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Submissions open for Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest


Live Oak, FL, April 2, 2018 — Submissions are now open for the First Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. Soon there will be more songs about the Suwannee River than the one everybody knows, and also about the Withlacoochee, the Alapaha, and more; don’t forget the Okefenokee Swamp. Stephen Foster never saw the Suwannee River, so songwriters don’t have to live here to submit, but they do have to be present to win.

Deadline: Submissions must be received by midnight Eastern time at the end of Sunday May, 13, 2018. The Songwriting Contest Committee will select seven finalists and announce them on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Enter: Here is the Entry Form.

Entry Form, 2018

The Contest: The finalists will perform in Cedar Key, Florida, Saturday, July 23, 2018, plus a silent auction, a kayak raffle, and of course food and drink.

Prizes: Judges will award Continue reading

Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest, Cedar Key, FL 2018-06-23

Update April 2, 2018: Submissions are now open with entry form!

Come on down to Cedar Key in June for the First Annual Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest! Submissions open Monday April 2, 2018.

Deadline May 13, Contest June 23, 2018, Flyer Here is a printable PDF flyer.

Why: Everybody knows one song about the Suwannee River. There should be more, and what about the Withlacoochee, Alapaha, Alapahoochee, and all the others?

Song Submissions: Starting Monday April 2

Deadline: Sunday May 13, 2018

Finalists: will be announced
Saturday May 19, 2018.

The Contest: 1-5PM, Saturday, June 23, 2018

Where: Community Center, 809 6th Street, Cedar Key, Florida

Event: facebook, meetup

What: Food, beverages, silent auction. Finalists will play, sponsors will be acknowledged.

Prizes: Continue reading