The Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award is an annual songwriting competition that seeks to recognise, showcase and promote the talents of local songwriters. Around 100 entries are received each year with finalists performing before our distinguished panel of judges Sal Kimber, Monica Weightman & Tristan Goodall. There is an amazing prize package to be won including cash and studio time. Past winners include Jordie Lane, Ben Mason, Brooke Russell and Charm of Finches.
Grand Final Concert will be held on Thursday 24 October, 7.30pm at Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre.
Songwriters who live, work or study in the City of Darebin are welcome to enter. The Award is open to songwriters of all ages. Songwriters are welcome to enter songs in languages other than English. Local Indigenous songwriters are particularly encouraged to enter.
The winner of the Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award 2019 will receive:
- $2000 thanks to APRA AMCOS
- 8 hours recording time with an engineer at HeadGap
- EP Mastering by Crystal Mastering
- $500 Implant Media Voucher for CD duplication services
- Hamer Guitar thanks to Echo Tone Guitars
Also up for grabs:
- $500 Encouragement Award thanks to 3KND Radio
- $16.50 (including GST)
- Songwriters may enter ONE song only
- Payment is made via the online entry form
Entries Open: Wednesday 7 August
Entries Close: Wednesday 25 September, 4pm
Please read through the prize entry information before submitting, you can find it here Darebin Music Feast Songwriters Award – Information 2019 PDF
For further information contact: Emily Fuller, Festivals & Events Officer:
Emily.Fuller@darebin.vic.gov.au or 03 8470 8593
Image credit: Stella Bridie, 2018 Award Winner. Photo by Nicole Cleary