Acoustic Challenge Rules: Each participant has 15 minutes to perform all original music. A panel of judges, all in the music industry, will use an official ballot to select winners. Judging is based on Song Structure, Originality, Stage Presence and Musicianship. A small portion of the vote will be “audience response.” *Acoustic instruments* only! No electronic enhancements (effects pedals, etc.) permitted. Drum equipment is limited to congas, bongos or hand drums. Keyboards may be used on piano setting only.
Only Acoustic Solos or Duos will be judged.
Sound equipment (p.a. system, monitors, microphones and speakers) will be provided.