2017 FARM Songwriting Contest!

 

NOTE – THE ENTRY DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 7th (AT MIDNIGHT)!  

READ BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO ENTER THIS CONTEST.

Welcome to the first annual FARM Songwriting Contest. We want to hear your best work! Songs will be judged based on lyrics and music. Winners will be awarded an official showcase at the October 2017 FARM Conference.

Please look over the criteria and instructions for entry below, and send any questions to the contest’s amazing coordinator, Brianna Lane (contest@farmfolk.org).

2017 FARM Official Showcase and DJ/Venue Showcase participants and are not eligible.  If you later accept a DJ / Venue Showcase slot for 2017, you will not be eligible for the Songwriting Contest Official Showcase slot.

You must be available to attend the FARM Conference from October 19th – 21st, 2017

Songwriters are invited to send 1-3 entries. The fee for each song is $10.  Pay for your entry(s) HERE

You must be the writer or co-writer of each song you submit. Writer(s) retain all rights to the songs. By entering the contest, you are representing and warranting to FARM and Folk Alliance International that you are the writer of each song you submit, and that no one else has rights to the song.  

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FARMette Announces Official Showcase Artists for June 24th Mini Conference in Kansas City

After reviewing submissions by many wonderful artists, we are excited to announce the FARMette 2017 Official Showcase artists:

Betse & Clarke
Jodee Lewis
Caleb Ryan Martin
Ryan Herrick
Jeff Krause Music
john l. keck
Bill Scorzari

Congratulations to these seven artists, and thanks to the many who submitted and to our wonderful judges.

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Official FARM Playlist

We are currently featuring our 2017 Official Showcase artists! Give a listen - you can expect more of this at this year's FARM conference!

FARM GOLD SPONSOR!

Friends of FARM

2017 FRIENDS OF FARM:

Laura Lind
Andy Cohen
Mark Dvorak
Two Way Street Coffee House
Curt Joa
Sue Kessell
Tim Grimm
Sandy Andina
Deb Kirmer – Last Minute Folk Concerts
Annie Capps
Sue Kessell (WNUR)
West Bethesda Folk Music Conferences
Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen
JLMartin Music

Visit our Sponsorship page for more info.

Future FARM Dates

 

Dates for future FARM Conferences:

Grand Rapids, MI

Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids Airport Hotel
5700 28th Street
Grand Rapids, MI
* October 25 – 28, 2018
* October 24 – 27, 2019
* October 22 – 25, 2020

 

Dates of the 2017 FARM Conference:

In Iowa City, IA
* October 19 – 22, 2017

FARM States & Provinces

Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Manitoba
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
Nunavut
North Dakota
Ohio
Saskatchewan
South Dakota
Wisconsin

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