Celebrating October,
National Mental Health Month.

Surf Coast Song Contest

Surf Coast Song Contest

Friday October 8, 2021
  •  7:00pm
  to 10:00pm
Cost: Song Entry: $30
Location Torquay Bowls Club
Address: 47 The Esplanade, Torquay VIC 3228
The Surf Coast Song Contest is back in 2021! This year we are searching for a song to best represent Art of The Minds' aims and reflect this year's theme “Songs of Hope and Wellbeing”.

We are again expecting a huge audience turnout seeking to experience the raw passion, shared emotion and community spirit that embodied the 2020 Surf Coast Song Contest and saw Dan Phipps take out the top prize with his winning song “Sweet Ocean View”. Watch Dan's music video here.

ENTER NOW! Conditions of entry
Songs will not be considered if conditions are not met. Please follow them carefully.
- Songs are required to reflect the theme: “Songs of Hope and Wellbeing”.
- All songs must be submitted by the 20th Sept 2021 with an entry fee of $30 to be paid via: artoftheminds.org.au/songcontest
- All songs MUST be in MP3 format with an attached Lyric word .doc and headshot .jpeg. Max song duration 5 minutes. Label all 3 of your files with “Artist Name - Song Title’ and send them to: songcontest@outlook.com

Wondering how to convert your song into .mp3 format, well you can do it all from your iPhone. Just use your iPhone to record your song and follow this easy YouTube tutorial: https://youtu.be/-FNKft2v1OE
Good luck!
*If you do not have an iPhone remember Google is your friend.

The top 10 songs will be shortlisted to perform in front of a live audience and a panel of Judges. 3 Songs will get to perform again and a winner will be selected. All performances will be acoustic only.

The winning song will be featured in the 2022 Art Of The Minds Festival and used to help create awareness of Mental Health and Wellbeing. You‘ll also be given the opportunity to perform at the 2022 Festival Launch and Song Contest.

Hosted by the Surf Coast's very own Lukey Luke, multiple prizes are on offer, including a recording of the winning song at Oxygen College” (valued at $800), great gifts from Music Workshop., and other contributions from supporting local businesses.
Call Organiser: 0417 584 701

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