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Calling All Songwriters

You could perform at the 12th Annual Aiken & Friends Fest on Saturday, September 30, 2017.
Each songwriter will be judged by a panel of esteemed area industry professionals who will be looking for YOUR original acoustic songs. One winner will be chosen from each venue to perform a 15 minute set of their original music to open the show on Saturday night of the Fest. This contest is a songwriting event, solos and duos only, no bands please.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 – Victorian Station (Big Pink), Hampton, VA.
Sign up: 6-7:30 pm
Start: 8:00 pm

Open Mic Contest Rules and Guidelines

  1. Open to any singer/songwriter.
  2. Entrants must perform their orignal music.
  3. Entrants must be willing and able to perform up to 15 minutes of original music on stage Saturday night of the Fest between 7:30 – 8 pm.
  4. One winner will be chosen from each venue – we need the winner’s name, email and phone number before September 15, 2017 to schedule them. Please submit by email info@aikenandfriendsfest.com or phone Amy at 757-635-0240.
  5. Winner receives a slot to perform at the festival and 2 Weekend Passes to all the festival events concerts Friday and Saturday nights.
  6. No bands – solos and duos only.
  7. Winners will be selected by the venues who will consider creativity, songwriting ability, crowd response and performance quality.
  8. Questions?? Please reach out to:
    (757) 635-0240

Thank you. Good luck! We look forward to your participation.