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.
Announcing....The 2017 Acoustic Challenge
"BEST SONG OF THE EVENT"!!
This year, THREE songs received the highest number of votes. ALL of these great songwriters will be awarded a
Free Song Critique by Bob Dellaposta in Nashville (http://www.my3kidsmusic.com/).
Here are the winners and their songs:
Sam Ambrose - "There, There"
Chris Hannigan - "Go Around"
Bryce Rabideau - "The Beautiful Thing"
Listen to the winning songs: