WRITING A SONG TO PERFORM TO INDUSTRY JUDGES
Have you been writing a song? Do you think it’s good enough to be a hit and want the opportunity to get it heard by music industry professionals? Future Music's song writing competition has various events all over the UK for your songs to be heard by an industry judging panel starting in January. View the Future Music song writing competition judging dates below.
Judging panel days are limited, so be quick not sorry! CLICK HERE TO ENTER YOUR SONG INTO THE SONGWRITING CONTEST.
2017 SONG WRITING PERFORMANCE DATES
Saturday 23rd September AM; Sub89, 110 - 117 Friar Street, Berkshire, Reading, RG1 1EP
Saturday 23rd September PM; Absolute Music, Knighton Heath Estate, 855 Ringwood Road, Bournemouth BH11 8NE
Sunday 24th September (see Camden audition times below); Dingwalls, Middle Yard, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Lock, London, NW1 8AB
Sunday 24th September (see Glasgow audition times below); Dance HQ 411 White Studios, Templeton on the Green, Glasgow, G40 1DA
Friday 29th September (evening auditions); River Studios, 32 Winsor Road, Totton, Southampton, SO40 9HQ
Saturday 30th September AM; White Eagle Club, 211 Balham High Road, London SW17 7BQ
Saturday 30th September PM; Pyramids, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3ST
AUDITION DAY SCHEDULE
Always plan to arrive 30 minutes ahead of your audition time.
1pm UK Songwriting Competition performances
7pm UK Songwriting Competition performances
2.30pm UK Songwriting Competition performances
3.30pm UK Songwriting Competition performances
WRITING A SONG FOR THE SONGWRITING COMPETITION
At the performance dates you will be showcasing your song in front of music industry judges which include as the competition gets more prestigious, record label A&R from Sony Music, Warner Music Group and Universal Music. If you love writing music, check out all the music industry song writing competition judges that will be judging your song writing talent.
Places are limited, so be quick not sorry! Registering well in advance will secure your place in front of the judging panel and avoid disappointment. Enter Songwriting Contest now to get your song writing efforts heard in front of the judges.
PERFORMANCE DATE SCHEDULE
The competition will require a musical and/or vocal performance before a panel of judges where the song will need to be performed by you the song writer or by a singer on your behalf. We ask that you prepare an edit of your song of up to 2 minutes in length per song and no longer. Remember it’s all about first impressions, so ensure you put the best of your song in the intro for maximum impact and get the chorus in early! Performances to the judging panel are closed to the public and will be in front of a professional music industry judging panel.
WHAT MUSIC GENRES CAN ENTER THE SONG WRITING COMPETITION?
The song writing competition is open to all genres! There will also be song writing awards for categories of genres including; Rock, Country, Jazz, Pop, World, Rhythm & Blues, Hip Hop, Urban, Christian, Gospel, Latin, Electronic and Folk. Those performing the song whether yourself or another singer can use a backing track, perform acapella or with up to two backing instruments (not supplied), which can be played by yourself or backing musicians.
If you are successful in front of the judging panel you will go on to perform at a Regional Final showcase. The Regional Final showcase will be in the best venue in your region and you will be performing for a place straight into the National Grand Final.
Enter Songwriting Contest here to have the opportunity to play your song to some of the most influential people in the country.
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