommended and Chosen for the Publisher Luncheon throughout the year and then voted on by NSAI members. I was blessed to have 2 songs nominated in this category.. the other song was "Can't Put Into Words" co-written with friends Kelly McKay & Brad McKinney. "BEEN" won, but what an incredible honor to have 2 songs nominated and one actually winning. 

THANK YOU to the NSAI staff and all the NSAI Members that voted for our song, "BEEN". Now it just needs to find a home with an artist to take it to the charts!!  

1 of 16 Songwriters Chosen for Barbara Cloyd's Play For Publisher Event From February 28-March 2, 2019 

Wow! Extremely excited to have been selected again as 1 of 16 writers to participate in Barbara Cloyd's Play For Publisher Event February 28-March 2, 2019. I attended back in 2017, and led to me meeting Mr. Woody Bomar. Woody liked one of my songs from that event (co-written by Jeff Roe & Sandy Zeleznik), which allowed me to present other songs for his consideration- two of which he is presently pitching at the moment. This wouldn't have happened without Barbara's workshop. So glad I'll see Woody again at this year's event!  

Barbara's workshop is over 3 intense days of publisher feedback. The list of publishers include:  

Chris Oglesby – BMG 
Rusty Gaston – THIS Music 
Bobby Rymer – Writer’s Den 
Janine Appleton Ebach – Curb Word 
Woody Bomar – Green Hills Music Publishing 
Ciara Shortridge – Disney Publishing

From the last event, I began co-writing and friendships with Jayne Sachs & Todd Dickinson!

I'd like to thank all my co-writers for their friendship & talent in the creation of songs that allowed me to be selected to Barbara's event: Jeff Roe, Jayne Sachs, Kelly McKay, Todd Dickinson, Brad McKinney, and Bobby Evans. I love yinz guyz (Pittsburgheze for ya'll rock)!!

Click here for more information about Barbara Cloyd and her Play For Publishers event

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