2021 Singer-Songwriter Competition

We’re searching for Pennsylvania’s best Singer-Songwriter talent in our month-long, hybrid competition.

The WYEP Singer-Songwriter Competition is back! Pennsylvania musicians, tune your instrument and get your ring light ready. This year’s competition will be a hybrid event, with virtual qualifying rounds and live finale performances.

Our submission window opens June 21, 2021 and will be open through July 9, 2021. Interested artists please see submission requirements and rules here.

2021 Prizes include:

  • First Prize: $500, A fully produced audio track from Sean McDonald at Red Medicine Recording Studio, a photoshoot with Renee Rosensteel, a consultation session with Jeff Betten at Misra Records, an on-air Local 913 feature on 91.3FM, and performance opportunities as public health and safety allow.
  • Second Prize: $350, performance opportunities as public health and safety allow.
  • Third Prize: $150, performance opportunities as public health and safety allow.

Watch each of the four rounds leading up to the finale at our YouTube Channel.

DATES

  • August 12, 2021-Round 1
  • August 19, 2021-Round 2
  • August 26, 2021-Round 3
  • September 2, 2021-Round 4
  • September 18, 2021 -Live Finale

Apply Here

The 2021 Singer-Songwriter Competition is generously supported by:

Miss last year’s competition?  You can watch all the rounds here.