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Allen Stone keeps rolling on ‘American Song Contest’

April 13, 2022 Updated Thu., April 14, 2022 at 12:07 p.m.

Singer-songwriter and Spokane resident Allen Stone penned “A Bit of Both” for NBC’s “American Song Contest.” He made it to the semifinal round after Monday night’s performance.  (NBC)
Singer-songwriter and Spokane resident Allen Stone penned “A Bit of Both” for NBC’s “American Song Contest.” He made it to the semifinal round after Monday night’s performance. (NBC)

Spokane’s Allen Stone is headed to the semifinals of “America’s Song Contest.”

His tune, the soulful “A Bit of Both,” on Monday impressed the jury, which agreed that Stone’s well-crafted tune deserves to go deeper in the NBC series hosted by Kelly Clarkson and Snoop Dogg.

“The coolest thing about this show is highlighted songs, real crafted original songs from artists across the country,” Stone, who lives on the South Hill, detailed to Front Row Live after his performance. “And to represent Washington state. I’m a third-generation Washingtonian.

“My father was a minister in Washington. My grandfather was a farmer in Washington. Getting to share a piece of art that I wrote to represent our state on such a big stage is awesome.”

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