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Opportunities for Artists

Activist Song Contest


Musician Activists are invited to submit songs of social and political significance to the 5th biennial Music2Life Songwriting Contest. Winners will perform at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas, be connected to relevant, nonprofit causes and qualify for stipends, receive a 1,000 CD package and $1500 donation to charity of choice.

New this year - the Music2Life Fellows program is a highly competitive award that offers select Musician Activitsts a stipend of up to $5,000 to apply their music to an issue of social concern.  Fellows and their projects are also filmed as part of our documentary series on how music makes change.  Apply through the Music2Life Songwriting Contest.

Deadline: Feb 1, 2010

ALL genres accepted and welcomed, including: Alternative, Country, Folk, Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Acoustic, Americana, Singer/Songwriter, Soul, and more

This year's contest review panelists include: Tom Paxton, Kathy Mattea, Judy Collins, Josh White, Jr., Buffy Sainte Marie, Christine Lavin, Baby Jay, Amy Carol Webb, Peter Yarrow, and Paul Winter.

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