2nd place finish in the 2009 Boston Folk Festival Songwriting Contest
Stuart placed second in the 2009 Boston Folk Festival Songwriting Contest held on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at UMass-Boston. Conor Sheehan and Ian Fitzgerald tied for first place. Stuart was also awarded second place in the Audience Appreciation Awards voted by the audience. You can see Stuart's performance on Youtube (see link below).