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Black Guides of Mammoth Cave Documentary 



A documentary about the history of African American guides at Mammoth Cave in Kentucky that Bret Alexander and I curated music for is premiering on Kentucky PBS stations tonight and continues it's run through the month. 

Black Guides of Mammoth Cave: A Documentary features music from Tony Halchak, Bret Alexander, Edward Randazzo, Jeff Leaman, and Diana Welshans and is directed by Phoebe Frear from Williamsport PA.

For more information visit: http://www.blackguidesofmammothcave.com/

2016 Independent Music Award Winner 



Tony recently took home another Independent Music Award. This time for his design on Ed Randazzo's Limited Edition Album Release Lyric Poster. Tony has won two previous awards and has been nominated 7 times! The Independent Music Awards are an international awards program for indie musicians all around the world. Previous winners include Amy Lee of Evanescence, fun, Flying Lotus, Lacuna Coil, Meghan Trainor, Passenger, among many more.

2016 International Radio Airplay Summer Song Contest 



I'm excited to announce I won another songwriting contest! 

This time I was a winner in Radio Airplay's 2016 Summer Song contest with my song Ragweed Summer from my record Even Giants Despair. My song along with 200 others were selected from over 5000 submissions and will make up Jango.com's Independent Summer Radio Station which reaches over 7 million listeners worldwide!

2017 Steamtown Music Award Winner for best Folk/Americana Artist!

2017 Steamtown Music Award Winner for best Folk/Americana Artist!

Independent Music Award Winner 2018, 2016, 2014!

Independent Music Award Winner 2018, 2016, 2014!

2016 Steamtown Music Nominee - 

Album of the Year - Even Giants Despair
Americana Artist of the Year

2016 Steamtown Music Nominee -

Album of the Year - Even Giants Despair Americana Artist of the Year

2015 Steamtown Music Award Nominee for Best Folk/Americana Act!

2015 Steamtown Music Award Nominee for Best Folk/Americana Act!

"Pure Americana Gold!"
-Noisetrade.com
 
"One of the most underrated songwriters I have worked with."
-Bret Alexander

“[Halchak’s songs are] like a postcard from a different beautiful, blue-collar, semi-rural nowhere town forgotten on the furthermost fringes of a U.S. road map.” 

- Bill Thomas 570 Mine Fire

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