Building community through art, the Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities (CCAH) will host the 3rd Annual Singer/Songwriter Competition with finals at the 41st Mountain Fair, July 27th-29th. This year’s competition will have two categories for youth and adults. All songs must be original material and performed by the composer. Contestants must accompany themselves on their instrument of choice. To register, contact Shanti Gruber (970) 366-2889 or Meagan Goodwin (970) 379-2147, and please be sure to tell them about any specific sound equipment needs you might have. Adult Competition: 18 years and up Winner will receive a guitar from Glenwood music, half-day studio recording time with Guys Wells at Echo Ranch Recording, 15-minute slot on the main stage at Carbondale Mountain Fair, Sunday, July 29th, and a TBA opening slot at the PAC3! 1st Round- Open Call @ Beer Works, July 19th, 7:00pm 2nd Round- 10 Finalists @ Steve’s Guitars, July 24th, 7:00pm Final Round- 3 Finalists @ Mountain Fair Jam Tent, July 28th, 1:00pm Youth Competition: 18 years and under Winner will receive a guitar from Glenwood Music, half-day recording time with Dave Taylor @ Cool Brick Studios, and a 15-minute slot on Sunday, July 29th at Carbondale Mountain Fair main stage, as well as other side stage performances at the Fair! 1st Round – Open call @ Steve’s Guitars July 23rd, 7:00pm 2nd Round – 3 Finalists @ Mountain Fair Jam Tent July 28th, 12:00 pm Competition is meant for emerging and independent singer songwriters. Contestants may not be signed to a major label. Competition is a solo contest, so contestants may not use back up musicians. No song repetition is allowed in the preliminary and final rounds, songs must be 5 minutes in length or less, and previous years’ winners are not allowed to compete. Contestants will be judged on the following: material selection. instrumental performance, vocal performance, and stage presence. For more information and to sign up, visit: www.carbondalearts.com.
CCAH 41st Mountain Fair Singer/Songwriter Competition Starts July 19th
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