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WLUR Announces Fall 2011 Open Air Waves Winners

McDonald, Martin, Minor selected as the evening's top performers

Sara-Jane McDonald was the grand prize winner as WLUR hosted its first open mic night, Open Air Waves, of the 2011-12 school year on Thursday, November 3, in the Elrod Commons living room.

McDonald was tabbed as the evening's best act after winning first place in the Solo Music category. Drew Martin & the Limelights, fronted by Washington and Lee junior Drew Martin, were the top performers in Group Music, while Alex Minor '15 took first place in Spoken Word.

Bluegrass band Plank Road Express finished second in Group Music, while the E. Mann Band came in third. Scotty Groth '13 was selected as the second-place winner in Solo Music.

View the full list of the evening's winners below.

WLUR FALL 2011 OPEN AIR WAVES WINNERS

GRAND PRIZE
Sara-Jane McDonald

GROUP MUSIC
1st Place - Drew Martin '13 & the Limelights
2nd Place - Plank Road Express
3rd Place - The E. Mann Band
Honorable Mentions - Tanner Newsy, Kane Thomas '14 & Band, Time Ghost

SOLO MUSIC
1st Place - Sara-Jane McDonald
2nd Place - Scotty Groth '13
Honorable Mentions - Coy Ferrell '15, Aaron Jeong '15

SPOKEN WORD
1st Place - Alex Minor '15
Honorable Mentions - Jack Burks '13, Kenny Sharpless '12