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Lake Martin Songwriters Festival 2022

Lake Martin Songwriters Festival 2022

July 27, 2022 through July 31, 2022
LAKE MARTIN AREA, ALABAMA
(The Lake Martin Songwriters Festival's NEW WEBSITE will launch January 20th. To view last year's festival highlights, locations, and contact information, visit Tallapoosa County Tourism)

 

The multi-day songwriter’s festival features over 20 artists at multiple venues ranging from intimate listening rooms to spacious outdoor stages all around Alabama’s Treasured Lake, Lake Martin.  Apply to be a part of this second annual event that includes established touring artists as well as those that are up and coming. Music from all genres is welcome!

 

What we are looking for:

  • Songwriters who are making a significant portion or all of their income in the music industry. 
  • Songwriters who are established in the industry or are currently making their mark.
  • Songwriters that have a significant presence on social media, Facebook, Spotify, Instagram and a dedicated website.
  • Songwriters who are 18 years of age or older.

 

What’s included:

  • Lodging: Artists will have the opportunity to be hosted right on beautiful Lake Martin
  • Meals:   Two meals and refreshments provided each day of performances.
  • Talent fee paid: Based on experience.
  • Publicity: Artists will be highlighted on social media, television, and radio
  • Songwriters are welcomed to sell merchandise, and promote themselves during their set and up to one hour before and after their set
  • Opportunities to take part in the activities available around the area

 

What to expect:

  • July 27, 2022, will consist of VIP night that is invitation only to festival supporters
  • July 28, 2022 and July 29, 2022, will consist of both day and night sets at multiple venues TBD
  • July 30, 2022, will consist of a couple of sets at local venues and the day will end with one big show with a headliner and festival artists as opening acts.
  • July 31, 2022, Opportunities to perform at lake side places of worship.
  • Writer’s round type stage setups
  • Total set time is dependent on number of artists in round, time and location.
  • Backline equipment will be provided at each venue

 

We do not hire songwriters through bookers or management companies. If you are obligated to a management company, we encourage you to pay them their booking fees but understand we will communicate directly with the you, the songwriter. No fee is required to apply.  Artists for the 2022 will be selected by number of votes from the Lake Martin Songwriters Festival Board.  Applications are due by January 31, 2022.  Artists that are part of the festival cannot perform within 100 miles of Dadeville, Alabama between May 1, 2022, and the final day of the festival.  

  • Verification of the receipt of the application will be returned via email.
  • All applicants will receive a response from via email by February 25, 2022. 
  • Due to high volume, please do not inquire about the status of your application.

Call  256-215-3067 with any questions about the festival or the application process.

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