6th Annual Williamsburg Live Songwriter Competition

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The 6th Annual Williamsburg Live Songwriter Competition (WLSC2009) is both a songwriting and live event competition with a first prize of $4,000.

150 contestants will be chosen to play in the Live Competition that will occur in New York City during eight consecutive nights of music at eight different venues: (TBA). Over 1,000 people will attend the live performances.

Besides all the exposure and potential industry contacts, WLSC2009 awards the following cash prizes:

  • 1st prize: $4,000
  • 2nd prize: $750
  • 3rd prize: $250

    Since its beginning in 2003, past winners and contestants have gone on to great success including acclaimed songwriter Rosi Golan, Jaymay, who is signed to Heavenly/Blue Note, and Ingrid Michaelson, one of the best-selling unsigned artists ever.

    Past judges at the live competition have come from BMI, Atlantic, Columbia, and other notable and independent record labels and publications.