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Music Events (more headlines) 02-19-2013

Songwriters Showcase During SXSW, By USA Songwriting Competition

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Website: http://www.songwriting.net
USA Songwriting Competition is presenting a songwriters showcase during Austin's SXSW Music and Media Conference, long recognized as the largest musician conference and festival. USA Songwriting Competition is bringing six outstanding songwriters/music artists: 

~Mark Spiro (1st Prize Winner, Pop, 17th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
~Marissa Pontecorvo (Honorable Mention Winner)
~Leni Stern (Honorable Mention Winner)
~Andrea England (Finalist, 12th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
~Berteal (Finalist, 17th Annual USA Songwriting Competition)
~Michael Wesley Stinson

SXSW hosts no less than 1,900 bands during its Music week, March 12–17, 2013. Past artists include winners and finalists of the USA Songwriting Competition that went on to get signed and hit the charts after the showcase. Kate Voegele was featured at the same showcase in 2006 and was signed shortly thereafter to Interscope Records. Ari Gold performed at the 2008 showcase and hit #10 on the Billboard charts later that summer. Other artists include Jordan Zevon (USA Songwriting Competition Overall Grand Prize Winner, pictured above), Melissa Ferrick, Michelle Malone, Throwing Seven and more. 

USA Songwriting Competition's Eleventh Annual Songwriters Showcase during SXSW is on Friday, March 15, 2013, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm at Mozart's Coffee Roasters, 3826 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX (512) 477-2900. There is no cover charge and no SXSW badge is needed to attend the showcase.

The 18th Annual USA Songwriting Competition is currently accepting entries. Entrants can win a top prize of $50,000 worth of cash and merchandise such as cool gear from Sony, D'Addario Strings, Audio-Technica and more. Also, winning songs will be played on radio. Entrants may enter in 15 different categories such as: Pop, Rock/Alt, Folk, R&B, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Instrumental, etc. USA Songwriting Competition has a long history of having winners getting success, recording and publishing contracts, have their songs placed on the charts as well as having their songs placed on film and television. 2010 winner Christopher Tin won 2 Grammy awards with the same song he submitted at the USA Songwriting Competition. 2009 First Prize winner Klyer England (country) was signed to Universal Records. 2005 First Prize winner (Pop) Kate Voegele was signed to Interscope Records the year after she won and had her winning song hit top 40 on the Billboard Charts, her latest album hit Top 10 on the Billboard 200 Album charts this summer. 2007 Overall Grand Prize Winner Ari Gold had his winning song “Where The Music Takes You” hit #10 on the Billboard Dance Charts. Judges include A&R managers from the "big 4" record companies: Universal, Warner, EMI and SONY Music. For more information on USA Songwriting Competition, please visit:
http://www.songwriting.net

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