Belfast songstress on ‘WERU Family Hour’
Orland — The Saturday, Sept. 7 "WERU Family Radio Hour" at 10 a.m. will feature singer, pianist and guitar player Candace Brooke Godwin of Belfast. She will be interviewed by host Scot Cannon, also of Belfast, and will play and perform during the radio show, which airs at on 89.9 FM and also is streamed live at weru.org.
Godwin is 20 and moved here from Conyers, Ga., eight years ago. She started her singing career at 5, singing the national anthem on a TV station in Georgia. Godwin sang her way through Belfast Area High School and almost made the cut to go to Hollywood on “American Idol.”
While in high school, Godwin produced a CD with the help of BAHS music director Mr. Cameron. During the summer, she sings everything from smooth country pop to bluesy soul to gospel highs Wednesday nights at the Pig Out Barbecue Restaurant in Belfast. She also is a manager at the Pig Out, which is owned by her stepfather Ted Guery. Guery has a show on WERU every Sunday night called "Southern Connections."
Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.