part wits, part grits.
Emily Pakes is a performing songwriter from Durham, NC. Her songs have been featured in the independent film "Pitstache," in a segment on LGBT podcast homoground.com and in a piece by Chicago's Percoco Modern Dance Company. She was recently a finalist in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest for "My Kinda Special" (Vocal Jazz Category) and received an Honorable Mention for humorous rap song "Baby Got Bush." She is currently a Semi-Finalist for two songs in the 2013 International Song Competition.