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Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition

Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition

The Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition is one of the biggest competitions to be a part of if you’re a singer-songwriter.

Taking place during the 18 day Kerrville Folk Festival, songwriters have the opportunity to compete and celebrate songwriting.  Regional artists are often asked to perform at the Ballad Tree, so if you’re a Texas singer-songwriter, be sure to enter.

 

DATES | FEES | ENTRY

 

Opens – December 13

Deadlines – February 28

Finalist announcement – April 15

Live performance and competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival

 

FEES
  • $25 entry fee

 

ENTER | RULES

 

 

HOW IT WORKS

The Top 32 Finalists will compete for cash prizes on Saturday & Sunday

Sixteen (16) of the finalists will perform the two songs they submitted for the contest at the New Folk Concert on Saturday, and the other sixteen on Sunday.

From the Saturday and Sunday performances, six (6) 2016 Grassy Hill Kerrville winners will be selected by event judges and will be announced during the Evening Concert on that Sunday.

These six winners will be invited to return the following weekend to perform at the Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Winners concert on Sunday.

 

 

GRASSY HILL KERRVILLE NEW FOLK CONTEST PRIZES

  • $650 in total cash prizes
  • Finalists (32) receive a subscription to Texas Music Magazine, a subscription to M Music & Musician Magazine, a Kyser Cap and a KFF souvenir wooden shaker from Swan Percussion. Plus, each receives two five-day passes for themselves and a guest.
  • Ten (10) regional songwriters may be selected to perform one or both of their songs at the Ballad Tree. Those selected for the Ballad Tree will receive two, single-day passes to the Festival for that day only (which include overnight camping).

 

PAST WINNERS YOU MAY RECOGNIZE!

 

 

 

 





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