The Red Dirt Relief Fund is now accepting applications for the 2021 Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest from unsigned Oklahoma songwriters. This contest is open only to unsigned, emerging songwriters without a current publishing deal who are currently Oklahoma residents. One song submission per artist. This song must be the contestant’s original work. It may be a demo or home recording—does not have to be professionally produced. Contestant retains full rights to works submitted. Songs must be lyric-driven. Members of the Jimmy LaFave family or Red Dirt Relief Fund Board of Directors and their relatives are not eligible to apply. Judges reserve the right to disqualify an entry if it does not meet contest requirements. The cost to apply is FREE.
2021 esteemed judges include Tim Easton, Radoslav Lorkovic, Brad Piccolo and Roger Ray. The judges’ scores of overall performance will be combined with online public voting to determine 1st, 2nd and People’s Choice awards. Artists retain all rights to their work. Entry is free and limited to one song per artist.
Deadline: March 3, 2021
For more details and to apply, CLICK HERE.