Front Porch Pickin’ Songwriter Competition

Front Porch Pickin’ Songwriter Competition

Friday, July 7, 2017 | 7:00 PM | Main Stage, Downtown Lenoir

A Blue Ridge Music Trail Event

Musicians are invited to enter the Front Porch Pickin’ Songwriter competition and compete for cash prizes for their original songs during our Blackberry Pre-Heat Party in Downtown Lenoir.

On Friday, July 7th, each musician/band will perform at the main stage in Downtown Lenoir by the Beer Garden! Local musicians will act as judges to choose the top 3 songwriters of the night. Winners will be announced at the end of the Front Porch Pickin’ on Friday night. On Saturday, July 8, the 3 winners will have the opportunity to take the Main Stage as performers for the festival.

Guidelines/Requirements: You may sign up as a band or an individual. At least one stringed instrument is required. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes or two original songs, whichever comes first.

You must register to get a spot! To register, contact Abigail at the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce at 828-726-0616.

Once you get a spot: Contestants are asked to be at the Main Stage at 5:00 PM for soundcheck.

First place $200   |   Second place $100   |   Third place $50