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 a panel of distinguished local musicians as part of the Darebin Music Feast. Past winners include Jordie Lane, Sal Kimber, Ben Mason, Brooke Russell and Charm of Finches.
Grand Final Concert will be held on Thursday 19 October, 7.30pm at Northcote Town Hall.
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 also welcome to enter in languages other than English.
The winner of the Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award 2017 will receive:
• $2000 thanks to APRA AMCOS
• 8 hours recording time with an engineer at HeadGap
• Mastering by Nao Anzai at Reel to Real Mix Master thanks to Rolling Stock Recording Rooms
• $500 Implant Media Voucher for CD duplication services
• 1 hour song writing workshop with Push Songs facilitator Charles Jenkins thanks to The Push
• $500 Echo Tone Guitars Voucher
• Face the Music Conference Ticket thanks to The Push
• $500 High Street Northcote Voucher thanks to Northcote Business Association
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 Entry Form found online
Entries Close: Wednesday 20 September, 4pm