Ardersier Folk Festival

Organised and run by Ardersier International Folk CLub.

13th to 15th September 2019

The Song Writing Competition is now closed.

Entrants will be informed shortly whether they are through to the Final to be held at the closing concert on Sunday 15th September.

Song Writing Competition

Could you write a winning song for Ardersier Folk Festival 2019? Our competition is open to all. To enter, submit your original song as an audio file (MP3 only to by 31st July 2019. Five songs will be chosen by the Festival organisers to feature in the Farewell Concert on 15th September at 2pm. The overall winner will be chosen at the concert by our festival headliners, Bruce MacGregor and Anna Massie. The winner will receive a modest cash prize and, of course, the glory!

Further Guidance for Entrants
1) Entries should be about 3-4 minutes duration (maximum of 5 minutes)
2) Each entrant may submit one original song: all topics and styles of song will be considered
3) Submissions received after 31st July will not be considered
4) Submissions should be sent to: Please include:

a.An audio file (MP3 only) of your song;
b. Full contact details (name of entrant, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number)

5) The song should be performed solo, or as a duo. Larger bands cannot be accommodated for logistical reasons
6) The winner will receive a cash prize of £30.
7) The judges' decisions will be final.

Conditions of Entry

1) Ardersier Folk Club does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries. The audio files will be deleted from the Ardersier Folk Club system after the competition.
2) Each song submitted should be an original work. Submission releases Ardersier Folk Club from all liability.
3) Entry also constitutes permission to use entrants' names and photos for future advertising and publicity.

Ardersier Folk Club

Ardersier Folk Club meets every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm in The PACE Cafe, The Old School Ardersier.(Unlicenced BYO) It is a night of songs, poetry, stories and chat with a guest artiste approximately once every 6 weeks .